Chemical engineering

AMD Announces CFO Transition

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Kumar will remain at AMD through April 2023 to ensure a smooth transition.

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  • Kumar will remain at AMD through April 2023 to ensure a smooth transition.
  • “I want to thank Devinder for his many contributions to AMD.
  • He has been an outstanding CFO and partner whose leadership was instrumental in creating the financial foundation that enabled our significant revenue growth and success in recent years,” said AMD Chair and CEO Lisa Su.
  • “At the same time, I am very excited to welcome Jean to AMD.

NovalGen appoints Dr Michael Owen and Mr Scott Clark to the Board of Directors

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Monday, January 9, 2023

LONDON, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NovalGen Ltd (“NovalGen”), a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough cancer therapies, alongside a disruptive auto-regulation platform, today announces the appointment of Dr Michael Owen and Mr Scott Clark as Non-Executive Directors to its Board, effective January 2023.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NovalGen Ltd (“NovalGen”), a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough cancer therapies, alongside a disruptive auto-regulation platform, today announces the appointment of Dr Michael Owen and Mr Scott Clark as Non-Executive Directors to its Board, effective January 2023.
  • Dr Owen is also an advisor to several Venture Capital LPs and is Chairman of Avacta plc’s SABs.
  • Prior to board services, Dr Owen co-founded and served as the first CSO of Kymab Ltd, a biopharmaceutical company recently acquired by Sanofi.
  • Prior to Tizona, Mr Clark was the Global Head of Oncology Partnering and Head of Asia and Emerging Markets Partnering at Roche.

Kikka Sushi, Partner to Whole Foods Markets, Announces the Launch of Its Plant-based Product Line, Vegan by Kikka

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Monday, January 23, 2023

Kikka Sushi, a leading partner of Whole Foods Markets for over 30 years, is proud to announce the launch of Vegan Salmon and Tuna Sushi!

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  • Kikka Sushi, a leading partner of Whole Foods Markets for over 30 years, is proud to announce the launch of Vegan Salmon and Tuna Sushi!
  • Kikka made the first investment by changing all white sugar to vegan sugar, avoiding bone char in all white rice products.
  • Now Kikka has developed a vegan fish product which will surprise and delight all of our plant-based consumers!
  • Kikka’s new vegan fish options are available in select flagship Whole Foods Markets, but all stores do have vegan options available.

Azzur Group Appoints Ming Wang as Director, Consulting Services for Azzur San Francisco

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to meet the needs and challenges of healthcare and life science clients in and around San Francisco and the greater western U.S., Azzur Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Ming Wang as Director of Consulting Services for Azzur San Francisco.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to meet the needs and challenges of healthcare and life science clients in and around San Francisco and the greater western U.S., Azzur Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Ming Wang as Director of Consulting Services for Azzur San Francisco.
  • "I look forward to continuing to advance Azzur San Francisco's client services in the region," said Ming Wang , Director of Consulting Services, San Francisco.
  • "I'm excited to lead a team of fellow Azzurians to deliver best-in-class GxP advisory and consulting services ."
  • "We are pleased to welcome Ming to Azzur Group," said Chris Mansur , President of Azzur Consulting.

Lathrop GPM LLP Intellectual Property Litigation Group Grows

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Lathrop GPM LLP is pleased to welcome Richard Beem and Alex Shtraym to the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. Beem joins the Chicago office as a partner and Shtraym joins the Dallas office as an associate.

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  • CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Lathrop GPM LLP is pleased to welcome Richard Beem and Alex Shtraym to the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group.
  • Shtraym works with executives and product design teams to obtain patents, maintain patent portfolios, protect trademarks and avoid or minimize exposure to the intellectual property rights of others.
  • "Rich and Alex bring comprehensive practices to the firm, and Rich has obtained hundreds of patents for clients and handled numerous PTAB hearings and federal court litigation," said Loren Hansen, Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group Leader.
  • As lawyers and engineers, they add to the strength of our IP litigation practice and expand the group's depth into our Chicago and Dallas offices," said Cameron Garrison, Lathrop GPM Managing Partner.

Boards of Hershey Trust Company and Milton Hershey School Elect Three New Directors and Managers

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Monday, January 9, 2023

HERSHEY, Pa., Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Trust Company (HTC) Board of Directors and the Milton Hershey School (MHS) Board of Managers announced today the recent election of three new Directors/Managers: Michelle Figlar, Harold Singleton III and Jason Wolfe.

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  • HERSHEY, Pa., Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Trust Company (HTC) Board of Directors and the Milton Hershey School (MHS) Board of Managers announced today the recent election of three new Directors/Managers: Michelle Figlar, Harold Singleton III and Jason Wolfe.
  • Harold has spent his career leading teams that managed multibillion-dollar investment portfolios and will be immediately helpful in overseeing the management of the Milton Hershey School Trust.
  • Jason brings the unique perspective of an MHS graduate and vast experience as a successful entrepreneur," Koken added.
  • "We look forward to bringing these new talents onto our Boards as we continue to grow Milton Hershey School and Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning, while continuing the prudent management of the Milton Hershey School Trust," said Koken.

Elixirgen Therapeutics Appoints Jeffrey L. Cleland, Ph.D., to Board of Directors

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Cleland to our Board as we continue to design next-generation RNA therapeutics with our proprietary technologies.

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  • "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Cleland to our Board as we continue to design next-generation RNA therapeutics with our proprietary technologies.
  • His decades of expertise across the scientific and financial aspects of the industry will be invaluable to our clinical and business development strategies," said Akihiro Ko, chief executive officer of Elixirgen Therapeutics.
  • Dr. Cleland added, "I’m eager to join the Board as Elixirgen Therapeutics continues to demonstrate how their novel technology has the potential to be a key player in the rapidly-evolving RNA space.
  • I look forward to working with the Elixirgen Therapeutics team at this pivotal time in the Company’s growth."

Greenland Resources Appoints Barbara J. Buck as Senior Advisor

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Friday, January 6, 2023

Greenland Resources Inc. (NEO:MOLY, FSE:M0LY) (“Greenland Resources” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Ms. Barbara J. Buck (“Barb”) has joined our Advisory Board with the objective of providing support in marketing our molybdenum production to end-user companies.

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  • Greenland Resources Inc. (NEO:MOLY, FSE:M0LY) (“Greenland Resources” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Ms. Barbara J. Buck (“Barb”) has joined our Advisory Board with the objective of providing support in marketing our molybdenum production to end-user companies.
  • Among others, Ms. Buck previously served as Global Business Manager for Surface Specialties UCB reporting to Brussels Belgium from 1999-2005.
  • Barb will play a very important role on all of these.”
    Ms. Barbara J. Buck commented: “I am delighted to join the Greenland Resources team as a Senior Advisor as they move forward with the Malmbjerg Molybdenum Project.
  • I am happy to support the work of Greenland Resources by building relationships with potential customers and processors that will benefit from this high-quality supply chain.”

Digitalis Ventures Appoints Misti Ushio as a Managing Partner

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Digitalis Ventures announced today that Misti Ushio, Ph.D. has joined the group as a Managing Partner.

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  • Digitalis Ventures announced today that Misti Ushio, Ph.D. has joined the group as a Managing Partner.
  • Dr. Ushio brings more than 25 years of leadership in venture capital, pharmaceuticals, and early-stage life science company building.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230104005342/en/
    Digitalis Ventures Founder and Managing Partner, Geoff Smith, stated, “We are delighted to welcome Misti to Digitalis Ventures as we continue to grow our global team with start-up, scale-up, and governance expertise in company building.
  • Misti brings a wealth of leadership and scientific experience to the group and, as a managing partner, she will lead in both firm strategy and investment portfolio management at Digitalis Ventures.”
    In October 2022, Digitalis Ventures closed its fourth fund totaling $300 million in commitments.

Pusan National University Researchers Develop Efficient Sodium-Ion Battery Anode for Energy Storage

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Friday, January 6, 2023

Researchers from Korea and USA have recently developed pyrolyzed quinacridones, new carbonaceous SIB anode materials, that are efficient, easily prepared, and exhibit excellent electrochemical properties, including high sodium-ion storage performance and cycling stability.

Key Points: 
  • Researchers from Korea and USA have recently developed pyrolyzed quinacridones, new carbonaceous SIB anode materials, that are efficient, easily prepared, and exhibit excellent electrochemical properties, including high sodium-ion storage performance and cycling stability.
  • It is necessary to reduce carbon emissions by utilizing renewable energy sources and developing efficient energy storage systems.
  • Recently, a team of researchers, led by Professor Seung Geol Lee from Pusan National University in Korea, used quinacridones as precursors to prepare carbonaceous SIB anodes.
  • Given the high efficiency, they will provide an effective strategy for mass production of large-scale energy storage systems," concludes Prof. Lee.