Leadership

DGAP-News: CureVac Chief Technology Officer to Pursue New Career outside Biotech Industry

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 12:04pm

Further development of CureVac's unique mRNA technology platform will be led by Dr. Igor Splawski, Chief Scientific Officer of CureVac, and spearheaded by Dr. Patrick Baumhof, Senior Vice President Technology, who has a 15-year scientific tenure with the company.

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  • Further development of CureVac's unique mRNA technology platform will be led by Dr. Igor Splawski, Chief Scientific Officer of CureVac, and spearheaded by Dr. Patrick Baumhof, Senior Vice President Technology, who has a 15-year scientific tenure with the company.
  • "Mariola's dedication and expertise helped to build CureVac and fundamentally contributed to the advancement of mRNA technology as a whole."
  • "Mariola's groundbreaking work and innovations in mRNA technology have strongly contributed to CureVac becoming the world's pioneering company to harness mRNA for medical purposes," added Dr. Franz-Werner Haas, Chief Executive Officer of CureVac.
  • Mariola Fotin-Mleczek joined CureVac in May 2006 and became a member of the management board in 2013, first as Chief Scientific Officer and as Chief Technology Officer in 2018.

Okanagan Indigenous Business Leader Chosen as 2022 CCAB Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 11:30am

Kelowna, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce business leader, Robert Louie, as the 2022 recipient of the annual Aboriginal Business Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  • Kelowna, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce business leader, Robert Louie, as the 2022 recipient of the annual Aboriginal Business Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • CCABs Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a First Nations, Inuit, or Mtis person whose business leadership has made a substantive contribution to the economic and social well-being of Indigenous people.
  • "I am honoured, grateful and appreciative to receive the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Lifetime Achievement Award, said Robert Louie.
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented by ESS Support Services, a division of Compass Canada, to Indigenous business leaders who have built full and rich careers.

Antech introduces veterinary medicine's most advanced parasite screening test

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 11:30am

Antech's investment in molecular technology, including 10 testing locations across North America, supports affordable next-day results, making advanced molecular parasite screening practical for routine wellness exams.

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  • Antech's investment in molecular technology, including 10 testing locations across North America, supports affordable next-day results, making advanced molecular parasite screening practical for routine wellness exams.
  • However, today's parasitic infection challenges have outpaced the capabilities of existing screening tests, the most common being the 100-year-old Ova and Parasite (O&P) diagnostic protocol.
  • KeyScreen GI Parasite PCRoffers several novel capabilities, supporting practice efficiency, rapid, cost-effective detection of more disease and a new, higher standard of care for parasite screening.
  • Today, Antech is driving the future of pet health as part of Mars Veterinary Health, a family-owned enterprise focused on veterinary care.

Global Climate Action is Accelerating and Early-Mover Companies Can Seize Significant Advantage

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 11:01am

For instance, in 2019 only 29 countries representing 10% of global emissions had made net-zero pledges, while today, 92 countries representing 78% of global emissions have done so.

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  • For instance, in 2019 only 29 countries representing 10% of global emissions had made net-zero pledges, while today, 92 countries representing 78% of global emissions have done so.
  • "Companies that underestimate the pace and magnitude of changes like these are at risk of grossly misjudging the impact that climate transformation can have on business models, products, and company value."
  • Saving cash and carbon:Almost all companies can realize at least a third of required emission reduction at no net cost to their business.
  • COP26 pushed climate issues further in the global spotlight with significant commitments made.

CITRIX DEADLINE ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors that a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Citrix Systems, Inc. and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 10:00am

Investors have until January 18, 2022 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

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  • Investors have until January 18, 2022 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.
  • On this news, shares of Citrix fell 13.6%, from $114.55 per share to $99.00 per share.
  • Then, on October 6, 2021, post-market, the Company disclosed that its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) had stepped down.
  • On this news, shares of Citrix fell 7.2% over the next two days, from $105.96 per share to $98.32 per share.

Digital Business Boom and Sustainability-Driven Initiatives Underpin Equinix's Investment in Tenth Paris Data Center

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 8:01am

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world's digital infrastructure company, today announced a new International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Paris, France.

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  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world's digital infrastructure company, today announced a new International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Paris, France.
  • Part of Equinix's Saint-Denis campus, the new sitenamed PA10will be the tenth data center opened by Equinix in Paris over the course of 20 years.
  • It will provide global and local businesses and partners alike with the ability to connect directly and securely to the world's digital economy, via comprehensive digital ecosystems.
  • A hydroponic system aims to reduce water consumption by using a water recovery system and only irrigating the cultivated areas.

DGAP-News: CPI PROPERTY GROUP - Groundbreaking Sustainability-Linked Bond Issue

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 8:03am

CPI PROPERTY GROUP ("CPIPG" or the "Company"), the leading owner of income-generating real estate in Central Europe, has become the first real estate company from our region to issue sustainability-linked bonds.

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  • CPI PROPERTY GROUP ("CPIPG" or the "Company"), the leading owner of income-generating real estate in Central Europe, has become the first real estate company from our region to issue sustainability-linked bonds.
  • "CPIPG is proud of our leadership in sustainable financing," said David Greenbaum, CFO of CPIPG.
  • "The Group was the first borrower from our region to issue benchmark green bonds in 2019 and has further strengthened our ESG agenda and capital structure through this innovative transaction."
  • GHG emissions intensity is expressed as tonnes of CO2 equivalent per square metres of property portfolio.

OSE Immunotherapeutics Announces the Appointment of Dominique Costantini as Interim CEO Following the Departure of Alexis Peyroles

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 6:30am

NANTES, France, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OSE Immunotherapeutics SA (ISIN: FR0012127173; Mnemo: OSE) today announced the departure of Alexis Peyroles as Chief Executive Officer.

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  • NANTES, France, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OSE Immunotherapeutics SA (ISIN: FR0012127173; Mnemo: OSE) today announced the departure of Alexis Peyroles as Chief Executive Officer.
  • Dominique Costantini, current Chairwoman of OSE Immunotherapeutics Board of Directors, and previously CEO from 2012 to 2018, has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
  • Alexis Peyroles is stepping down for health reasons and he remains committed to OSEs success.
  • Dominique Costantini, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of OSE Immunotherapeutics, said: We thank Alexis for his strong involvement and wish him the very best.

John Dawson to retire from Oxford Biomedica

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 7:00am

Oxford, UK 17 January 2022: Oxford Biomedica plc (LSE:OXB) (Oxford Biomedica or the Group or the Company) a leading gene and cell therapy company, today announces that, after more than 13 years of service, John Dawson, Chief Executive Officer, has signalled to the Board his intention to retire from the Company.

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  • Oxford, UK 17 January 2022: Oxford Biomedica plc (LSE:OXB) (Oxford Biomedica or the Group or the Company) a leading gene and cell therapy company, today announces that, after more than 13 years of service, John Dawson, Chief Executive Officer, has signalled to the Board his intention to retire from the Company.
  • Dr. Roch Doliveux, Chairman of Oxford Biomedica, commented: John has provided more than 13 years of dedicated service and leadership to Oxford Biomedica and, on behalf of the Board and all of our staff, we thank him wholeheartedly.
  • John Dawson, Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Biomedica, added: I am immensely proud of Oxford Biomedicas achievements, and will retire at the appropriate time.
  • Oxford Biomedica plc: T: +44 (0)1865 783 000 / E: ir@oxb.com
    Oxford Biomedica (LSE:OXB) is a leading, fully integrated, gene and cell therapy group focused on developing life changing treatments for serious diseases.

Statement from Bea Bruske on the death of Alexa McDonough

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Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 3:55pm

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, released the following statement today:

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  • OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, released the following statement today:
    It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Alexa McDonough, a true Canadian political giant.
  • There is not a woman in Canadian politics or public life who does not owe a debt to the trailblazing role Alexa has played.
  • Alexa was someone who had an abundance of dedication, and never one to shy away from hard work or a difficult fight.
  • Labour unions worked to help honour her in 2013, raising funds to make sure Alexas contributions were permanently recognized at Mount Saint Vincents Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender and Social Justice.