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Shawmut Design and Construction Announces Appointment of Liyuan Woo to Board of Directors

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:30pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Shawmut Design and Construction, a leading $1.5 billion national construction management firm , and its Chairman of the Board James Down, are pleased to announce the appointment of Liyuan Woo, executive vice president, chief financial officer at The Beauty Health Company, to its board of directors.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Shawmut Design and Construction, a leading $1.5 billion national construction management firm , and its Chairman of the Board James Down, are pleased to announce the appointment of Liyuan Woo, executive vice president, chief financial officer at The Beauty Health Company, to its board of directors.
  • "Liyuan's appointment will help the company to expand its scaling capabilities, accelerate nationwide growth, and further its mission to provide an exceptional construction experience to every client," said James Down, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Shawmut Design and Construction.
  • "We are so pleased to welcome Liyuan to our board of directors," said Les Hiscoe, CEO, Shawmut Design and Construction.
  • The appointment of Woo is the latest move from Shawmut in its efforts to broaden diversity of thought and specialized expertise on the board.

Corporate Travel Technology Leader Deem Explores the Future of Travel at Milestones 2021 Event

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

After what weve all been through, we should expect the future ofworkto look different, said David Grace, president, Deem.

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  • After what weve all been through, we should expect the future ofworkto look different, said David Grace, president, Deem.
  • Attendees at Milestones 2021heardhow the Etta platformhelpstravelers and travel managers navigate the new needs and expectations of corporate travel.
  • Viewersgota better understanding of why Deem created certain features initscorporate travel software,including accessibility features ,how thefeaturesspecifically help travelersand travel managers,and their expected impact on travel programs.
  • Milestones 2021was heldSeptember 15, 2021, from 10am-noon, PT.Sessions from thecorporate travel technologyevent will be available on demand at Deem's Resources webinars page.

Artio Medical Announces New Finance and Operations Leadership

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 1:01pm

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Artio Medical, Inc. , a medical device company developing innovative products for the peripheral vascular, neurovascular, and structural heart markets, today announced the hiring of Joe McConnell as Vice President of Business Operations and Finance and Irina Galkina as Controller.

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  • PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Artio Medical, Inc. , a medical device company developing innovative products for the peripheral vascular, neurovascular, and structural heart markets, today announced the hiring of Joe McConnell as Vice President of Business Operations and Finance and Irina Galkina as Controller.
  • Earlier in her career, Galkina held roles of increasing responsibility in public accounting firms Anders, Deloitte, and Arthur Andersen.
  • "Joe and Irina's deep domain experience in finance and operations will immediately strengthen our capabilities in these core areas, and position us well for future growth," said Dr. F. Nicholas Franano, President and CEO of Artio Medical.
  • Artio Medical is a medical device company committed to developing innovative products for the treatment of peripheral vascular, neurovascular, and structural heart diseases.

Reputation Welcomes Andrew Geisse as Vice President of Sales

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reputation , the global leader in reputation experience management, today announced that Andrew Geisse will join the organization as vice president of sales, leading the commercial sales organization.

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  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reputation , the global leader in reputation experience management, today announced that Andrew Geisse will join the organization as vice president of sales, leading the commercial sales organization.
  • He draws upon his past sales leadership, field development and marketing experience to further develop and scale the organizations global field organization.
  • With experience across marketing, operations and sales, Andrew is uniquely positioned to lead our commercial sales organization.
  • Andrew joins Reputation from DocuSign, where he spent six and a half years in leadership roles across a variety of functions, including product marketing, sales strategy, enterprise and commercial sales.

Supply Chain Disruptions Increased Costs for Nearly Half of CFOs Surveyed in the Third Quarter: Deloitte CFO Signals™ Survey

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 11:02am

Each quarter, CFO Signals tracks the thinking and actions of leading CFOs representingNorth America'slargest and most influential companies.

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  • Each quarter, CFO Signals tracks the thinking and actions of leading CFOs representingNorth America'slargest and most influential companies.
  • Since 2010, the survey has provided key insights into the business environment, company priorities and expectations, finance priorities, and CFOs' personal priorities.
  • More than half of CFOs (52%) said the same for China, a decline from 62% in the previous quarter.
  • "In light of global supply chain disruptions over the last 18 months, 44% percent of CFOs surveyed stated that shortages or delays have increased their companies' costs by 5% or more.

RM plc: Board Changes

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:02am

RM is pleased to announce that Mark Berry has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director with effect from 20 September 2021.

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  • RM is pleased to announce that Mark Berry has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director with effect from 20 September 2021.
  • Mark has been the interim Chief Financial Officer of RM since 8 March 2021.
  • Prior to joining RM he was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director at Foxtons Group plc, the estate agent, for 3 years.
  • If you have any queries on this, then please contact Mark Lagler, RM Company Secretary (responsible for arranging the release of this announcement) at mlagler@rm.com.

New NowSecure MobileRiskTracker™ Live Benchmark Reveals 71% of Top 5,200 Most Popular Mobile Apps Have Security Issues and 68% Have Privacy Issues

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00am

NowSecure MobileRiskTracker aggregates this data anonymously to show relative security and privacy performance for the most popular mobile apps in each specific industry group.

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  • NowSecure MobileRiskTracker aggregates this data anonymously to show relative security and privacy performance for the most popular mobile apps in each specific industry group.
  • Reveals the overall percentage of mobile apps with security and privacy risks within each industry group, including the top 5 most prevalent issues.
  • More mobile app categories and popular mobile apps will be added to the live benchmarking tool over time.
  • The MobileRiskTracker from NowSecure is built on the cloud-based NowSecure Platform mobile app security testing solution for continuous testing in mobile DevSecOps pipelines and continuous monitoring of mobile app supply-chain risk in mobile app stores.

quantilope Acquires UK-based Video Research Company Plotto and Announces Product Launch of inColor for Automated Qualitative Market Research

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:00pm

HAMBURG, Germanyand NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Global market research technology provider quantilope acquires UK-based qualitative video research company Plotto and expands into automated qualitative market research.

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  • HAMBURG, Germanyand NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Global market research technology provider quantilope acquires UK-based qualitative video research company Plotto and expands into automated qualitative market research.
  • With the acquisition, quantilope announces the product launch of inColor, extending the company's existing Insights Automation platform as a standalone product to provide users with automated online qualitative market research.
  • With this step, the international software provider for professional, automated market research expands its existing portfolio to now offer its users both automated quantitative and qualitative online market research.
  • Qualitative market research insights provide important input for innovation management, product development and marketing such as uncovering deep underlying needs.

The WestJet Group announces Harry Taylor as interim President and CEO

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:20pm

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.

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  • CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.
  • "I am extremely pleased Harry has agreed to take on this interim role," said the WestJet Group Board Chair Chris Burley.
  • "It is a tremendous honour to be asked to serve as interim CEO for the WestJet Group, and I look forward to leading our organization through this crucial phase of our recovery," said Harry Taylor.
  • While Harry serves as interim CEO, Jennifer Bue, WestJet's current Vice-President, Finance Planning & Analysis will serve as interim CFO.

Online Proctoring Leader Taps Tech Veteran to Lead Product Development and Innovation

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

An experienced software developer and product executive who most recently led Global Private Markets for Morgan Stanley at Work, Jensen will oversee the continued development and innovation of Examity's pioneering online proctoring solution.

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  • An experienced software developer and product executive who most recently led Global Private Markets for Morgan Stanley at Work, Jensen will oversee the continued development and innovation of Examity's pioneering online proctoring solution.
  • Jensen joins Examity after serving as Executive Director, Product Management at Morgan Stanley, where his role extended beyond a direct product portfolio to include strategic support and management.
  • "My career has been defined by a passion for bridging gaps between businesses, product teams, and customers," said Jensen.
  • Since 2013, Examity has partnered with hundreds of organizations worldwide to provide a cost-effective and flexible online proctoring solution.