American women in business

Gopuff Appoints Betsy Atkins as First Independent Board Member

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 4:00pm

b'Gopuff , the go-to platform for consumers\xe2\x80\x99 immediate everyday needs, announced today that Betsy Atkins has been appointed as the company\xe2\x80\x99s first independent board member.

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  • b'Gopuff , the go-to platform for consumers\xe2\x80\x99 immediate everyday needs, announced today that Betsy Atkins has been appointed as the company\xe2\x80\x99s first independent board member.
  • A three-time CEO and serial technology entrepreneur with deep expertise in corporate governance, Atkins has invaluable experience scaling companies through hyper growth and leading them to the next phase.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are pleased to welcome Betsy Atkins to Gopuff\xe2\x80\x99s Board,\xe2\x80\x9d said Gopuff co-founder and co-CEO Rafael Ilishayev.
  • As Gopuff continues to grow Betsy\xe2\x80\x99s insight and experience rapidly scaling technology and consumer-facing companies will be a significant advantage.
  • Her vast board experience encompasses industries including: Technology, Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, CPG, Manufacturing, and Logistics.

DGAP-News: Zalando SE: Proposed Change to the Supervisory Board

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 11:01am

Zalando Annual General Meeting 2021 will be held virtually on May 19, 2021

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  • Zalando Annual General Meeting 2021 will be held virtually on May 19, 2021
    BERLIN, April 8, 2021 // The Supervisory Board of Zalando has proposed the election of Niklas stberg to the Supervisory Board.
  • Ms. Cristina Stenbeck, Chairperson of the Supervisory Board and Nomination Committee of the Supervisory Board, says: "We look forward to working with Niklas stberg as a new member of Zalando's Supervisory Board.
  • We are confident that Niklas will bring beneficial insights and perspectives to the work of the Supervisory Board."
  • His leadership on the previous and new proposed remuneration frameworks have been instrumental in attracting and retaining our very talented team at Zalando."

PG&E Appoints Jason Glickman as Executive Vice President, Engineering, Planning, and Strategy

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 2:16pm

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the appointment of Jason Glickman as Executive Vice President, Engineering, Planning, and Strategy, effective May 3, 2021.

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  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the appointment of Jason Glickman as Executive Vice President, Engineering, Planning, and Strategy, effective May 3, 2021.
  • Mr. Glickman will report to Patti Poppe, Chief Executive Officer of PG&E Corporation.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210407005630/en/
    I am thrilled to welcome Jason to PG&E.
  • His work has focused on advising leading energy companies on strategy and sustainability, as well as affordability and digital transformation.

Miami Black Officials Most Powerful and Influential Business Leaders

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 9:27pm

"It is an extraordinary honor and privilege to be selected as one of Legacy Magazine's Most Powerful and Influential Black Business.

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  • "It is an extraordinary honor and privilege to be selected as one of Legacy Magazine's Most Powerful and Influential Black Business.
  • I am grateful to join a distinguished group of powerful and influential business leaders," said Pate.
  • "I'm elated to be selected as one of Legacy Magazine's "Most Powerful and Influential Black Business Leaders."
  • I commend Legacy Magazine for continuing to honor hundreds of Black business leaders throughout the years.

Dom Pérignon and Lady Gaga Push Boundaries with New Artistic Project

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 3:02pm

A force that brings Lady Gaga and Dom Prignon together for a collaboration.

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  • A force that brings Lady Gaga and Dom Prignon together for a collaboration.
  • This is the celebration of how pushing boundaries of creation, constant reinvention and passionate dedication to one's craft can elevate us, individually and collectively.
  • Starting April 6, in the shape of an artistic project comprising an advertising campaign, limitededition bottles and a sculpture designed by Lady Gaga Emerges an invitation to enter theshareduniverseoftwoiconiccreators.
  • Because Dom Prignon wholeheartedly embraces the causes of the artists it collaborateswith, this alliance will empower meaningful support for LadyGaga's Born This WayFoundation.

SurveyMonkey Partners with the Eva Longoria Foundation to Empower Latina Entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 4:10pm

During this initial pilot program, a group of 60 Latina entrepreneurs will have access to SurveyMonkey licenses, with live virtual training offered in both English and Spanish.

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  • During this initial pilot program, a group of 60 Latina entrepreneurs will have access to SurveyMonkey licenses, with live virtual training offered in both English and Spanish.
  • The Eva Longoria Foundation and SurveyMonkey will evaluate feedback from participants and improve upon the partnership and future related offerings from SurveyMonkey for Good.
  • In 2012, the Eva Longoria Foundation was created to help Latina women and girls build better lives for themselves through education and entrepreneurship.
  • In 2012, actress and activist Eva Longoria Bastn started the Eva Longoria Foundation to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship.

 1010data Partners with Strategix CFT to Enhance the Value of Retailer Data and Expand European Coverage

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 10:00am

1010data and Strategix will join forces driving ROI and value to retail and CPG companies with a better understanding of customers through big data analytic solutions driven by machine learning and AI.

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  • 1010data and Strategix will join forces driving ROI and value to retail and CPG companies with a better understanding of customers through big data analytic solutions driven by machine learning and AI.
  • We are delighted to partner with Strategix as the need for our combined expertise is higher than ever, said Inna Kuznetsova, CEO of 1010data.
  • The partnership potential was obvious from our very first conversation with Strategix, added Dusan Rnic, Vice President, Europe of 1010data.
  • The 1010data Insights Platform combines market intelligence, data management, granular enterprise analytics, and collaboration capabilities to empower better business outcomes.

Historian Nancy Koehn to Speak at Virtual Event

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

Santa Barbara, California, March 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrated Harvard historian and bestselling author Nancy Koehn will discuss courageous and principled leadership at the 16th annual Westmont Presidents Breakfast on Friday, March 5, at 8 a.m. Tickets to the virtual event, which cost $35, are available at westmont.edu/breakfast.

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  • Santa Barbara, California, March 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrated Harvard historian and bestselling author Nancy Koehn will discuss courageous and principled leadership at the 16th annual Westmont Presidents Breakfast on Friday, March 5, at 8 a.m. Tickets to the virtual event, which cost $35, are available at westmont.edu/breakfast.
  • Her most recent book, Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times, was a 2017 Wall Street Journal bestseller.
  • A dynamic presenter, Koehn has spoken at the prestigious World Economic Forum in Davos and the Aspen Ideas Festival, among other venues.
  • Koehn identifies key leadership lessons, behaviors and tools from history that businesses, government institutions, and non-profits can apply today.

Geisha Williams, former CEO of PG&E, joins Artera Services Board

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Artera Services LLC ("Artera") announced today that it has appointed Geisha Jimenez Williams, former president, and CEO of PG&E Corporation, to its board of directors effective immediately.

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  • ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Artera Services LLC ("Artera") announced today that it has appointed Geisha Jimenez Williams, former president, and CEO of PG&E Corporation, to its board of directors effective immediately.
  • "I am pleased to welcome Geisha to the Artera board.
  • She brings decades of energy and utility industry expertise and leadership, which will be instrumental to our future operations and strategy for growth," stated Brian Palmer, CEO of Artera.
  • "It is an exciting time to join the Artera board," said Williams.

BACARDÍ® Rum Drops World Premiere Of "Conga" Feat. Meek Mill, Leslie Grace, Produced by Boi-1da - Revealing First Official Remake Of The Global Hit Track

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

"BACARD isthrilled to reveal the first-ever remake of the global smash hit 'Conga' and official music video.

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  • "BACARD isthrilled to reveal the first-ever remake of the global smash hit 'Conga' and official music video.
  • The lively full-length music video intersperses "Conga" enthusiasts' dance moves alongside Leslie Grace, Meek Mill, and Boi-1da as they move through a vibrant Caribbean world.
  • The music video also features an exciting cameo by Emilio Estefan, one of the producers behind the original "Conga" track.
  • BACARD rum is the world's most awarded spirit, with more than 900 awards for quality, taste and innovation.