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Scott Myers Appointed to Dynavax Board of Directors and Elected Board Chairman

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:20pm

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynavax Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: DVAX),a biopharmaceutical company focused ondeveloping andcommercializing novel vaccines,today announced the appointment of Scott Myers to its Board of Directors.

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  • EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynavax Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: DVAX),a biopharmaceutical company focused ondeveloping andcommercializing novel vaccines,today announced the appointment of Scott Myers to its Board of Directors.
  • Mr. Myers was also elected Board Chairman, succeeding Dr. Andrew Hack who has served as interim Chairman of the Board since May 2020.
  • "I am thrilled to join Dynavax's Board of Directors at this exciting time in the company's growth," commented Scott Myers.
  • Mr. Myers is an independent director on the board of directors of Selecta Biosciences, Trillium Therapeutics, Inc. and Harpoon Therapeutics, Inc. Mr. Myers holds a B.A.

PIMCO Hires Ayman Hindy As Managing Director Overseeing Portfolio Management Reengineering and Infrastructure

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:00pm

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PIMCO, one of the worlds premier fixed income investment managers, has hired Ayman Hindy as Managing Director overseeing Portfolio Management Reengineering and Infrastructure.

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  • NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PIMCO, one of the worlds premier fixed income investment managers, has hired Ayman Hindy as Managing Director overseeing Portfolio Management Reengineering and Infrastructure.
  • Mr. Hindy will also work closely with Manny Roman, Managing Director and PIMCO Chief Executive Officer, on certain business initiatives which impact portfolio management.
  • Mr. Hindys role will focus on the operational oversight of portfolio management processes, technology and execution, ensuring the seamless integration of analytics, technology, risk management and portfolio management.
  • Ayman Hindy is Managing Director overseeing Portfolio Management Reengineering and Infrastructure.

SNU Publishes E-Book to Help Veterans Assimilate Into Civilian Life

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:56pm

The book provides a comprehensive overview of the steps veterans should take before retiring from the military.

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  • The book provides a comprehensive overview of the steps veterans should take before retiring from the military.
  • An assimilation checklist outlines what actions veterans should take during the three years prior to retirement.
  • In order to address potential stumbling blocks, the e-book dives into the common challenges that service members face while readjusting to civilian life.
  • "We wanted this book to provide assistance and guidance that would help them to navigate what is often an uncertain time."

SPAR Group Elects Mr. Sean M. Whelan and Mr. Michael Wager to its Board of Directors

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

AUBURN HILL, Mich., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) ("SPAR Group") board of directors (the Board") has elected Sean M. Whelan and Michael Wager to the Board, effective October 14, 2021.

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  • AUBURN HILL, Mich., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) ("SPAR Group") board of directors (the Board") has elected Sean M. Whelan and Michael Wager to the Board, effective October 14, 2021.
  • Mr. Michael Wager is an attorney who has specialized in securities, reorganizations, M&A and regulatory compliance throughout his career.
  • Mr. Robert G. Brown, SPAR Group's Chairman, said I am pleased to welcome both Sean and Michael to the board at this exciting time for SPAR Group.
  • Whelan and Mr. Wager as directors and other determinations made by the Board, on October 20, 2021, Nasdaq confirmed that SPAR Group is now in compliancewith Nasdaq's majority independent Board and Audit Committee requirements.

Edward Wholihan Joins Rarebreed Veterinary Partners as Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:01pm

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rarebreed Veterinary Partners , a thriving community of technology-enabled veterinary hospitals whose objective is to deliver exceptional patient care, outstanding client service and an amazing employee experience, announced that Edward Wholihan has joined its leadership team as chief financial officer.

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  • PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rarebreed Veterinary Partners , a thriving community of technology-enabled veterinary hospitals whose objective is to deliver exceptional patient care, outstanding client service and an amazing employee experience, announced that Edward Wholihan has joined its leadership team as chief financial officer.
  • "I'm thrilled to welcome Ed to the Rarebreed senior leadership team," said Dan Espinal, co-founder and CEO.
  • Rarebreed Veterinary Partners is a thriving community of veterinary hospitals that goes the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences, one partnership at a time.
  • Rarebreed is the registered service mark of Rarebreed Veterinary Partners.

Parexel and Kyoto University Hospital Announce Strategic Alliance

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Kyoto University Hospital established Ki-CONNECT, which is dedicated to early-phase clinical trials.

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  • Kyoto University Hospital established Ki-CONNECT, which is dedicated to early-phase clinical trials.
  • It is my great pleasure that we have signed an alliance agreement with Parexel, said Manabu Muto, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Ki-CONNECT, Professor, Department of Therapeutic Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University.
  • Kyoto University Hospital was established in 1899, we have a history of over 120 years.
  • Conducting research on new medicine and developing new medical technologies is an important mission of Kyoto University Hospital as a core clinical research hospital.

ONA announces winners in the 2021 Online Journalism Awards

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:34pm

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inspiring journalism projects covering climate change, Himalayas ghost cats, political crisis in Hong Kong and the U.S. public health system were among the finalists and winners honored Oct. 15 in the 2021 Online Journalism Awards the annual global showcase of digital innovation administered by the Online News Association (ONA).

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inspiring journalism projects covering climate change, Himalayas ghost cats, political crisis in Hong Kong and the U.S. public health system were among the finalists and winners honored Oct. 15 in the 2021 Online Journalism Awards the annual global showcase of digital innovation administered by the Online News Association (ONA).
  • Winners were announced online and during a ceremony in Philadelphia, where ONA reconnected the journalism community at the associations first in-person conference in two years.
  • As part of the 2021 awards showcase, ONA also previously announced the 2021 recipients of three awards bestowed by special committees on individuals or small groups.
  • Here is the full list of the 2021 Online Journalism Awards winners in 21 categories that were open for submissions:
    Gather Award in Engaged Journalism, Micro/Small Newsroom
    Gather Award in Engaged Journalism, Overall Excellence
    Excellence in Social Justice Reporting, Single Story
    Excellence in Social Justice Reporting, Portfolio

Mutualink Names New Chief Product Officer

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 5:42pm

Mutualink, Inc., an innovator and leader in interoperable communications for homeland security, public safety, and private security, announced that Ganesh Davuluri has joined the companys management team as its new Chief Product Officer.

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  • Mutualink, Inc., an innovator and leader in interoperable communications for homeland security, public safety, and private security, announced that Ganesh Davuluri has joined the companys management team as its new Chief Product Officer.
  • Ganesh brings to the company an impressive 25 years worth of experience creating business value through innovative solutions, in engineering, architecture and product leadership roles.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211015005525/en/
    Mutualink Names Ganesh Davuluri Chief Product Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    With accelerating market adoption, the company recently launched a massive next generation platform, LNK360, an intelligent incident management solution that connects first responders and local community partners for a seamless, secure, multimedia sharing communications environment.
  • Ganesh brings extensive leadership experience in strategic product management and innovation to our team, said Joe Mazzarella, Mutualinks President & COO.

VTB LAUNCHES ESG INITIATIVES

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:29pm

VTB Group is set to launch a Russia-wide ESG platform.

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  • VTB Group is set to launch a Russia-wide ESG platform.
  • In total, the ESG platform's perimeter includes about 20 areas of VTB Group's activities.
  • The new ESG strategy will be adopted by the end of 2021 and will include the following priority areas: responsible financing, including advising clients on improving the ESG side of their business, engaging clients in ESG projects and initiatives, investing in socially significant projects, sponsorship and philanthropy, organisational development, and building an ESG governance model, including related risk management.
  • VTB Group offers ESG products across all business segments, including placing green bonds, financing green industries, Russia's first open-ended mutual funds for responsible investment, and retail eco-projects.

SNU to Host Series of Events Celebrating Military Appreciation Week

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:56pm

SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:

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  • SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:
    This self-paced two-mile run/walk kicks off at 6 a.m.
  • The route consists of two laps around the SNU Bethany campus that start and end at the SNU VETS Center.
  • Various military uniform displays, POW/MIA table displays and military partner booths will be up and available during the week.
  • The SNU VETS Center will be providing hotdogs, chips, popsicles and water for everyone from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    See the full schedule of events for SNU's Military Appreciation Week.