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EQS-News: Zur Rose vindicated after court finds CEO Walter Oberhänsli not guilty

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 4:06pm

"I am delighted at the verdict from the Frauenfeld district court", said Walter Oberhnsli.

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  • "I am delighted at the verdict from the Frauenfeld district court", said Walter Oberhnsli.
  • The Swiss Zur Rose Group is Europe's largest e-commerce pharmacy and one of the leading medical wholesalers in Switzerland.
  • By creating a digital healthcare platform - the Zur Rose ecosystem - it networks products and digital services from qualified providers.
  • The shares of Zur Rose Group AG are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (securities number 4261528, ISIN CH0042615283, ticker ROSE).

EQS-News: Zur Rose Group AG: Olaf Heinrich, Head Germany, is leaving the Zur Rose Group; his successor will be Walter Hess, Head Switzerland

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 1:25pm

Zur Rose Group AG: Olaf Heinrich, Head Germany, is leaving the Zur Rose Group; his successor will be Walter Hess, Head Switzerland

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  • Zur Rose Group AG: Olaf Heinrich, Head Germany, is leaving the Zur Rose Group; his successor will be Walter Hess, Head Switzerland
    Olaf Heinrich, Head Germany, is leaving the Zur Rose Group; his successor will be Walter Hess, Head Switzerland
    The person responsible for the Germany segment (Head Germany) and CEO of DocMorris, Olaf Heinrich, has decided to leave the Zur Rose Group for personal reasons.
  • He will be succeeded by Walter Hess, head of the Switzerland segment (Head Switzerland).
  • In addition, he has made a significant contribution to positioning Zur Rose as a comprehensive healthcare provider and technology company.
  • The shares of Zur Rose Group AG are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (securities number 4261528, ISIN CH0042615283, ticker ROSE).

Greater Geneva Bern Area Announces Launch of Cybersecurity Initiative

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 9:45pm

GENEVA and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The regions of Geneva and Lausanne in Western Switzerland have come together to launch Trust Valley , a public-private initiative supporting the development of cutting-edge technology and pioneering international governance in digital trust and cybersecurity.

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  • GENEVA and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The regions of Geneva and Lausanne in Western Switzerland have come together to launch Trust Valley , a public-private initiative supporting the development of cutting-edge technology and pioneering international governance in digital trust and cybersecurity.
  • It is the first-ever regional initiative of its kind in the world.
  • In an area less than the size of Long Island, NY, more than 300 cybersecurity companies and organizations are tackling the major challenge of digital security.
  • Swiss Digital Initiative: The Swiss Digital Initiative aims at bringing ethical principles and values into technologies through concrete projects.

EQS-News: Alex Segovia joins Dynamics Group in Western Switzerland

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:01am

Dynamics Group, one of Switzerland's leading strategic communications companies, welcomes a new partner on 1 October 2020: Alex Segovia joins the French-speaking team of the group's partners, alongside Thierry Meyer in the Lausanne office and Christophe Lamps and Stephan Post.

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  • Dynamics Group, one of Switzerland's leading strategic communications companies, welcomes a new partner on 1 October 2020: Alex Segovia joins the French-speaking team of the group's partners, alongside Thierry Meyer in the Lausanne office and Christophe Lamps and Stephan Post.
  • Alex Segovia (50) began his career at Postfinance in international marketing before joining Swiss Post's Corporate Communications unit as Head of Sports Sponsorship.
  • The addition of Alex Segovia to the Dynamics Group follows the arrival of Alexandra Thalhammer in the Bern office on 1 September 2020 and Christian Wolf in the Zurich office on 1 November 2020.
  • Dynamics Group is a leading national network focusing on corporate communications, financial communications, public affairs, reputation management and crisis communications.

EQS-News: Zur Rose Group successfully concluded acquisition of TeleClinic

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 6:01pm

The Zur Rose Group has successfully completed the acquisition of TeleClinic GmbH, Munich.

Key Points: 
  • The Zur Rose Group has successfully completed the acquisition of TeleClinic GmbH, Munich.
  • For the Zur Rose Group, the acquisition is a strategically important building block, adding complementary telemedicine services to the Zur Rose Healthcare Ecosystem.
  • The Swiss Zur Rose Group is Europe's largest e-commerce pharmacy and one of the leading medical wholesalers in Switzerland.
  • The shares of Zur Rose Group AG are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (securities number 4261528, ISIN CH0042615283, ticker ROSE).

Association for Free Research and International Cooperation (AFRIC): Court Upholds Election Win of Tshisekedi in the DRC

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 4:52pm

The Constitutional court in DRC has confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi.

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  • The Constitutional court in DRC has confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi.
  • Tshisekedi stated that the court's decision to reject claims of electoral fraud and declare him president was a victory for the entire country ( https://observer.ug/news/headlines/59693-congo-court-upholds-election-wi... ).
  • Association for Free Research and International Cooperation (AFRIC) is a community of independent researchers, experts and activists.
  • The main goals are creating a platform for elaboration and dissemination of objective analytical information, first-hand opinions; establishing direct communication and cooperation.

WorldVentures Expands to Namibia and Zambia

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 10:11am

This month, two new countries in Africa have been added to the company's portfolio: WorldVentures Marketing (Namibia) Pty Ltd. is now open in Namibia, and WorldVentures Marketing Zambia Ltd. is open in Zambia.

Key Points: 
  • This month, two new countries in Africa have been added to the company's portfolio: WorldVentures Marketing (Namibia) Pty Ltd. is now open in Namibia, and WorldVentures Marketing Zambia Ltd. is open in Zambia.
  • The announcement means that people in Namibia and Zambia with entrepreneurial ambitions can join Independent Representatives across the globe who earn income by selling WorldVentures' flagship product, the DreamTrips Membership.
  • "We're honored to welcome two new countries in Africa to the WorldVentures family," CEO of WorldVentures Josh Paine said.
  • About WorldVentures Marketing (Namibia) Pty Ltd. and WorldVentures Marketing Zambia Ltd.
    WorldVentures Marketing (Namibia) Pty Ltd. and WorldVentures Marketing Zambia Ltd. are subsidiaries of WorldVentures Holdings LLC, a privately held company based in Plano, Texas, an affiliate of WorldVentures Marketing that sells travel and leisure club memberships providing a diverse set of products and experiences.

Gécamines Publishes a Comprehensive Report in Response to Allegations From Certain NGOs

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:46am

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, November 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

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KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, November 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Comprehensive Report in Response to Allegations From Certain NGOs", issued earlier today.
The release was transmitted prematurely by PR Newswire. A new version will be distributed

Minister Joly Speaks at the Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario's Annual Conference

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 2:00pm

Today, the Honourable Mlanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and la Francophonie, explained the Government of Canada's support for official language minority communities across Canada at the Assemble de la francophonie de l'Ontario's annual conference.

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Honourable Mlanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and la Francophonie, explained the Government of Canada's support for official language minority communities across Canada at the Assemble de la francophonie de l'Ontario's annual conference.
  • In her remarks, Minister Joly highlighted the Action Plan for Official Languages 20182023: Investing in Our Future, which was announced earlier this year.
  • The Assemble de la francophonie de l'Ontario (AFO) is the political voice of Francophone communities across Ontario.
  • The AFO's annual conference brings together between 300-400 Francophone community leaders from across Ontario.

Axalta Coating Systems, Burger King and Coty Receive "Tell Awards" for Foreign Direct Investment in Switzerland

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 2:15pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Axalta Coating Systems, Burger King, and Coty have received a 2018 Tell Award from the government of Switzerland, recognizing their significant inward investment projects, reports Daniel Bangser, Director North America for Investment Promotion and Trade Commissioner of Switzerland.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Axalta Coating Systems, Burger King, and Coty have received a 2018 Tell Award from the government of Switzerland, recognizing their significant inward investment projects, reports Daniel Bangser, Director North America for Investment Promotion and Trade Commissioner of Switzerland.
  • The United States and Switzerland have a long and solid business history, and Switzerland is particularly proud to be the seventh largest source of foreign investment in the US, ahead of many larger economies.
  • Today approximately 85,000 people in Switzerland work for US companies, and some 500,000 people in the US work for Swiss companies.
  • Tell Awards are a program supported by Switzerland Global Enterprise, the Swiss government agency that assists American companies with evaluation and setup in Switzerland.