Civil service

GBA Business School Under Edvantage Group Officially Founded, Further Expansion in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:55am

After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.

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  • After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.
  • GBA Business School has held a series of seminars entitled "New Strategic Thinking for the Greater Bay Area" for the past year, with leaders invited from different sectors in the Greater Bay Area to share their practical experiences and insights.
  • With these, GBA Business School hopes to cultivate more future leaders and talents in different areas for the benefit of the Greater Bay Area.
  • In addition, the Group also operates Greater Bay Area Business School (vocational education institution) in Hong Kong, China.

DisperSol Technologies Promotes Dave Miller to Chief Scientific Officer

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 5:47pm

DisperSol Technologies LLC announced today that it is promoting Dave A. Miller from Vice President Research & Development to Chief Scientific Officer effective immediately.

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  • DisperSol Technologies LLC announced today that it is promoting Dave A. Miller from Vice President Research & Development to Chief Scientific Officer effective immediately.
  • Dave is one of the worlds leading formulation scientists and, in my view, the pre-eminent expert in drug solubility and absorption enhancement, said Dr. Edward Rudnic, CEO of DisperSol Technologies.
  • It is my privilege to announce his promotion to Chief Scientific Officer.
  • As DisperSols Chief Scientific Officer, I look forward to continuing to work on and solve some of the most intractable challenges in oral small molecule development, said Dave Miller.

Onconova Therapeutics Announces the Appointment of Mark Gelder, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

will be joining Onconova as Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective as of June 14, 2021.

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  • will be joining Onconova as Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective as of June 14, 2021.
  • He will add great depth to our management team, said Steven M. Fruchtman, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Onconova.
  • I am thrilled that Mark will be joining Onconova and eager to begin working together.
  • Dr. Gelder is an accomplished industry leader with more than 35 years of experience in clinical development, medical affairs, and medical marketing.

Doc Patels' Appoints Dakota Sullivan Chief Executive Officer and Names Dr. Rachna Patel as Chief Medical Officer

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:00am

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sep 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Doc Patels' LLC, a leading provider of organic, broad-spectrum CBD products, today announced that Dakota Sullivan has been appointed chief executive officer.

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  • OAK BROOK, Ill., Sep 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Doc Patels' LLC, a leading provider of organic, broad-spectrum CBD products, today announced that Dakota Sullivan has been appointed chief executive officer.
  • Dr. Rachna Patel, currently chief executive officer, has been appointed to the newly created position of chief medical officer.
  • Prior to joining Doc Patels', Sullivan was co-founder, CEO of Calyx Brands, Inc, a wholesale distributor of THC and CBD products.
  • With the appointment, Dr. Rachna Patel will be stepping into the new role of chief medical officer.

Home Secretary questioned on civil service appointments

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:05am

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP asked an urgent question on the appointment of senior civil service positions and the news that David Frostis to becomeNational Security Adviser.

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  • Nick Thomas-Symonds MP asked an urgent question on the appointment of senior civil service positions and the news that David Frostis to becomeNational Security Adviser.
  • Last Friday, it was announced that the UK's most senior civil servant, Sir Mark Sedwill, would step down from his positions of Cabinet Secretary and National Security Adviser (NSA) in September.
  • The General Secretary of the senior civil servants' union, the FDA, said that he had been undermined in a "cowardly" way, as reports of tensions emerged.
  • He said that it was an appointment for the Prime Minister to decide, and that the First Civil Service Commissioner had agreed the NSArolecould be seen "as a political rather than necessarily civil service appointment", describing the position as akin to a "special envoy".

Home Secretary questioned on civil service appointments

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:05am

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP asked an urgent question on the appointment of senior civil service positions and the news that David Frostis to becomeNational Security Adviser.

Key Points: 
  • Nick Thomas-Symonds MP asked an urgent question on the appointment of senior civil service positions and the news that David Frostis to becomeNational Security Adviser.
  • Last Friday, it was announced that the UK's most senior civil servant, Sir Mark Sedwill, would step down from his positions of Cabinet Secretary and National Security Adviser (NSA) in September.
  • The General Secretary of the senior civil servants' union, the FDA, said that he had been undermined in a "cowardly" way, as reports of tensions emerged.
  • He said that it was an appointment for the Prime Minister to decide, and that the First Civil Service Commissioner had agreed the NSArolecould be seen "as a political rather than necessarily civil service appointment", describing the position as akin to a "special envoy".

National Public Service Week Recognizes the Achievements of the Public Service

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 5:26pm

OTTAWA, ON, June18, 2020 /CNW/ - National Public Service Week recognizes the many contributions offederal public servantswho proudly serveCanadians from coast to coast to coast.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, June18, 2020 /CNW/ - National Public Service Week recognizes the many contributions offederal public servantswho proudly serveCanadians from coast to coast to coast.
  • This week has been an opportunity to acknowledge the work of the Public Service of Canada, and federal public servants have been reflecting on the major achievements of the past year.
  • National Public Service Week takes place this year from June 14 to 20.
  • In 1992, Parliament enacted the National Public Service Week: Serving Canadians Better Act.

PACAC to hold pre-appointment hearing for Chair of ACoBA

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 12:04am

It must ensure that public servants privy to sensitive information do not benefit financially from exploiting that information once they have left public office.

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  • It must ensure that public servants privy to sensitive information do not benefit financially from exploiting that information once they have left public office.
  • These restrictions are also designed to ensure that decisions taken by public servants are not influenced by the prospect of future gain on leaving office.
  • A pre-appointment hearing is an opportunity for a select committee to scrutinise the quality of ministerial decision-making over appointments.
  • He was formerly Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2010-15, and Chairman of the Conservative party 2009-10.

PACAC to hold pre-appointment hearing for Chair of ACoBA

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 12:03am

It must ensure that public servants privy to sensitive information do not benefit financially from exploiting that information once they have left public office.

Key Points: 
  • It must ensure that public servants privy to sensitive information do not benefit financially from exploiting that information once they have left public office.
  • These restrictions are also designed to ensure that decisions taken by public servants are not influenced by the prospect of future gain on leaving office.
  • A pre-appointment hearing is an opportunity for a select committee to scrutinise the quality of ministerial decision-making over appointments.
  • He was formerly Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2010-15, and Chairman of the Conservative party 2009-10.

PACAC to hold pre-appointment hearing for Chair of ACoBA

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 12:03am

It must ensure that public servants privy to sensitive information do not benefit financially from exploiting that information once they have left public office.

Key Points: 
  • It must ensure that public servants privy to sensitive information do not benefit financially from exploiting that information once they have left public office.
  • These restrictions are also designed to ensure that decisions taken by public servants are not influenced by the prospect of future gain on leaving office.
  • A pre-appointment hearing is an opportunity for a select committee to scrutinise the quality of ministerial decision-making over appointments.
  • He was formerly Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2010-15, and Chairman of the Conservative party 2009-10.