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RE/MAX Announces Keynote Speakers for First-Ever Hybrid R4 Convention

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:35pm

DENVER, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --RE/MAX, the #1 name in real estate*, announced its upcoming RE/MAX R4 hybrid convention, dubbed "R4 Your Way," will feature Dave Ramsey, a #1 national best-selling author, personal finance expert and host of The Dave Ramsey Show, as a keynote speaker.

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  • DENVER, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --RE/MAX, the #1 name in real estate*, announced its upcoming RE/MAX R4 hybrid convention, dubbed "R4 Your Way," will feature Dave Ramsey, a #1 national best-selling author, personal finance expert and host of The Dave Ramsey Show, as a keynote speaker.
  • Affiliates and their invited guests based in any of the more than 110 countries and territories with a RE/MAX presence are encouraged to attend.
  • Since 1992, Ramsey has helped people regain control of their money, build wealth and enhance their lives.
  • "RE/MAX agents around the world will be able to tune in to hear from high caliber, engaging speakers during R4.

DGAP-News: Abivax appoints Dr Sophie Biguenet, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 5:04pm

Abivax appoints Dr Sophie Biguenet, M.D., asChief Medical Officer

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  • Abivax appoints Dr Sophie Biguenet, M.D., asChief Medical Officer
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Abivax appoints Dr Sophie Biguenet, M.D., asChief Medical Officer
    PARIS, March 1, 2021 - 06:00 p.m. (CET) - Abivax (Euronext Paris: FR0012333284 - ABVX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company modulating the immune system to develop novel treatments for inflammatory diseases, viral diseases and cancer, today announces the appointment of Dr Sophie Biguenet as Chief Medical Officer, effective on March 1, 2021, based in Paris.
  • Dr Steens has been actively involved in the successful clinical transition of lead compound ABX464 into late-stage clinical testing in chronic inflammatory diseases.
  • Prior to joining Abivax, Dr Sophie Biguenet served as CMO at Versantis, a Swiss clinical-stage biotech company, where she successfully took the pipeline from pre-clinical to phase 2b.

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.

Health Insurance Expert Gleans Years of In-Depth Research to Construct a Healthcare Plan That Will Benefit Both the United States and its Citizens

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Thomas J. Scurlock, III, an experienced health insurance expert, has found that solution after years of in-depth research into the United States healthcare system.

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  • Thomas J. Scurlock, III, an experienced health insurance expert, has found that solution after years of in-depth research into the United States healthcare system.
  • Scurlock was inspired to write this book after listening to President Barack Obama discuss his healthcare plan.
  • Scurlock turned the 11 page summary of his research into this book to share his plan with political officials and U.S. citizens.
  • Scurlock has spent years researching the health care industry in order to provide a positive solution that would benefit the United States and its citizens.

Newly Confirmed U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm to Deliver Inaugural Address at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 7:03pm

Newly confirmed U.S. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm will deliver her inaugural energy address at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2021, to be held virtually March 1-5.

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  • Newly confirmed U.S. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm will deliver her inaugural energy address at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2021, to be held virtually March 1-5.
  • We are pleased to welcome Secretary Granholm among the distinguished speakers at CERAWeek 2021 for her opening address as the 16th U.S. Secretary of Energy, said Daniel Yergin, conference chair and vice chairman of IHS Markit.
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The Horatio Alger Association Awards 2021 State Scholarships to Outstanding High School Students

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:40pm

George Weiss/Weiss Family Foundation (Connecticut, New York)

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  • George Weiss/Weiss Family Foundation (Connecticut, New York)
    Mrs. Michele Rollins and the Rollins Family, in honor of Horatio Alger Association Member John W. Rollins, Sr. (Delaware)
    For more information about the Horatio Alger Association and to see a full listing of its 2021 State Scholars, please click here .
  • About Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans:
    Founded in 1947, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. is dedicated to the simple but powerful belief that hard work, honesty and determination can conquer all obstacles.
  • The Association honors the achievements of outstanding leaders who have accomplished remarkable successes in spite of adversity by bestowing upon them the Horatio Alger Award and inducting them as lifetime Members.
  • Horatio Alger Members support promising young people with the resources and confidence needed to overcome adversity in pursuit of their dreams through higher education.

National Addiction Treatment, Mental Health Leader Hazelden Betty Ford Promotes Physician to Be Next CEO

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:01pm

(Photo: Business Wire)

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    Dr. Lee is a generational talent who will be a pioneering leader for Hazelden Betty Ford and the field of addiction treatment for years to come, said Lester Munson, of Chicago, who chairs the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundations Board of Trustees.
  • Lee, medical director for Hazelden Betty Fords Youth Continuum since 2010, will succeed Mark G. Mishek as president and CEO and also as president of the nationally accredited Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.
  • Theyre also values that were important to my mother during her 33 years of recovery, said Hazelden Betty Ford Trustee Susan Ford Bales, daughter of former First Lady Betty Ford.
  • The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

WEX’s Health Division Strengthens Position as Industry Leader

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 11:45am

To increase knowledge and U.S. consumer awareness of the benefits of HSAs, the Health division again partnered with Jean Chatzky, founder and CEO of HerMoney, on National Health Savings Account Awareness Day (HSA Day) on October 15.

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  • To increase knowledge and U.S. consumer awareness of the benefits of HSAs, the Health division again partnered with Jean Chatzky, founder and CEO of HerMoney, on National Health Savings Account Awareness Day (HSA Day) on October 15.
  • WEX executives shared thought leadership, insight, and expertise through virtual conferences and by being featured in the national news and industry trades.
  • This resulted in more than 688 million media impressions for 2020 and included coverage in CNBC, Cheddar, Forbes, and Yahoo.
  • WEX operates in more than 10 countries and in more than 20 currencies through more than 5,200 associates around the world.

Amblin Television Developing Series Based on Walter Mosley’s “Easy Rawlins” Books

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:00pm

Amblin Television announced today that it has closed a deal to develop and produce a series based on Walter Mosleys bestselling books starring the character Ezekiel Easy Rawlins.

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  • Amblin Television announced today that it has closed a deal to develop and produce a series based on Walter Mosleys bestselling books starring the character Ezekiel Easy Rawlins.
  • The drama, based on the gritty detective series, will center around Easy, a Black WWII Army veteran turned hard-boiled private eye.
  • Mosley has written more than 60 critically acclaimed books, including fifteen novels and a collection of short stories starring Easy Rawlins.
  • Amblin Television, a long-time leader in quality programming, is a division of Amblin Partners, a content creation company led by Steven Spielberg.

Leaders from AWS, Moderna and Microsoft Headline Innovation and Technology Programming at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

The CERAWeek Agora-X will serve as the central hub of the technology and innovation program at the virtual conference.

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  • The CERAWeek Agora-X will serve as the central hub of the technology and innovation program at the virtual conference.
  • The convergence of technology and energy has never been stronger, said Daniel Yergin, vice chairman, IHS Markit and CERAWeek conference chair.
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