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Diebold Nixdorf Wins Red Dot Product Design Award for its Retail Self-Service Solution

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 8:00am

Internationally recognized as the authority for product design quality, The Red Dot Awards, presented by Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen, are selected by 50 independent designers, design professors and trade journalists.

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  • Internationally recognized as the authority for product design quality, The Red Dot Awards, presented by Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen, are selected by 50 independent designers, design professors and trade journalists.
  • Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, said:"The winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 were particularly impressive this year.
  • "\nHermann Wimmer, senior vice president, Global Retail,at Diebold Nixdorf said: "We are honored to have been recognized with the Red Dot Award.
  • "\nAbout the Red Dot Design Award:\nIn order to appraise the diversity in the field of design in a professional manner, the Red Dot Design Award breaks down into the three disciplines of Red Dot Award: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept.

Diebold Nixdorf Wins Red Dot Product Design Award for its Retail Self-Service Solution

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 8:00am

Internationally recognized as the authority for product design quality, The Red Dot Awards, presented by Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen, are selected by 50 independent designers, design professors and trade journalists.

Key Points: 
  • Internationally recognized as the authority for product design quality, The Red Dot Awards, presented by Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen, are selected by 50 independent designers, design professors and trade journalists.
  • Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award, said:"The winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 were particularly impressive this year.
  • "\nHermann Wimmer, senior vice president, Global Retail,at Diebold Nixdorf said: "We are honored to have been recognized with the Red Dot Award.
  • "\nAbout the Red Dot Design Award:\nIn order to appraise the diversity in the field of design in a professional manner, the Red Dot Design Award breaks down into the three disciplines of Red Dot Award: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept.

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."

NACDNE Names Deborah Rosenthal as New Executive Director

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 11:08am

The National Association of Corporate Directors New England Chapter (NACDNE) has named Deborah F. Rosenthal, former executive director of the Massachusetts Womens Forum, as NACDNEs new executive director.

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  • The National Association of Corporate Directors New England Chapter (NACDNE) has named Deborah F. Rosenthal, former executive director of the Massachusetts Womens Forum, as NACDNEs new executive director.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210407005154/en/
    DEBORAH F. ROSENTHAL has been named Executive Director of the National Association of Corporate Directors New England Chapter (NACDNE).
  • Ms. Rosenthal was formerly Executive Director of the Massachusetts Women's Forum.
  • (Photo: Merina Zeller)
    Ms. Rosenthal is succeeding Julie Conroy, who is retiring from her role at NACDNE after 23 years.

DGAP-News: Knorr-Bremse Aktiengesellschaft: The Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG focuses on continuity and change

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 8:01am

The Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG proposes to the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in May 2021 that Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold be re-elected to the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG for a further two-year term.

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  • The Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG proposes to the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in May 2021 that Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold be re-elected to the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG for a further two-year term.
  • Furthermore, the Supervisory Board elected Dr. Theodor Weimer as a member of the Presiding Committee with immediate effect and as a further Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
  • Dr. Sommer will complement the Supervisory Board with his broad industrial experience and special knowledge of the commercial vehicles sector.
  • The Supervisory Board also decided to re-elect Mrs. Kathrin Dahnke, Dr. Thomas Enders, Mrs. Thiele-Schrhoff and Dr. Theodor Weimer to the Supervisory Board.

DGAP-News: Gerry Weber International AG: Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus is the new CEO at GERRY WEBER - Alexander Gedat strives to return to the Supervisory Board

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 7:01pm

Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus takes over the position from Alexander Gedat, who assumed the role temporarily in February 2020.

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  • Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus takes over the position from Alexander Gedat, who assumed the role temporarily in February 2020.
  • The GERRY WEBER Board will thus be made up of Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Florian Frank.
  • Angelika Schindler-Obenhaus has been a member of the Board of the GERRY WEBER Group since August 2020.
  • The GERRY WEBER Group has its own brand with the same name, GERRY WEBER, and also includes its younger brand TAIFUN, and the plus-size brand SAMOON.

DGAP-News: Knorr-Bremse Aktiengesellschaft: Family foundation ensures continuity and future success of Knorr-Bremse

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 7:01pm

Munich, March 25, 2021 - The Thiele family will continue to ensure the continuity and success of Knorr-Bremse through a foundation as its most important anchor shareholder.

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  • Munich, March 25, 2021 - The Thiele family will continue to ensure the continuity and success of Knorr-Bremse through a foundation as its most important anchor shareholder.
  • Under the terms of Heinz Hermann Thiele's will, the majority stake in the company (59%) held via holding companies will in future be transferred to a family foundation.
  • Formally, the holding shares of the deceased will initially be held by his wife Nadia Thiele and transferred to the family foundation by virtue of his will.
  • "The family foundation safeguards my father's life's work and lays the foundation for Knorr-Bremse's future success through continuity and stability," says Julia Thiele-Schrhoff, who has been a member of the Company since 2002 and of the Supervisory Board in 2016.

Zalando Launches Spring Campaign to Laud Society's Champions & Celebrate Their Values

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 6:00am

Launching on March 21st, the 'Here to Stay' Marketing initiative gives people and their values and stories a stage.

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  • Launching on March 21st, the 'Here to Stay' Marketing initiative gives people and their values and stories a stage.
  • Each image is overlaid with a bold statement signalling lasting progress on the highlighted value is 'Here to Stay'; including 'Sustainability.
  • The campaign goes in line with Zalando's ambition to contribute to a more inclusive future for everyone.
  • "This campaign is a celebration of values which are at the core of Zalando, specifically embracing diversity and inclusivity.

Zalando Launches Spring Campaign to Laud Society's Champions & Celebrate Their Values

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 6:00am

Launching on March 21st, the 'Here to Stay' Marketing initiative gives people and their values and stories a stage.

Key Points: 
  • Launching on March 21st, the 'Here to Stay' Marketing initiative gives people and their values and stories a stage.
  • Each image is overlaid with a bold statement signalling lasting progress on the highlighted value is 'Here to Stay'; including 'Sustainability.
  • The campaign goes in line with Zalando's ambition to contribute to a more inclusive future for everyone.
  • "This campaign is a celebration of values which are at the core of Zalando, specifically embracing diversity and inclusivity.

DGAP-News: Zalando targets more than EUR 30 billion GMV by 2025

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 8:02am

Strong financial year 2020 with 30.4% GMV growth, 5.3% adjusted EBIT margin

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  • Strong financial year 2020 with 30.4% GMV growth, 5.3% adjusted EBIT margin
    BERLIN, MARCH 16, 2021 // Following a strong financial year 2020, Zalando significantly upgrades its growth ambitions and aims to grow Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) to more than EUR 30 billion by 2025.
  • In 2020, Zalando achieved EUR 10.7 billion GMV, accelerating its growth to 30.4% year-on-year driven by an outstanding intake of new customers and strong Partner Program performance.
  • Following an extraordinarily strong start to the year 2021 with expected GMV growth of around 50% in the first quarter, Zalando expects to grow GMV by 27-32% to EUR 13.6-14.1 billion in the financial year 2021.
  • Revenues will trail GMV growth as a result of the ongoing platform transition at 24-29% growth or EUR 9.9-10.3 billion.