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Ronald M. Simon Family Foundation Announces Leadership Appointments

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Monday, September 26, 2022

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ronald M. Simon Family Foundation (RMSFF), formerly the Simon Foundation for Education and Housing, announces that Benjamin Drutman has been appointed President and Dr. Kathy Abels will serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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  • NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ronald M. Simon Family Foundation (RMSFF), formerly the Simon Foundation for Education and Housing, announces that Benjamin Drutman has been appointed President and Dr. Kathy Abels will serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.
  • As we look forward in our quest to expand our reach into other areas of service to underserved sectors of our community, Ben Drutmans appointment as president is paramount, said Simon, Founding Chairman, Ronald M. Simon Family Foundation.
  • Founded in 2002, The Ronald M. Simon Family Foundation has had the privilege of witnessing extraordinary change, growth and accomplishments by students and community members.
  • Over the last 20 years, the Foundation has provided scholarships and life changing leadership skills to more than 1,900 deserving students through the Simon Scholars Program.

HKIoD joins Climate Governance Initiative and launches CGI Hong Kong Chapter

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Monday, September 26, 2022

At the helm of sustainable development of their corporations, directors are duty-bound and crucial to leading climate governance actions.

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  • At the helm of sustainable development of their corporations, directors are duty-bound and crucial to leading climate governance actions.
  • HKIoD is honoured to join CGI and to launch CGI HK, and work with partners and collaborators to provide directors with an important platform for exchanging climate governance knowledge and opinions.
  • HKIoD will continue to help the Hong Kong business community raise corporate governance standard and together with it build a more brilliant future."
  • To support directors in climate governance, CGI HK will develop and curate regular forums and training and produce and share relevant published information.

World Cyber Security Summit in Jordan brought together global cyber security experts to tackle the battle against cyber threats

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

The event's organiser, Trescon and its Strategic Partner JOCSA (Jordan Cyber Security Association) hosted more than 500 C-level attendees, including key stakeholders in the cyber security ecosystem, such as government officials, top experts in the field, solution providers, startups, media, among others.

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  • The event's organiser, Trescon and its Strategic Partner JOCSA (Jordan Cyber Security Association) hosted more than 500 C-level attendees, including key stakeholders in the cyber security ecosystem, such as government officials, top experts in the field, solution providers, startups, media, among others.
  • A picture of the panel discussion from the World Cyber Security Summit – Jordan that was streamed live on August 15-16, 2022
    Leading players in Cyber security space like Green Circle , Agualetica , BeeezCrowd , Alpha Hub , Mandiant , CloudSEK , ManageEngine, and Wizard Cyber gathered at the event to examine the prospects for Cyber Security in Jordan.
  • Abdulrahman Al-Nimari, VP, Cyber Security from Saudi Arabia spoke at length on ‘Zero Trusting Your Enterprise.
  • The 17th global edition of World Cyber Security Summit – Jordan is supported by Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Jordan and officially sponsored by:

DigitalBridge Appoints Bernardo Vargas Gibsone as Head of Latin America

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

DigitalBridge Group, Inc. (NYSE: DBRG) (DigitalBridge or the Company) today announced it has appointed Bernardo Vargas Gibsone as Managing Director, Head of Latin America.

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  • DigitalBridge Group, Inc. (NYSE: DBRG) (DigitalBridge or the Company) today announced it has appointed Bernardo Vargas Gibsone as Managing Director, Head of Latin America.
  • As DigitalBridges Head of Latin America, Mr. Vargas will work alongside the existing DigitalBridge team with a focus on originating and integrating new investment opportunities in the Latin American market, as well as providing ongoing support for DigitalBridges existing investments in the region.
  • I am delighted to welcome Bernardo to our growing DigitalBridge team as we continue strengthening our presence in Latin America, said Marc Ganzi, Chief Executive Officer of DigitalBridge.
  • Mr. Vargas has more than three decades of experience in investment banking, real estate and regional infrastructure investing, along with deep expertise in Latin America.

Nura Bio Reports Preclinical Data Validating a Conserved Mechanism of Inhibition of NAD Hydrolases Implicated in Neurodegeneration in Neuron

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Deploying high-resolution structures and sophisticated mechanistic models, our scientific team at Nura Bio has validated a conserved, NAD-dependent mechanism of inhibition of NAD hydrolases like SARM1 and CD38 as a viable therapeutic strategy for neuroprotection, said Shilpa Sambashivan, PhD, lead author and Chief Scientific Officer at Nura Bio.

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  • Deploying high-resolution structures and sophisticated mechanistic models, our scientific team at Nura Bio has validated a conserved, NAD-dependent mechanism of inhibition of NAD hydrolases like SARM1 and CD38 as a viable therapeutic strategy for neuroprotection, said Shilpa Sambashivan, PhD, lead author and Chief Scientific Officer at Nura Bio.
  • Since its conception in 2018, Nura Bio has been steadily growing a differentiated, small molecule pipeline focused on targets implicated in driving axon degeneration and neuroinflammation in neurological diseases.
  • Nura Bios lead program, the SARM1 inhibitor program is currently in IND-enabling studies with the goal of entering First-in-Human trials in early 2023.
  • At Nura Bio we envision a world where the diagnosis of a neurological disorder comes with the hope of a cure.

ADVATIX enables eCommerce growth with digital transformation of supply chains; bags spot on Inc 5000 list 2 years in a row

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

ADVATIX was also ranked493last year as a leading supply chain and logistics growth enabler.

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  • ADVATIX was also ranked493last year as a leading supply chain and logistics growth enabler.
  • This sustained growth results from the company's mission to help businesses scale up using digital transformation, advanced ADVATIX Cloud Suite technology, and ADVATIX's "boots on the ground" industry experts.
  • It motivates us to continue making a difference in the Supply Chain space," said Manish Kapoor, Founder & CEO of ADVATIX.
  • The team, solutions, and the technology ADVATIX has developed have been game changing for businesses needing digital transformation of their supply chains.

Progyny Strengthens Board of Directors with Appointment of Healthcare Leader and Advocate

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Joining the board is Lloyd Dean, Chief Executive Emeritus and Founding Executive of CommonSpirit Health.

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  • Joining the board is Lloyd Dean, Chief Executive Emeritus and Founding Executive of CommonSpirit Health.
  • Following this appointment, the Progyny Board now consists of ten directors.
  • Mr. Dean brings to Progyny over 40 years of practice in improving health and expanding access to healthcare for all.
  • Since August 2015, Mr. Dean has also served on the board of directors of McDonald's Corporation.

Genesis Bank Announces That It Now Provides Subscription Escrow Services

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Genesis Bank (Genesis or the Bank), announced today that its Escrow Division now provides Subscription Escrow Services for its clients in support of their equity capital raising activities.

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  • Genesis Bank (Genesis or the Bank), announced today that its Escrow Division now provides Subscription Escrow Services for its clients in support of their equity capital raising activities.
  • Genesis Bank is a California state chartered commercial bank, organized by a group of highly experienced and successful bankers, investors, and business professionals.
  • Additionally, Genesis Bank is designated by the FDIC as a Minority Depository Institution (MDI), and is only the second diverse, multi-racial MDI in the U.S.
  • Genesis Bank is headquartered in Newport Beach, California, and can be found online at www.mygenesisbank.com .

Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst at Toronto Metropolitan University launches CyberStart Canada, a gamified cybersecurity learning experience for youth

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 6, 2022 /CNW/ - Today, Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, Toronto Metropolitan University's national centre for training, innovation and collaboration in cybersecurity, launched CyberStart Canada.

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  • BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 6, 2022 /CNW/ - Today, Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, Toronto Metropolitan University's national centre for training, innovation and collaboration in cybersecurity, launched CyberStart Canada.
  • The new youth-focused learning experience seeks to increase cyber knowledge and safety among high school girls and close the gender gap in cybersecurity.
  • To learn more and sign up, visit: https://cyberstartcanada.com/
    Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst is Toronto Metropolitan University's national centre for training, innovation and collaboration in cybersecurity.
  • Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, the Catalyst empowers individuals and organizations to seize the opportunities and tackle the challenges of cybersecurity.

Mars Petcare Appoints new Executive to Pet Nutrition Leadership Team

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars Petcare announced today the appointment of Alejandro (Alex) Cedeno to the Mars Pet Nutrition North America leadership team, a division of Mars Petcare. Cedeno has joined as Senior Vice President of Research & Development (R&D) to help enhance the pet nutrition business through disruption and innovation, while driving the company's purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

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  • FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars Petcare announced today the appointment of Alejandro (Alex) Cedeno to the Mars Pet Nutrition NorthAmerica leadership team, a division of Mars Petcare.
  • Prior to his appointment at Mars Pet Nutrition North America, Cedeno held the role of Vice President, Research & Development of Pet Food and Snacks at The J.M.
  • "Alex is a people-first leader with a disruptive and innovative mindset," said Ikdeep Singh, Global President, Mars Pet Nutrition.
  • The Mars Pet Nutrition North American portfolio, including iconic brands like PEDIGREE , SHEBA and IAMS serves more than 90 million pet owning households.