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2022 Controller of the Year Awards Program - Call for Applicants

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Monday, December 5, 2022

CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The annual Controller of the Year™ Awards is now accepting applications. The program recognizes the effectiveness and achievements of Controllers and related roles/titles including Comptrollers, Chief Accounting Officers, CFOs, Vice Presidents, and other corporate finance executives. The 3rd annual program is produced by the Controllers Council, a member association and community focused on training and career development, peer interaction, and recognition.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The annual Controller of the Year Awards is now accepting applications.
  • Registration is now open for the 2022 Controller of the Year Awards and is free to both Controllers Council members and non-members.
  • The National 2022 Controller of the Year will receive a gold-plated and engraved statuette/trophy manufactured by the makers of the Oscar Awards.
  • Winners share their remarkable journeys at the "must-see" 2022 Controller Awards Event."

Wilton Manors Commissioner Mike Bracchi to Serve as Vice Mayor Through November 2024

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Friday, December 2, 2022

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The City of Wilton Manors Commissioner Mike Bracchi has been selected by the city commission to serve as Vice Mayor of the city for the next two years, through November 2024. Bracchi was first elected to the city commission in November 2020. In Bracchi's first two years on the commission, he championed efforts to revitalize certain corridors of the city while maintaining the charm of the Island City. In addition, he has led efforts to crack down on nuisance vacation short-term rentals.

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The City of Wilton Manors Commissioner Mike Bracchi has been selected by the city commission to serve as Vice Mayor of the city for the next two years, through November 2024.
  • Vice Mayor Bracchi stated, "I am honored and humbled to be selected by my colleagues to serve in this important role."
  • Prior to being elected to the city commission, Bracchi served on the Wilton Manors Budget Review Advisory Committee, where he also served as Chair.
  • He was elected to the Wilton Manors City Commissioner in November, 2020.

Wilton Manors Vice Mayor Mike Bracchi Appointed to Broward County Medical Marijuana Advisory Board

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On November 15, 2022, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners appointed Wilton Manors Vice Mayor Mike Bracchi to serve on the Broward County Medical Marijuana Advisory Board. The Advisory Board position is a volunteer position.

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On November 15, 2022, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners appointed Wilton Manors Vice Mayor Mike Bracchi to serve on the Broward County Medical Marijuana Advisory Board .
  • Vice Mayor Bracchi stated, "I am honored and humbled to be appointed by the county commission to serve in this important role."
  • One of the goals of the advisory board is to improve operations and services for growing, processing, and selling medical marijuana for qualified patients and users.
  • Bracchi was elected to the Wilton Manors City Commission in 2020, and previously served on the Wilton Manors Budget Review Advisory Committee, where he also served as Chair.

Ranpak Announces Michael A. Jones Stepping Down as Vice Chairman and Managing Director, North America

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

(Ranpak) (NYSE: PACK), a global leader of environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, today announced that Michael A. Jones is stepping down from his role as Vice Chairman and Managing Director, North America.

Key Points: 
  • (Ranpak) (NYSE: PACK), a global leader of environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, today announced that Michael A. Jones is stepping down from his role as Vice Chairman and Managing Director, North America.
  • Mr. Jones will continue to serve as a non-employee member of the board of directors.
  • Id like to express my sincere gratitude for Mikes commitment and contributions to Ranpak, said Omar Asali, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Ranpak.
  • Ranpak has commenced a search to identify a candidate to succeed Mr. Jones as Managing Director, North America; the position will be located at its global headquarters in Concord, Ohio.

WAHED Coin to Launch on LBank Exchange on December 5

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

WAHED Coin, the native cryptocurrency of the WAHED ecosystem, is to be listed on LBank on December 5.

Key Points: 
  • WAHED Coin, the native cryptocurrency of the WAHED ecosystem, is to be listed on LBank on December 5.
  • The listing of WAHED Coin on LBank will make the digital asset available to a global audience, empowering them to tap into the many opportunities the WAHED ecosystem has to offer.
  • Serving as the driving force behind WAHED, the chairman brings decades of experience in working with the Bahrain government.
  • The listing of WAHED Coin on December 5 is merely the latest milestone as the WAHED ecosystem evolved into a fully-fledged financial system for global investors.

HBT Financial, Inc. Announces Executive Officer Transition Plans

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

J. Lance Carter, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and COO of Heartland Bank, will assume the additional title of President of Heartland Bank, effective January 1, 2023.

Key Points: 
  • J. Lance Carter, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and COO of Heartland Bank, will assume the additional title of President of Heartland Bank, effective January 1, 2023.
  • Lawrence J. Horvath, currently Executive Vice President and Regional Senior Lending Manager of Heartland Bank, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of the Company and Heartland Bank, effective January 1, 2023.
  • Fred L. Drake, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented, Pat Busch has been an integral part of the success of the Company and Heartland Bank since 1995.
  • As of September30, 2022, HBT had total assets of $4.2billion, total loans of $2.6billion, and total deposits of $3.6billion.

Laurel Road and VICE Media Group Release I'm Also a Doctor Docuseries to Spotlight Extraordinary Passions of Medical Professionals

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Laurel Road, a digital banking platform of KeyBank with specialized offerings for healthcare professionals, announced their partnership with global multi-platform media company, VICE Media Group, to create I'm Also a Doctor, a docuseries celebrating the individuality of healthcare professionals while also recognizing their commitment to providing exceptional care. The docuseries premiered on November 2nd and will run through December.

Key Points: 
  • "At Laurel Road, our mission has always been to treat our members to financial peace of mind.
  • VICE News' honest approach to storytelling was a perfect fit for the vision that Laurel Road had for this project," said Vanessa Hudson, Director & Producer at VICE Media Group.
  • I'm Also a Doctor can be viewed on Laurel Road , Laurel Road's YouTube Channel , VICE News' YouTube Channel , and VICE TV.
  • Following the release of I'm Also a Doctor, Laurel Road will continue promoting the extraordinary passions of its doctor members across social media, highlighting their accolades and personal endeavors with #ImAlsoADoctor, follow along on Laurel Road's Instagram, @laurel_road.

NexBank Capital, Inc. Announces CEO Leadership Change

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Friday, November 11, 2022

DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBank Capital, Inc. (the "Company"), a financial services and parent company of NexBank (the "Bank"), today announced John L. Holt, Jr.'s decision to retire as President and CEO at year end.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBank Capital, Inc. (the "Company"), a financial services and parent company of NexBank (the "Bank"), today announced John L. Holt, Jr.'s decision to retire as President and CEO at year end.
  • Holt's ascension to Vice Chairman takes place after more than a decade of leadership at the Company.
  • Since 2011, NexBank has grown from $600 million to $13.9 billion in assets becoming the largest privately held bank based in Texas.
  • Siekielski joined NexBank Capital, Inc. in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer and was appointed as a Director of the Company and Bank in 2017.

JCB and East West Banking Corporation announce the launch of EastWest JCB Credit Card

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

TOKYO & MANILA, Nov 10, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan's only international payment brand, and East West Banking Corporation announce the launch of EastWest JCB Credit Card, a first for JCB in the Philippines in 25 years.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO & MANILA, Nov 10, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan's only international payment brand, and East West Banking Corporation announce the launch of EastWest JCB Credit Card, a first for JCB in the Philippines in 25 years.
  • EastWest JCB Gold Credit Card and EastWest JCB Platinum Credit Card offer several rewards such as accumulate reward points that can redeem them for airline miles, cash rebates, or annual membership fee waiver.
  • JCB was headed by President and COO of JCB International Yoshiki Kaneko and Yusuke Matsui, JCB Manila's Country Manager.
  • JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading credit card issuer and acquirer in Japan.

Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Leadership Succession Plan

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUBN) (the “Company”) announced today that Robert W. (Bob) Dumas has decided to retire as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and its subsidiary, AuburnBank (the “Bank”) on December 31, 2022 after a distinguished 39-year career with the Company and the Bank. Mr. Dumas will continue to serve as Chairman of the board of directors and a director of the Company and the Bank. The Board of Directors of the Company and the Bank have elected David Hedges, the current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, to serve as a director of the Company and the Bank and to succeed Mr. Dumas as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank effective January 1, 2023. As part of this transition, James Walker, currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, will succeed Mr. Hedges as Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2023.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Dumas will continue to serve as Chairman of the board of directors and a director of the Company and the Bank.
  • Mr. Dumas has provided vision and steady leadership through various economic cycles and change, including the significant growth of the Bank and the communities it serves.
  • Mr. Dumas developed a strong senior leadership team over the last two decades and worked closely with the board of directors to develop leadership depth and execute a succession plan that resulted in the Boards decision to name Mr. Hedges as his successor and to name Mr. Walker as CFO.
  • Before joining the Company, Mr. Hedges worked at KPMG LLP in their financial services audit practice from 2002 to 2006.