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Mattel Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman and CEO Bryan G. Stockton

Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 8:42pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) mourns the tragic passing of Bryan G. Stockton, former Chairman and CEO of Mattel.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) mourns the tragic passing of Bryan G. Stockton, former Chairman and CEO of Mattel.
  • Ynon Kreiz, Chairman and CEO of Mattel said, We are saddened by the news of Bryans sudden passing.
  • Bryan was a beloved leader at Mattel whose many contributions to the toy industry will live on for years to come.
  • Stockton spent 15 years at Mattel, including serving as Chief Executive Officer from 2012 to 2015 and Chairman from 2013 to 2015.

Diana S. Ferguson Appointed to Mattel Board of Directors

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 2:05pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that Diana S. Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer of Cleveland Avenue LLC, has been appointed to the Companys Board of Directors effective July 21, 2020.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that Diana S. Ferguson, Chief Financial Officer of Cleveland Avenue LLC, has been appointed to the Companys Board of Directors effective July 21, 2020.
  • Diana is a highly experienced executive who brings a proven track record of corporate financial management and strategic planning to our Board, said Ynon Kreiz, Chairman and CEO of Mattel.
  • I look forward to working with Ynon and the rest of the Board on the transformation journey that is well under way, said Ferguson.
  • Ferguson is a member of the Board of Directors of Frontier Communications, where she serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee and chairs the Compensation Committee.

JVP Founder and Chairman Erel Margalit Appointed Chairman of ThetaRay's Board of Directors

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 5:45pm

NEW YORK and HOD HASHARON, Israel, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ThetaRay, the leading provider of Big Data analytics, preventing financial cybercrime, today named Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Founder and Chairman Erel Margalit as Chairman of its Board of Directors.

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  • NEW YORK and HOD HASHARON, Israel, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ThetaRay, the leading provider of Big Data analytics, preventing financial cybercrime, today named Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Founder and Chairman Erel Margalit as Chairman of its Board of Directors.
  • Considered one of the architects of Israel's "Startup Nation," a world-renowned entrepreneur himself, Erel Margalit founded international-leading venture capital firm JVP.
  • www.thetaray.com
    Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), founded and led by Dr. Erel Margalit, is an internationally renowned venture capital fund.
  • JVP was recently chosen by New York City and EDC to lead the cyber security cyber hub in NYC.

JVP Founder and Chairman Erel Margalit Appointed Chairman of ThetaRay's Board of Directors

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 5:40pm

/PRNewswire/ -- ThetaRay, the leading provider of Big Data analytics, preventing financial cybercrime, today named Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Founder and Chairman Erel Margalit as Chairman of its Board of Directors.

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  • /PRNewswire/ -- ThetaRay, the leading provider of Big Data analytics, preventing financial cybercrime, today named Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Founder and Chairman Erel Margalit as Chairman of its Board of Directors.
  • NEW YORK and HOD HASHARON, Israel, July 1, 2020 Considered one of the architects of Israel's "Startup Nation," a world-renowned entrepreneur himself, Erel Margalit founded international-leading venture capital firm JVP.
  • www.thetaray.com
    Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), founded and led by Dr. Erel Margalit, is an internationally renowned venture capital fund.
  • JVP was recently chosen by New York City and EDC to lead the cyber security cyber hub in NYC.

Mattel Announces Anthony DiSilvestro to Be Next Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 9:05pm

DiSilvestro will report to Ynon Kreiz, Mattels Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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  • DiSilvestro will report to Ynon Kreiz, Mattels Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
  • DiSilvestro joins Mattel with nearly four decades of financial and leadership experience, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Campbell Soup Company, a role he held from 2014 to 2019.
  • His leadership and financial expertise will benefit Mattel as we continue to position the Company for growth.
  • I look forward to working with Anthony to transform Mattel into an IP-driven, high-performing toy company and create long-term shareholder value."

Inozyme Pharma Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 12:30pm

Inozyme Pharma, Inc. , a rare disease biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of disorders of abnormal mineralization, announced today the appointment of Doug Treco, Ph.D., as Chairman of the Companys Board of Directors.

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  • Inozyme Pharma, Inc. , a rare disease biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of disorders of abnormal mineralization, announced today the appointment of Doug Treco, Ph.D., as Chairman of the Companys Board of Directors.
  • Inozyme also announced that Lynne Sullivan, MST, has joined the Board as an independent director.
  • Dr. Treco succeeds Joseph Schlessinger, Ph.D., who served as Chairman since Inozymes founding in 2017 and has retired from the Board.
  • Inozyme Pharma is a rare disease biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of diseases of abnormal mineralization.

COVID-19 Inspired Hi-tech Patient Room of the Future Within Sheba Medical Center Includes EarlySense Products

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 1:30pm

The room realistically simulates extreme medical situations by combining live actors as patients and doctors, as well as robotic clinical simulators.

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  • The room realistically simulates extreme medical situations by combining live actors as patients and doctors, as well as robotic clinical simulators.
  • Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is the largest and most comprehensive medical center in the Middle East, and is ranked by Newsweek as one of the 2020 top 10 hospitals in the world.
  • However, its value extends even further as we look toward the future of patient care and telehealth," said Matt Johnson, EarlySense CEO.
  • On Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer unveiled "HealthSpace2030: The Patient Room of the Future" in a live virtual tour demonstration.

AJC Salutes Inauguration of New Israeli Government

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 6:28pm

NEW YORK, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --American Jewish Committee (AJC) congratulated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on successfully forming a new coalition government in Israel.

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  • NEW YORK, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --American Jewish Committee (AJC) congratulated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on successfully forming a new coalition government in Israel.
  • The government, sworn in yesterday, is the result of an agreement between Netanyahu and Benny Gantz, head of the Blue and White Party, to create a national unity government.
  • Netanyahu will serve as prime minister for the first 18 months, andGantz is slated tobecome prime minister in November 2021.
  • "On behalf of AJC, we extend to you our heartfelt congratulations on the inauguration of a new Israeli Government under your leadership," wrote AJC President Harriet Schleifer and CEO David Harris in a letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Statement by the Prime Minister on the formation of a new government in Israel

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 1:44pm

OTTAWA, May 18, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the formation of a new Israeli government:

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  • OTTAWA, May 18, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the formation of a new Israeli government:
    "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Prime Minister Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minister Gantz on the formation of Israel's new government.
  • "Canada and Israel share a long history as close friends, as well as partners in international organizations.
  • As the decades have passed, we have remained united by our shared democratic values and close people-to-people ties.
  • In these times of uncertainty, our commitment to international law and the rules-based international order is more important than ever."

Mile High Food Science Launches New R&D Facility for Wellness Beverages in Colorado

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 5:01pm

DENVERand LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mile High Food Science is expanding its operations by launching a new R&D facility in Denver, Colorado, and establishing a commercial office in Los Angeles, California, as part of its new agreement with AseppakGlobal based on their 18 years of trajectory in developing food and beverages nationally and internationally.

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  • DENVERand LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mile High Food Science is expanding its operations by launching a new R&D facility in Denver, Colorado, and establishing a commercial office in Los Angeles, California, as part of its new agreement with AseppakGlobal based on their 18 years of trajectory in developing food and beverages nationally and internationally.
  • Cannasoul, the analytical lab partly owned byTechnion Institute of Technologyin Tel Aviv, Israel, led byDr.
  • Shmuel Mandel,is known worldwide for its biological research intocannabinoidsfor medical and wellness purposes.Eybna, the Israeli company with offices in theU.S.andCanada,is specialized interpeneresearch and development.
  • Mile High Food Science will play an important role as thefood and beveragearm of this international partnership led byAseppakGlobal.