Economy of Germany

BlueRock Therapeutics Announces New Board Chair, New President and CEO

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueRock Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company and wholly-owned subsidiary of BayerAG, announcedtodaythat Emile Nuwaysir, Ph.D., current President and CEO, will transition to the position of BlueRock Board Chair, effective August 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueRock Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company and wholly-owned subsidiary of BayerAG, announcedtodaythat Emile Nuwaysir, Ph.D., current President and CEO, will transition to the position of BlueRock Board Chair, effective August 1, 2021.
  • Current Chief Scientific Officer Seth Ettenberg, Ph.D., will assume the role of President and CEO.
  • BlueRock will continue in its mission to create authentic cellular medicines to reverse devastating diseases and improve the human condition.
  • BlueRock also recently initiated a first-of-its-kind trial of pluripotent stem-cell derived dopaminergic neurons in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease.

DGAP-News: Deutsche Wohnen SE: Voluntary public takeover offer by Vonovia likely not successful

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Today, Deutsche Wohnen SE ("Deutsche Wohnen") has been informed that the takeover offer by Vonovia SE ("Vonovia") published on June 23, 2021 will likely not be successful.

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  • Today, Deutsche Wohnen SE ("Deutsche Wohnen") has been informed that the takeover offer by Vonovia SE ("Vonovia") published on June 23, 2021 will likely not be successful.
  • Deutsche Wohnen has taken notice of the shareholders' decision and will analyse the situation and the next steps accordingly.
  • Nevertheless, we at Deutsche Wohnen are in an excellent strategic position to continue our successful course", says Michael Zahn, CEO of Deutsche Wohnen.
  • Regardless of the outcome of the takeover offer, Deutsche Wohnen remains committed to the "Future and Social Housing Pact" agreed jointly with Vonovia and the State of Berlin.

DGAP-News: Salzgitter Aktiengesellschaft: Salzgitter AG delivers green strip steel to Mercedes-Benz AG

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:07pm

Before the end of 2021, Salzgitter AG subsidiary Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH will be delivering green strip steel products with a CO2 footprint reduced by more than 66% to four German plants of Mercedes-Benz AG.

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  • Before the end of 2021, Salzgitter AG subsidiary Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH will be delivering green strip steel products with a CO2 footprint reduced by more than 66% to four German plants of Mercedes-Benz AG.
  • The low CO2 steel grades are produced in Peine's mini mill in combination with the steelworks galvanizing plant in Salzgitter.
  • Mercedes-Benz AG is the first automotive manufacturer that Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH is supplying with CO2-reduced steel in the form of cold-rolled strip and galvanized sheet steel for serial production.
  • As the first steel producer in Europe, Salzgitter AG has obtained conformity statements for its new green steel products in accordance with the VERIsteel standard of TV SD (German technical inspectorate).

BASF CEO Martin Brudermuller to Receive 2021 ICIS CEO of the Year Award

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:07am

LONDON and NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS CEO of the Year Award will be presented toDr.

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  • LONDON and NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS CEO of the Year Award will be presented toDr.
  • Martin Brudermller, Chief Executive Officer of BASF, for outstanding achievement as voted on and recognised by his peers in the ICIS Top 40 Power Players.
  • Brudermller at the ICIS Power Players Awards virtual event on 22 September.
  • The event will include a fireside chat with ICIS on BASF's strategy and outlook, along with key industry trends such as sustainability and decarbonisation.

BASF CEO Martin Brudermuller to Receive 2021 ICIS CEO of the Year Award

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:02am

LONDON and NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS CEO of the Year Award will be presented toDr.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON and NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS CEO of the Year Award will be presented toDr.
  • Martin Brudermller, Chief Executive Officer of BASF, for outstanding achievement as voted on and recognised by his peers in the ICIS Top 40 Power Players.
  • Brudermller at the ICIS Power Players Awards virtual event on 22 September.
  • The event will include a fireside chat with ICIS on BASF's strategy and outlook, along with key industry trends such as sustainability and decarbonisation.

Amfora Expands Series B Venture Round with New Investment from BayWa

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:10pm

Amfora in March announced that Leaps by Bayer and Spruce Capital Partners had participated in the companys Series B financing round.

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  • Amfora in March announced that Leaps by Bayer and Spruce Capital Partners had participated in the companys Series B financing round.
  • Amfora is building a platform of technologies that enhances the nutritional density of food and feed crops.
  • We are acutely aware of the challenges in meeting the growing demand for a sustainable supply of protein, said Marion Meyer, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer of BayWa and Managing Director of BayWa Venture GmbH.
  • Amfora is a biotechnology company that is harnessing biology to sustainably nourish the worlds population and enhancing wellness.

Out Leadership welcomes Henkel as its newest member

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 8:00pm

"We are excited that Henkel has joined Out Leadership's global cohort of companies that are working towards equality for LGBTQ+ people," said Sears.

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  • "We are excited that Henkel has joined Out Leadership's global cohort of companies that are working towards equality for LGBTQ+ people," said Sears.
  • Our membership with Out Leadership enables us to do this as well as strengthen our overall commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion."
  • In North America, Henkel operates across its three business units: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care, and Laundry & Home Care.
  • Comprised of more than 85 global member firms and dedicated to cross-industry collaboration, Out Leadership is a certified B Corporation.

Software AG Announces New Management Team

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 10:00am

Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX®: SOW) today announced a new Management Team structure. This new team will include four Management Board members, plus two internal appointments: Scott Little will become Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Dr. Benno Quade will become Chief Customer Success Officer (CCO), effective August 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX: SOW) today announced a new Management Team structure.
  • Sanjay Brahmawar, CEO at Software AG, commented: Representing our customers and their requirements more prominently in the organization is one of the key elements of our Helix transformation.
  • The Management Team will supplement the Management Board, which remains unchanged.
  • Software AG is the software pioneer of a truly connected world.

DGAP-News: Compleo negotiates acquisition of innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH with E.ON

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 8:04am

Dortmund, July 16, 2021 - Compleo Charging Solutions AG ("Compleo"), a leading provider of charging solutions for electric vehicles, has concluded a Term Sheet with E.ON SE for the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH.

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  • Dortmund, July 16, 2021 - Compleo Charging Solutions AG ("Compleo"), a leading provider of charging solutions for electric vehicles, has concluded a Term Sheet with E.ON SE for the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH.
  • Both the charge point operator and charging solutions business remaining with E.ON SE and the US activities of innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH are excluded from the agreement.
  • innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH had been transferred to E.ON in the course of the innogy takeover and develops and produces its own hardware and software for charging electric vehicles.
  • Following the acquisition of wallbe GmbH in the spring, the combination involving another strong player such as innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH serves the goal of expanding Compleo to become the German e-mobility champion in Europe.

Boehringer Ingelheim Appoints General Manager of Pawru, Inc.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

DULUTH, Ga., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. has appointed Bryan Haardt as General Manager of Pawru, Inc., a Boehringer Ingelheim companythat facilitates collaborative pet care by connecting veterinary professionals and pet owners on an innovative digital platform.

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  • DULUTH, Ga., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. has appointed Bryan Haardt as General Manager of Pawru, Inc., a Boehringer Ingelheim companythat facilitates collaborative pet care by connecting veterinary professionals and pet owners on an innovative digital platform.
  • Boehringer Ingelheim announced this year that it had created Pawru as a separate company and would re-brand a service that the company offered nationwide in 2020 as PetPro Connect.
  • Since its founding in 1885, Boehringer Ingelheim has been independent and family owned.
  • In 2020, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of around $22.33 billion (19.57 billion euros).