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Acelity Strengthens Global Commercial Leadership; Names Ramesh Subrahmanian President for International Region 
June 24, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- Acelity L.P. Inc., a leading global advanced wound care company, today announced Ramesh Subrahmanian will join the company as President for the International region and member of the senior leadership team effective July 17th. Acelity recently appointed John McAuley as Senior Vice President for Europe.

Subrahmanian brings"...

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Survey Finds Majority of SAP Licensees Plan to Continue Running Their Proven ERP Release and Are Not Committed to Moving to S/4HANA
June 24, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- Rimini Street, Inc., a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading independent support provider for Oracle and SAP products, today revealed the findings from a recent global survey of SAP licensees conducted by Rimini Street to better understand their SAP application strategies and future plans. A key finding in the report is that the dominant strategy for SAP licensees, selected by 89% of respondents, is to continue running their current proven SAP ERP releases1, given that the rich functionality of their current releases meet business needs and also forms the foundation of a preferred hybrid IT model. Additionally, 65% of survey respondents have no plans to, or are currently not committed to, migrate to S/4HANA2, with the number one reason for not committing to S/4HANA cited as “no strong business case and unclear ROI.” The report, “Rimini Street Survey: 2017 SAP Applications Strategy Findings,”......

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Takeda Presents Data from Phase 1/2 Studies for NINLARO™ (ixazomib) in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients and in the Maintenance Setting
June 24, 2017

– Early studies of weekly and twice-weekly ixazomib plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone demonstrate deep responses after induction, with deepening responses seen after single-agent ixazomib maintenance –

– Data to be presented during two oral sessions at the 2017 European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Meeting –

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SCTH gears up for Souq Okaz festival
June 23, 2017

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) is gearing up for this year’s Souq Okaz.
Major preparations have been completed to hold the popular festival in the same location: The ancient Souq Okaz in Taif. The 11th edition of the week-long event will open July 12 under the patronage of King Salman.
The organizing committee announced the festival’s events and activities. Earlier, addressing a press conference, Prince Sultan"...

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Hospital opened to serve Grand Mosque visitors
June 23, 2017

On behalf of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, his deputy Prince Abdullah Al-Saud recently opened a 50-bed emergency hospital in the presence of Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah.
The hospital is equipped with the latest medical devices, and has a 10-bed intensive care unit, Al-Rabiah said.
Located on the north side of the Grand Mosque, the hospital will serve its visitors.
A Ministry of Health official said the hospital comes within the framework"...

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Prince Faisal launches creative platform for jewelry trade
June 23, 2017

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Wednesday launched a creative platform for innovation, design and manufacture of jewelry under a program for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
During the launch, the prince said the initiative will support young people, provide them with skills, and help them find business opportunities. He pointed out that SME projects contribute to the economic diversification and sustainable development of the region.
In 2014,"...

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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince gives $66.7m in aid for cholera outbreak in Yemen
June 23, 2017

The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) donated $66.7 million to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO) and their partners to respond to the outbreak of cholera in Yemen.
The donation is an initiative of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, to accelerate the Kingdom’s humanitarian efforts in Yemen.
The figure of $66.7 million was requested by UNICEF"...

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Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the Gulf crisis
June 23, 2017

On Wednesday, Saudi King Salman designated Mohammed bin Salman crown prince. Now Prince Mohammed is the second man in the Kingdom and first in line to the throne. For those who follow Saudi Arabia, the move was expected when considering Prince Mohammed’s increasing domestic and international roles, and his discourse on reforming and modernizing his country.

But the timing of his appointment"...

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Bader El Houssami appointed COO, Nissan KSA
June 23, 2017

Bader El Houssami has joined Nissan Saudi Arabia as Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1. Based in Jeddah, Bader takes over responsibility for Nissan’s day-to-day operational functions as the company continues to consolidate its robust position within the Kingdom’s fiercely competitive automotive market.

A graduate in Business Studies specializing in marketing from Beirut University"...

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Saudi Arabia won't finance construction of Parliament building in Dushanbe
June 23, 2017

Saudi Arabia has refuted the information about the possible financing of construction of the new building of the Tajik Parliament in Dushanbe.

Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Tajikistan Mohammed Al-Badi said that he heard about this information from media.

'The information is wrong,' he said.

According"...

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