New York Times Feed

FINANCE & ECONOMY

San Fang Chemical Switches to Rimini Street Support for its Oracle EBS and Oracle Database SoftwareAugust 23, 2019

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that San Fang Chemical Co., Ltd., a global manufacturer and distributor of artificial leather products headquartered in Taiwan, has switched to Rimini Street support for its Oracle E-Business Suite application and Oracle Database software. In addition to immediately saving 50% of its annual maintenance costs that they were previously paying the vendor, the company can now maintain its core, robust Oracle system for a minimum of 15 years from the time that they switched to Rimini Street support with no forced upgrades. San Fang Chemical has also been able to liberate its IT resources and divert its substantial cost savings to invest in more forward-looking innovation projects......

Continue Reading >
Andersen Global Premieres in ColombiaAugust 23, 2019

Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with a law firm in Colombia. Bogotá D.C.- based Jiménez, Higuita, Rodríguez & Asociados (JHR Corp.) is the first firm with which Andersen Global has developed a presence in the country. Colombia is the tenth country in Latin America in which Andersen Global has a presence with nearly 900 total professionals in the region.

JHR, founded in 2017, employs approximately"...

Continue Reading >
32 Leading Global Fashion and Textile Companies Make Commitments on Climate, Biodiversity and OceansAugust 23, 2019

• 32 global fashion and textile companies have signed a Fashion Pact
• They have committed to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: climate, biodiversity and oceans
• Representatives of these companies have been invited today at the Elysée Palace by French President Emmanuel Macron
• The Fashion Pact will be presented to heads of state during the G7 meeting at Biarritz

Ahead of the G7"...

Continue Reading >
Cummins President and COO Rich Freeland Retiring August 22, 2019

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today that President and COO, Rich Freeland will retire after forty years of service with Cummins.

As part of Cummins’ successions plans, the following leadership appointments are also taking place, all of which are effective October 15.

  • Distribution President Tony Satterthwaite will succeed Freeland as President and COO.
  • Components President Tracy Embree will succeed Satterthwaite"...

    Continue Reading >
AnitaB.org Welcomes New Executives to Achieve Ambitious Goal of 50/50 Tech Equity by 2025August 21, 2019

Today, global nonprofit AnitaB.org announced that with its recent new hires it has fully staffed its Executive Team working on the ambitious goal of 50/50 intersectional tech equity by 2025. Three new hires join its executive bench to help achieve the company’s mission: Kety Maria Esquivel as Vice President of Marketing and Communications; Robert G. Read as Vice President, Business Development and Partnership Success; and Victoria Hughes as Vice President of People and Culture. The three new appointees will join CEO and President Brenda Darden Wilkerson’s leadership team as the non-profit tech women’s organization looks to expand its global reach and continues to improve its roster of AnitaB.org/365 programs that help women and underrepresented communities gain access and career opportunity through technology. Esquivel has been brought in to lead the world-wide marketing......

Continue Reading >
Andersen Global Enters ZimbabweAugust 21, 2019

Andersen Global announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with Chimwamurombe Legal Practice (Zenas) in Zimbabwe. Andersen Global has built a presence in over 14 African countries in just under two years.

Zenas was founded in 2015 and now has a team of 11 professionals who provide legal services to individuals, organizations, institutions and corporations. With a specialty of serving small to medium enterprises, they offer solutions in mining"...

Continue Reading >
BAI Announces 2019 Global Innovation Award FinalistsAugust 20, 2019

BAI announced the finalists for the 2019 BAI Global Innovation Awards, the industry’s most prestigious awards program that celebrates transformative solutions in the financial services industry worldwide.

Now in its ninth year, the BAI Global Innovation Awards recognizes leading financial services organizations on a global scale. Through hundreds of applications, the Innovation"...

Continue Reading >
Slate Asset Management Announces Minority Investment From Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Petershill ProgramAugust 20, 2019

Slate Asset Management L.P. (Slate), a leading alternative asset management platform with a focus on real estate and real assets, today announced a passive, non-voting minority equity investment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Petershill program, creating a strategic relationship with one of the world’s leading investment managers and positioning Slate for future success. The transaction will have no impact on the control or decision making of Slate. The day-to-day operations and management of Slate will"...

Continue Reading >
Jordan ranks 91st out of 205 countries in World Bank 2018 GDP rankingsAugust 19, 2019

AMMAN — Out of 205 countries listed in the World Bank's 2018 gross domestic product (GDP) global rankings, Jordan ranks as the 91st country with a GDP reaching $42 billion in 2018, according to the ranking issued July 1, 2019.

While Jordan's GDP has been increasing consistently since 2010, the economy does not appear to be fairing as well as mere GDP figures would indicate when comparing the Kingdom's GDP with the size of the population,"...

Continue Reading >
JFDA presents expertise in monitoring food, drug industries in LebanonAugust 19, 2019

Amman, Aug. 18 (Petra) - A delegation from the Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) visited Lebanon and talked about its experiment in monitoring food, drug, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as its pricing mechanisms at the Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon (OPL).

In a statement to Petra, JFDA's Director General Hayel Obeidat said meetings were held over the past two- day between the Jordanian delegation and representatives of the pharmaceutical sector in Lebanon on the administration's monitoring"...

Continue Reading >