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Boeing acquires KLX Aerospace

Boeing has completed its acquisition of KLX Aerospace Solutions to enhance its growing services business and deliver greater value to its customers. The acquisition positions Boeing to compete and win in the $2.8 trillion, 10-year aerospace services market. KLX, a major global provider of aviation parts and services in the […]

Paul de Leusse is the new CEO of Orange Bank
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Paul de Leusse is the new CEO of Orange Bank

Orange Bank’s Board of Directors has appointed Paul de Leusse to succeed André Coisne as Chief Executive Officer of Orange Bank. The company said Paul de Leusse will be in the new role alongside his role as the Orange Group’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of mobile financial services. […]

Qualcomm appoints Martin Anstice, Irene Rosenfeld to board
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Qualcomm appoints Martin Anstice, Irene Rosenfeld to board

Qualcomm Incorporated has today announced the appointment of Martin Anstice, Chief Executive Officer of Lam Research Corporation, and Irene Rosenfeld, former Chairman and CEO of Mondelēz International, to its Board of Directors. Both Anstice and Rosenfeld bring significant business knowledge and operational experience that will be valuable to Qualcomm as […]

Starbucks appoints Patrick Grismer as CFO
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Starbucks appoints Patrick Grismer as CFO

Starbucks Corporation said today that Patrick Grismer has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer (cfo). Reporting to Kevin Johnson, Starbucks president and chief executive officer, Grismer succeeds Scott Maw, who will retire on November 30. Maw will remain a senior consultant through March 2019 to ensure a […]

Total to build $9 billion petro complex in Jubail
Energy

Total to build $9 billion petro complex in Jubail

Total said it signed today in Dhahran the joint development agreement for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of a giant petrochemical complex in Jubail, on Saudi Arabia’s eastern coast. Announced in April 2018, the world-class complex will be located next to the SATORP refinery, operated by Saudi Aramco (62.5%) […]

FTI appoints Stephen Day to head strategic comms.
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FTI appoints Stephen Day to head strategic comms.

FTI Consulting said it has appointed Stephen Day as a Senior Managing Director in its Strategic Communications segment. He will be based in London. Mr Day will report into John Waples, Vice Chairman of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) at FTI Consulting, and will lead a new cross-disciplinary […]

Millicom acquires 80% stake in Cable Onda
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Millicom acquires 80% stake in Cable Onda

Millicom said it is acquiring a controlling 80% stake in Cable Onda. Cable Onda is the largest cable and fixed telecommunications services provider in Panama, Latin America’s fastest-growing economy. The transaction values 100% of Cable Onda at an enterprise value of $1,460 million, with a cash consideration of approximately $1,002 […]