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IPTC appoints Brendan Quinn as Managing Director
Global

IPTC appoints Brendan Quinn as Managing Director

The International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) has named Brendan Quinn as its new managing director. Quinn joins the IPTC with two decades of experience in managing technology for media companies. In June 2018, he will succeed Michael Steidl, who will retire this summer after 15 years with the organisation. IPTC […]

Johan van Zyl quits Steinhoff Africa
Global JSE SENS

Johan van Zyl quits Steinhoff Africa

Steinhoff Africa said Johan van Zyl has decided to withdraw his candidacy for election to the Steinhoff Supervisory Board and has resigned his position as Supervisory Board member of the Company with immediate effect. The company said van Zyl’s decision will not be put to shareholders at the AGM. Ms. […]

Total boss Elisabeth Proust set to retire
Energy

Total boss Elisabeth Proust set to retire

Total E&P UK said that its Managing Director, Elisabeth Proust, will be retiring shortly, after 38 years of working for Total. Elisabeth began her career as a junior drilling supervisor with Elf Aquitaine (now Total) in 1980. An engineer by profession, she worked as one of the company’s development engineering […]

BlackRock to acquire TCP
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BlackRock to acquire TCP

The world’s largest fund manager, BlackRock Inc., said it has signed a definitive agreement under which BlackRock will acquire TCP. TCP is a company focused on middle market performing credit and special situation credit opportunities. The acquisition augments BlackRock’s position as a leading global credit asset manager and advances its […]