Vitalis Extraction Technology Prioritizes Efficiency and Innovation With Appointment of Joel Sherlock to CEO

KELOWNA, BC, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Vitalis Extraction Technology, Inc. (Vitalis) is pleased to announce the promotion of Chairman and Co-founder, Joel Sherlock, to the position of CEO. In a first for the CO2 extraction manufacturer, the newly created role will focus on delivering greater efficiency and innovation for clients as the company seeks to maintain its current rate of hypergrowth, while adapting to changing global market conditions.

Today’s announcement closely follows news of Vitalis placing No. 3 on the Globe and Mail’s 2020 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies, based on 8,090% exponential growth over three-years.

Looking to the future, Vitalis’s newly-appointed CEO, reveals realignment plans to foster greater efficiency and more agile decision-making across its workforce. Sherlock is confident about the benefits this change will have for clients, commenting, “Since our inception, we’ve strived to build a company that operates at optimal

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Elys Game Technology Announces Appointment of Senior Gaming Industry Executive Matteo Monteverdi to CEO

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Elys Game Technology, Corp. (“Elys” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:ELYS), an interactive gaming and sports betting technology company, today announced the appointment of Matteo Monteverdi as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2021. Mr. Monteverdi served as an independent strategic advisor to the Company since March 2020, and in September 2020 was appointed President. Michele Ciavarella will continue in his current role as Executive Chairman of the Company.

Matteo has been leading world-class B2B and B2C teams in the technology and digital industry for over 20 years between Silicon Valley and Boston. He spent the last decade of his career at the intersection of social gaming, digital betting, i-gaming and media working for international organizations in high growth segments. Prior to joining Elys, Mr. Monteverdi served as the US President of Sportradar, a global leader in real-time sports data and analytics, where he led the

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Cogeco Announces the Appointment of Zouheir Mansourati as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 23, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Cogeco Inc. (TSX: CGO) and Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX: CCA) (“Cogeco”) are is pleased to announce the appointment of Zouheir Mansourati to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for both companies, effective today.

“Zouheir’s years of experience in telecommunications combined with his drive, leadership and collaboration skills make him an ideal candidate for this highly strategic role at Cogeco,” stated Philippe Jetté, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc. “In this role, he will further Cogeco’s technology and innovation strategy from vision to execution, and lead our plans for emerging technologies. I am excited to have him join our executive team in our Montréal head office, and contribute to Cogeco’s leadership position in the telecommunications and media industries.”

Mr. Mansourati has nearly three decades of experience in the telecommunications industry, including thirteen years at

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Global Appointment Schedule Software Market 2020 Upcoming Trends, Latest Innovation, Advance Technology and Top Companies to 2026

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Nov 22, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
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Appointment decisions handed over to new ministers of health, science & technology | Politics

Appointment decisions handed over to new ministers of health, science & technology hinh anh 1Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has presented the State President’s
decisions to appoint Nguyen Thanh Long as Minister of Health
(MoH), and Huynh Thanh Dat as Minister of Science and Technology.

PM Phuc spoke highly of efforts made by the health sector in preventing and controlling
the COVID-19 pandemic, and asked for greater endeavours from the sector to protect
and take care of the people’s health.

The sector was tasked with effectively control the coronavirus disease, prevent
it from breaking out again, as well as other infectious diseases such as
diphtheria, dengue fever, seasonal flu and cholera.

Attention should be also paid to completing policies and financial mechanisms
to improve the quality and efficiency of medical services, and reduce hospital
overloads, he said.

It is also necessary to well manage costs for medical services, pharmaceuticals,
food, medical supplies and

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Connect Biopharma Announces Appointment of Karen J. Wilson and Dr. Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos to Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO and TAICANG, SUZHOU, China, Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Connect Biopharma, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of next-generation immune modulators for the treatment of serious autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, today announced the appointment of Karen J. Wilson, veteran Life Science Finance Executive and Board Director, and Dr. Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Stork Capital Life Sciences Chairman, to the Connect Biopharma Board of Directors, effective November 1, 2020. 

“Karen and Kleanthis each have extensive track records of success in multiple aspects of biopharmaceutical company finance, corporate and product development, and strategic alliance formation,” said William (Wubin) Pan, Ph.D., Co-founder, President and Chairman of the Board. “We are delighted that they have joined our Board and their expertise will enhance our ability to create value for patients and our investors as we advance our diverse pipeline of innovative therapies. Our ability to

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WESCO International, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Information and Digital Officer

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics services and supply chain solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Akash Khurana as its Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer effective November 9, 2020. Mr. Khurana most recently served as Chief Information and Chief Digital Officer of McDermott International, Inc. and has extensive leadership experience in digital business and information technology.

John J. Engel, WESCO’s Chairman, President and CEO, stated, “Akash is a proven technology leader with a strong track record of building agile development teams and driving digital transformation on a global scale to generate sales and profit growth and strengthen the value proposition for customers and suppliers. I am pleased to welcome Akash to our executive leadership team that was formed after our transformational combination with Anixter earlier this year.”


WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500®

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Microchip Technology Announces Appointment of Karen Rapp to the Board of Directors

CHANDLER, Ariz., Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (NASDAQ: MCHP) – Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions, today announced that Karen Rapp, currently the Chief Financial Officer of National Instruments, will join the Board of Directors of Microchip effective January 4, 2021. Ms. Rapp will also become a member of the audit committee upon joining the Board.

In a separate press release, Microchip announced that Ganesh Moorthy will join the Board of Directors effective January 4, 2021. With these two board appointments, Microchip will expand its Board from five to seven members.

Commenting on Karen Rapp’s appointment to the board, Mr. Sanghi said, “Karen has had an illustrious career with over 30 years in the technology industry with major leadership positions at Freescale Semiconductors, NXP Semiconductors and now at National Instruments. We very much welcome Karen to our board and look forward

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Mechanical Technology, Incorporated Announces Appointment of CEO

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mechanical Technology, Incorporated (“MTI” or the “Company“), a publicly traded company (OTC Pink: MKTY) headquartered in Albany, New York, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Michael Toporek, an accomplished business builder and investor, as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective November 2, 2020. Mr. Toporek has been a board member of MTI since 2016.

As MTI’s new Chief Executive Officer his top priority will be to lead the transformation of MTI into an emerging growth company focused on renewable energy infrastructure. MTI’s sensors are in GE wind turbines, its instruments are being incorporated into manufacturing next generation electric vehicle batteries and through EcoChain, Inc. (“EcoChain“), MTI data centers will continue to be 100% powered by renewable energy and help utilities manage the power grid.

Toporek said, “We are fortunate

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AST Announces Appointment of Greg Wilcox as Vice President of Company’s Sustainable Energy and Environmental Strategic Business Unit – Press Release

MCLEAN, Va. – October 29, 2020 – (

Allegheny Science & Technology (AST) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Wilcox as Vice President of its Sustainable Energy and Environmental Strategic Business Unit (SBU). Mr. Wilcox will be focused on forthcoming initiatives in the energy and environmental markets for government and industry partners and will build upon AST’s trusted solutions, spearhead growth initiatives and major expansion. He will join AST on Nov. 2, 2020.

Mr. Wilcox joins AST with over 30 years of consulting experience in the areas of sustainable energy and environmental solutions and emerging technologies. He draws upon his extensive experience in federal contract management for a broad array of agencies including the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Navy, National Park Service, and U.S. Postal Service, among others. He has supported U.S. Department of Energy programs for

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