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2014-07-07 12:29:20

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced today the appointment of Homi Kapadia as vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and leader of its national life sciences industry practice, one of the nation's largest life sciences accounting and consultancies with nearly 4,000 professionals serving the nation's major pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology and consumer health care manufacturers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a A principal with...

2014-06-09 08:26:14

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced today that John Powers will lead its Federal Defense sector. Powers, a principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP, formerly served as a managing director for Deloitte LLP. Deloitte's Department of Defense (DoD) sector, with approximately 1,200 dedicated practitioners, serves all branches of the military and the DoD. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a Powers succeeds General Charles F. Wald (USAF ret.) who...

2014-06-06 08:23:43

Sharpens Focus on Veterans, Education Signature National Issues as Part of New Approach to Citizenship NEW YORK, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Deloitte's more than 60,000 professionals will make nonprofits their top clients for the organization's 15(th) annual IMPACT Day. This annual day of service is a celebration of Deloitte's year-round commitment to driving positive change in communities. Since 2005, an estimated 1.5 million lives have been impacted by the volunteer efforts of...

2014-06-05 12:27:15

Report Calls on U.S. Manufacturers to Take Lead in Integrating Women to Close the Skills Gap WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the U.S. manufacturing industry is experiencing an economic resurgence, the industry's ongoing skills gap is affecting 80 percent of employers, and is exacerbated by the underrepresentation of women, according to a new report from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a Challenges and...

2014-05-30 08:23:11

Yet, nearly 90 percent of corporate respondents say some portion of deals fail to generate value NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the findings of the inaugural Deloitte M&A trends report 2014: A comprehensive look at the M&A market, the vast majority of the 2,500 U.S. companies and private equity firms polled anticipate a sustained or accelerated pace of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) over the next two years....

2014-05-20 12:38:13

Compliance risks from third parties a major concern while mitigation efforts fall short NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of compliance professionals released today by Deloitte and Compliance Week indicates that although investment in compliance budgets and staffing has increased slightly in the past year, it has failed to keep pace with the growing compliance risks posed by third parties and industry regulation. A majority of respondents also believe they are not viewed as...

2014-05-12 08:38:33

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced today that Guy Langford has been appointed vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and leader of the Travel, Hospitality & Leisure practice in the United States, effective immediately. Langford succeeds Adam Weissenberg, who will continue to serve as Deloitte's Global Travel, Hospitality & Leisure leader and was recently appointed Chief Client Experience Leader, advising Deloitte's clients across all industries....

2014-05-01 12:37:35

New solution can reduce deployment complexity and enable faster enterprise adoption SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced today a new private cloud solution - Cloud ServiceFabric(TM) - which streamlines and accelerates the implementation of an on-premise private cloud. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a Using VMware vCloud® Suite, the solution offers organizations a rapidly deployable, on-demand, on-premise private cloud offering,...

2014-04-28 08:22:14

Sector profitability increased nearly 18 percent despite falling revenues NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. defense contractors posted a decline of 2.6 percent in revenues in 2013, mostly due to U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and related agency outlay reductions during the fiscal year, according to Deloitte's analysis of the top 20 U.S. defense sector companies. These budget reductions resulted from the drawdown of forces in the Middle East as well as spending...

2014-04-14 08:40:45

Aircraft production levels up more than 30 percent since 2010 NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global commercial aircraft manufacturers' revenues increased 8.9 percent in 2013, according to a Deloitte analysis of the top 100 global aerospace companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a Key industrial metrics - production output of 1,274 aircraft, net sales of 2,858 orders, a backlog of nearly eight years of production and revenues totaling nearly...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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