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2014-10-30 12:23:49

AMSTERDAM, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas from the University of Cambridge, UK is awarded the 5th Ahmed Zewail Prize for his outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding of the structures of solids and development and application of the concept of single-site heterogeneous catalysis Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical...

2014-10-22 08:31:49

LONDON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid continued pricing pressure in the Respiratory business, Sir Andrew Witty, CEO, has announced a restructuring of the pharmaceutical business. In a video interview he said: "What we've seen and we can identify are a number of opportunities to significantly reduce the cost structure of the organisation." Witty goes on to say that the company is considering a possible partial IPO of the ViiV business. Simon...

2014-10-14 20:20:46

Sustainability, energy efficiency, and smart-building techniques contribute to measurable results across campuses NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today its involvement with ten university science centers throughout the United States. The firm is performing multidisciplinary engineering and consulting services and implementing building information...

2014-09-29 23:10:54

BrainSell has had an unlimited vacation policy since their inception. Virgin America and Virgin U.K. recently announced they have the same vacation policy. BrainSell hopes that companies will shift from the stigma that you are being a “bad” employee when you take a vacation. Topsfield, MA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Creating a workplace that encourages a personal life is one of the best ways to attract and keep the best talent. This is the basic thought process behind some of the most...

"Stewardess" Richard Branson Serves Passengers On AirAsia Flight
2014-09-26 07:24:35

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Richard Branson, creator of the Virgin business empire, likes to do things differently. He got where he is today by daring to think the unthinkable. He has successfully taken on some formerly impregnable bastions of big business in everything from music to the big banks, railways, transatlantic air traffic, cable TV, and more. So when Branson comes up with a seemingly “off the wall” plan, it pays to read between the lines. On his...

2014-09-25 08:24:31

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THE KOSCIUSZKO FOUNDATION 15 EAST 65th STREET, NYC | 7:30PM Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148252 October 1 More than One Waste LandOctober 8 The strength to force the moment to its crisis: Thomas Hardy and George EliotOctober 22 Just Like a Woman? Bob Dylan and the Charge of Misogyny ". . . to exhibit the relations of literature--not to 'life' as something contrasted to literature, but to all the other...

2014-09-15 20:22:29

Multidisciplinary engineering services and the proprietary SoundLab position Arup for future growth and continued success CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, today celebrates the tenth anniversary of its Chicago office. Located downtown in the heart of the Loop, the Chicago office was established in 2004 and now provides a wide range of engineering and consulting...

2014-09-09 16:21:48

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Payne Stewart Award, Southern Company and the PGA TOUR today recognized Sir Nick Faldo - a World Golf Hall of Fame member and six-time major champion - as the recipient of the 2014 Payne Stewart Award. Faldo was honored in a ceremony at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola in Atlanta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144397 The Payne Stewart Award is presented annually to a professional golfer...

2014-09-02 16:28:25

Triple-digit annual growth sparks huge hiring spree and need for new headquarters TROY, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Breakthroughs, Inc., (CBI), a booming IT Risk Management company, is hosting a career fair at its Troy headquarters and is seeking talented individuals to join their team. The career fair is scheduled for tomorrow, September 3, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at 2075 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite #700. "We're growing at a sizzling pace and we are not...

2014-08-11 16:29:31

SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup is pleased to announce their move to 719 Second Avenue, Suite 400, in Seattle's Millennium Tower. The new office space, designed by SkB Architects and constructed by Skanska, accommodates planned growth in Arup's multidisciplinary, integrated engineering, design and consulting teams. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130826/MM69714LOGO Arup has been actively serving the Pacific Northwest for more than 16 years, and throughout that...


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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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