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2014-03-04 12:28:14

LONDON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Marine Gensets Market in the APAC Region 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Marine Gensets market in the APAC region to grow at a CAGR of 7.03 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for commercial vessels. The Marine Gensets market in the APAC region has also been witnessing the emerging demand for...

2013-04-17 00:20:05

Former Sumitomo Chemicals and BASF executive to oversee entire operations in Japan for Asia's largest specialty chemicals and ingredients distributor San Francisco, CA, Apr 17, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Connell Brothers, a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company, and the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and industrial ingredients in Asia-Pacific, has appointed Mr. Iguchi Shinichi, former head of marketing and business development of monomer at...

2010-06-10 18:00:00

PROVO, Utah, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: NUS) today named Luke Yoo president of the company's North Asia region, which includes the company's businesses in Japan and South Korea. Yoo will fill the role formerly held by Brett Nelson who has accepted the position of president of Nu Skin North America. Ryan Napierski has been named as president of Nu Skin Japan, a role also formerly held by Brett Nelson. In addition to Yoo's new position as president of...

2010-03-09 18:31:00

TOKYO, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced the appointment of Mark Smith as its new managing director for North Asia, which includes Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090803/PH55929LOGO ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100308/PH64285 ) Based in Tokyo, Smith will be responsible for driving...


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