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2014-09-17 08:27:11

PwC brings management and technology perspectives to clients' cloud initiatives from strategy through execution NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announces that PwC was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2014 Vendor Analysis report. According to the report, "PwC brings management and technology perspectives to clients' cloud initiatives from strategy through execution -- whether companies are leveraging cloud services internally...

2014-09-16 16:25:57

Second segment of PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolving trends in board priorities and practices, as well as activist shareholders becoming even more active, were among the issues directors expressed their views about in PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. In the summer of 2014, 863 public company directors responded to the survey, and of those, 70% serve on the boards of companies...

2014-09-11 08:28:11

Major shift coming as employers opt out of providing healthcare coverage for employees and health insurance moves toward a direct-to-consumer model NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI) today released a new report - The Rise of Retail Health Coverage - detailing how retail health insurance marketplaces, known as exchanges, are dramatically changing both the employer benefits environment and the health insurance business. According to HRI,...

2014-09-09 16:24:40

First segment of PwC's Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey reveals corporate directors' views on board performance and diversity. The findings indicate a growing concern regarding the replacement of underperforming board members and differing opinions among male and female directors concerning the importance of gender and racial diversity....

2014-09-05 12:25:18

PwC bid proposes an IT transformation to help improve quality and efficiency of healthcare for U.S. military families and veterans WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced its intent to pursue the Department of Defense (D0D) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) contract. The DHMSM program would replace and modernize the Military Health System (MHS) which currently supports more than 9.7 million beneficiaries,...

2014-09-02 12:25:12

Firm Invests More Than 6,400 hours to Minneapolis Non-Profit Organizations MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that its Minneapolis market donated a total of $90,000 to four Minneapolis-based non-profit organizations, funded through grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. The grants complement the professional services firm's Earn Your Future campaign dedicated to addressing youth education with a combination of donations and skills-based volunteer...

2014-08-28 08:21:51

Improving Internal Controls and Corporate Culture are Crucial Strategies for Global Businesses Working in High Risk Markets DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic crime in the automotive industry is on the rise with 28 percent of the automotive respondents reporting that their companies experienced an incident of economic crime, up slightly from 25 percent in 2011. Among the top types of economic crime in the automotive sector, 74 percent are committed by internal perpetrators,...

2014-08-27 08:25:49

Oil & Gas Land Management Benchmarking Study Provides Insights into Successful Performance Drivers and Operating Models for Land Management NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The continued increases in oil & gas transaction volume and drilling activity have strained oil & gas land organizations, leading to missed opportunities in building efficiencies and capturing value, according to PwC's 2014 Land Management Benchmarking study. The study was based on responses from more than...

2014-08-25 08:32:56

Mestraud Joins Global Threat Intelligence Firm as Vice President of Finance and Accounting RESTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyveillance, a global leader in cyber intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Steve Mestraud as Vice President of Finance and Accounting. Mestraud previously served as Director of Financial Advisory Services at Solomon Edwards Group, and has supported QinetiQ's US operations for the last 20 months in that capacity. Prior to that Mestraud was...

2014-08-25 08:25:38

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates stronger occupancy gains in 2014, setting the stage for 2015, during which PwC US anticipates the highest occupancy levels in 20 years. As the economy rebounded from a weather-related slowdown in the first quarter of 2014, travel activity picked up significantly in the second quarter, resulting in better than expected occupancy performance, and average daily rate results that were...


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