‫تطلق مجموعة الزاهد مبادرة “لا للبلاستيك”

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — تفخر مجموعة شركات الزاهد بالإعلان عن إطلاقها لمبادرة “لا للبلاستيك ذو الاستخدام الواحد” حيث اتخذت المجموعة قراراً باستبدال جميع المواد البلاستيكية ذات الاستخدام الواحد بمنتجات مستدامة وصديقة للبيئة على نطاق جميع شركات المجموعة داخل وخارج المملكة العربية السعودية بنهاية عام ٢٠٢٢. وتماشياً مع أهداف المجموعة ووعيها […]

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

تفخر مجموعة شركات الزاهد بالإعلان عن إطلاقها لمبادرة “لا للبلاستيك ذو الاستخدام الواحد” حيث اتخذت المجموعة قراراً باستبدال جميع المواد البلاستيكية ذات الاستخدام الواحد بمنتجات مستدامة وصديقة للبيئة على نطاق جميع شركات المجموعة داخل وخارج المملكة العربية السعودية بنهاية عام ٢٠٢٢.GNW

وتماشياً مع أهداف المجموعة ووعيها بأهمية حماية البيئة بممارسات مستدامة، فسيتم استبدال المواد البلاستيكية التي يتم استخدامها لمرة واحدة في فروع شركات المجموعة بحلول صديقة للبيئة، والذي سيكون له دور كبير في تحقيق التأثير الإيجابي المطلوب.

وأضاف الرئيس التنفيذي للمجموعة زيد محمد زاهد: “إنني على يقين أننا جميعا على علم بالأضرار التي تلحقها النفايات البلاستيكية على بيئتنا. والآثار السلبية بعيدة المدى التي تعرض الحياة الفطرية في البر والبحر للخطر، وتشوّه السواحل والمناظر الطبيعية وتلحق بنا الأذى وبمن نحب. إن التغاضي عن هذه المشكلة له تأثيرات مدمرة على كوكبنا وعلى الأجيال القادمة، ومن خلال تحقيق هدفنا بجعل شركاتنا خالية من البلاستيك ذات الاستخدام الواحد، نكون قد حققنا الأثر الإيجابي الواضح على محيطنا ومجتمعنا وكوكبنا.”

الهدف واضح، والالتزام جاد، والتغييرات قد بدأت بالفعل. كل فرد في مجموعة الزاهد، وعوائلهم، هم جزء من حل المشكلة، وتؤمن المجموعة بأنه سيكون لجميع هذه الجهود الفردية مجتمعةً بإذن الله تأثير مباشر في الحد من تلوث الكوكب وحماية البيئة؛ وبذلك ستكون مجموعة شركات الزاهد القدوة التي يحتذى بها في هذا المجال.

مجموعة الزاهد
مجموعة الزاهد هي شركة خاصة مقرها في جدة، المملكة العربية السعودية وتعمل بها لأكثر قرن، ويعمل بها أكثر من ٥,٠٠٠ شخص. وهي عضو رائد في العديد من القطاعات كقطاع الطاقة والانشاءات والآلات الثقيلة والنقل والخدمات المالية، واللوجستية، والتصنيع، والضيافة. تمثل مجموعة الزاهد علامات تجارية عالمية رائدة كمعدات كاتربلر وشاحنات فولفو ورينو وتوتال.

Contact Information:

Mrouj Barefah
SUPLess@zahid.com

Zahid Group Is Committed to Stop the Use of Single-Use Plastics by the End of 2022

Zahid Group Is Committed to Stop the Use of Single-Use Plastics by the End of 2022 JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zahid Group is proud to announce the launch of its ‘NO TO SINGLE-USE PLASTIC’ initiative, a commitment to eliminating the use of single-use plastic across Group companies in and out […]

Zahid Group Is Committed to Stop the Use of Single-Use Plastics by the End of 2022

‘No to Single-Use Plastic’: An initiative in line with Zahid Group’s commitment towards sustainability

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zahid Group is proud to announce the launch of its ‘NO TO SINGLE-USE PLASTIC’ initiative, a commitment to eliminating the use of single-use plastic across Group companies in and out of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the end of 2022. As a leading organization, Zahid Group recognizes the importance of setting the standard and doing its utmost to protect the communities it impacts and the planet.

In line with the Group’s ongoing enhancement of sustainable practices, single-use plastics have been identified as an area where significant results can be achieved. The elimination of single-use plastics from all facets of all Group companies and their replacement with environmentally friendly solutions will help protect our seas, oceans, and land.

Mr. Zayd M. Zahid, Zahid Group’s Chief Executive Officer commented, “We all see the harm single-use plastics have on our environment and we can no longer afford to not be part of the solution. The effects of single-use plastics are far reaching – damaging our environment, adding to the climate change problems, destroying marine life, damaging landscapes and coastlines and ultimately harming each of us and our loved ones. Left unchecked, the harmful impact we are witnessing today, will have devastating effects on our planet and future generations. In achieving our stated goal of removing single-use plastics from all our operations, we will have a significant, positive impact on our families, communities, and planet.”

The goal is clear, the commitment is second-to-none and the work has already started. Every Zahid Group employee and their families are part of the solution. Their efforts will have a direct impact in reducing the pollution to the planet and protecting the environment; therewith setting an example for others to follow.

About Zahid Group

Zahid Group is a privately held organization headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for over a century. It employs more than 5,000 people and is a leading player in multiple industries that include, energy & utilities, heavy machinery, financial services, industrial manufacturing, transport, and hospitality. The Zahid Group partners with leading global brands including Caterpillar, Volvo and Renault trucks, and Total.

Contact Information:

Mrouj Barefah
SUPLess@zahid.com

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Synchronoss Names Taylor C. Greenwald Chief Financial Officer

Finance leader brings more than 20 years of public company experience to Synchronoss BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging and digital products and platforms, today announced that Taylor C. Greenwald is appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. In his […]

Finance leader brings more than 20 years of public company experience to Synchronoss

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging and digital products and platforms, today announced that Taylor C. Greenwald is appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. In his new role at Synchronoss, Greenwald will oversee global financial operations for the company, including accounting, treasury, business planning and analysis, corporate development, and investor relations.

Greenwald brings to Synchronoss extensive experience managing all financial functions of large global public organizations. He most recently served as Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Web Presence for Endurance International Group, an IT services company. Prior to that, he spent 18 years with Convergys Corporation where he held several senior leadership roles, including Senior Vice President Finance, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.

“I am pleased to welcome Taylor to our senior leadership team,” said Jeff Miller, President and CEO of Synchronoss. “Taylor brings to the table significant experience driving revenue growth and profitability for large companies in the technology and business service industries. In addition, he offers deep corporate development knowledge, including acquisitions and divestitures, proven proficiency with turnaround strategies, and a strong technical background. I’m confident his expertise and financial acumen will make an immediate impact as we continue to position Synchronoss for the future and ensure our customers across the globe have the resources they need to connect with subscribers in trusted and meaningful ways.”

Miller added that Lou Ferraro, who had been serving as Acting Chief Financial Officer for the last quarter, will remain with the company as Executive Vice President of Financial Operations and Chief Human Resources Officer, reporting to Taylor. “Lou did a fantastic job after being asked to take on the acting CFO role earlier this summer in addition to his other responsibilities. The board and I look forward to his ongoing leadership with us going forward,” Miller said.

Greenwald said he is excited to be joining the company. “The work that Synchronoss has accomplished in the past year to improve its business trajectory is impressive, and I’m honored to join the company at such an important time. I look forward to helping Synchronoss build momentum for revenue growth and deliver on its strategic goals for customers and its other stakeholders,” he said.

Greenwald earned his MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management, and his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

About Synchronoss
Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ: SNCR) builds software that empowers companies around the world to connect with their subscribers in trusted and meaningful ways. The company’s collection of products helps streamline networks, simplify onboarding and engage subscribers to unleash new revenue streams, reduce costs and increase speed to market. Hundreds of millions of subscribers trust Synchronoss products to stay in sync with the people, services and content they love. That’s why more than 1,500 talented Synchronoss employees worldwide strive each day to reimagine a world in sync. Learn more at www.synchronoss.com

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Investor Contact
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Merck to Support SaudiVax in Becoming First Developer and Manufacturer of Halal Vaccines and Biotherapeutics in Saudi Arabia

– Merck to work with SaudiVax to design best-in-class facility for Saudi-based manufacturing of life-saving biotherapeutics – SaudiVax selects Merck for its expertise in GMP manufacturing, biopharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, consulting services, and product testing and development – The Merck-SaudiVax collaboration underscores both companies’ commitment to expand access to life-saving and life-enhancing biologic therapies in the […]

Merck to work with SaudiVax to design best-in-class facility for Saudi-based manufacturing of life-saving biotherapeutics

SaudiVax selects Merck for its expertise in GMP manufacturing, biopharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, consulting services, and product testing and development

The Merck-SaudiVax collaboration underscores both companies’ commitment to expand access to life-saving and life-enhancing biologic therapies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that it will support SaudiVax Ltd., based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to design a best-in-class, multi-modality manufacturing facility to localize manufacturing of biologics and vaccines for the MENA region.

Merck today announced that it will support SaudiVax Ltd. to design a best-in-class, multi-modality manufacturing facility to localize manufacturing of biologics and vaccines for the MENA region.

SaudiVax is positioned to become the first developer and manufacturer of Halal vaccines and biotherapeutics in Saudi Arabia, leveraging Merck’s integrated Contract Development Manufacturing Services (CDMO), innovative product offerings and single-use technologies.

“With more than 30 years of experience designing, building and operating our own global CDMO network, we are pleased to support SaudiVax in fulfilling its mission to localize the development and manufacturing of vaccines and therapeutics in Saudi Arabia,” said Sébastien Ribault, Head of End-to-End Contract Development Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) Services, Life Science business sector at Merck. “This partnership brings together our shared commitment to expand access to life-saving and life-enhancing therapies.”

The first phase of this collaboration will focus on conceptual and equipment selection studies, followed by facility fit-out, consulting, and process development services to enable SaudiVax to achieve self-sufficient cGMP manufacturing that meets international regulatory requirements. As part of this first phase, Merck will support the training of SaudiVax employees in its M Lab™ Collaboration Center in Molsheim, France, and on its End-to-End GMP site located in Martillac, France. Merck and SaudiVax formalized their collaboration with a signing ceremony on October 24.

“Merck’s comprehensive expertise, services, and bioprocessing products, coupled with its focus on both the customer and international regulatory requirements, makes them the ideal strategic partner to enable us to localize the manufacturing of high-quality, Halal, and affordable vaccines and biotherapeutics in Saudi Arabia for distribution throughout the MENA region,” said Mazen Hassanain, Managing Director of SaudiVax.

About Merck
Merck, a leading science and technology company, operates across healthcare, life science and electronics. Around 58,000 employees work to make a positive difference to millions of people’s lives every day by creating more joyful and sustainable ways to live. From advancing gene-editing technologies and discovering unique ways to treat the most challenging diseases to enabling the intelligence of devices – the company is everywhere. In 2020, Merck generated sales of € 17.5 billion in 66 countries.

Scientific exploration and responsible entrepreneurship have been key to Merck’s technological and scientific advances. This is how Merck has thrived since its founding in 1668. The founding family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed company. Merck holds the global rights to the Merck name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the business sectors of Merck operate as EMD Serono in healthcare, MilliporeSigma in life science, and EMD Electronics.

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Strong Growth Figures Hotel Industry good for investors

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Barrows, the provider of hotel investment and advisory services for hotels in the Middle East, is very positive for the global hotel industry and sees huge opportunities for investors and developers. Last year, the company noticed lower sales due to restrictions imposed by travel restrictions […]

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Barrows, the provider of hotel investment and advisory services for hotels in the Middle East, is very positive for the global hotel industry and sees huge opportunities for investors and developers.

Last year, the company noticed lower sales due to restrictions imposed by travel restrictions and declining demand for global hotel bookings. The turnover decline in hotel room sales was a fact, but the differences with the advisory branch of the company were very large. Never has the company managed to achieve such significant growth.

Many Hotels across the globe had massive problems and hired Barrows as their regular advisory partner. Today, the development of new hotels and the sales of hotel rooms are stronger than ever before. Investors are massively signing up for new hotel projects and they really come from all over the world.

The company expects strong growth in the hotel industry for the last quarter of this year and for 2022. “The economies are slowly closing, and world trade is returning back strongly,” said Barrows Hotel Enterprises Chairman – Erwin Jager. The market has been recovering for a few months now and hotels are opening their doors to the public again, which is giving a huge boost to employment.

Barrows Hotel Enterprises internationally manages more than 10,000 hotel rooms in more than 10 countries. The company started in 2008 as a real estate investor in the residential market in Dubai. Since 2012, Barrows has changed its strategy and the company is fully focused on the fast-growing hotel industry in the Middle East and Africa.

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Assouline Fall 2021 Introduces The Classics Collection – Diamonds

Foreword by Edward Enninful In Partnership with the Natural Diamond Council In today’s world, diamonds are as entrenched in luxury, glamour and aspiration as they have been through history, but as the representations of those ideals are changing, so is the diamond. —Edward Enninful, Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue DUBAI, UAE, Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Formed […]

Foreword by Edward Enninful

In Partnership with the Natural Diamond Council
In today’s world, diamonds are as entrenched in luxury, glamour and aspiration as they have been through history, but as the representations of those ideals are changing, so is the diamond.
—Edward Enninful, Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue

DUBAI, UAE, Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Formed billions of years ago deep below the surface of the earth, natural diamonds have always had an ethereal mysticism about them. Once reserved only for royals, red carpets, and life’s most celebratory moments, diamonds were seen as symbols of wealth and prosperity that only few could access. But with a new century comes a new expression of luxury, as a new crop of young designers and heritage jewellery houses alike including Sabyasachi, Messika, Anita Ko, Boucheron, and Fernando Jorge are celebrating natural diamonds as an everyday indulgence. Today’s tastemakers are incorporating diamonds into their designs in unexpected ways, unafraid to play around with interesting cuts and colourful hues.

In telling the story of today’s expression of natural diamonds and their continuous impact on the world, this new volume dives into tales of the world’s most captivating stones, from the Hope Diamond to the legend of the Beau Sancy Diamond. Featuring stunning images; tall tales; and interviews with top designers, tastemakers, and enthusiasts alike; Diamonds is the definitive book on the world’s most sought-after jewel.

Richa Singh, Managing Director – India & the Middle East, Natural Diamond Council said, “Natural diamonds are a timeless embodiment of classical beauty that never go out of style. A piece of jewellery can make you feel so special like you walked into a room not alone but with your own 10 thousand. It is a thrilling experience for us to introduce this book which brings out the fascinating nature of the stone. Featuring jewellery designers, fashionistas and celebrities, this book will be every diamond lover’s favourite and a great coffee table addition.”

Sabyasachi, “Very soon jewellery will be sold like art. The only difference is that along with perceived value, there is intrinsic value in jewellery as well.”

Gigi Hadid, “My mom taught me the importance of investing in jewellery that is timeless, that you can wear forever.”

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, “A great piece of jewellery is crafted with so much love and precision. It can make you feel strong, sexy, beautiful and everything else in between.”

The mission of Natural Diamond Council is to advance the integrity of the modern diamond jewellery industry by inspiring and educating consumers around the world. “While it is these pop culture diamond moments that are forever etched in our collective memories; out of the spotlight, all around the world, people are having their own diamond moments,” says David Kellie, CEO of Natural Diamond Council. In collaboration with Assouline, the organization is proud to have been able to further share their passion, by bringing an incredible compilation of timeless pieces to life within this beautiful tome.

Click on the link to purchase the book: https://www.assouline.com/products/diamonds-diamond-stories?search=autocomplete

About the Natural Diamond Council:

The Natural Diamond Council (NDC) advances diamonds’ desirability by publishing trends and sharing resources and information with consumers on the ultimate timeless and natural luxury good. The NDC also works to support the integrity of the natural diamond industry, providing transparency, and insight on the ethics, sustainability and progress of this sector.

Reference Links:

Website – www.naturaldiamonds.com

IG – @onlynaturaldiamonds_in – https://www.instagram.com/onlynaturaldiamonds_in/?hl=en

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About Assouline:

Assouline Publishing is a book publisher founded in 1994 by Prosper and Martine Assouline. It has published about 1,500 titles on subjects including architecture, art, design, fashion, gastronomy, lifestyle, photography and travel.

For more information, contact: Shubhangi.chaturvedi@pitchforkpartners.com

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