Who’s on the move today? MUFG MUFG, the Tokyo-based financial group, has appointed John Winter as chief executive of MUFG Securities EMEA and head of MUFG Bank’s global corporate and Investment Banking (GCIB) business in EMEA. John takes up the reins at MUFG following a 31-year career in financial services which has included senior roles at some of the largest banks. An experienced banker and a transformational leader, John will develop and oversee MUFG’s strategy and governance for its securities business across EMEA. He will also be responsible for directing the divisions and functions which deliver client solutions through the GCIB business. He will work alongside Masahiro Kuwahara, regional executive for EMEA, and Tokyo-based GCIB management. Since rebranding its banking arm to MUFG Bank from Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ almost a year ago, the EMEA platform has continued to push ahead with its integration of client teams and functions. John started his career at … [Read more...] about City Moves for 25 March – who’s switching jobs at MUFG, NB Private Equity and University College London?
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The Institute for Educational Development (IRO) is organizing for the students and students of the EducationUSA High Education Fair that will be held on Tuesday, 5. April 2016. from 16 to 19 hours at Westin Hotel, Izidor Kršnjavoga 1, in Zagreb. The 11 University of Applied Sciences will be attended by 8 US states and American universities based in 3 European countries. The fair will be exhibited by major public universities such as the University of Arizona, which is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world * as well as private colleges such as the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with campuses in Zagreb and Dubrovnik. More information on the EducationUSA fair is available on the website www.iro.hr and on Facebook at EducationUSA Croatia https://www.facebook.com/EducationUSA.Croatia. Over the 4.600 accredited colleges, 21,3 Millions of enrolled students annually and the record-breaking 974, 926 international students in the academic year 2014./15., The US … [Read more...] about Fair of American Colleges and Universities for a Week in Zagreb
WASHINGTON – The Ukrainian American Bar Association held its 41st annual meeting in the confines of the U.S. Capitol Building. The conference, titled “U.S.-Ukraine: New Policies, Strategies and Lessons from the Past,” took place during the weekend of November 9-11 and attracted a wide array of attorneys, jurists and academics from the United States as well as from Ukraine. The conference ended with a banquet honoring one of the co-chairs of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, Congressman Andy Harris of Maryland, who received a Special UABA Award for his efforts and continuing support of Ukraine. At the outset of the conference, the attendees were welcomed by UABA President Oksana Pelekh, who pointed out that this was the first time that the UABA annual meeting was taking place in the U.S. Capitol. A special greeting was also extended by an honored member in attendance, Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovych of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, who … [Read more...] about UABA holds 41st annual meeting in Washington
Food delivery service DoorDash on Thursday announced it is teaming up with General Motors to test using self-driving cars to deliver meals and groceries in San Francisco. A pilot program with the US automaker's Cruise Automation division will start in March, according to the San Francisco-based startup launched in 2013 by Stanford University students. "We're kicking off our pilot in San Francisco, a complex and intricate city where Cruise has been testing vehicles for the past three years," DoorDash special projects operations lead Penn Daniel said in a release. "We look forward to scaling and improving the delivery experience." DoorDash has created a system to move food from merchants to autonomous vehicles, then notify customers when orders are on the cusp of arrival, according to Daniel. The alliance adds to growing ranks of companies out to automate "last mile" deliveries with robotic carts or aerial drones that autonomously navigate payloads to destinations. Japanese carmaker … [Read more...] about GM and DoorDash to deliver food with self-driving cars
The Irish women’s hockey team captured the imagination of the public with their run to the World Cup final in London. Gillian Pinder, the penalty hero in their semi-final win over Spain — provides the definitive inside story of the team of the year. She spoke with Kieran Shannon.‘THIS IS THE MOMENT’The nation held its breath.So tightly, George was there — again — to cover it.Only this time, Gillian Pinder was David O’Leary.HAMILTON:They can barely watch…[Whistle blows. The crowd falls silent. Pinder starts to advance with the ball]…Pinder against Ruiz…[Pinder moves towards her left]…Pinder against Ruiz![Pinder sways and shifts the ball to her right, shoots low, then the crowd and Hamilton erupt]….Pinder, Pinder, Pinder! Ireland are in the World Cup final! That is incredible! This is the moment! 2018 is the year! The green army march on. Ireland — IRELAND! — are in the final of a World Cup! And that has … [Read more...] about The Kieran Shannon Interview: Gillian Pinder