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YPO Names Elizabeth Zucker 2019-2020 Chairman

DALLAS, March 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organization in the world, announced the election of Elizabeth Zucker to YPO’s highest elected office, the 2019-2020 chairman of the YPO Board of Directors.

Zucker is the 68th member to hold this office and will succeed current YPO Chairman Pascal Gerken. She will begin her term on 1 July 2019.

A member of the YPO Saint Louis Gateway and YPO Mid-America chapters, Zucker is the Managing Partner at Interior Investments of St. Louis, LLC, an Illinois Limited Liability Company and a subsidiary of I3 Group, Inc.

Through a hub and spoke business model and Zucker’s leadership, Interior Investments of St. Louis, LLC, has grown to a USD40 million dealership.

“I am honored by the board’s election as YPO chairman for the 2019-2020 term. YPO has been an incredibly powerful influence on my life, business and family. I look forward to my continued service to YPO as it has brought incredible friendships and experiences into my life that I cherish deeply,” says Zucker.

The YPO chairman is elected by member peers on the board. Zucker continues the legacy of YPO’s founder and first president, Ray Hickok, who set the standard for peer leadership. Today, more than 30 past YPO chairmen are actively engaged with the organization.

“YPO’s greatest assets are embedded in the lives, experiences and gifts that our members share with us each day,” says Gerken. “Elizabeth exemplifies what it means to be a leader creating a world of impact. I know that she will lead with passion and be an extraordinary ambassador of YPO and our more than 27,000 members.”

Zucker joined YPO in 2007. She quickly became involved in YPO leadership, holding more than seven chapter officer roles. In 2014, she joined the Central U.S. Regional Executive Committee and served from 2013-2015 as the Regional Integration Officer. From 2015-2016, she served as the Central U.S. Regional Chair.

In July 2016, Zucker became a member of the YPO Board of Directors. Throughout her tenure, she served on the YPO Membership Committee, Governance and Succession Committee, Chapters and Regions Committee, Compensation and HR Committee and as YPO Council Chair.

About YPO:

YPO is the premier global leadership organization for more than 27,000 chief executives in over 130 countries and the global platform for them to engage, learn and grow. YPO members harness the knowledge, influence and trust of the world’s most influential and innovative business leaders to inspire business, personal, family and community impact.

Today, YPO member-run companies, diversified among industries and types of businesses, employ more than 22 million people globally and generate USD9 trillion in annual revenues. For more information, visit ‪ypo.org.

YPO Media Contact:
Amy Reid, areid@ypo.org, +1 646 678 0575 (United States)

PUMA and Maybelline New York Up the Makeup Game with Limited Edition Athleisure-Inspired Collection

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Global sport brand PUMA and Maybelline New York, the No. 1 international makeup brand, collaborated to launch their first-ever PUMA x Maybelline special-edition collection which fuses beauty, fashion and sport into one high-performance makeup collection.

PUMA x Maybelline’s makeup collaboration was designed with the always-on, do-it-all lifestyle of Generation Z and millennials top of mind. Tapping into the athleisure obsession, Maybelline teamed up with PUMA – a leader in women’s sportswear – to create the ultimate high performance, street style-inspired makeup collection. “Our young consumer today prioritizes an active lifestyle whether it be career, fitness or personally. She’s always on the go, never settles and needs high performance products that keep up with her grind,” said Trisha Ayyagari, Deputy General Manager of Maybelline New York. “The PUMA x Maybelline Collection was created to do just that.”

Developed with the latest in long-wear technology, the PUMA x Maybelline 12-piece collection features a smudge-proof mascara for all-day fierce lashes, a metallic highlighter for an eye-catching chrome effect and fan-favorite Super Stay Matte Ink long-wear lip color in new limited-edition shades. In addition, Maybelline introduces two new duo sticks to their offerings – a new long-wear matte and metallic eye stick for versatile day to night looks as well as a waterproof color and gloss face stick for a dewy flushed look. The products’ multi-use formats come in sleek, on-the-go packaging and make it easy to achieve a complete makeup look or a quick post-workout touch up. Best known for her passion for athletics, fashion and beauty looks, and as a global style icon, Maybelline long-standing spokesmodel and PUMA’s latest ambassador Adriana Lima will serve as the face of the campaign.

Partnering with the biggest makeup brand in the world to create a unique, unexpected and versatile makeup collection was a no-brainer. PUMA is always striving to merge fashion and sport and this collaboration achieves that goal. “This collection is truly the representation of the point where the gym meets the runway, a goal we strive for in everything we do for our female consumers,” said Adam Petrick, Global Director of Brand and Marketing for PUMA. “We believe that this first ever collaboration will allow the PUMA Woman to move seamlessly from the gym to the street and provide her with the tools to look and feel her best.”

“PUMA and Maybelline are synonymous with on-trend, high-performance products,” said Leonardo Chavez, Global Brand President, Maybelline New York. “Maybelline’s collaboration with PUMA makes innovative, street style-inspired makeup accessible to consumers worldwide to complement their always-on, demanding lifestyles.”

The PUMA x Maybelline Collection instore and online availability varies by market. Visit your local Maybelline.com for more information.

About Maybelline New York
Maybelline New York is the number one cosmetic brand in the world, available in over 120 countries. By combining technologically advanced formulations with on-trend expertise and New York City edge, Maybelline New York’s mission is to offer innovative, accessible and effortless cosmetics for every woman. The brand is currently the official makeup sponsor of New York Fashion Week and other fashion weeks worldwide. For more information, log on to www.maybelline.com.

Per L’Oréal USA policy, please disclose if you were given free product for review.

About PUMA
PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For 70 years, PUMA has relentlessly pushed sport and culture forward by creating fast products for the world’s fastest athletes. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running and Training, Basketball, Golf, and Motorsports. It collaborates with renowned designers and brands to bring sport influences into street culture and fashion. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf and Dobotex. The company distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs more than 13,000 people worldwide, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany. Follow @PUMA for more product stories, and find all of PUMA’s latest news on about.puma.com.

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Patton Presents BroadCloud Certified CPE Solutions at Connections

Exhibiting at BroadSoft Connections, Patton will tout its BroadCloud-validated, US-manufactured customer-premise eSBC and ATA solutions with cloud-enabled provisioning and management

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Patton Electronics—US-manufacturer of UC enabling customer premise equipment—will showcase its BroadCloud-certified eSBC and ATA solutions for service providers and subscribers at BroadSoft Connections in Miami this week.

Certified interoperable with BroadSoft and BroadCloud communications platforms, SmartNode VoIP customer-premise equipment (CPE) provide seamless integration with subscriber-premise communications systems, including legacy TDM phones and PBX systems or advanced SIP-based unified communications services.

Featuring automated provisioning, automated survivability, and supported by the Patton Cloud edge-orchestration service, Patton VoIP CPE help service providers minimize CAPEX and OPEX while improving profitability when delivering unified communications as a service (UCaaS) based on BroadCloud.

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Patton-BroadSoft Auto-Provisioning Solution for SIP Trunks Serving Customer-Chosen IP PBX

Supported survivability options include multi-WAN, wired, wireless and TDM trunk fail-over.

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Enterprise Survivability for Subscribers of BroadSoft-Based Services

Patton Cloud gives service providers and subscribers enhanced choice and control. Services can be scaled, transformed or re-purposed remotely with software upgrades, device licenses and firmware changes. Providers can apply new routing protocols, add TDM channels, SIP Sessions or NFV/SD WAN support remotely, from anywhere in the world.

The centralized Patton-Cloud interface provides management, monitoring, security features, alerting, troubleshooting and more. With a SmartNode VoIP CPE installed on the customer premise, service providers can analyze, transform, re-purpose and optimize services—from any location in the world.

“Patton has been a certified business partner in the BroadSoft ecosystem since 2006,” said Burton A. Patton (Burt) Executive Vice President at Patton. “We’ve been building network equipment for 35 years. That’s a winning combination for service providers and their business subscribers.”

For more information about how Patton’s CPE products empower service providers to efficiently—and profitably—deliver high-quality communications services to their business subscribers…

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Patton BroadWorks and BroadCloud Product Guide

In related news, Patton recently announced the Patton Cloud edge-orchestration service that speeds deployment and reduces costs for service providers.

Media Contact: Glendon Flowers | +1 301 975 1000 | press@patton.com

Bombardier CRJ Series Certified for Higher Maintenance Intervals

MONTREAL, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has granted approval for the maintenance intervals escalation of the CRJ700, CRJ900 and CRJ1000 aircraft. The line maintenance interval (A-check) is extended to 800 flight hours, and the heavy maintenance interval (C-check) at 8,000 flight hours.

“With the longest maintenance intervals on the regional jet market, the CRJ aircraft family continues to deliver more value to operators, along with its excellent reliability and its proven outstanding operational capability”, said Charles Comtois, Head of CRJ Series Program, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We are thrilled that our operators are benefitting from our continuous improvement mindset as with this evolution, the CRJ Series operators can now take advantage of 14 per cent less maintenance days, meaning more days of revenue flying.”

The maintenance intervals have doubled since the launch of the CRJ aircraft family. The new maintenance intervals are applicable for new production deliveries as well as all CRJ700, CRJ900, and CRJ1000 aircraft in service.

About Bombardier
With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors
An image of a CRJ900 aircraft in the Bombardier livery is posted with this news release at bombardier.com

The CRJ Series aircraft backgrounder is available in the BCA Media Hub.

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For Information
Nathalie Siphengphet
Head of Communications and Public Relations
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
+1 416-375-3030
nathalie.siphengphet@aero.bombardier.com
www.bombardier.com

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Flashpoint Global Channel Program Welcomes New Talent to Accelerate Growth in EMEA Region

Appointment of Industry Veteran Reinforces Company’s Commitment to Partnerships, International Expansion

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flashpoint, the global leader in Business Risk Intelligence (BRI), today announced that industry veteran Roy Pickard has joined the company as channel sales manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). His appointment as the first EMEA-based member of the Flashpoint Global Channel Program (GCP) team marks the latest international milestone for the company, following its successful expansion in Asia Pacific and Latin America earlier this year.

Pickard brings more than two decades of experience forging lasting partnerships and strengthening channel portfolios at esteemed security and technology enterprises including Resolve Systems, Tufin, Carbon Black, FireEye, Safenet Inc., and TrendMicro. At Flashpoint, he will lead recruitment, development, and enablement initiatives for channel partners throughout EMEA.

Given the immense size and diversity of the EMEA market, Pickard’s extensive insight into the needs and challenges of the region’s resellers, distributors, and their customers will be particularly impactful during this pivotal time for the Flashpoint Global Channel Program.

Ever since it was officially announced in September 2017, the program has more than doubled its number of partners, earned a 5-star rating in CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide, and was honored when its Director of Global Channels, Ayesha Prakash, was named to CRN’s prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list. By augmenting the Global Channel Program team with additional top-tier talent, Pickard will play a key role in extending the benefits of BRI to even more organizations worldwide.

“We are thrilled to be further ramping up the presence of our Global Channel Program in EMEA. Not only will Roy’s extensive experience bolstering channel portfolios provide Flashpoint with ample opportunity to forge and develop lasting partnerships in the region, it will also enable us to empower even more organizations with the meaningful intelligence they need to combat the threats and adversaries they face,” said Brian Costello, SVP Global Sales and Solution Architecture, Flashpoint.

About Flashpoint
Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower organizations worldwide with meaningful intelligence and information that combats threats and adversaries. The company’s sophisticated technology, advanced data collections, and human-powered analysis uniquely enables large enterprises and the public sector to bolster cybersecurity, confront fraud, detect insider threats and build insider threat programs, enhance physical security, improve executive protection, and address vendor risk and supply chain integrity. Flashpoint is backed by Georgian Partners, Greycroft Partners, TechOperators, K2 Intelligence, Jump Capital, Leaders Fund, Bloomberg Beta, and Cisco Investments. For more information, visit https://www.flashpoint-intel.com/ or follow us on Twitter at @FlashpointIntel.

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