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Hockey Canada appoints lawyer as new chair of board of directors amid controversy | CBC News

Hockey Canada appointed Toronto-based lawyer Andrea Skinner to serve as interim chair of its board of directors while facing intense public pressure for a major shakeup in leadership.  The move comes just days after Canada’s 13 regional hockey federations threatened to stop paying fees to Hockey Canada because they are “appalled” over its handling of sexual […]

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Science

Balfour Beatty appoints UK Health, Safety and Environment Director

News listings 08 August 2022 Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces the appointment of Lee Hewitt as UK Health, Safety and Environment Director. Lee will take up his new role on 5 September, following Heather Bryant retiring on 18 November, having spent eight years at Balfour Beatty. Lee will be responsible for driving […]

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US

Web3.0 based coto appoints Vishakha Singh as its NFT strategist

coto, a Web3.0 based social community platform for women, has announced the appointment of Vishakha Singh as its non-fungible token (NFT) strategist.  Through this appointment, Singh is expected to play a role to execute the roadmap for coto’s decentralised autonomous nature, starting with the NFT program for creators. Besides the involvement of business-to-business (B2B) agencies […]

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US

Thirdverse Appoints Former DeNA CEO to Lead Web3 Strategy – EnterpriseTalk

Thirdverse Appoints Former DeNA CEO to Lead Web3 Strategy Thirdverse Inc., a leading virtual reality and Web3 game development and distribution company, today announced that Isao Moriyasu has joined the company as the executive producer of Web3 games. Moriyasu was the former CEO of DeNA Co., Ltd., where he grew the company into one of […]

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Finance

Joe Biden appoints team to tackle fast-spreading monkeypox outbreak

President Joe Biden has appointed a new team to lead the US response to monkeypox following declarations of emergency by California and Illinois and mounting criticism of the administration’s response to the outbreak. The White House team, appointed on Tuesday, will be led by Robert Fenton, an administrator at the Federal Emergency and Management Agency. […]

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Finance

Argentina appoints veteran politician to lead new economy ‘super ministry’

President Alberto Fernández has appointed the influential leader of Argentina’s lower house to spearhead a new economic “super ministry” in an attempt to rescue his government and regain market confidence as fears of a full-blown economic crisis worsen. Sergio Massa, the Peronist leader of the lower house of congress, will be in charge of a […]

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World

Ukraine appoints anti-corruption prosecutor, vows to meet EU entry demands

KYIV, July 28 (Reuters) – Ukraine appointed experienced investigator Oleksandr Klymenko as the head of its Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday, answering a European Union request as it seeks EU membership. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said new Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin had signed off on Klymenko’s appointment after the investigator was chosen by a special […]

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UK

Norwegian Appoints Quesnele V.P. of Strategic and National Accounts

Norwegian Cruise Line today announced Brennan Quesnele as Vice President of Strategic and National Accounts, succeeding Glen Rothe who will champion a new division that will focus on identifying and implementing new and creative sales opportunities, channels and strategies, according to a press release. Quesnele, who will be responsible for driving National Account Sales in […]

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UK

Norwegian Seafood Council appoints Christian Chramer as new CEO

Christian Chramer has been appointed the new CEO of the Norwegian Seafood Council. Chramer joins the organisation following a seven-year stint at the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, where he held regional director, communications director and area director roles. He succeeds Renate Larsen, who resigned in February. He will return to the Norwegian Seafood Council where he […]

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US

Mythoverse Studios appoints Anshu Patni as CEO, gaming and Web3.0

Mythoverse Studios has appointed Anshu Patni as its CEO, gaming and Web3.0. The appointment is in line with the company’s foray into the Web3.0 space, where it aims to bring newer immersive experiences for its audiences inspired by stories from Indian mythology. “The work we have done over the past few years at Mythoverse lends […]