Management https://www.benzinga.com/views/taxonomy/term/60 en Polypropylene Market Size, COVID19 Impact Analysis, PP Industry Growth Forecast 2019-2026; Says Fortune Business Insights™ https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16186306/polypropylene-market-size-covid19-impact-analysis-pp-industry-growth-forecast-2019-2026-says-fortu <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="justify">Pune, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=PKJLnI2M2FEsYJiRkr7hzCpIaNEVsl-fc_tdeoq4_fxbmfTQyhf1VUT6BEwTEeuddgsZzd9QjTk0sPLLncLKIEu3nWP3los_9Rh9t7pMVVCNYmHhdU7U5R4O3cgIF4iHuMJ-N-Pr81k7YTAv0HVjge2Tz9RniOatxr49J3POSbQRbrhXc3cylFZSkP-8i2K-" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>polypropylene market</u></a> size is expected to reach USD 122.31 billion by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period. The growing consumption of packaged products will spur demand for the market during the forecast period, states Fortune Business Insights in a report, titled<em> "<strong>Polypropylene (PP) Market Size, Share &amp; Industry Analysis, By Type (Homopolymer, Copolymer), By End User (Packaging, Automotive, Infrastructure &amp; Construction, Consumer Goods/Lifestyle, Healthcare &amp; Pharmaceuticals, Electrical &amp; Electronics, Agriculture, Others), and Regional Forecast 2019-2026"</strong></em> the market size stood at USD 79.85 billion in 2018. </p> <p align="justify">According to the report, the value of this market stood at <strong>USD 79.85 billion</strong> in 2018. The report also provides the following:</p> <ul> <li>Comprehensive research into the different market drivers and trends;</li> <li>In-depth study of the various market segments;</li> <li>Detailed evaluation of the regional dynamics and competitive landscape of the market; and</li> <li>Thorough assessment of the challenges the market currently faces and is likely to face in the future.</li> </ul> <p><strong><br />Speak to Analyst:</strong> <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=P5DhaqWhMgFJ_pfHSZj4yg2kY4xZN0khb7tlfjhjhjYO9JeoWLjpxxGGm3xmeO2Bh6bSecKdHEeExp8tTVXtOovNy0OMmBhgsGeoU2JAujIC66D8mR8ManOSNQw6X8n-EYxix7MA4lhuq9lGzGlhuxhhNhDBjlLctpnxU-LHoXkjWwHlIkmgQ_IPH9OcytEbe0skcUT9N5fOPrh7I6TkF2pPtE1oGGF9rW8MUjpidgEjotYFLpMN2_Hdq2UIrRW-iOiuIRj_ciUmxrfsHMlXzT-b647Tqge6kmiT1IazwXE=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/enquiry/speak-to-analyst/polypropylene-pp-market-101583</a><strong><br /><br /><br />COVID-19 Impact Analysis:</strong></p> <p>The emergence of COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill. We understand that this health crisis has brought an unprecedented impact on businesses across industries. However, this too shall pass. Rising support from governments and several companies can help in the fight against this highly contagious disease. Some industries are struggling and some are thriving. Overall, almost every sector is anticipated to be impacted by the pandemic.</p> <p>We are making continuous efforts to help your business sustain and grow during COVID-19 pandemics. Based on our experience and expertise, we will offer you an impact analysis of coronavirus outbreak across industries to help you prepare for the future.</p> <p><strong><br /><br />Get Sample PDF Brochure with "Short-Term and Long-Term Impact of COVID-19" on </strong><strong>Polypropylene (PP) Market</strong><strong>,</strong></p> <p><strong>Please Visit: </strong><a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=P5DhaqWhMgFJ_pfHSZj4yg2kY4xZN0khb7tlfjhjhjYO9JeoWLjpxxGGm3xmeO2BazuTcBgZQiGjzK4RTpviDP98cTunaOz_nA4NzmF3PQPkKze5mvK5CJqtL-BK38orROAUzjhM7vD6t4XCxor_XI79BwPSF0gxpBD0BEURogKnRVKWHNiiZHAM-c0cJh5gtStElwbsiigPnDlADTgEihKO4kBOmD8I76XJkgR8bzhFLJ4L4F0bvsEj7fdCzhee8ve8A96PwK7C5aqlBZCoJg==" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/enquiry/covid19-impact/polypropylene-pp-market-101583</u></a><br /></p> <p align="justify"><strong><u><br /><br />Market Driver</u></strong>:</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Heavy Demand from Food &amp; Beverage to Propel Growth </strong></p> <p align="justify">The growing demand for packaging solutions from the food &amp; beverage industry will foster healthy growth of the market during the forecast period. The increasing consumption of packaged food products such as munchies, biscuits, and chocolates will augur well for the market. Polypropylene has the properties for effective packaging solutions, which retains the quality of the product. This factor will further fuel demand for polypropylene in the industry. The rising adoption of PP in the automotive sector due to easy processability, effective sealing, and stiffness properties will increase its application in safety subsystems, doors, and seat assemblies. </p> <p align="justify">The manufacturing ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16186306/polypropylene-market-size-covid19-impact-analysis-pp-industry-growth-forecast-2019-2026-says-fortu alt=Polypropylene Market Size, COVID19 Impact Analysis, PP Industry Growth Forecast 2019-2026; Says Fortune Business Insights™>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News Partnerships Contracts Management Press Releases General Fri, 05 Jun 2020 01:51:40 +0000 Globe Newswire 16186306 at https://www.benzinga.com GCP Applied Technologies Announces Board Leadership and Board Committee Assignments https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16185241/gcp-applied-technologies-announces-board-leadership-and-board-committee-assignments <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="left">CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GCP Applied Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/GCP#NYSE" rel="nofollow">GCP</a>)("GCP" or the "Company"), a leading global provider of construction products technologies, today announced that Peter Feld, managing member of Starboard Value, a 9% shareholder of GCP, was named independent Chairman of the Board.<br /></p> <p>GCP also announced certain changes to the board committee structures and membership and the creation of a new Strategy, Operating and Risk Committee which will work with management to analyze opportunities to further enhance performance at GCP.  In addition, the Corporate Responsibility Committee has been combined with the existing Nominating and Governance Committee.</p> <p>The new board committee assignments are as follows:</p> <p><em>Audit:</em><br />Marran H. Ogilvie (Chair)<br />Armand Lauzon<br />Andrew M. Ross<br />Linda J. Welty</p> <p><em>Compensation:</em><br />Janet P. Giesselman (Chair)<br />Kevin W. Brown<br />Clay H. Kiefaber</p> <p><em>Nominating and Governance and Corporate Responsibility:</em><br />Robert H. Yanker (Chair)<br />Janet P. Giesselman<br />Marran H. Ogilvie<br />Linda J. Welty</p> <p><em>Strategy, Operating and Risk:</em><br />Clay H. Kiefaber (Chair)<br />Kevin W. Brown<br />Armand Lauzon<br />Andrew M. Ross<br />Robert H. Yanker</p> <p>Commenting on these changes, Peter Feld, Chairman of the Board, said, "Following the election of the new board at the annual meeting of shareholders last week, we have moved quickly to reconstitute the board committees to ensure a smooth transition and seamless governance and oversight.  We will continue to evaluate additional opportunities to enhance our governance to best serve all shareholders of GCP."</p> <p>Feld continued, "The board would also like to thank management for welcoming us to GCP and working with us constructively through this transition.  ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16185241/gcp-applied-technologies-announces-board-leadership-and-board-committee-assignments alt=GCP Applied Technologies Announces Board Leadership and Board Committee Assignments>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> GCP News Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 21:18:58 +0000 Globe Newswire 16185241 at https://www.benzinga.com Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick's Pay 'Problematic,' Say Activist Shareholders https://www.benzinga.com/news/20/06/16181575/activision-blizzard-ceo-bobby-koticks-pay-problematic-say-activist-shareholders <p><strong>Activision Blizzard</strong> (NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/atvi#NASDAQ">ATVI</a>) has come under fire from shareholders who are arguing that CEO Bobby Kotick&#39;s pay is too high.</p> <p>Activist shareholders have recommended a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/718877/000137773920000037/activision20shltr.htm">vote to deny</a> the management pay package on June 11, according to SEC filings.</p> <p>The recommendation was supported by the CtW Investment Group, which said Kotick is earning much more than other CEOs in the same industry. Reports reveal that Kotick makes around $30 million per year, with an additional $20 million in stock equity options. The shareholder group said the high pay is &quot;problematic.&quot;</p> <h3>Activsion CEO Pay &#39;Of Special Concern&#39; After Layoffs, Says Activist Investor</h3> <p>&quot;Despite repeated low approval votes from shareholders, Activision Blizzard maintains multiple, overlapping opportunities for its CEO to earn outsize equity awards, even when performance-related ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/news/20/06/16181575/activision-blizzard-ceo-bobby-koticks-pay-problematic-say-activist-shareholders alt=Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick&#039;s Pay &#039;Problematic,&#039; Say Activist Shareholders>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> ATVI Bobby Kotick gaming News video games Management ATVI US00507V1098 News Management Benzinga Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:27:11 +0000 Crystal Mills 16181575 at https://www.benzinga.com Hawthorn Bancshares Announces Results of 2020 Annual Meeting https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16184542/hawthorn-bancshares-announces-results-of-2020-annual-meeting <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="left">JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. of Jefferson City, MO (NASDAQ:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/HWBK#NASDAQ" rel="nofollow">HWBK</a>) announced that at the Company&#039;s June 2, 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Philip D. Freeman, Kathleen L. Bruegenhemke and Jonathan D. Holtaway were re-elected as Class I directors to serve three-year terms expiring 2023.<br /></p> <p align="left">Mr. Freeman has served as director of Hawthorn Bancshares since 1993 and is currently the owner of Freeman Properties JCMO, LLC in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Ms. Bruegenhemke has served as director and as Chief Operating Officer of Hawthorn Bank since 2017.  Mr. Holtaway ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16184542/hawthorn-bancshares-announces-results-of-2020-annual-meeting alt=Hawthorn Bancshares Announces Results of 2020 Annual Meeting>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> HWBK News Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:26:51 +0000 Globe Newswire 16184542 at https://www.benzinga.com iRhythm Technologies Announces CFO Transition https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16184339/irhythm-technologies-announces-cfo-transition <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="left">SAN FRANCISCO, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iRhythm Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/IRTC#NASDAQ" rel="nofollow">IRTC</a>), a leading digital health care solutions company focused on the advancement of cardiac care, announced today that Douglas Devine has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective June 22, 2020. Mr. Devine will succeed Matthew Garrett, who has decided to step down from the role. Mr. Garrett has agreed to assist in a well-ordered transition of his CFO responsibilities and will remain at iRhythm in an advisory role for up to a year to assist with special projects.<br /></p> <p>"On behalf of everyone at iRhythm and our Board of Directors, I want to thank Matt for his many contributions during his tenure with the company, including his strong leadership through iRhythm&#39;s IPO and follow-on offering, as well as numerous other transactions that enabled our growth and positioned us well for future financial stability," said Kevin King, CEO. "We appreciate his dedication and wish him all the best beyond iRhythm."</p> <p>"It has been a privilege to serve as iRhythm&#039;s CFO for the past seven and a half years, and to see the impact that we are making in fundamentally transforming how cardiac arrhythmias are diagnosed. I&#039;m proud to have been part of ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16184339/irhythm-technologies-announces-cfo-transition alt=iRhythm Technologies Announces CFO Transition>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> IRTC News Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:15:10 +0000 Globe Newswire 16184339 at https://www.benzinga.com Palomar Holdings, Inc. Announces Election of Daryl Bradley to the Board of Directors https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16184252/palomar-holdings-inc-announces-election-of-daryl-bradley-to-the-board-of-directors <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="justify">LA JOLLA, Calif., June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palomar Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/PLMR#NASDAQ" rel="nofollow">PLMR</a>) ("Palomar" or "Company") today announced that Daryl Bradley has been elected to the Company&#039;s Board of Directors at the Company&#039;s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on May 28.</p> <p align="justify">"We are excited and pleased with our stockholders&#39; election of Daryl to our Board," commented Mac Armstrong, Palomar&#039;s Chief Executive Officer and Founder. "His deep experience and diverse skillset in the insurance and reinsurance industries will be invaluable to our management team and our Board.  Speaking personally, I know I will certainly benefit from Daryl&#039;s insights and perspectives. Daryl is a strong and excellent addition to our already robust group of directors."</p> <p align="justify">"I am pleased to join the Board of Palomar ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16184252/palomar-holdings-inc-announces-election-of-daryl-bradley-to-the-board-of-directors alt=Palomar Holdings, Inc. Announces Election of Daryl Bradley to the Board of Directors>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News PLMR RE Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:10:10 +0000 Globe Newswire 16184252 at https://www.benzinga.com AgJunction Inc. Announces Voting Results for Election of Directors and Resolution to Reduce Stated Capital https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16184155/agjunction-inc-announces-voting-results-for-election-of-directors-and-resolution-to-reduce-stated- <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="justify">SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgJunction Inc. <strong>(TSX:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/AJX#TSX" rel="nofollow">AJX</a>)</strong> (&#34;<strong>AgJunction</strong>&#34;) announces that today it held its annual general and special meeting of shareholders (the &#34;<strong>Meeting</strong>&#34;).<br /></p> <p align="justify">At the Meeting, shareholders approved the election of five nominees as directors of AgJunction to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed, with the number and percentage of common shares represented at the Meeting voting by way of ballot in favour of and withheld from voting for each of the individual nominees as follows:</p> <table style="border-collapse: collapse; width:100%; border-collapse:collapse ;"> <tr> <td style="text-align: justify ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; "> </td> <td colspan="4" style="border-bottom: solid black 1pt ; text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">FOR</td> <td style="text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; "> </td> <td colspan="4" style="border-bottom: solid black 1pt ; text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">WITHHELD</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="max-width:36%; width:36%; min-width:36%;;text-align: justify ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; "> </td> <td style="max-width:15%; width:15%; min-width:15%;;border-bottom: solid black 1pt ; text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">Number</td> <td style="max-width:1%; width:1%; min-width:1%;;text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; "> </td> <td style="max-width:15%; width:15%; min-width:15%;;border-bottom: solid black 1pt ; text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">Percentage</td> <td style="max-width:1%; width:1%; min-width:1%;;border-bottom: solid black 1pt ; vertical-align: top ; "> </td> <td style="max-width:1%; width:1%; min-width:1%;;text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; "> </td> <td style="max-width:15%; width:15%; min-width:15%;;border-bottom: solid black 1pt ; text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">Number</td> <td style="max-width:1%; width:1%; min-width:1%;;text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; "> </td> <td colspan="2" style="max-width:15%; width:15%; min-width:15%;;border-bottom: solid black 1pt ; text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">Percentage</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="max-width:35%; min-width:35%;;text-align: justify ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">Scott B. Edmonds</td> <td style="max-width:15%; min-width:15%;;text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">56,024,800</td> <td style="max-width:1%; min-width:1%;;text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; "> </td> <td colspan="2" style="max-width:15%; min-width:15%;;padding-right: 0 ; text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">99.16%</td> <td style="max-width:1%; min-width:1%;;padding-left: 0 ; text-align: left ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; "> </td> <td style="max-width:15%; min-width:15%;;text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ">473,662</td> <td style="max-width:1%; min-width:1%;;text-align: center ; vertical-align: middle; vertical-align: top ; ...</tr></table><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16184155/agjunction-inc-announces-voting-results-for-election-of-directors-and-resolution-to-reduce-stated- alt=AgJunction Inc. Announces Voting Results for Election of Directors and Resolution to Reduce Stated Capital>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News TSX:AJX Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:05:10 +0000 Globe Newswire 16184155 at https://www.benzinga.com Werner Founder CL Werner Hands Over the Keys to Leathers https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16183429/werner-founder-cl-werner-hands-over-the-keys-to-leathers <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="justify">OMAHA, Neb., June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=QdOQtsDm2Bw3pXVFc7g4ied56Bml1p2R4kTXVOuWOBuWl_LhCCsCnzJXSqZgjwZwYXM-6VgC6GEMDuTcImCaVw==" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>Werner Enterprises</u></a> (NASDAQ:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/WERN#NASDAQ" rel="nofollow">WERN</a>), a premier transportation and logistics provider, announced CL Werner stepped down as Executive Chairman, effective May 31, 2020. CL will continue to serve as Chairman of the board of directors through the end of his current term, which ends May 2021, and at that time it is expected that he will become Chairman Emeritus. In connection with this transition, the board of directors appointed Derek Leathers, the current Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, as a member and Vice Chairman of the board of directors effective May 31, 2020. CL has recommended to the board of directors that Mr. Leathers be named Chairman of the board of directors, in addition to Chief Executive Officer and President, when Mr. Werner&#039;s term ends.</p> <p align="justify">As Werner&#039;s very first driver, CL started Werner Enterprises with one truck in 1956. When he sold that truck, he bought two, and he continued that process early in his career to create one of the top truckload carriers in the country. CL has always been a visionary. Werner became ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16183429/werner-founder-cl-werner-hands-over-the-keys-to-leathers alt=Werner Founder CL Werner Hands Over the Keys to Leathers>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News WERN Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 19:00:55 +0000 Globe Newswire 16183429 at https://www.benzinga.com Trulieve Expands Board of Directors, Now Counts 8 Members https://www.benzinga.com/markets/cannabis/20/06/16181894/trulieve-expands-board-of-directors-now-counts-8-members <p><strong>Trulieve Cannabis Corp.</strong>&nbsp;(CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX:<a href="http://www.benzinga.com/stock/tcnnf/">TCNNF</a>) <a href="http://investors.trulieve.com/node/7441/pdf">announced</a>&nbsp;Thursday an&nbsp;expansion of&nbsp;its board of directors. The company appointed&nbsp;two new candidates:&nbsp;Susan Thronson and Thomas Millner.</p> <p>According to Trulieve&#39;s most recent shareholders report, the company&#39;s board now consists of eight members, including CEO Kim Rivers, Thad Beshears, George Hackney, Richard May, Michael O&#39;Donnell, Peter Healy, and the two new appointees.</p> <p><strong>Susan Thronson</strong></p> <p>Thronson has a background in digital and e-commerce businesses, as well as a loyalty marketing experience.&nbsp;</p> <p>She served at Marriott International as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing for 24 years. While working there, Thronson oversaw the execution of the marketing strategy for the company&#39;s 15 ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/markets/cannabis/20/06/16181894/trulieve-expands-board-of-directors-now-counts-8-members alt=Trulieve Expands Board of Directors, Now Counts 8 Members>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Angie's List Cannabis Kim Rivers News Susan Thronson Thomas Millner Trulieve Movers & Shakers Management General News Cannabis Movers & Shakers Management General Benzinga Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:00:11 +0000 Jelena Martinovic 16181894 at https://www.benzinga.com Imperial Capital Names Tim Sullivan as President as it Continues its Expansion https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16182712/imperial-capital-names-tim-sullivan-as-president-as-it-continues-its-expansion <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p>LOS ANGELES, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=KmsjHRccURIAevSM4Hd_zcQogiI8BLmd2xblrb593e0yKUMToLt1paSmKMETxWcH-ScOXXiJ4UsTZA8FyiHRDJxT6C3WVy6H7PMmMgLtquo=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>Imperial Capital, LLC</u></a>, a full service investment banking firm, today announced a new leadership appointment designed to drive the franchise&#039;s ambitious growth initiatives in the US and abroad. Tim Sullivan, currently Managing Director and Head of Global Credit, has been named President of Imperial Capital, LLC. Tim will be charged with leading the investment bank&#039;s sales &amp; trading business through its next phase of expansion.<br /></p> <p>"Since Tim Sullivan joined us in September of 2019, we have significantly expanded our sales and trading force adding over 25 key professionals to our business", said Jason Reese, Executive Committee Member of Imperial Capital Group.  "Having a forward thinking leader like Tim, with a proven fixed income sales &amp; trading background, as President of Imperial Capital, LLC is invaluable to the growth of our franchise in the US and Europe."</p> <p align="justify">Mr. Sullivan has nearly 25 years of industry experience, and joined Imperial Capital after spending seven years at Jefferies Group LLC, most recently as a Managing Director and Head of High Yield Sales &amp; Trading.  Prior to that, he was with UBS, where he was a Managing ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16182712/imperial-capital-names-tim-sullivan-as-president-as-it-continues-its-expansion alt=Imperial Capital Names Tim Sullivan as President as it Continues its Expansion>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:41:10 +0000 Globe Newswire 16182712 at https://www.benzinga.com Coronavirus Vaccine Frontrunner Moderna Appoints Former Amgen Executive As CFO https://www.benzinga.com/general/biotech/20/06/16181545/coronavirus-vaccine-frontrunner-moderna-appoints-former-amgen-executive-as-cfo <p><strong>Moderna Inc </strong>(NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/mrna#NASDAQ">MRNA</a>), which is on the cusp of starting a Phase 3 trial of its <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/news/20/06/16156922/fauci-reiterates-moderna-vaccine-data-is-cautiously-optimistic-expects-pfizers-results-to-be-the-sam"> SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate mRNA-1273, </a> announced a C-suite change Thursday.&nbsp;</p> <h3>Moderna Taps Amgen Veteran</h3> <p>The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biopharma said it has appointed David Meline as its CFO effective June 8.</p> <p>The company announced along with its first-quarter earnings release May 7 that Lorence Kim, the incumbent CFO, will leave the company in August after a six-year stint.</p> <p>Meline previously served as CFO of <strong>Amgen, Inc. </strong>(NASDAQ: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/amgn#NASDAQ">AMGN</a>) between 2014 and 2019, and also served in a similar ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/general/biotech/20/06/16181545/coronavirus-vaccine-frontrunner-moderna-appoints-former-amgen-executive-as-cfo alt=Coronavirus Vaccine Frontrunner Moderna Appoints Former Amgen Executive As CFO>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> AMGN BGNE Biotech MMM MRNA News Health Care Management Trading Ideas General AMGN US0311621009 MMM US88579Y1010 BGNE MRNA US56804Q1022 News Biotech Health Care Management Trading Ideas General Benzinga Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:07:58 +0000 Shanthi Rexaline 16181545 at https://www.benzinga.com Aerospace 3D Printing Market Size, COVID19 Impact Analysis, Industry Growth Forecast, 2019-2026 | Says Fortune Business Insights™ https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16181423/aerospace-3d-printing-market-size-covid19-impact-analysis-industry-growth-forecast-2019-2026-says- <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="justify">Pune, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=scSjWD2Mmq5zfMGQOdEtyGlyeOuTxWqnLDisfOv0BX0ByiHIeHxzASycN01-9LWA8lw8zcDRiMpIu1NgZ-lhN4CWb_RnZb3B0s9-hyviWJHxVF0IoJ3tkkC5dEaiumQfLFrmKPI5lmSBBZ_5RntJWXkQ_rimgJwzrxnj9gEH5y4JuR4EqXfZQ0U87bgeD49q" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">aerospace 3D printing market</a> size is projected to reach <strong>USD 6.74 billion by 2026</strong>, exhibiting a <strong>CAGR of 22.17%</strong> during the forecast period. The growing interest in 3D printing for space applications is expected to generate new avenues of expansion in this market, according to Fortune Business Insights™ in its report, titled <strong><em>"Aerospace 3D Printing Market Size, Share &amp; Industry Analysis, By Vertical (Printers and Materials), By Industry Type (UAV, Aircraft, and Spacecraft), By Application Type (Engine Components, Space Components, and Structural Components), By Printer Technology Type (DMLS, FDM, CLIP, SLA, SLS and Others), and Regional Forecast 2019-2026".</em></strong> Organizations such as NASA are actively researching the potential of 3D printing technologies in supporting long-distance space flights. For example, NASA&#039;s In-space manufacturing (ISM) project is designed to apply 3D printing to create tools, spare parts, and other essential materials speedily in case of unforeseen events. In 2014, NASA sent the first 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS) developed by the company Made in Space. These instances provide solid proof that 3D printing has wide applicability in space missions, thereby fueling the demand for aerospace 3D printing tools and solutions. </p> <p align="justify">The report states that the market value was at <strong>USD 1.35 billion</strong> in 2018. It also contains the following:</p> <ul> <li>Detailed examination of the factors driving the market;</li> <li>In-depth study of the market segments;</li> <li>Comprehensive analysis of the regional prospects and competitive milieu of the market; and</li> <li>Careful assessment of the various challenges facing the market. </li> </ul> <p><strong><br /><br />Get Sample PDF Brochure with "Short-Term and Long-Term Impact of COVID-19" on </strong><strong>Aerospace 3D Printing Industry</strong><strong>,</strong></p> <p><strong>Please Visit:</strong> <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=ULgfuaq2baknJ4LoS-Jt-9ANqw2dHcChehaaH_B1hbpDP1-yYxSvZgRTwwRnOAfe7zTWF2Fp-0Fqu-qtBn6wJ1Adil2yR0FlV1uv_mIZHAAWiFnKYU0CZbxt26k-oDKXgI3d_BGLpZe606XlMuQH9OBzYls_lApqW6xC8a-cImxHVM1wBoGjJqSUh2kPVQp-jRDB3MItvRWeFZiKq_o66cAta1q9nWiQ-P2psoaifQnVPw0zgyK04lZT7NYEZenAGOG247bLe_j86hO7L6VNX7vmzunwMOI8hl2gT9dIoG4=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/enquiry/covid19-impact/aerospace-3d-printing-market-101613</a><br /></p> <p><strong><br /><br />COVID-19 Impact Analysis:</strong></p> <p>The emergence of COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill. We understand that this health crisis has brought an unprecedented impact on businesses across industries. However, this too shall pass. Rising support from governments and several companies can help in the fight against this highly contagious disease. Some industries are struggling and some are thriving. Overall, almost every sector is anticipated to be impacted by the pandemic.</p> <p>We are making continuous efforts to help your business sustain and grow during COVID-19 pandemics. Based on our experience and expertise, we will offer you an impact analysis of coronavirus outbreak across industries to help you prepare for the future.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Market Driver</strong></p> <p align="justify"><strong>High Potential of 3D Printing in Satellite Manufacturing to Favor Market Growth</strong></p> <p align="justify">In order to make satellites more lightweight and fuel-efficient, satellite manufacturers are showing an increasing inclination towards aerospace 3D printing technologies. For example, in July 2018, Lockheed Martin released its humungous 3D printed titanium dome for satellite fuel tanks. The high strength of titanium makes it the ideal candidate for 3D printed fuel tanks for satellites as these components need to be light in weight as well as sturdy enough to withstand the challenging space environment. Similarly, the Thales Alenia Space fitted 45 communications satellites with 3D printed ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16181423/aerospace-3d-printing-market-size-covid19-impact-analysis-industry-growth-forecast-2019-2026-says- alt=Aerospace 3D Printing Market Size, COVID19 Impact Analysis, Industry Growth Forecast, 2019-2026 | Says Fortune Business Insights™>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News Partnerships Contracts Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:30:18 +0000 Globe Newswire 16181423 at https://www.benzinga.com Veruna Brings Aboard Mark Johnson as Head of Product https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16181415/veruna-brings-aboard-mark-johnson-as-head-of-product <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="left">BOSTON, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <a href="http://www.veruna.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>Veruna</u></a>, developer of the insurance industry&#039;s only agency management system (AMS) built on the Salesforce platform, is pleased to announce <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjohnson2516/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>Mark Johnson</u></a> has joined the company as Veruna&#039;s new Head of Product.<br /></p> <p>Johnson brings over 20 years of success building and leading teams responsible for delivering SaaS-based, enterprise solutions to multiple markets. He led product and operational teams through the lifecycle of engaging with customers and subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify and deliver SaaS- and cloud-based solutions that optimize workflows and produce tangible business results. Johnson&#039;s passion is for unifying multiple-discipline teams, with a focus on collaboration and process optimization.</p> <p>"I have enjoyed great success reducing time to market, increasing release cadence, and improving customer ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16181415/veruna-brings-aboard-mark-johnson-as-head-of-product alt=Veruna Brings Aboard Mark Johnson as Head of Product>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News Management Press Releases Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:30:10 +0000 Globe Newswire 16181415 at https://www.benzinga.com Annatto Market Size, COVID19 Impact Analysis, Industry Growth, Forecast 2019-2026 | Says Fortune Business Insights™ https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16181187/annatto-market-size-covid19-impact-analysis-industry-growth-forecast-2019-2026-says-fortune-busine <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="justify">Pune, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=Defe195XxHHt2dwa9Mjlyyn9LawLEWfG2J-ErZ8JIpI3d2_vLZb5se0ytvMzronJgiqpd89rQw7B6I-BASOQvjIChBUcwe8SRAGkYkZOkWjNOfAgEJCgZkHRExt046K9NIVKPeq-qGvmlVUtJbzuhgP-Eebe6iQxYxZN50EDI8g=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>annatto industry</u></a> size is prophesied to gain importance on account of the increasing expansion of the food and beverage industry worldwide. Annatto is a food-coloring and condiment derived from the seeds of the bixa orellana or the achiote tree and used for imparting an orange or yellow color to food. It is currently used as coloring agents in most processed food products such as dairy spreads, cheese, margarine, butter, snack foods, sausages, cakes, potatoes, custards, and other food products. According to a recently published report by Fortune Business Insights titled, <em>"<strong>Annatto Market Size, Share &amp; Industry Analysis, By Type (Oil-soluble Annatto, Water-soluble Annatto, and Emulsified and Solvent-extracted Annatto), Application (Food Industry, Natural Fabric Industry, Cosmetic Industry, and Others), and Regional Forecasts 2019 - 2026</strong>,"</em> the market value was <strong>USD 186</strong> million in the year 2018 and is likely to touch <strong>USD 283.62 </strong>million by the end of 2026. The forecast period is set between 2019 to 2026, and the market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of <strong>5.38%.</strong></p> <p align="justify"><strong><br /><br />The Report Answers the Following Queries:</strong></p> <ul> <li>How fierce is the market competition?</li> <li>How will clean label product trends help the market generate higher revenue?</li> <li>What are the key drivers and restraints of the market for annatto? </li> <li>Which strategies are adopted by vendors to gain a competitive edge in the market?</li> </ul> <p><strong><br /><br />Get Sample PDF Brochure with "Short-Term and Long-Term Impact of COVID-19" on </strong><strong>Annatto Industry</strong><strong>,</strong></p> <p><strong>Please Visit:</strong> <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=95PFxUQcsnwNN0IOhVrAZbsY5vEqu9GTVGu2RQzNCAvNkdWdV5NNlLe_c2bZifgBb2QjHvicFvGnX3YBMoKU6Z3Jbd7aUPMdFBmca25J36NqWsY7Oxf8zJAtYL7vhpHNr-0yUOBa1Jg0RlhzuASkbABA7T0iRBFKgsT8jPZd6_qumQS1hEjPUr_wn35e1AgMxo0RtBbFSvArQzn6Rd-Ro4dLpYCUmSDnYJsbCumBjGyHI3R7LywoTeKsT6e7s3PR" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/enquiry/covid19-impact/annatto-market-101592</u></a><br /></p> <p><strong><br /><br />COVID-19 Impact Analysis:</strong></p> <p>The emergence of COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill. We understand that this health crisis has brought an unprecedented impact on businesses across industries. However, this too shall pass. Rising support from governments and several companies can help in the fight against this highly contagious disease. Some industries are struggling and some are thriving. Overall, almost every sector is anticipated to be impacted by the pandemic.</p> <p>We are making continuous efforts to help your business sustain and grow during COVID-19 pandemics. Based on our experience and expertise, we will offer you an impact analysis of coronavirus outbreak across industries to help you prepare for the future.</p> <p align="justify"><strong><u>Drivers &amp; Restraints</u></strong></p> <p align="justify"><strong><u> Increasing Utilization in Dairy Products and Confectionaries to Boost Market</u></strong></p> <p align="justify">The fact that annatto is derived naturally from plants is the key factor propelling its growth. Besides this, the increasing demand from the food and beverage industry demanding natural aroma and flavor in items is expected to promote the annatto market growth further. Additionally, the growing demand for dairy products, jams and jellies, spices, culinary food, cosmetic products, and dyes, among others are likely to aid in the expansion of the market. </p> <p align="justify">On the contrary, the allergic reaction of ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16181187/annatto-market-size-covid19-impact-analysis-industry-growth-forecast-2019-2026-says-fortune-busine alt=Annatto Market Size, COVID19 Impact Analysis, Industry Growth, Forecast 2019-2026 | Says Fortune Business Insights™>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News Partnerships Contracts Restaurants Management Press Releases General Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:10:25 +0000 Globe Newswire 16181187 at https://www.benzinga.com Beer Market Size, COVID19 Impact Analysis, Industry Growth, Forecast 2019-2026 | Says Fortune Business Insights™ https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16180577/beer-market-size-covid19-impact-analysis-industry-growth-forecast-2019-2026-says-fortune-business- <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="justify">Pune, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=o1EkaIYzYrUHKX01JJw4T-8u8gdmbBSQ8cjS48q9lZLqsCfqvzYLe9WPn6Ja_DHtKYkE_76-9KoWQyaFfd2_H0-hFTdAw0Yb1jSO2BcHUD1XmKNu7JUwl49M1uZsx9r_" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>beer industry</u></a> is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.22% between 2019 and 2026. This is ascribable to factors such as the easy availability of raw materials and increasing consumption of the product across the globe. Fortune Business Insights, publish this information in its latest report, titled <strong><em>"Beer Market Size, Share &amp; Industry Analysis, By Type (Lager, Ale, Stouts, and Others), Packaging (Glass Bottle and Metal Can), and Distribution Channel (On-trade and Off-trade), and Regional Forecast, 2019 – 2026."</em> </strong>The report further observes that the market was worth USD 693.39 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach USD 962.39 billion by 2026. </p> <p align="justify">Beer is believed to be discovered over 5000 years ago at Godin Tepe that is located in the central Zagros mountain ranges of Iran. The earliest beer is said to be extracted from the barley dates, while the Weihenstephan Brewery is considered the oldest brewery in the world. Today, gallons of beer is consumed across the globe, which is a favorite beverage among old and millennials alike. According to a data from the World Atlas, Czech Republic hold the title of being the largest beer-consuming country with about 142.6 liters per capita annual drinks recorded in the country. Today, innovation in flavors and emergence of modern breweries is propelling the demand for the beverage across the globe. </p> <p align="justify"><br /></p> <p><strong>Browse Summary of this Research Report with Detailed Table of Content:</strong> </p> <p><a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=xHE4BEg60TBbn8hldrp3KDhHQhWQG1UC7ITflSyM7Zucj5n4hKOfTkYiFKCwIdQc5bswI62o5SepSwTVX0tUj6mBbiqwf5CkU5gFFMeSyZvNaHqqb9tnUL0SlgNQmK1o_xJjvitmfgv2OX6BEz11ziTKaEcn3Ih5pOwwaptTIkcp1Szi4lzO9ebG1RE8nKLO" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/beer-market-102489</u><br /></a><br /></p> <p><strong><br />COVID-19 Impact Analysis:</strong></p> <p>The emergence of COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill. We understand that this health crisis has brought an unprecedented impact on businesses across industries. However, this too shall pass. Rising support from governments and several companies can help in the fight against this highly contagious disease. Some industries are struggling and some are thriving. Overall, almost every sector is anticipated to be impacted by the pandemic.</p> <p>We are making continuous efforts to help your business sustain and grow during COVID-19 pandemics. Based on our experience and expertise, we will offer you an impact analysis of coronavirus outbreak across industries to help you prepare for the future.</p> <p><strong>Get Sample PDF Brochure with "Short-Term and Long-Term Impact of COVID-19" on </strong><strong>Beer Industry</strong><strong>,</strong></p> <p><strong>Please Visit:</strong> <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=xHE4BEg60TBbn8hldrp3KDhHQhWQG1UC7ITflSyM7Zucj5n4hKOfTkYiFKCwIdQcvIJUjbFwEwRIOdd7uu3D1Fa88bXodJbCckgyrXRaxmSMrSbVMyAr3NOSHRRHlpfBbtmYery0Syg75LfEmATZik_idW9J2AGrdmxId-FbCjIkuhO_sISf9mcezG06Egu7V0VCrzXuhmvqQlYo-4ag5la-2IBMbx7IV69r6OaaIRoymZJoAtnfgEoGY5JWPtYD" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/enquiry/covid19-impact/beer-market-102489</u></a><br /></p> <p align="justify"><strong><br /><br />What does the Report Include?</strong></p> <p align="justify">The market report includes an exhaustive study of several factors such as drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities that ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/20/06/g16180577/beer-market-size-covid19-impact-analysis-industry-growth-forecast-2019-2026-says-fortune-business- alt=Beer Market Size, COVID19 Impact Analysis, Industry Growth, Forecast 2019-2026 | Says Fortune Business Insights™>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News Partnerships Contracts Restaurants Management Press Releases General Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:25:13 +0000 Globe Newswire 16180577 at https://www.benzinga.com