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Grau & Partner joins Russell Bedford as second member in Frankfurt
Russell Bedford extends German coverage with appointment of another full-service firm in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main metropolitan area Global professional services network, Russell Bedford International, has announced the appointment of Grau & Partner as a new member in Frankfurt, Germany. Headquartered in central Frankfurt, Grau & Partner has been in existence for around 70 years. With five partners and 50 personnel, the firm is a full-service practice offering a broad range of auditing, tax consulting, accounting and business advisory services. The firm’s clients are typically large and medium-sized companies, as well as entrepreneurs in a wide variety of business sectors. Many of the firm’s client companies have international interests. Speaking about the appointment, Russell Bedford CEO, Stephen Hamlet, said: “A very warm welcome to Grau & Partner! The breadth of services and expertise that Grau & Partner will add to the network is a significant boost to Russell Bedford’s presence in Germany. I look forward to seeing the firm develop and flourish with the support and assistance of our other network members around the globe.” Prof. Dr. Andreas J. Grau, partner of Grau & Partner, added: “We are delighted to join Russell Bedford International. The move was ultimately a client-led decision. Our clients have international support needs and hence, membership of an international network of experts is crucial to our firm’s ability to grow, while satisfying our client’s requirements.” Andreas M. Grimm, partner of Grau & Partner, added: “This is a very exciting moment of change for our firm and we are very happy to begin this new chapter.” Johann Klein, partner of Beeh & Happich GmbH, Russell Bedford member in Frankfurt for more than 30 years, added: “I am very pleased to welcome Grau & Partner as the latest addition to the network in Germany. I look forward to connecting with our new neighbours in Frankfurt and to begin collaborating with the team as we provide end-to-end services to our mutual clients.”
Bentley Systems’ Angela Curry Named In-house Lawyer of the Year
Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that Angela Curry, Bentley’s vice president and chief compliance officer, was named In-house Lawyer of the Year in the Chambers and Partners Diversity and Inclusion Awards: North America 2022. These awards celebrate the fantastic achievements of firms, companies, and individuals who are furthering the advancement of diversity and inclusion across the United States and Canada. Curry’s accomplishments in her role at Bentley include initiating the review of the company’s professional and internship programs, resulting in broadening the scope and revising Bentley’s hiring process to promote diversity within the organization. She also supports the company’s important education initiatives including partnering with historically Black colleges and universities, providing no-cost engineering software and mentorship for students working on senior engineering projects. This initiative demonstrates the enormous commitment Curry and others at Bentley have in laying the groundwork for diverse workforces in the future. “Since becoming our chief compliance officer and stepping up as head of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Bentley, Angela has endeavored to create a welcoming and inclusive workplace for all of our employees,” said David Shaman, Bentley’s chief legal officer. “For the past two years, she has pursued a carefully structured and wide-reaching strategy that has revolutionized Bentley’s diversity and inclusion provision worldwide.” Curry also supports Bentley’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance (IDEA), a platform for educating colleagues on how to identify racism, discrimination, and bias in the workplace. Moreover, she has implemented rigorous diversity, equity, and inclusion training within the company. As chief compliance officer, she is responsible for managing Bentley’s regulatory compliance programs that cover privacy and data protection, export controls and trade compliance, and compliance and ethics. As a highly experienced compliance professional, Curry understands that embedding core diversity, equity, and inclusion principles from the top to the bottom of an organization is not only fair and equitable, but also sound corporate governance.
CooperVision Names Nancy Keir, OD as Senior Director of Life Cycle Management
CooperVision announced today that Nancy Keir, OD, PhD, FBCLA, FAAO has been appointed Senior Director, Life Cycle Management. In this role, she is responsible for the development of long-range strategic plans to drive market-leading growth and the timely delivery of new products that meet customer and market requirements. CooperVision’s Life Cycle Management team operates the processes by which CooperVision imagines, develops, manufactures, and launches the products in its extensive and innovative portfolio. It also serves a critical role as the connection between the research and development (R&D), manufacturing, and global commercial teams. Keir joined CooperVision in 2013, most recently having served as Senior Director, Program & Biological Sciences for the company’s R&D leadership team. In this position, Keir directed and led the design and management of research programs for medium- to long-term product development initiatives while fostering key partnerships with clinical investigators and science and technology experts around the world. “Over the last decade, Nancy has been at the forefront of foundational research for contact lens innovation,” said Simon Seshadri, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing & Life Cycle Management, CooperVision. “Nancy’s experience as an eye care professional working previously in private practice—paired with her extensive background in clinical trials, scientific research, and industry partnerships—will be instrumental in driving our product roadmap for other ECPs, while helping to improve the way people see each day.” Prior to joining CooperVision, Keir spent 13 years with the Centre for Ocular Research and Education (CORE)—formerly known as the Centre for Contact Lens Research—as a clinical scientist and head of clinical operations. During her time at CORE, Keir worked part-time as a private practice optometrist, managing emergency care for refractive surgery patients, and serving as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry and Vision Science. Currently, Keir is an elected board member of the International Society for Contact Lens Research and has been involved in other industry organizations including the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society, the Canadian and Ontario Associations of Optometrists, and American Academy of Optometry. She has earned numerous honors and research grants and was awarded fellowships from both the American Academy of Optometry and the British Contact Lens Association. She received her bachelor’s and doctor of optometry and PhD degrees from the University of Waterloo. Keir succeeds Jane Hasselkus, who retired in April 2022.
TIE Kinetix Appoints New Partner Manager for France
TIE Kinetix, a leader in 100% supply chain digitalization, is pleased to announce that Mrs. Florence Tablon has been appointed as the new Partner Manager for France. Florence Tablon has over 20 years of experience in service organizations and has been involved in building strategic partnerships for 10+ years. Before joining TIE Kinetix, she held positions in partner and account management where she built out strategic partner channels for international software companies, like Capgemini and DocaPoste, across France and Europe. As the Partner Manager for France, Florence is responsible for building strategic relationships with our existing partners and expanding our strategic partner relationships by establishing new collaborations. Florence’s experience in building strategic channels will help TIE Kinetix to expand our footprint in the French market. Cedric Pillac, Country Manager of TIE Kinetix France, says: "Florence has a deep background in building strategic partnerships and growing partner channels successfully. We are confident that her extensive network and background will help shape our strategic partnerships and our partner approach in France. We are looking forward to growing our partner network together with Florence." Florence Tablon says: "TIE Kinetix has strong growth ambitions. This growth strategy is built upon developing strategic and local partnerships. Building new alliances and strengthening partner channels are at the heart of this strategy and I take these challenges on with confidence and enthusiasm. I am convinced that TIE Kinetix's winning strategy will contribute to successful collaborations with our (new) French partners and customers."
Jared Koesten Appointed Global Chief Talent Officer of Investis Digital
Investis Digital, a leading global digital communications company, announced today that Jared Koesten has been appointed global chief talent officer, effective immediately. In his role, Koesten will work with Worldwide CEO Myles Peacock to transform the company through talent. “As we transform to better meet the needs of our clients and the market, I’m hyper-focused on attracting and keeping the right talent, and Jared is the right leader to do just that,” said Peacock. “He has proven himself many times over that he knows how to build transformational cultures.” “Investis Digital is on an incredible journey to lead our industry by being an innovative partner that helps our clients accelerate their growth,” said Koesten. “I am eager to help an already-successful company become a talent magnet by building a leading employer brand.” Koesten has provided human resources expertise for more than 20 years, including 10+ in the advertising/marketing industry, where he has provided global oversight in the areas of talent and performance management, employee experience, talent acquisition, and employee development. An Omnicom alum, most recently, Koesten was worldwide chief talent officer at CreativeDrive. There, he led the implementation of programs resulting in significantly higher year-over-year retention, improved employee satisfaction, and a stronger employer brand that attracted thousands of job inquiries per month. He further played a critical role in leading the company through rapid growth, multiple acquisitions/integrations, and private equity exit to Accenture Interactive. Investis Digital is a global digital communications company. Through a proprietary approach we call Connected Content™, we unite compelling communications, intelligent digital experiences, and performance marketing to help companies build deeper connections with audiences and drive business performance. A unique blend of expertise, technology and “always on” service allow clients to trust that their digital footprint and brand reputation is secure and protected 24/7 by our dedicated team of 600 digital experts across 9 global offices. To learn more, please visit www.InvestisDigital.com
Tara Spalding at the 2022 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Conference
Coming up today, Monday, June 6, Day 1 at the 2022 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Conference, we are very excited that Tara Spalding, the Managing Director of BoomStartup Accelerator, joins LEW to talk about simplifying investor relationships! BoomStartUp is an action-oriented, change-making accelerator ecosystem guiding businesses to success through partnerships, mentoring, and funding programs. Tara and her team help startups find the flaws in their business, make a plan, be accountable, and meet their goals. Join the 2022 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Conference to watch Tara's live session and to connect with her at the event: https://events.zoom.us/e/view/_LwgIoXQQL2gA_LMBaozZA
AmeraMex International Appoints Brian Hamre to the Position of President
AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies, infrastructure construction and forestry conservation, announced that it has appointed Brian Hamre to the position of President effective July 1, 2022. This appointment comes as a part of the Company’s strategy to strengthen its management team and further accelerate its growth and scalability. Brian has 36 years of experience in the heavy equipment marketplace. He began his career with AmeraMex International and spent 22 years with the company before taking a position with Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, where he spent 14 years. “Brian has a proven track record of revenue growth and department productivity with both AmeraMex and Richie Brothers,” said AmeraMex CEO Lee Hamre. “His leadership skills range from developing and mentoring employees to identifying and executing revenue growth potential. He is walking in the door game-ready with years of industry experience and an excellent network within the marketplace, especially the construction/transportation industries. “Over the past several years the Company has segued from sales of new and used forklifts into the container handling equipment for ports. Now, with growth in infrastructure and commercial construction, we are expanding into heavy construction equipment to balance out our product line. This just happens to be Brian’s area of expertise.” “This is a perfect time to rejoin AmeraMex, said Hamre. “I joined the Company’s Board almost three years ago and have been impressed with its significant growth and market expansion into new industries, especially heavy equipment for construction. For the past 14 years I have been emersed in the construction equipment industry which is enjoying tremendous growth. I am please to bring this experience and expertise back to AmeraMex as the Company is strategically expanding into areas that will shape its future. I look forward to being a part of that momentum.”
Zoom Hires Matthew Saxon as Chief People Officer
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced that Matthew Saxon will join the company as its Chief People Officer, effective immediately. Saxon brings more than 20 years of experience in human resources and people operations. He was most recently the Vice President of People Operations at Meta, and previously was Senior Vice President of Compensation, HR Operations, and Shared Services at Humana. Saxon will lead Zoom’s people experience team and report to Aparna Bawa, Zoom’s Chief Operating Officer. Zoom has experienced rapid growth in its workforce to meet the demands of its customers and business worldwide. Saxon will help Zoom’s continued growth and help scale all elements of the organization including culture, organizational design, talent acquisition, engagement, training and development, employee experience, and infrastructure. “Our Zoomies are at the core of everything we do, and we know that having the right leader in place to help shape the future of Zoom’s workforce will allow us to better serve our customers’ evolving needs. We are excited to welcome Matthew, who has a deep understanding of the complexities today’s workforce is facing, and we are confident that his skill set will help elevate and strengthen Zoom as we navigate the next phase of work together,” said Bawa. “I was drawn to Zoom’s clarity in its core value of care. It is obvious in everything the company does, but most importantly, it’s clear the leadership team genuinely cares about employees. Zoom has completely transformed the way people and businesses connect, and I’m excited to help drive the company forward by elevating and advocating for our employees. Together, Zoom will continue to lead and demonstrate how companies can thrive to drive successful business outcomes,” said Saxon.
VuWall Appoints Nick Mathis as Director of Business Development for the U.S. Market
VuWall, a technology leader in video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, today announced the appointment of Nick Mathis, CTS-I, as director of business development. He will focus on building and nurturing relationships with VuWall's integration partners; resellers; and AV, IT, and security consultants to drive the broader expansion of the company's customer and partner base in the U.S. market. "Nick brings a decade of experience to VuWall with a solid background in sales and technical knowledge," said Maryse Montagne, vice president of sales at VuWall. "He's the ideal candidate to ensure our U.S. expansion strategy excels. I couldn't be more thrilled to have him join our growing team." Mathis graduated with honors from Iowa State University with a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering. He earned his AVIXA CTS credential in 2014 followed by his CTS-I in 2017. Prior to joining VuWall, he was a regional sales manager at Matrox. Previously, he worked as a solutions and AV systems engineer at Mechdyne Corporation in the U.S. and Europe for nearly six years. Based at VuWall's North American headquarters in Montreal, Mathis will be reporting to Montagne. In his new role, he will help increase VuWall's market share and brand awareness by developing new business opportunities and nurturing existing ones. Mathis will be responsible for identifying new markets, growth areas, industry trends and customer drivers. In addition, he will develop, maintain and grow long-term relationships with VuWall clients, partners and industry consultants. He will work closely with VuWall's product management, marketing and sales teams. "I'm excited to join VuWall during such a pivotal time for the company, in a growing industry that I am very passionate about," said Mathis. "I have been collaborating with the VuWall team for a few years and have always been impressed with their innovative solutions and their incredible company culture. I look forward to contributing to the company's growth and increasing our U.S. footprint." Mathis is VuWall's latest hire, contributing to a 30% growth in staff since January 2021 in both their Montreal and German offices. He is the second addition to the U.S. team this year, along with Steven Rawlings, who joined the company as a seasoned application engineer in January. Rawlings is based in Seattle, supporting VuWall customers on the West Coast. To learn more about Nick Mathis, visit his LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nick-mathis To book a meeting with him at InfoComm, visit: https://vuwall.com/infocomm More information about the company and its products is available at www.VuWall.com
Top Go-To-Market Leaders Join Sumo Logic
Sumo Logic (NASDAQ: SUMO), the SaaS analytics platform to enable reliable and secure cloud-native applications, today announced the appointment of four new senior leaders. This team is poised to help drive focus and ensure efficient global growth as Sumo Logic helps companies of all sizes with digital transformation, cloud migration, and security modernization initiatives. Sumo Logic welcomes: Zakir Ahmed, Managing Director of APAC and International Market Strategy Steve Doyle, SVP of Global Sales Strategy and Operations Timm Hoyt, SVP of Global Channels and Alliances Russell Rosa, SVP of America Sales Lynne Doherty, President of Worldwide Field Operations, Sumo Logic: “I’m thrilled to welcome these four extremely talented leaders to the Sumo Logic team. They each bring proven track records and functional success in growing large, high-velocity organizations that will help accelerate our next phase of growth. Sumo Logic is a critical component of customers' software stacks, and our job is to build on our early platform success to be the clear leader in serving both the security and observability needs of organizations. This new leadership team, along with the deep talent and passion of all of Sumo Logic, gives me great confidence that we can help our customers win.” [Meet the Team] Based in Singapore, Zakir Ahmed joins Sumo Logic as Managing Director of APAC and International Market Strategy. Ahmed will lead the APAC region and provide advisory support for other international geographies. Ahmed is not a stranger to building business in a hyper-growth SaaS marketplace. He brings significant experience most recently at Kofax, where he was SVP and General Manager for APAC. While there, Ahmed was responsible for driving a new strategic direction and spearheading its transformation while leading the region through rapid growth and expansion into new markets. He brings extensive experience in management, customer acquisition, retention, and sales leadership from a variety of companies, including the NetSuite Business Unit at Oracle, Salesforce.com, TechnologyOne Corp, and Microcell. Steve Doyle has been named SVP of Global Sales Strategy and Operations and leads a global team spanning from North America to United Kingdom, Australia, and India. Doyle’s team works to implement the structure, standards, consistency, and processes to help accelerate growth as the business scales. Prior to joining Sumo Logic, Doyle led global strategic initiatives at Cisco. He spent 16 years in a variety of roles, including leading Global Renewals Operations, where he built a global team of more than 50 professionals to support an expanding business. Doyle also led strategy and planning for Cisco Americas, where he led all sales operations functions including compensation, planning, and forecasting. Timm Hoyt takes the reins in his new role as SVP of Global Channels and Alliances. A technology industry veteran with a track record of delivering robust, product integration and go-to-market partner strategy, Hoyt will focus on driving market leadership by advancing global partnerships for Sumo Logic. Hoyt brings deep international operations and leadership to the team, with more than 20 years of experience from posts at PagerDuty, Druva, Atlantis Computing, Skyera, and Brocade. At PagerDuty, Hoyt represented the Global Partner and Alliances organization, establishing five key areas of the practice: Cloud Providers, Channels, Ecosystem Alliances, Managed Service Providers, and System Integrators. Similarly at Druva, Hoyt ran the Global Partner and Alliances organization, while under his stewardship, annual recurring revenue accelerated by transforming the route-to-market into a partner-first sales motion that drove growth, predictability, and durability. Russell Rosa is the SVP of Americas Sales. Rosa will ensure scale throughout North America and drive strategy in emerging markets like Canada and Latin America. Rosa joins Sumo Logic from Cisco, where he held a number of senior sales leadership roles and successfully built, developed and managed high-performing teams. Rosa spent the last five years running U.S. Commercial East, a business unit comprised of small, midsize and Fortune 500 customers. Rosa also spent time leading the channel organizations at Actifio and VCE where he helped to build channel strategies and the go-to-market model for the respective teams. This included functions such as distribution, developing partner sales teams, and introducing new solutions into the portfolio.
IFA under new dual leadership
- David Ruetz and Kai Mangelberger take over IFA 2022 One hundred days before IFA 2022 opens its doors, Messe Berlin has appointed David Ruetz (53) and Kai Mangelberger (42) as the new dual heads of IFA 2022. This team replaces the previous IFA leadership of Jens Heithecker and Dirk Koslowski. “IFA will be even stronger when it returns in September. Our preparations are well under way. The market’s expectations are high. As the world’s leading trade fair for consumer and home electronics, we are ready to give the industry the right platform for reopening business“, said Martin Ecknig, CEO of Messe Berlin GmbH. “With David Ruetz and Kai Mangelberger we have appointed a strong dual leadership, who together with the IFA team will successfully manage the countdown over the coming months.” - Long years of experience in international business As head of ITB Berlin, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show, David Ruetz has broad knowledge of developing successful global B2B projects. As an experienced international communications expert, he has been in charge of ITB at Messe Berlin since 2002. In this period he contributed decisively to transforming the trade show into a global brand. During the pandemic, ITB was successfully able to drive forward digitalisation, and with ITB.com it created a main platform for the global tourism community. As Senior Vice President of IFA 2022, over the coming months Mr. Ruetz will be IFA’s main contact for the market’s key players. “I will be able to rely on the expertise of the IFA project team. My colleagues have been familiar with this market for many years and in the past have repeatedly shown that Messe Berlin knows how to do live events. Here in the capital we are offering our international visitors a platform for good business, networking and a good overview of trends.” David Ruetz will share the team leadership role with Kai Mangelberger, Director of IFA 2022. Mr. Mangelberger has more than 20 years of expertise in managing events. During this time he supervised the leading transport technology trade fair InnoTrans, most recently as its deputy director, before last year taking over as head of FRUIT LOGISTICA, the leading trade fair for the global fruit trade. In April, FRUIT LOGISTICA successfully reopened for business after pausing due to the pandemic. As the first large international event to take place live, it brought exhibitors and trade visitors from over 130 countries back to the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. Additional information can be obtained from the CVs of David Ruetz and Kai Mangelberger.
Digital Nirvana Welcomes Jim Daves as Senior Director of Sales
Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media monitoring and metadata generation services, today announced that Jim Daves has come on board as the company's new senior director of sales. In this role, he oversees sales to the MVPD and broadcast TV markets. "Jim has extensive experience in selling innovative solutions to MVPDs and broadcasters and over the years has built strong relationships with high-level executives at many of the most prominent organizations in that market," said Russell Wise, senior vice president at Digital Nirvana. "Having Jim on board is a win for Digital Nirvana and for the media companies that rely on us to make their jobs faster and easier." Daves has been in the business for more than 35 years. His sales expertise spans numerous hardware and software product lines associated with video and high-speed data services, interactive television, voice, OTT, IPTV, and wireless solutions. Daves is based in Atlanta and reports to Wise. More information about Digital Nirvana and its products and services is available at www.digital-nirvana.com
Sheena Gaynes of Bentley Systems Named to CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel List
Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Sheena Gaynes, Bentley’s director of business development and partnerships, iTwin platform, to its 2022 Women of the Channel list. This esteemed list honors the incredible accomplishments of female leaders in the IT channel. Those named on the annual list come from all corners of the IT channel, including vendors, distributors, and solution providers whose vision, expertise, and contributions impact the industry every day. By bringing innovative concepts, strategic business planning, and comprehensive channel initiatives to life, these extraordinary women support partners and customers with exceptional leadership. CRN celebrates these women, who are so deserving of recognition, for their constant dedication to channel excellence. Gaynes is recognized on the list for her work building out the Bentley iTwin platform developer ecosystem. Her expertise in establishing global partner programs and executing tactical go-to-market plans helped create the programs and processes for our partners and users to succeed. She leads a team that manages business development activities and nurtures partnerships with independent software vendors and global systems integrators, including supporting the sales organization to generate subscription revenue through engineering firms and owner-operators. Gaynes also manages accreditation programs, such as developer training, powered by iTwin validation, and promoting the adoption of the Bentley iTwin platform with academic institutions and students. Gaynes is being recognized for the fourth time on the CRN Women of the Channel list. “Sheena has significantly contributed to the Bentley iTwin platform business by building out a framework for our developer ecosystem, creating a partner program with benefits and requirements, and recruiting and enabling partners of every size and type,” said Adam Klatzkin, vice president of the Bentley iTwin platform. “We are extremely proud of the work Sheena has done here and are delighted that she is being recognized on the CRN 2022 Women of the Channel list.” “We are proud to once again recognize the remarkable leaders on this year’s Women of the Channel list. Their influence, confidence, and diligence continue to significantly accelerate channel success,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Their accomplishments will inspire others, and we look forward to witnessing their future contributions to the channel.” Natalie Plummer, Bentley’s director of diversity, equity, and inclusion, said, “Sheena Gaynes’ accomplishment is a testament to her hard work, but also serves as a clear example of the amazing things that can be achieved when you combine opportunity, inclusion, and preparation. This is why diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for any and all organizations. Your next great leader is out there. Sheena sets the perfect example.” To learn more about Sheena Gaynes, visit the CRN 2022 WOTC page. CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC
Palmercare Chiropractic - McLean Welcomes Dr. Allen Kowarski
Palmercare Chiropractic - McLean is focused on helping patients achieve a lifetime of optimum health following a holistic approach to wellness. Using targeted spinal manipulations, the chiropractors will remove the subluxations preventing the nervous system from operating optimally. Once treatment is complete, the patients are bound to experience better nerve flow, which allows the body to heal from injury, protect itself, and function at a higher level. The treatments are broadly classified under Chiropractic Care, Athletes & Sports, Family Care, and Children Care. Having treated thousands of patients, Dr. Allen Kowarski DC P.T. is fully committed to ensuring patients enjoy optimum health and wellness. He has more than 30 years of treatment experience and is happy to share the benefits of chiropractic care, such as improved bodily functions, improved posture, and enhanced immunity. Palmercare Chiropractic - McLean forerunners pride themselves in pioneering chiropractic treatment as far back as 1895, when a new form of healing focusing on the spine was discovered by Daniel David Palmer. The establishment of the chiropractic facility in Mclean, Virginia, is a big boost for patients seeking treatment for debilitating pain as they have an opportunity to enjoy lasting pain relief. The treatment team led by Dr. Allen Kowarski is keen to get to the root cause of the problem to deliver long-lasting comfort. Dr. Allen Kowarski graduated from New York University in 1979 with a degree in Physical Therapy. In 1984, he obtained a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College. The care team at the innovative facility is trained to offer physiotherapy services, massage therapy, spinal & postural screenings, home exercise programs, adult care, reflexology, and acupuncture. Other treatments include rehabilitation, therapeutic modalities, pediatric care, and prenatal chiropractic care. The Mclean-based chiropractic also does its best to help patients get healthy and stay healthy. To this end, chiropractic care offers much more than a quick fix for back and neck pain; it also helps babies and kids struggling with bedwetting, feeding issues, ear infections, and colic. The chiropractors also treat shoulder pain, sciatica, tennis elbow, migraines, knee pain, plantar fasciitis, neuropathy, and car accident injuries. If left untreated, these conditions can easily cause body misalignment, leading to severe problems. Dr. Allen Kowarski's decision to join Palmercare Chiropractic - McLean in 2017 was good news for patients since he brings a wealth of experience and steady hands. He holds a degree in Physical Therapy and is a Doctor of Chiropractic who has won numerous awards and recognitions, among them is the Clinical Instruction Award. He practiced in Fairfax for over three decades and has treated more than 12,000 patients. Dr. Allen Kowarski is also a member of the Virginia Chiropractic Association and remains passionate about helping patients recover from chronic pain and walk on a path to optimum health and wellness. A satisfied patient has posted the following 5-Star review about him, "I hardly write reviews, but this man and his crew deserve more than 5 stars!!! I'm so impressed!!! Well done! If you want to get feeling better and feel cared for, this is the place for you!! Dr. Mathew McClean and the other staff are Awesome!!!" Chiropractic care is an essential component of health as it promotes good health based on the concept of clearing misalignment and nerve interference of the spine. The treatment process created by the Palmercare Chiropractic - McLean team is designed to make patients feel comfortable, and ready to pursue the journey to total healing. Chiropractic treatment for extremities targets the following areas of the body for adjustments: hips, feet, shoulders, ankles, wrists, and elbows. Care providers working here understand that the body is deeply interconnected, so they make every effort to evaluate the entire body to find the real source of pain. Adjustments are backed by well-thought-out, active and passive therapies such as ultrasound therapy, stretches, soft tissue techniques, and exercises. To talk to the experienced chiropractors at Palmercare Chiropractic - McLean, call 1 703 994-4874 or visit the clinic at 6862 Elm Street, McLean, VA, 22101, US. When scheduling an appointment with the highly recommended chiropractor, patients are asked to provide their name, contact information, treatment location, and reason for the visit. As part of treatment, the chiropractors may refer to coaching at home and exercises. The McLean clinic opens five days a week from Monday to Wednesday and Friday and Saturday. Other clinics in Virginia are located at Woodbridge, Sterling, Centerville, Fairfax City, and Alexandria.
Seattle firm Clark, Raymond & Company CPA PLLC joins Russell Bedford as new member
Global professional services network, Russell Bedford International, has announced the appointment of Clark, Raymond & Company CPA PLLC (“CRC”) as its member firm in Seattle, USA. Co-founded by Edson Clark (“Ed”) in 1991, Clark, Raymond & Company has provided assurance, advisory and tax services to privately held businesses, non-profit organisations and individuals throughout the north-western United States for more than 30 years. Now with seven partners and directors, including two equity partners, Clark, Raymond & Company has almost over 20 personnel based in its office located in the Seattle suburb of Redmond, WA. The firm’s almost 3000 clients operate in sectors such as manufacturing, construction, real estate, distribution, professional services, technology, and mortgage lending. CRC offers a broad range of services including accounting, independent audits, reviews and compilations, employee benefit plan audits, tax compliance, international tax planning, estates and trusts, forensic accounting, litigation services and strategic business consulting. Speaking about the appointment, Russell Bedford CEO, Stephen Hamlet, said: “Clark, Raymond & Company is a fantastic addition to our North America region. The firm’s broad range of services, and ability to think outside the box, but colour inside the lines, will bolster Russell Bedford’s collective service offering in the region, while adding more than 30 years of experience to the network. A very warm welcome to all at Clark, Raymond & Company, I look forward to supporting the team in achieving their business goals.” Ed Clark, co-founder of Clark, Raymond & Company, added: “We are delighted to join Russell Bedford International. This is an exciting time for all at Clark, Raymond & Company, offering an opportunity for change, development and growth within our firm, as we connect with other global members on the challenges that our clients face.” Deanna Salo, Russell Bedford global board director for North America, added: “It is a pleasure to welcome Clark, Raymond & Company to our growing North American network of firms. I look forward to connecting with our neighbours in Seattle and to begin collaborating for the benefit of our mutual clients.”
Elsevier appoints Judy Verses as President, Academic and Government Markets
Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, is pleased to announce the appointment of Judy Verses to the newly created role of President, Academic and Government Markets. Judy will join Elsevier on May 2, 2022 as a member of the company’s executive leadership team, reporting to Kumsal Bayazit, CEO; she will be based in Amsterdam. Judy will be responsible for Elsevier’s global strategy for product development, sales, marketing, academic relations, and research intelligence solutions to serve the needs of academic researchers, librarians, research leaders, policymakers, and funders. She will be instrumental in building on Elsevier’s extensive open access (OA) offerings that include more than 600 gold OA journals, over 2,000 institutions served by transformative deals around the world, and some 119,000 OA articles published in 2021. Judy will oversee the company’s broad product portfolio aimed at academic and government customers, including: ScienceDirect, the world’s largest platform for peer-reviewed primary scientific and medical research hosting more than 19 million pieces of content from 4,400 journals and 43,000 e-books. Scopus, an expertly curated abstract and citation database with content from 27,000+ journals by 7,000+ publishers to help researchers track and discover global knowledge in all fields. SciVal, a web-based analytics solution that provides insights into the research performance of over 20,000 academic, industry and government research institutions. Pure, a research information management system that enables evidence-based decisions, simplifies research administration, and optimises impact, reporting and compliance. Digital Commons, a leading institutional repository that enables universities to share and preserve their community’s research, scholarship, and collections with a range of modules to improve research data management, visibility and impact. Judy’s career is testament to her belief in the power of knowledge to enable and transform individuals and communities. She has a strong track record of building trust and of being a strong advocate for inclusion and diversity. Most recently, Judy was Executive Vice President, Research, at Wiley, leading the company’s academic journal publishing and platforms businesses. Prior to joining Wiley in 2016, she was President, Global Enterprise & Education at Rosetta Stone, a market leader in online language learning and literacy. Previously, she had been President and Chief Client Officer at Blackboard, a leading supplier of educational enterprise software where she was accountable for all global marketing and sales and driving the transformation to a customer-centric organization. The earlier part of Judy’s career was in telecommunications with Verizon where she held multiple senior leadership roles in sales, product, and marketing. Judy Verses commented on her appointment: “I cannot be more excited to join the Elsevier team. In my time in the industry, I have always been impressed with Elsevier’s tremendous portfolio of quality content and data analytics solutions. I look forward to the opportunity to work with an exceptional group of people to delight our customers in the research community and drive towards an open future.” Kumsal Bayazit, CEO of Elsevier, said: “Judy is a highly respected leader who understands deeply the needs of our customers in the research community. She is passionate about serving librarians, researchers, research leaders, policy makers and funders to advance knowledge and make critical decisions based on quality content and insights. We are delighted to welcome Judy to the Elsevier team at this exciting time as we work together with the communities that we serve to advance openness, inclusion, collaboration and transparency in research.”
MORGAN MOTOR COMPANY STRENGTHENS ITS LEADERSHIP TEAM TO BUILD UPON ITS LEADING POSITION
To build upon recent successes, future-proof the company and further the development of timeless coach-built sports cars, The Morgan Motor Company has appointed Steve Morris as Executive Chairman and Massimo Fumarola as CEO. These changes will be effective from 26 April 2022. Steve and Massimo will be focussing upon the strategic growth of the business and drive mission critical themes such as new product development following the recent launch of the all-new Morgan Super 3, the advancement of Morgan’s ESG strategy, innovation in craft-orientated manufacturing as well as the ongoing promotion of Morgan globally. Massimo, who is joining from Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., where he was Chief Project Management Officer and a member of the Management Board, will be responsible for the operational running of the company, working with the current passionate and dedicated team at Morgan. Steve Morris, current CEO and Chairman of Morgan Motor Company, commented “This is an extremely important appointment for the Morgan Motor Company. Massimo joins Morgan at a time when it is perfectly primed and positioned for future growth and further success. Therefore, it’s crucial that we have found someone of Massimo’s calibre, passion, and experience to work alongside me to help further cement the company’s recognition as one of the world’s most iconic sports car brands.” “On a personal note, I feel incredibly proud to be entering my 40th year at the company as Executive Chairman. To have led a team at Morgan that is, without doubt, the driving force behind many of Morgan’s notable successes is incredibly satisfying. Managing change is an important aspect of business leadership, I have established an ethos and ability for Morgan to embrace change and identify opportunity. This has become one of the inimitable traits of Morgan, one that gives Morgan the capability to adapt and prosper. I am excited to work with Massimo for many years to come and to see the company reach even greater heights of success, underpinned by passion, soul, heritage, and distinctive products." Massimo Fumarola also commented “Morgan Motor Company has a unique reputation for its rich heritage, distinctive styling, and superlative craftsmanship. As a sports car enthusiast, it’s an enormous honour to join such an iconic brand as CEO and work together with Steve to help amplify everything the company stands for. When I was a young boy, our neighbour had a Morgan, and I dreamt of driving a Morgan myself one day. For me, a Morgan is the best combination of pure vehicle dynamics, light-weight design, driving pleasure, quality refinement, functional design, and courageous engineering. Morgan sports cars are not about performances, they are about a truly authentic, unconventional and exhilarating driving experience. They stand for joy, freedom, individuality, self-confidence and aspirational lifestyle. Morgan has a timeless value proposition to ensure a best sensory customer engagement. I look forwards to working together with the team and with our dealers to promote this unique brand globally”. Morgan recently revealed the Super 3, an all-new take on its 113-year legacy of three-wheeled vehicles, which is now on sale. The new model is the company’s first ‘clean sheet’ design since the launch of the Aero 8 in 2000. Super 3 brings unprecedented levels of quality, engineering integrity and configurability to the brand.