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Mary Kay Demonstrates Global Scientific Leadership Through Increasing Awareness on the Impact of Pollution on Skin at Leading European Scientific Conferences

DALLAS, June 10 (Bernama) -- Mary Kay Inc., a global beauty company and leader in skin care innovation, continues its ongoing support of the beauty and scientific communities by participating in two major global conferences in Europe this month: the 24th World Congress of Dermatology (WCD), June 10–15 in Milan, Italy and the 5th Future of Formulations in Cosmetics Summit, June 19-20, in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Held every four years, the World Congress of Dermatology is the largest dermatology meeting in the world. The WCD’s 2019 theme, “A New Era for Global Dermatology,” was the perfect match for Mary Kay to present its applied science findings and continue the scientific conversation around pollution and skin damage. On June 12, Mary Kay will host a symposium at the event titled “Environmental Stressors and Skin: Beyond UV.”

KPMG Report: Ceos Optimistic Over Company Growth Despite Growing Anxiety Over Threats

Climate change and disruptive technology top CEOs’ risk agenda in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA, June 10 (Bernama) -- According to the 2019 Global CEO Outlook published by KPMG International, business leaders are optimistic about the future with 94 percent confident about their organization’s growth prospects, an increased from 90 percent and 83 percent from the year 2018 and 2017 respectively.

Within Malaysia, CEOs are maintaining a positive outlook with eight out of ten reporting confidence in the growth prospects for their company and the industry they operate in; out of this, 60 percent are projecting cautious top-line revenue growth of up to 2% over the next three years.

PVH Corp. Names Cheryl Abel-Hodges Chief Executive Officer Of Calvin Klein, Inc.

NEW YORK, June 10 (Bernama) -- PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH], one of the world’s largest apparel companies and owner of iconic brands, including CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER
, Van Heusen
, Speedo
, and IZOD
, announced today that Cheryl Abel-Hodges is the new Chief Executive Officer of Calvin Klein.

Abel-Hodges previously had served as Group President, Calvin Klein North America and The Underwear Group. In her new role, she reports to Stefan Larsson, PVH President.

Q1 2019 Approved Investments in the Manufacturing, Services and Primary Sectors Reach RM53.9 billion FDI in the Manufacturing Sector Soared by 127.0%

KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 (Bernama) -- Amid the risks and challenging uncertainties in the global economy surrounding the US-China trade talks, investors remained confident about Malaysia as an investment destination. The country successfully attracted a total of RM53.9 billion approved investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors for the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019), an increase of 3.1% from the same period last year (RM52.3 billion). The positive investment growth of Q1 2019 was mainly driven by the robust performance of the manufacturing sector that soared by 126.8% compared to Q1 2018.

Foreign investments increased by 73.4% to RM29.3 billion from RM16.9 billion in the first quarter of 2018. Domestic investments approved in Q1 2019 amounted to RM24.6 billion, contributing 45.6% to the total. The investments approved in January to March 2019 were from 1,678 projects, and are expected to generate more than 41,200 job opportunities for the country. The manufacturing sector accounted for the largest share of total potential employment in the economy with 22,970 job opportunities or 55.7%, followed by the services sector with 18,000 job opportunities (43.7%) and primary sector with 240 employment opportunities (0.6%).

Mary Kay Inc. Partners with The Nature Conservancy to Advance Sustainable Fishing in Gulf of Mexico

DALLAS, June 10 (Bernama) -- Mary Kay Inc., an international leader in corporate and social responsibility, today announced its partnership with The Nature Conservancy to advance sustainable fishing practices in The Gulf of Mexico. The program, named the Texas Fisheries & Coastal Resilience Program, aims to tackle problems like overfishing, habitat damage, and bycatch—the incidental capture of non-target species during commercial fishing.

“We each have a responsibility to do our part in protecting the most valuable resource on the planet: our oceans,” said Deb Gibbins, Chief Operating Officer of Mary Kay. “It’s our hope that, by partnering with The Nature Conservancy, Mary Kay will be able to advance ecosystems and biodiversity conservation.”

China's Zhejiang eyes world-leading business environment

NINGBO, China, June 10 (Bernama) -- Jointly hosted by China's commerce ministry and the Zhejiang provincial government, the first China-CEEC Expo & International Consumer Goods Fair, as well as the 21st Zhejiang Investment and Trade Symposium (hereinafter referred to as the "three events") will be held in the Chinese eastern port city Ningbo from June 8 to 12, according to the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province.

Activities including conferences, forums, economic and trade talks, exhibitions and people-to-people exchanges will deepen cooperation between China and the Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) and facilitate Zhejiang's opening-up.

Orbital Insight Expands Asia Presence with New Singapore Office

New location is part of Orbital Insight’s strategic expansion into Asian markets following Tokyo office opening in February 2018 and launch of GO product last month

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10 (Bernama) -- Orbital Insight announced today the opening of its Singapore office. This is the company’s seventh office location and the second dedicated sales office to open in Asia in the past 16 months as the company seeks to further its strategic expansion in the Asian markets following its Tokyo opening in February 2018 and to capitalize on the launch of its commercial geospatial analytics product, GO, last month.

From its Singapore office, Orbital Insight will expand its business to key markets in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia to locally serve a wide range of financial investors, corporates and governments. Orbital Insight’s Asia Pacific customers are already using the company’s leading geospatial data and analytics services for use in the commercial and catastrophe insurance sector, commodities monitoring for oil, palm oil, steel and coal, as well as many other sectors to help drive better, more timely business and policy decisions.