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BCB Bank Names David Garcia As Chief Lending Officer And Promotes Vince Davis To Business Development Manager | 2020-09-29 | Press Releases

BAYONNE, N.J., Sept. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Thomas Coughlin, President and Chief Executive Officer of BCB Bank and its parent, BCB Bancorp, is pleased to announce the hiring of David Garcia as Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer and the promotion of Vince Davis to Vice President and Business Development Manager.

Senior Vice President Garcia will be responsible for overseeing BCB Bank’s Lending Division, with a focus on commercial lending and credit risk management function. He comes to BCB with more than 25 years in the finance industry, serving at both community banks and investment banks. Prior to joining BCB he spent 11 years with Oritani Bank (since merged with Valley National Bank), most recently as Executive Vice President of the bank’s private REIT, Oritani Asset Corp., as well as Managing Director of Oritani Finance Co. His tenure enabled the expansion of the bank’s lending platform to encompass

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National Math and Science Initiative Appoints First Chief Development Officer | News

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The National Math and Science Initiative has named veteran fundraiser Laure O’Neal as its first chief development officer, charging her and a restructured fundraising team with diversifying the organization’s funding sources.

NMSI was founded in 2007 with generous support from the ExxonMobil Foundation, Texas Instruments Foundation and other corporate and philanthropic organizations. It continues to receive financial support from those and other organizations and is expanding its fundraising to more quickly reach additional students, teachers and school systems across the country.

“Laure brings two decades of experience in connecting corporate, foundation and individual givers with academic institutions and other organizations that support individuals and communities,” said NMSI CEO Bernard A. Harris, Jr. “I’m excited about the energy and expertise Laure brings to secure new support to reach more communities with our programs.”

NMSI started a transition in 2018 from primarily in-person supports and

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Farmland native promoted to Air Force Chief Master Sergeant



a group of people posing for the camera: Michael A. Morris


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Michael A. Morris

Michael A. Morris, a Farmland native and 19-year veteran of the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve, was recently promoted to the Air Force’s highest enlisted rank of Chief Master Sergeant, according to a release.

Morris enlisted in the Air Force in 2001 and received training as a computer systems operator. He transferred to the Air Force Reserve in 2008 and is currently assigned as superintendent of the 434th Communications Squadron, serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the commander on military health, welfare and morale matters, mission readiness, resource utilization and the professional development of 49 airmen. He was awarded the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal in July 2019 for outstanding achievement while deployed.

Morris graduated from Monroe Central High School in 1998. He is married to Carissa Morris (DiBattiste) and is the son of Tim and Susan Morris

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MiNA Therapeutics Appoints Peter Bains as Chief Business Officer

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MiNA Therapeutics, the pioneer in RNA activation therapeutics, announced today the appointment of Peter Bains as Chief Business Officer (CBO), effective September 22, 2020. Mr Bains currently serves on MiNA’s Board of Directors as Non Executive Director and will retain this position while joining MiNA’s senior leadership team. With more than three decades of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry, he will leverage his years of expertise to lead the Company’s business development and corporate strategy activities.

“Following the recent completion of our Series A financing, MiNA is well-positioned to both advance our clinical development efforts and expand our R&D pipeline to demonstrate the potential of saRNA therapeutics beyond liver cancer,” said Robert Habib, CEO of MiNA Therapeutics. “As an experienced biopharmaceutical industry executive, Peter’s leadership capabilities, operational insight and existing understanding of the Company will be critical components to supporting the advancement of our company strategy

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MiNA Therapeutics Appoints Peter Bains as Chief Business Officer – Press Release

LONDON–(Business Wire)–MiNA Therapeutics, the pioneer in RNA activation therapeutics, announced today the appointment of Peter Bains as Chief Business Officer (CBO), effective September 22, 2020. Mr Bains currently serves on MiNA’s Board of Directors as Non Executive Director and will retain this position while joining MiNA’s senior leadership team. With more than three decades of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry, he will leverage his years of expertise to lead the Company’s business development and corporate strategy activities.

“Following the recent completion of our Series A financing, MiNA is well-positioned to both advance our clinical development efforts and expand our R&D pipeline to demonstrate the potential of saRNA therapeutics beyond liver cancer,” said Robert Habib, CEO of MiNA Therapeutics. “As an experienced biopharmaceutical industry executive, Peter’s leadership capabilities, operational insight and existing understanding of the Company will be critical components to supporting the advancement of our company strategy and broaden

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Nimbus Therapeutics Appoints Abbas Kazimi as Chief Business Officer

Nimbus Therapeutics, a biotechnology company designing breakthrough medicines through structure-based drug discovery and development, today announced the promotion of Abbas Kazimi to Chief Business Officer. Mr. Kazimi, who previously served as Vice President of Business Development, has more than 15 years of experience directing strategic transactions within the life sciences industry.

“Throughout his tenure with Nimbus, Abbas has played a central role in building our external partnerships, negotiating key transactions, and shaping our corporate strategy. We are exceptionally pleased to promote him to the role of Chief Business Officer,” said Jeb Keiper, M.S., MBA, Chief Executive Officer of Nimbus. “Abbas’ deep acumen in business and corporate development will be an asset for Nimbus as he moves into this expanded leadership role, and I look forward to continuing to partner with him to drive Nimbus’ success.”

Mr. Kazimi joined Nimbus in 2014 as Director of Business Development. In his roles at

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Ipsen Appoints Philippe Lopes-Fernandes as Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News:

Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced the appointment of Philippe Lopes-Fernandes as Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer, effective 1 October 2020. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, he will be responsible for business development and alliance management, reporting directly to David Loew, CEO, Ipsen. Philippe will serve on the Executive Leadership Team.

As Chief Business Officer, Philippe will play a crucial role in our external innovation strategy. The ELT and I are delighted to welcome Philippe to Ipsen and look forward to working closely with him. His extensive and impressive track record in international business development, his outstanding reputation and his ability to work closely with the scientific community around the world will be a tremendous asset as we continue to develop our position as a global biopharmaceutical leader via external innovation. I know Philippe will make significant contributions to our existing network

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Inhabit IQ Announces Eric Broughton as Chief Strategy Officer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — InhabitIQ, a unique collective of tech-forward products serving the residential, commercial and vacation rental management industries, announced today that Eric R. Broughton has joined the organization as Chief Strategy Officer.

In his position, Broughton will work across the Inhabit portfolio to fuel the company’s next stage of growth with a focus on go-to-market strategy, product, operations, and M&A.

“Inhabit IQ has achieved significant success by helping our clients achieve their goals, and it’s gratifying to add a proven leader like Eric to our talented executive team,” said Lisa Stinnett, CEO of Inhabit. “He brings to the role a rare blend of corporate leadership and entrepreneurialism that will help guide the company into the next chapter, while continuing our mission to deliver valuable solutions that enhance our property managers’ businesses.”

After Broughton’s residential property management software, ApartmentJet, was acquired by

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Droneparts Chief Wins Two 2020 Business Worldwide Magazine CEO Awards

LONDON, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The chief executive of Germany based tech company Droneparts has won two 2020 Business Worldwide Magazine (BWM) CEO Awards . Mischa Kohnen was named ‘Science/Technology CEO of the Year – Germany‘ & ‘Most Innovative CEO of the Year – Germany‘.

The Awards seek to identify and honor the Most Respected C-level executives across the globe from a variety of different sectors. The awards themselves do not focus on a company’s success, as many do, but the spotlight is on the success of individuals who make the corporations tick– namely senior executives such as CEOs, Managing Directors, Directors and senior-level management.  The intention is to give a worthy individual the recognition he/she deserves as well as to use their example to inspire other companies and business leaders to achieve similar success.

Drones have become hugely popular in recent years, moving from the

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SciPlay Appoints Danny Moy as Chief Strategy Officer

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SciPlay (NASDAQ: SCPL) (“SciPlay” or the “Company”), a leading social gaming company, appointed Danny Moy to Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer on SciPlay’s executive leadership team. Moy will report directly to the company’s CEO, Josh Wilson.

Moy joins SciPlay with nearly 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, business development, strategy and operations at leading global companies. In his new role, Moy will oversee SciPlay’s business development team, to identify new business opportunities, drive the strategic planning process and oversee corporate strategy.

“Over my long career in the gaming industry, I’ve come to respect a company’s unique style and level of talent, and can confidently say SciPlay delivers both an innovative culture and a robust team,” Moy said. “The team’s openness, willingness to collaborate, and motivation to continue to evolve and win suits my personality and style. SciPlay

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