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According to the recent report of China-telecommunications.com, HP's board ousted CEO Leo Apotheker and appointed the former CEO of eBay Meg Whitman to succeed Apotheker. This is HP's third time to fire CEO in six years. HP's chairman Ray Ryan said, we are very grateful for Leo Apotheker's efforts and services since he became the CEO of Hewlett-Packard in the last year. HP requires immediate appointment of an independent director. China-telecommunications.com (http://www.china-telecommunications.com/products/) reports that HP's board of directors believes that HP's CEO position requires additional attributes to the successful implementation of the company's strategy. Whitman has the appropriate operational and communication skills and leadership to improve the implementation and financial results. China-telecommunications.com points out that since Apotheker served as ... (more)

NEC Deploys SAP Solution for the Agricultural Industry in Asia

Tokyo, Aug 24, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the deployment of "myAgri"(1), an SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) based integrated solution for the agricultural industry. Leveraging the success of myAgri in the United States and South America, NEC will introduce the solution in cooperation with Colombia's Compunet(2) throughout Southeast Asia and Greater China as an SAP solution provider for the agricultural industry. The myAgri solution provides large and mid-size growers with integrated management for production processes in the ag... (more)

"Think Global, Think Hong Kong" Set for Japan in May

Huge Hong Kong Promotion to Target Tokyo, Osaka Hong Kong, Apr 12, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - "Think Global, Think Hong Kong" (TGTHK), the largest promotional campaign ever launched in Japan by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opens next month in Tokyo and Osaka. The week-long programme, 13-19 May, will highlight how Hong Kongcan help Japanese companies build new business opportunities in Asia, particularly on the Chinese mainland. The promotion is expected to attract more than 2,000 Japanese corporate leaders, government officials, heads of small and medium-sized ente... (more)

Pharmaceutical Marketing in an Era of Continuous Change

Rosangela Checchia, Chief Executive Officer, Checon Pesquisa, New York, NY, May 16, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - "We live in an environment of continuous change and unlimited access to knowledge. Given the regulatory issues, constraints and ethical aspects involved in the pharmaceutical industry, knowing how to act in this reality is critical," says Rosangela Checchia, Chief Executive Officer, Checon Pesquisa. There are new metrics in the market that can help pharmaceutical marketing executives overcome some of these challenges, increase profitability and become more accurate in decis... (more)

Packaging Accessibility for an Aging Population

Dr Alaster Yoxall, Engineering Design Principal Research Fellow Art & Design Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University, a speaker at the marcus evans EuroPack Summit 2012, on designing packaging that is accessible by the elderly. London, Aug 14, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Packaging accessibility is a serious problem today and is getting worse as demographics change, says Dr Alaster Yoxall, Engineering Design Principal Research Fellow Art & Design Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University. Packaging sustainability and cost are important, but to support Europe's aging population... (more)