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Data and Logistics Expert Vicki O’Meara Joins Black & Veatch Board

Industry executive also brings strong foundation in environmental services and operations as company expands market reach
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Reflecting the growing connection between data-driven decision making and infrastructure development and operations, Vicki O’Meara, Executive Chairman at AdSwerve, Inc., and former CEO of Analytics Pros, Inc., has been selected to join the Black & Veatch Board of Directors. A former U.S. Justice Department Assistant Attorney General and White House Fellow, O’Meara joins the Board having successfully developed and led organizations focused on client services, logistics, digital commerce and more.

Mr. John Fraser, Former Australian Treasury Secretary, Rejoins AccountAbility Advisory Board

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NEW YORK, December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Mr. John Fraser, former Australian Treasury Secretary and Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management, has rejoined the Advisory Board of AccountAbility. Having had an extensive and notable career that included stints representing Australia at the IMF, as Australian Minister (Economic) to the United States, serving on the UBS Group Executive Board, and as Chairman of UBS Saudi Arabia, Mr.

Leadership in Innovation: Washington Business Journal Recognizes Booz Allen’s Karen Dahut

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“Amid a technology climate of rapid disruption and digital transformation, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc has kept pace with the evolving demands of the market, due in no small part to the work of Karen Dahut.” 

- Carten Cordell, staff reporter, Washington Business Journal

Each year, the publication recognizes 20 leaders in the Greater Washington region for their accomplishments. In 2019, Booz Allen Executive Vice President Karen Dahut was among these “C-Suite Award” winners.

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose Remembers Organization’s Co-Founder Paul A. Volcker

Former Federal Reserve Chairman had a vision for a better world through business
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NEW YORK, December 10, 2019 /3BL Media/—Twenty years ago, Paul A. Volcker, Jr. Volcker, who passed away on December 8, 2019 in New York City, joined forces with Paul Newman, actor and philanthropist; Peter Malkin, current Chairman Emeritus of Empire State Realty Trust; David Rockefeller, then Chairman of Chase Manhattan Bank; and John C. Whitehead then Co-Chairman of Goldman Sachs, to form Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP).

Mohawk Honored by Training Magazine for 14th Consecutive Year

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CALHOUN, Ga. December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/—For the fourteenth consecutive year, Mohawk has earned an elite spot among Training magazine’s annual ranking of the best learning and development organizations.

“At Mohawk, we enthusiastically champion personal and professional development,” said Becky Redd, director of talent management. “We respect that each person’s learning style and goals are unique, so we offer multiple resources and platforms tailored to the individual along with organizational support to encourage people to pursue their ambitions.”

Leading With Diplomacy: My Never Stand Still Conversation With Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

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Madeleine Albright was the first woman to serve as the U.S. Secretary of State. She was also Ambassador to the United Nations and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States. Her accolades and honors are as extensive as her brooch collection, which she uses as a form of personal expression.

Alexion Employees Build and Donate Wheelchairs to Boston Medical Center

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At Alexion, a core component of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is Serving Our Communities. Recently, our General Managers (GMs) from around the world came together in Boston for a multiday leadership development workshop.  After one of the sessions, the GMs spent some time together building wheelchairs for patients at Boston Medical Center.

Youth Leaders Take on the Fight to Feed a Hungry Planet

3-day Youth Ag Summit kicks off in Brasilia, Brazil on 4 November 2019 / One hundred young change-makers, representing 45 countries, gather to turn their ideas for food security into reality
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LEVERKEUSEN / BRASILIA, November 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Some of the world’s brightest and most passionate young minds convene in Brazil for this year‘s Youth Ag Summit to think deeply about food and agriculture and unlock innovative and sustainable solutions to one of our most challenging questions: how do we feed a hungry planet while at the same time protect its natural resources?

Baltimore Ravens Announce Leadership Institute

By Todd Karpovich
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T. Rowe Price and the Baltimore Ravens are teaming up to present the Baltimore Ravens Leadership Institute (BRLI) to local high school students.

Inspiring Women Leaders in IT

Jordi Botifoll, SVP Cisco America's, President Cisco LatAm, Co-Author: Luz Ma Murguia, Latin American Marketing Director, Cisco
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There is evidence that a shortage of technology professionals is undermining business performance. In a 2016 survey by Venture Beat, 65% of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and other business leaders said that difficulty in recruiting skilled IT professionals was harming IT modernization efforts. That was three years ago and since then, the gap has gotten even wider.

One solution – recruit more women.

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