Tata Technologies announces appointment of JK Gupta as the new Chief Financial Officer

Tata Technologies announces appointment of JK Gupta as the new Chief Financial Officer

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PUNE, India, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Tata Technologies, a leading global provider of engineering services and manufacturing enterprise IT, today announced the appointment of JK Gupta as its new Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will be responsible for corporate finance, strategy and business planning for Tata Technologies.

Speaking on the occasion, Warren Harris, Managing Director and CEO of Tata Technologies, said, “Tata Technologies is delighted to welcome JK Gupta during this exciting phase of transformation for the company. We are positive that his vast experience and deep functional knowledge will be an important asset as we expand our business globally.”

With 38 years of experience across multiple industries (engineering, steel, entertainment and IT), Mr. Gupta joins Tata Technologies from Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He started his career with Jay Engineering Works following which he had stints with Steel Authority of India Limited and Zee Network. He has spent the last 15 years with CMC (and now TCS), playing a key role in the transformation of CMC from PSU to one of the best performing mid-cap companies.

“Tata Technologies is one of the industry’s leading engineering design companies, and I am excited to have the opportunity to work with a fast-growing company and an enthusiastic leadership team. I look forward to contributing in the best possible way to the company’s growth story and look forward to a motivating career ahead,” said JK Gupta, Chief Financial Officer, Tata Technologies.

Mr. Gupta holds an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi and an LLB from the University of Delhi. He has earned many laurels and professional recognitions including “Most Influential CFOs of India” award by CIMA in 2015 and 2016 and “Roll on Honour” by CFO India Magazine in 2013 and 2015. He is gold medal winning ‘Cost and Management Accountant’ from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

Mr. Gupta joins Tata Technologies as it continues along a path of significant growth and transformation.  Earlier this year, private equity giant Warburg Pincus acquired a 43 percent stake in Tata Technologies. Additionally, the company also acquired Swedish engineering and design specialist Escenda Engineering AB to strengthen its presence in the European market.

About Tata Technologies:

Tata Technologies makes product development dreams a reality by designing, engineering and validating the products of tomorrow for the world’s leading manufacturers. With more than 8,500 employees serving clients worldwide, Tata Technologies is the manufacturing industry’s premier partner for advanced engineering, research and development, product lifecycle management consultancy and software, and connected enterprise IT solutions. For more information please visit www.tatatechnologies.com

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Drone Delivery Canada Appoints Mark Wuennenberg Vice President – Regulatory Affairs

Drone Delivery Canada Appoints Mark Wuennenberg Vice President – Regulatory Affairs

Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW/ – Drone Delivery Canada (DDC or the Company) (CSE:FLT – OTCQB: TAKOF), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Wuennenberg to the newly created position of Vice President – Regulatory Affairs as the Company grows its management team in anticipation of obtaining Canadian regulatory approval for drone delivery.

Prior to joining DDC as VP of Regulatory Affairs, Mark worked at Transport Canada as a Civil Aviation Inspector responsible for general flight standards and the regulation of commercial drones in Canada since 2012.

“It is a very exciting time in the Canadian drone sector as regulatory standards are now in the process being finalized, allowing drone delivery technology to emerge and commercialize across the Country. At this time, I am both pleased and excited to bring my regulatory skills and international aviation expertise to Drone Delivery Canada,” commented Mark Wuennenberg, Vice President.

“As we move ahead to become the first licensed drone delivery operator in Canada, Mark’s industry knowledge will assist DDC, not only in Canada but also in many international markets which we are looking to operate in. We are very pleased to have Mark join the team,” commented Tony Di Benedetto, CEO of Drone Delivery Canada. 

Biography for Mark Wuennenberg:

Mark Wuennenberg is an expert in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) with vast domestic and international experience and knowledge in the regulatory, operational, airspace access and training aspects of UAS. Most recently, Mark was a Civil Aviation Inspector with Transport Canada as a subject matter expert responsible for the development of the proposed UAS regulatory framework and the creation and implementation of numerous key UAS initiatives designed to further the UAS industry. As a 33 year veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force he accumulated over 4300 hours in numerous aircraft and held staff/instructor positions in National Defence Headquarters NORAD, United States Space Command, the Canadian Forces Instrument Check Pilot School, and the US Air Force’s Flight Standards Agency. While not flying he was very active in regulatory development (both manned and unmanned aviation), operational airworthiness and classroom instruction. He has also served on numerous international UAS committees/working groups within ICAO, NATO, and the United States Department of Defence.

The company also announces that it has granted an aggregate of 2.15 million options to purchase common shares of the company exercisable at a price of 50 cents per share for a period of five years, to certain officers, directors and consultants of the company. The options are subject to a vesting period released one-third every six months from the date of grant pursuant to the company’s stock option plan.

For more information, please visit www.dronedeliverycanada.com

About Drone Delivery Canada

Drone Delivery Canada is a drone technology company focused on the design, development and implementation of its proprietary logistics software platform, using drones. The Company’s platform will be used as Software as a Service (SaaS) for government and corporate organizations and looks to derive revenue from Integration fees, Set Up fees and Drone Delivery Flights based upon a take or pay model nationwide.

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is a publicly listed company trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol FLT, and on the U.S. OTC Q B market under the symbol TAKOF.

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American Media, Inc. Names Gwen Flamberg Vice President Beauty And Style Of The AMI Style Group

American Media, Inc. Names Gwen Flamberg Vice President Beauty And Style Of The AMI Style Group

–Flamberg Also Named Executive Editor, Beauty and Style for Us Weekly–

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NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — American Media, Inc. (AMI) today announced the promotion of Gwen Flamberg to Vice President Beauty & Style for the AMI Celebrity Group as well as Executive Editor, Beauty & Style for Us Weekly. Flamberg previously served as Beauty Director of Us Weekly, she will report to AMI Chairman and CEO David J. Pecker.

“Gwen not only represents the amazing depth of talent that was key to our acquisition of Us Weekly but also the passion and commitment that underscores how this brand will continue to grow and flourish in the coming months,” said Mr. Pecker. “Her comprehensive industry knowledge and her insights and impact on beauty and style trends is an extraordinary asset that can continue to be leveraged to the benefit of our brands’ passionate audiences in this new role.”

Flamberg will oversee the beauty and style coverage for AMI’s celebrity titles including Us Weekly, Star, and OK! across all platforms.

“I’m thrilled to step up to a role that allows me to create the most engaging content for readers who share my voracious appetite for celebrity trends,” said Flamberg.  “I couldn’t be more excited to tap into each brand’s unique DNA, delivering stories where readers live 24/7, continuing to enhance AMI’s standing as the go-to source for all things celebrity beauty and style.”

In addition to directing the beauty and style coverage of Us Weekly across all platforms as the brand’s Beauty Director, Flamberg has established herself as one of the most sought after industry insiders offering commentary on The Today Show, E! News, Extra, Bloomberg News, CNN Showbiz Tonight, Good Morning America, The Insider, Access Hollywood among other national outlets.

Prior to her new role at AMI, Flamberg developed her standing as one of the beauty and style industry’s leading influencers through roles at Ladies’ Home Journal, Woman’s Day, and Fitness before joining Us Weekly in 2008.

About American Media, Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States.  AMI’s titles include Us Weekly, OK!, Star, Men’s Journal, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Mr. Olympia Contest, National Enquirer and other celebrity titles.  AMI also manages 12 different digital sites including Usmagazine.com, OKmagazine.com, RadarOnline.com, MensJournal.com, MensFitness.com, MuscleandFitness.com and other digital and social properties.  AMI’s magazines have a combined total circulation of 5.6+ million and reach more than 51 million men and women each month.  AMI’s digital properties reach approximately 65 million unique visitors monthly.

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