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Weekly Round Up
30 May 2017
Latest Companies

Sabre - An innovative travel technology company

Canton Schwyz - The Dynamic Business Location in Europe

Business Birmingham - Shared Service Centres and Business Process Outsourcing in Birmingham

Tata Consultancy Services - Experience certainty

Chevin Fleet Solutions - Web-Based Fleet Management System, FleetWave

Press Releases

Sabre to integrate Chrome River’s leading expense management solution into its new mobile platform for business travellers
Chrome River becomes a Sabre premier provider for expense reporting.

Alphabet releases upgraded AlphaGuide app
Alphabet International has launched a reshaped version of the AlphaGuide. The app greatly enhances the mobility experience by providing a wide range of useful information and features that users can access conveniently on their smartphones.

Richard Schooling announced as chief commercial officer of Alphabet International
Richard Schooling has taken on the position of chief commercial officer at Alphabet International, the leading provider of outstanding Business Mobility solutions in Europe.

Baxters Food Group
Our business has grown phenomenally. Over the last 12 years we've undertaken 10 acquisitions. As a result of these changes, the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud service is going to be really fundamental in how the finance team can help move the business forward.

Ocado
Ocado is re-platforming all our software to work in the cloud. The technology side of our business has always been a disruptor, always wanted to challenge things.

White Papers

Sabre Report – Mobile in Travel
The perspectives of suppliers, online travel agencies, and other industry players on the challenges and...

Visa Case Study – GetThere Increases Adoption Rate

Innovation Update from Sabre Labs
Emerging Tech in Travel 2017...

GBTA Digital Traveller Whitepaper
Today’s digital business traveller wants one thing above all:...

Why GetThere - The industry's leading self-booking solution
Serving millions of business travellers in over 100 countries, GetThere is the industry's most sophisticated an reliable online travel management...

Features

Corporate governance best practice scrutinised in latest FDE TV episode
In this episode of FDE TV, we have come to the Corporate Governance forum in London hosted by University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School (www.sbs.oxford.edu/execed), looking at the recent scandals, new, most crucial, challenges emerging for the corporate governance of organisations in 2017, and the effects this will have on corporate reputation.

Episode 1 of FDE TV Season 3 is out!
International expatriate management with Generali and Rezidor Hotel Group.

New FDE TV episode – 'Recent Biogen investment into Canton of Solothurn'
FDE TV has travelled to Solothurn to witness the biggest investment in the region by Biogen.

Lithuania: land of opportunity
As Great Britain is beginning to look like less of an investment hot spot because of Brexit, companies are venturing into other parts of the globe. Finance Director Europe speaks with Antanas Guoga, Pro-European Union MEP from Lithuania and public CIO to the mayor of Vilnius, on why he sees Lithuania as the new hub for foreign investment.

The good fight – the drug development pipeline with Jesper Brandgaard
In the battle against diabetes, continued investment in R&D, and a business culture focused on driving change through innovation, education and collaboration is essential. Finance Director Europe talks to Jesper Brandgaard, the CFO of leading diabetes care company Novo Nordisk, about the current drug development pipeline and the technologies that his company is currently investing in to build a sustainable, efficient and effective operating model.

Projects

American Express: Mobile first: seamlessly linking the buyer and supplier - Jose Carvalho
As businesses work to take advantage of the globalised trade landscape, optimising working capital is a priority. Jose Carvalho, head of global commercial payments Europe at American Express, talks innovative digital payment solutions for buyer and supplier.

Datawatch: Handle data in the right analytic tool - James Eliason
Efficient data management directly affects the bottom line. This is why reliably sourcing, collating and understanding data is such an important aspect of the chief financial officer’s role. James Eliason, CFO at Datawatch, discusses how his company’s data preparation tools can offer protection while saving time and money.

Invest in Grenoble-Isère: Mountains and microchips - Véronique Péquignat
New ideas are always welcome in Grenoble-Isère, the beating economic heart of France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Véronique Péquignat, director of international actions and key technologies at Invest in Grenoble-Isère, explains why this small city attracts so much international investment and brainpower.

QBE: Minimise exposure: finance functioning against cyberthreats - James Tuplin
Finance directors are waking up to the risk posed by cyberattacks, but it can be hard knowing exactly what to do about it. James Tuplin, cyber-portfolio manager at business insurer QBE, speaks about those first important steps and how finance can help mitigate the risk of a cyberthreat.

SEAT: A fleet for the future - Giuseppe Tommaso
Controlling fleet management costs is essential for any large company, but efficiency need not come at the cost of quality and driver satisfaction. We speak to Giuseppe Tommaso, fleet sales and remarketing director at Spanish car giant SEAT, about how manufacturers can help corporate customers optimise their fleet solution.


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