Rest of World Region’s Annual Revenues at US$ 600 mn, up 69% YoY
Dubai, UAE,July 28th, 2011 – HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, today announced results for the year and quarter ended June 30 2011. For the full year, HCL’s global revenues increased by 31.1% to US$ 3,545 mn. During the quarter, HCL posted strong growth with global revenues increasing by 30.5% YoY to US$ 963 mn.
Rest of the world (RoW) region, which comprises of APAC, Middle East, ASEAN, ANZ and Africa, posted a revenue increase of 69% YoY in FY 2010-11 and 3.8% QoQ in the fourth quarter of FY 2011.
HCL Technologies Annual Revenues at US$ 3.5 billion, up 31% YoY Q4 Revenues at US$ 963 mn, up 5.3% QoQ
Rest of World Region’s Annual Revenues at US$ 600 mn, up 69% YoY
• Second-quarter 2011 net operating profit of AED 422 million (US$ 115 million) and revenue of AED 2.032 billion (US$ 553 million)
• Establishes core management team to roll-out a five-year strategic action plan
• Shopping malls and hospitality business continue to have strong performance
• Progress on international projects; signs loan agreement to accelerate development of King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia by Emaar, The Economic City
Dubai, UAE; July 26, 2011: Emaar Properties PJSC, the global developer of iconic projects, recorded a net operating profit of AED 843 million (US$ 230 million) in the first six months of 2011.
The net operating profit for the second quarter (April to June) 2011 was AED 422 million (US$ 115 million), similar to the net operating profit for first quarter (January to March) 2011 of AED 421 million (US$ 115 million). Revenue for the second quarter of 2011 was AED 2.032 billion (US$ 553 million), marginally higher than first quarter 2011 revenue of AED 1.983 billion (US$ 540 million).
July 26, 2011
Responding to customer demand for higher-capacity ink cartridges to improve user convenience, Epson has developed the Stylus Photo R2000 with 17ml ink cartridges. The new A3+, 8-colour photo printer, which has been launched in the Middle East, delivers high-quality photographic prints using Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss2 pigment ink, with the advantage of 50 percent higher capacity cartridges compared to previous models in its class. This allows larger print jobs to be completed with fewer ink changes.
Epson has also answered customer calls for wireless connectivity, making the R2000 one of the only printers in its category to feature Wi-Fi. Combined with USB and Ethernet connectivity, Wi-Fi enables the R2000 to fit easily into any studio or home environment. Users can print remotely from iPhones® or iPads® using the Epson iPrint app.
DP WORLD DELIVERS THROUGHPUT GROWTH OF 11% HANDLING 26.2 MILLION TEU IN THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE YEAR UAE REGION REPORTS STRONGEST QUARTER EVER
This performance was driven by strong growth in the Asia Pacific, UAE, Africa and Americas regions, as well as new volumes from recently opened capacity in Callao, Peru and Qingdao, China. Like for like gross volume growth was 10% .
Our portfolio of consolidated terminals handled 13.5 million TEU in the first six months of the year. Had our five terminals in Australia not been deconsolidated from 12 March 2011, the consolidated terminals would have delivered 10% growth ahead of the same six month period in 2010. Like for like consolidated volume growth in the first half was 8% .
Energy Conservation, and Environmental Stewardship
LG Electronics (LG) is furthering its commitment to “Green Management” by empowering its business units and subsidiaries to take greater responsibility for the entire lifecycle of LG’s products, from production to disposal.
LG has joined the Basel Action Network (BAN), a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Seattle, Wash. that monitors the trade of toxic products and fights environmental degradation. LG and BAN plan to work together to expand the scope of “e-Steward Enterprise,” a program designed to encourage the responsible disposal of electronic goods, which has previously been limited to North America and the UK. As part of the agreement, LG and BAN hope to jointly develop and participate in the “Global e-Stewards Enterprise” program, enabling companies to responsibly recycle electronic e-waste worldwide.
Muscat, July 25, 2011- Nawras has launched another store in Salalah, taking the total number of stores across the Sultanate to 25. The official opening ceremony this week was attended by VIP Guest, HE Sheikh Salim Bin Aufait Al Shanfari, Chairman of Dhofar Municipality and head of the organising committee of Khareef Salalah 2011 , together with special guests from Lulu, Nelson Phillip, Country Operations Manager and Unni Krishnan, Mall Manager Salalah and senior managers of Nawras, Oman's customer friendly communications provider.
In commenting on the opening, Shanfari said, “I would like to extend my congratulations to Nawras on the opening of its new store in Salalah as another achievement in the expansion its services across Oman. I am confident that this store will provide customers as well as our very many visitors to Salalah Festival with a convenient way to buy and pay, making communication easier, more flexible and more rewarding. I wish Nawras all the very best and thank them for their continued investment into the Dhofar region. Dhofar receives many visitors during the Khareef season and recently we announced plans to attract even more tourism visitors throughout the year not just for the summer. Nawras is supporting these plans by continuing their investment in new stores and network in the region.”
Dubai, UAE; July 21, 2011: The International Public Relations Association (IPRA), the world’s most influential professional association for senior international public relations executives, has constituted its new global governing body comprising members from six different regions including West Asia, Asia & Oceania, Africa, Europe, North America and South America.
Sunil John, Chief Executive Officer of ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, a WPP company and part of the MENACOM (Middle East and North Africa Communications) Group, has been elected as one of the two members representing the West Asia region in IPRA’s new global governing body.
More than 87 aspiring leaders between the ages of four and eighteen graduated from Oman Oil Marketing Company’s debut Summer School Program, a novel youth engagement platform designed to yield greater levels of confidence, motivation and self esteem amongst children of staff.
- Industry Leader Delivers Comprehensive Offerings that Help Companies
Move from “Post and Pray” State to Proactive Social Recruiting-
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2011: Kenexa (NASDAQ:KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today unveiled details of its newest suite of offerings: Social Solutions. Kenexa Social Solutions is the industry’s first multi-faceted set of social recruiting tools paired with attraction strategies and consulting to help HR professionals and recruiters fully leverage all the benefits of the social world through one vendor. Kenexa Social Solutions draws on Kenexa’s deep industry expertise in sourcing, recruiting, employment branding and social media to deliver positive outcomes for hiring employers as well as job candidates.
Eric Lochner, president of Global Talent Management at Kenexa, said, “Many companies want to harness the tangible benefits of social recruiting but – whether due to resources, time and other commitments - cannot readily tap into its full range of possibilities. As an industry leader, it was a natural progression that Kenexa take the initiative to develop the industry’s first truly integrated comprehensive offering that brings together the power of the applicant tracking system with the power of social networks.”
Uniquely positioned through its technology, content and services, Kenexa has a long-standing position as one of the talent acquisition and talent management industry’s innovators. Kenexa Social Solutions goes past just addressing social media and into creating multi-dimensional attraction strategies and connection tools to address end-to-end recruitment. Beyond the obvious such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, Kenexa offers sourcing strategies, candidate relationship management and consulting services that help attract, connect and recruit with talent like never before.
Included in Kenexa Social Solutions is a candidate relationship management tool that focuses on social recruiting and building passive candidate relationships. Using its robust API, Kenexa offers social career centers to empower candidates to interact with their social networks as they apply for jobs. Social consulting and management is included to provide the clients baseline for true social strategies and candidate attraction. Kenexa will continue to deliver on the promise of a social candidate and recruiter experience through its broad set and ever-expanding list of social features within its award-winning global talent acquisition solution, Kenexa 2x BrassRing™, including posting and sharing jobs across the most prominent social networks.
Available now, Kenexa Social Solutions has already been field-tested by one of the world’s largest retailers. Additional information on Kenexa’s recruiting solutions can be accessed at http://kenexa.com/recruitment-technology.
Kenexa® provides business solutions for human resources. We help global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. For more than 20 years, Kenexa has studied human behavior and team dynamics in the workplace, and has developed the software solutions, business processes and expert consulting that help organizations impact positive business outcomes through HR. Kenexa is the only company that offers a comprehensive suite of unified products and services that support the entire employee lifecycle from pre-hire to exit. Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at www.kenexa.com. Follow Kenexa on Twitter: @kenexa.
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