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Marc Beer Joins the Top Management of LumeN XT

Recently, Marc Beer was named LumeN XT, Inc.’s Chairman of the Board. LumeN XT is an established private company which has been creating proprietary surgical illumination products to streamline minimally invasive surgeries. Beer is a highly experienced entrepreneur and medical professional. He has over 25 years of experience developing and commercializing in several fields including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, diagnostics and devices.

 

After the appointment, Marc Beer said that it was a proud moment for him and he felt privileged to work with a committed and successful group of both engineers and surgeons who have spearheaded many advancements in the field of surgical illumination. The group of engineers and surgeons played a huge role in the development of the LumeN XT proprietary technology promoting safe surgeries. Marc Beer believes that the significance of LumeN XT platform will continue to increase as more surgeons leverage minimally invasive approaches to perform surgeries.

 

The technology has been in use for quite some time. The surgeons who have had the privilege of using targeted illumination testify to the enhancements in precision, visualization and flexibility it comes with. LumeN XT provides a platform which is used to reduce heat during surgeries improving low-cost disposable options, surgical precision, and safety.

 

Paul Rhyne, LumeNXT Co-Founder, praised Marc Beer for his success in the healthcare sector. He has demonstrated a leadership style that has helped startups to sail through to success. He has started, established and helped many startups to grow through multiple growth phases. His experience helping companies to expand globally and along the path of profitability is unmatched. The experience and expertise he brings on board will be highly valuable to his new company.

 

Marc Beer is the current CEO of Renovia, Inc., a women’s health startup he founded to address pelvic floor disorders in women across the world. The health company develops therapeutic and diagnostic products for more than 250 million women around the world who suffers from pelvic floor disorders.

 

Prior to starting Renovia, Inc., Marc Beer served as Minerva Neurosciences Inc.’s Founding Chairman. Minerva Neurosciences is a leading clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company which develops products for the treatment of central system diseases. It is performing several late-stage clinical trials and developing products for insomnia and mood disorders, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s Disease and major depressive disorders.

 

Prior to delving into Minerva, Marc Beer held several other leadership roles in the field of biopharmaceutical overseeing addressing of rare disease globally, initial public offerings, global growth, acquisitions and more. He has served at numerous companies in leadership positions. He served at ViaCell as the Founding CEO. He also served in the Erytech Pharma board of directors as a member. Additionally, he held multiple positions at Genzyme, the most prominent one being Vice President of Global Marketing. He is an alumnus of Miami University and a holder of a BS. Learn more: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/lumenxt-names-marc-beer-chairman-of-the-board-300822547.html

 

Ted Bauman Reveals Insights into Apple

Ted Bauman was recently featured in a Gazette Day article titled “Ted Bauman Explains Why Apple Stock Is In Trouble.” The article indicates how a tech giant might be in trouble in the future. Ted Bauman reveals that Apple’s fourth quarter had higher numbers than experts expected; many investors are still concerned about the potential of the company’s future. Ted Bauman spent two decades in South Africa advising several government agencies before moving back to the United States. Consumers are expecting Apple to continue innovating instead of stagnating. However, the company has had slow growth since Steve Jobs passed away.

Apple might still be one of the most profitable companies in the investment world, but the devices that won it a major market share are beginning to fall. The iPhone is one of the largest products for the company, winning it a large market share in the U.K., the U.S., and Japan where it has more than 12 percent of the smartphone market. It also has more than 20% of the global smartphone market. However, a number of people are wondering how the company maintains its profitability even though their percentage of the market is beginning to drop. Bauman suggests that they are able to maintain high profitability because of their pricing power. They are also able to create a unique consumer experience because of the perks related to the brand.

Many people believe the brand is associated with quality. Steve Jobs ensured that millennials and children growing up with computers saw Apple as a promotion of quality as well as education. He also made it a priority to provide an incredible user experience. Apple has a net worth of more than $180 billion. Forbes also indicated that a large percent of the revenue for the company is created through pricing power. Ted Bauman says that the market share is dropping because the tech giant is not creating new products. Many companies are innovating, which is why they are able to maintain their place at the top of the pyramid. Google, Amazon, and Microsoft are able to create a quality products that people buy because of brand recognition.

Learn more: https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/potmsearch/detail/submission/6455842/Ted_Bauman

” James River Capital: Specifying the Key Objective to Corporate Success “

Paul Saunders’ credibility and expertise as a devout businessman can be viewed as being significant attributing factors for his acquisition of James River Capital (affluent investment firm based out of Richmond, Virginia). Prior to becoming the CEO, Chairman, and Portfolio Manager over James River, Paul Saunders had spent an incredible numbers of years building up his experience and knowledge in the financial investment industry. He worked in the Finance Department for Warburg Paribas Becker in 1979 and then moved on to work in the Commodity Department for A.G. Becker during the time frame of 1980 to 1983. Following those first two employment experiences, Saunders served as the Director of Managed Accounts and Commodity Funds for Kidder from 1983 to 1994—the point up until he became President and took over the company as the CEO of the newly titled company known today as James River.

 

Under Paul Saunders’ leadership, James River Capital registered with the SEC to operate as an Investment Advisor and it also registered with the CFTC to service as a Commodity Pool Operator and a Commodity Trading Advisor. Moreover, from his extensive background in financial investment, Paul Saunders was led to devise several investment philosophies that have enabled James River to not thrive but maintain its success as a company. The first of these philosophies entail providing a wide variety of alternative investments to add diversification value to clients’ investment portfolios. The second of these philosophies regard investing in the morale of employees—an act that makes employees feel appreciated, boosts productivity, and thus enables the company to excel as a whole. According to Saunders, when employees are left feeling undervalued as a unit to the team, they start to display the signs of “burnout”.

 

Burnout” is classified as being the point when employees no longer feel satisfied or motivated by their job and is exhibited by the following signs: a loss of control (failure to efficiently manage/complete work tasks in a timely manner), a shift in attitude (becoming more moody/negative with others), a lack of transparency (feeling of being overlooked or not being paid well), and a loss of confidence (begin to second-guess themselves). As mentioned by CEO Paul Saunders, burnout is something than can be prevented if the right measures are taken. To provide employees with a sense of encouragement regarding the performance of their professional obligations, it is essential for companies to allow their employees to have 10-15 minutes of planning time every morning—a provision that will eliminate the feeling of being overwhelmed. Furthermore, to aid with attitude, transparency, and control issues, companies must strive to provide support to employees through communication (suggesting new hobbies, advising them to relax from work when out of the office), providing incentives and setting small achievable goals throughout the workday, and providing workshops/resources that allow employees to curb the feeling of being burnt out. Learn more: https://vimeo.com/272365860

 

Fortress Investment Group Vision in 2019

Having a consistent journey in the financial management world is one of the greatest indicators of a great company. One of the companies that have been able to retain consistency is Fortress Investment Group, and according to the management, 2019 will be an important year for the company. In 2018 for example, the company was able to make some of the mind-blowing decisions especially on their deal with SoftBank. Pundits believe that the acquisition of this company by the Japanese entity set a precedence that will redefine the management niche for the next decade. In addition to this historic purchase, Fortress Investment Group has continued to be the reference point in the following areas. Prior to this company, private equity as an investment niche did not have the structures it has today.

Fortunately, the company has continued to put structures on this investment niche and more importantly bringing professionalism on the sensitive investment niche. In addition to bringing professionalism in this niche, Fortress Investment Group has also expanded the field to accommodate more features in the investment. According to management of this company, this expansion has also enabled the company to provide services to more investors, regardless of their investment value. Fortress Investment Group is the first entity to bring healthcare as a viable investment niche. In order to achieve all these successes, the investment company has been able to attract some of the best talents in the vast investment industry.

According to the management of this company, since 1997, the company has consistently hired people on merit and not by any other parameter. This approach has always given Fortress Investment Group an added advantage over companies. Although the company has since made changes in their funding structures, the management points out that that they are keen on continuing being home to talents regardless on one’s beliefs, gender or any other discriminatory aspect. Although the company was purchased by the Japanese entity, the company structure remains intact, and the company’s blueprint is still the same. In a press release early this year, the company, through its management promised to continue managing investment and more importantly, looking for more new investment opportunities around the globe.

Learn more: https://www.indeed.com/q-Fortress-Investment-Group-jobs.html

“Marc Beer, the Founder and CEO of Biotechs Companies “

Marc Beer is reigning the Chief Executive Officer of Renovia Inc., a company he co-founded for the express purpose researching, developing, and marketing female gender-specific products for their pelvic floor disorders. This female malady robs hundreds of millions of women of their ability to control the muscles of near their pelvic floor. The three main types of pelvic floor disorders are as follows: fecal incontinence, urinary incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Women with fecal incontinence lacks the ability to control their bowel movement, while those with urinary incontinence lacks the ability to control their bladder. Women with pelvic organ prolapse have sunken uterus, bladder and bowel, which causes the vaginal canal to bulge. Among these three different types of pelvic floor disorders, urinary incontinence is by far the common type of pelvic floor disorders affecting over 250 million women across the globe. Women develop pelvic floor disorders as a consequence of giving birth, but this is not the only cause of pelvic floor disorders. Other causes include obesity, injury to the pelvic region, nerve damage, and surgery.

In order for Marc Beer to research, develop, and market female gender-specific products for their pelvic floor disorders, he needs substantial capital to pour into Renovia’s research and development programs. Thus, Marc Beer contacted three investors, the Missouri-based Ascension Ventures, the New York-based Perspective Advisors, and the Longwood Fund, and raised $42 million from them. The money raised will not only be used to research and development four new therapeutic and diagnostic products but also to develop an improved version of Leva, the company’s maiden product, which successfully gained the FDA’s approval in April of 2018.

Marc Beer is the quintessential CEO in that he possesses well over 25 years of experience in the area of developing and commercializing biotechnology, devices, pharmaceuticals, and diagnostics. He received his college degree from Miami University in Ohio. Apart from co-founding Renovia, Marc Beer has founded a good many number of other biotech companies, such as ViaCell, Minerva Neurosciences Inc., and Good Start Genetics, Inc. Marc Beer founded ViaCell in April 2000, a biotech company which specializes in the area of not only collecting but preserving and developing umbilical cord blood stem cells as well. Marc Beer so exceptionally managed and led ViaCell that the biotech went public in 2005. Marc Beer has also founded Good Start Genetics, Inc. and has served as its chairman of the compensation committee and chairman of the board of directors, as well as Minerva Neurosciences Inc. and served as its chairman of the board, chairman of the compensation committee, and a member of the company’s audit committee. Learn more: https://ideamensch.com/marc-beer/

 

Anil Chaturvedi and The Highlights of The Recent AECAL Panel Convention

Anil Chaturvedi was one of the bankers leading the panel for the recent convention of AECAL, or the Asian E-commerce Alliance. In the convention’s official website, it is shown that Chaturvedi was joining with AECAL’s Founding Partner, Dominik Gyllensvard and H.E.M. Selva Nail, the Consultant General of India, to push for the advocacy of AECAL today. Chaturvedi is the Managing Director of Hinduja Bank in Switzerland and with his help, he is able to push for more economic prosperity, opportunities and reforms in Asia’s business sectors.

The hope of AECAL is in building a balanced Asian economy. Chaturvedi supports AECAL’s vision in diversity as well as support for the small-scale businesses in Asia that are participating in the competition against the big leagues. For instance, in India’s start-up scene, AECAL is happy to report that Amazon has already built a lot of logistics centers in the country to help with the country’s goals in eCommerce.

India is also pushing ventures in retail. With networks in the United States, Chaturvedi supports AECAL’s ventures to spread more jobs in multiple cities and regions in Asia. The good thing about AECAL, too, is that it wants to value those business start-ups with the simplest business models. Simplicity is beauty and less volatile. It is less prone to hidden risks. This is why simple business programs are a priority in both AECAL and Chaturvedi’s advocacy for the economy.

Chaturvedi also addressed in the convention the issue of unorganized retail structure. The modern economic system has indeed posed a lot of issues and challenged a lot of economic structures in Asia. The lack of access to competition and better market knowledge in India’s farmers is also another concern for AECAL that Chaturvedi addressed in the panel.

About Chaturvedi

Chaturvedi is currently the salutary Managing Director of Hinduja Bank-Switzerland’s Private Banking Division. With education from Delhi School of Economics, Chaturvedi has built a consistently impressive reputation from his four-decade banking roles in State Bank of India and Merrill Lynch. He also gathered a lot of extensive work experience from working at the ANZ Grindlays Bank’s investment programs.

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Why You Might Need the US Money Reserve in 2018

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If you prepare for problems and surprises in the future, you’re going to find that this helps you prevent a lot of problems that could become a major issue in your life when you least expect it all to be happening to you and the rest of your loved ones. Learn more about US Money Reserve:  https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/us-money-reserve-president-to-hold-emergency-gold-conference-300486354.html and https://www.manta.com/c/mml8pv9/u-s-money-reserve-inc

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