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United Nations Foundation Appoints Daniel Carucci as Vice President of Global Health

Washington, D.C. (Vocus) October 15, 2008

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) announced today the appointment of Daniel Carucci as its Vice President of Global Health. In this position, Carucci will direct the strategic development, and implementation of the UN Foundation’s global health work, as well as coordinate with UN agencies, corporate and non-governmental partners, and key donors to improve health worldwide.

“We are pleased to welcome Daniel Carucci to our team at the UN Foundation,” said Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of the UN Foundation. “His expertise in medicine and tropical disease, as well as his extensive background in the field of global health, make him an exceptional candidate for this role and a good fit for our organization. In this new role, Daniel Carucci will elevate our health program, connecting our health initiatives and strengthening our support of the UN’s work to improve and save lives worldwide.”

Daniel Carucci has over 20 years of experience working in medicine and international health initiatives. Prior to joining the Foundation, Carucci served as the Director of Science at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. He also worked as Director of the Grand Challenges in Global Health Initiative at the Foundation for NIH – a $ 200 million program supported by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in partnership with the Wellcome Trust and Canadian Institute of Health Research. He has served as the Director of the Malaria Vaccine Program at the Naval Medical Research Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and is responsible for the establishment of the Molecular Vaccines Interagency Working Group under the U.S. Subcommittee on Biotechnology. Carucci is also the recipient of the prestigious 2002 American Medical Association Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service, the 2000 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Award for Excellence in Military Medicine, and the 1989 Operational Flight Surgeon of the Year (Richard E. Luehrs Memorial Award). Carucci received his Medical Degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and earned a Masters of Science in Clinical Tropical Medicine and a Doctor of Philosophy from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

For 10 years, the UN Foundation has worked hand-in-hand with the World Health Organization, UNICEF and other UN leaders to develop and expand major initiatives to help children survive and thrive. In support of world-renowned international health partnerships, the UN Foundation has mobilized hundreds of millions of dollars and tens of thousands of people, brought new private sector partners into the field, helped strengthen the capacity of UN health agencies and provided program expertise to help save children’s lives. The UN Foundation is proud to be a founding partner of the Measles Initiative; a partner in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and Roll Back Malaria; and creator of Nothing But Nets, a grassroots campaign supporting the delivery of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets to children and families throughout Africa.

About the United Nations Foundation

The UN Foundation is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas, and capital to help the United Nations solve global problems. We build partnerships, grow constituencies, mobilize resources and advocate policy changes to support the UN’s work for individual and global progress. The UN Foundation’s work – focused on select global problems – is decreasing child mortality, improving disaster relief, protecting diverse cultures and environments, creating a clean energy future, empowering women and girls, and improving U.S.-UN relations. For more information, visit http://www.UNFoundation.org.

Press Contact:

Amy DiElsi

Communications Director, Children’s Health, United Nations Foundation

(o) 202-419-3230, (c) 202-492-3078, (e) adielsi @ unfoundation.org

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Bay Area Playground Safety Surfacing Company Filice Enterprises Announces New Vice President

San Jose, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) May 27, 2011

Filice Enterprises, a Bay Area playground safety surface installation company, is welcoming new Vice President Michelle Filice. Previously known as Filice and Son, Filice Enterprises President Mike Filice took over when his father retired last year, and after a year running the business alone, brought on his wife Michelle to fill the vice president position.

“Michelle brings over 11 years of retail customer service and new employee training to the company, said Mike Filice, president of Filice Enterprises. Right from the start she re-organized the office, established procedures and hired and trained two new employees. Her position as Vice President is unmatched and Filice Enterprises would not be where we are today without her!”

Filice Enterprises offers safe playground surfaces for commercial and residential spaces, and is both the supplier and the installer. They offer competitive pricing like a big chain, but continue as a family-run local supplier with product exclusivity. Filice offer state-wide delivery service of many different playground surfacing products, such as Fibar Systems, SofTile and Active Playground Equipment (APE).

According to FedStats, a child is injured on a playground every two minutes. With 70% of those playground injuries accruing from falls to the ground, protective surfacing is one of the most critical safety factors in the design, development and maintenance of a playground.

For more information about playground safety surfacing, or any of Filice Enterprises other products or services, call them at (800) 457-6821 or visit them on the web at filicesurfaces.com.

About Filice Enterprises

Since 1995, Filice Enterprises has been California’s premier supplier of playground safety surfaces and has covered 8 million square feet of playground surfaces. They are the exclusive Northern California representative of Fibar Systems, SofTile Kroslock Interlocking Rubber Safety Tiles, as well as materials for Poured in Place Rubber projects. For five consecutive years, Filice Enterprises have been named Fibar Sales Representative of the Year.

Filice Enterprises serves the entire San Francisco Bay Area, including the communities of Alameda, Antioch, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Concord, Daly City, Dublin, Emeryville, Fairfield, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Marin, Martinez, Mill Valley, Mountain View, Napa, Novato, Oakland, Palo Alto, Pleasanton, Redwood City, Richmond, San Bruno, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, San Rafael, San Ramon, Santa Clara, Sonoma County, Solano County, Vacaville, Vallejo, and Walnut Creek.


Whitaker Companies Vice President of Training Named Chairman of NAPS

Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2008

The Vice President of Training for Whitaker Companies, Carol Wenom, CPS, CTS was recently named Chairman of the National Association for Personnel Services (NAPS).

NAPS has been the staffing industry educator since 1961 and is considered the oldest and most established industry association. NAPS has certified more than 10,000 recruiting and staffing professionals nationally and also monitors all legislative actions that could affect the personnel services and staffing industry.

Wenom, who was named Chairman of NAPS in mid June and took office the first of August, is presently located in the Whitaker Companies Colorado Springs office and has been with the company for nearly 20 years.

As Vice President of Training at Whitaker Companies, Wenom conducts both new-hire and on-going training for all three divisions and five branch offices of the company. She has also developed a series of training videos introducing the Fundamentals of the Staffing Industry that is offered throughout the industry nationwide.

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve as Chair for the National Association of Personnel Services, the organization that has been representing, informing, and educating the search and staffing industry since 1961. We continue to work for the greater good of those in our profession through our credentialing programs, continuing education initiatives, eLearning and our Annual Conference,” stated Wenom.

“All of us here at Whitaker are very proud of Carol and her commitment to our industry, as well as with her work as Chairman of NAPS,” stated Whitaker Companies President Bruce Whitaker.

Founded in 1983, Whitaker Companies is recognized as one of the nation’s most respected professional recruiters in the industry. Across all of their divisions, Whitaker is known for setting a higher standard and focusing on key positions requiring premium credentials in industries where demand is high.

Through its three divisions, Whitaker IT, Whitaker Technical and Whitaker Medical, the Whitaker Companies provides quality contract and direct-hire staffing solutions for a broad range of organizations across the United States.

To learn more about the Whitaker Companies’ staffing solutions or employment opportunities log onto http://www.whitakercompanies.com or call 281-870-1000 today.


Agrium Advanced Technologies Promotes Jeff Novak to Vice President, Marketing and Innovation

Loveland, CO (Vocus) May 13, 2010

Agrium Advanced Technologies today announced the promotion of Jeff Novak to vice president, marketing and innovation and the expansion of its marketing department to include agronomy, communications, marketing, product innovation and regulatory affairs.

In his new role, Novak will be responsible for strategic marketing planning and expanding markets for Agrium Advanced Technologies product lines. He will also oversee the day-to-day operations of the marketing and innovation department.

Jeffs promotion to vice president and the expansion of the marketing and innovation department are reflections of the growth Agrium Advanced Technologies is experiencing, said Andrew Mittag, president, Agrium Advanced Technologies. These changes will allow us to better meet the growing needs of our customers, be more efficient in providing marketing support to our current product lines and improve our ability to plan and launch future products.

Novak joined Agrium Advanced Technologies in 2009 as senior director of marketing through the CPS acquisition of UAP. He has more than 20 years experience in the fertilizer and agricultural products business and has held numerous roles with CPS/UAP including Northern Plains general manager, national accounts director and Loveland Products Inc. marketing director.

Novak holds a bachelors degree in agricultural economics from North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D.

For more information, call 888.757.0072 or visit http://www.agriumat.com.

About Agrium Advanced Technologies

Agrium Advanced Technologies is a strategic business unit of Agrium Inc., a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in both North and South America and a leading global producer and marketer of agricultural nutrients and industrial products. Agrium Advanced Technologies is the leading manufacturer and marketer of slow- and controlled-release fertilizers and micronutrients in the Agriculture, professional Turf and Ornamental, consumer lawn and garden, and specialty agriculture markets. Agrium Advanced Technologies’ brands include: ESN

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Names Rod Recor Vice President of Product Development

Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2013

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, (CPS), the nations largest pharmacy services provider, announced today that Rod Recor has joined the company as the new Vice President of Product Development. Recor will oversee new product development and help CPS expand their growing portfolio of products into new markets. “Rods experience as a strategic product development professional is a skill set that will greatly benefit the CPS team as we continue to grow and expand into new areas,” said CPS CEO, Don Nickleson.

Recor brings more than 15 years experience in managed health care and has worked in a variety of health care management, strategy and consulting roles. Prior to joining CPS, he served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Services at Value Options, Inc., where he was responsible for the strategic planning process and driving innovation via new product development activities. Recor graduated from Yale University with bachelors degree and earned an MBA from University of Connecticut. “Rod has a very strong background both educationally and professionally and is a great fit for our organization as we move into the future,” said Nickleson.

About Comprehensive Pharmacy Services: CPS is the nations largest pharmacy services provider partnering with greater than 300 hospitals and health care facilities in 48 states (including D.C., Puerto Rico and the USVI) and employing over 1,800 pharmacy professionals. For more information, visit http://www.cpspharm.com.