No expense will be spared to ensure man’s best friend is provided with the highest quality food. Dog owners around the world want the best for their canine companions, and food companies are beginning to listen. Lately, there has been an outpouring of new recipes and ingredients designed by companies to not only taste good, but help dogs thrive. The pet food industry is worth around $23.7 billion dollars, so it is unsurprising that companies want to stay ahead of the game. The newest trends include food designed for weight loss, food tailored specifically to your pets likes and needs, and dog-friendly “people food” such as lasagna and jerky. These tactics seemed to have worked, as sales in the industry have increased to $10.5 billion (a 45% rise) in the past few years. However, some companies, such as Freshpet, may have bitten off more than they can chew. Though they offer popular refrigerated and healthy meals for dogs, the cost of using such fresh produce is high, and may not be a sustainable business model. Then again, pet owners tend to put their animals before any thought of cost, and may continue to return to Freshpet even if the company’s prices increase. Purine’s Beneful dog food is also an extremely popular product on the market. Beneful is committed to producing the most nutritionally balanced, quality food for pets. Using a team of nutrition researchers, Beneful strikes the balance between meats, grains and vegetables. Each Beneful product is packed with vitamins and nutrients necessary for the overall health of your dog. In addition, Beneful provides a variety of food options. It comes in both wet and dry forms. Both range in size from around 3 oz to 10 oz tubes, ensuring that any dog, no matter the size, is able to enjoy the product. There are thin and thick textures, depending on the dog’s preference. As a treat, Beneful a also makes baked dog snacks for pets. From cookies to crackers, in favors such as peanut butter and bacon, these over baked treats have proven to be a fan favorite among dogs. These days, pets are more like family. People want the best for their family members, and dog food companies are committed to delivering the absolute best they can.
As the CEO of Coriant, Shaygan Kheradpir heads an corporation that is committed in building the latest networking solutions for businesses. Though born in London, England, he grew up in the country of Iran. He later moved to the United States, where he attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He later graduated from there with a bachelor’s, a master’s, and a doctorate degree there in electrical engineering.
After his university studies, he worked at GTE Laboratories, working on such areas as network routing and management before eventually becoming chief information officer. He then went to Verizon, where he was able to form small teams that were each able to come up with new product and ideas. Kheradpir also was hired Barclays and Juniper Networks, each being able to innovate new ideas while becoming promoted to higher positions at each stop. He became Chief Operations and Technology Officer at Barclays, and CEO of Juniper Networks.
Kheradpir has served on the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He has also served on the Advisory Board of the YMCA of Greater New York, as well as being a member of the Cornell University Engineering Council.
While being CEO at Coriant, Kheradpir is also chairman of the board. He is head to a corporation that is responsible for providing business network computer solutions in a number of areas. These cater to the size and complexity of the business, and are able to adjust to changing needs.
He has been able to rise rapidly in the corporate world due to his quick understanding and adaptability in adjusting to changing needs. This has been due to the overall financial and technical structure of the company involved. Kheradpir has earned a fair amount of respect because of this.
In today’s times, our healthcare companies are better than ever before. From the newest technology to groundbreaking knowledge, our healthcare companies are preserving more lives than ever. This is even true regardless of socioeconomic status. In our society, it’s very possible to get above average healthcare, even in free clinics. One healthcare company that is making great strides within the industry is Nobilis Health. Nobilis owns and directs acute care facilities and ambulatory services to deliver healthcare services. They focus on improving the outcome of patients by using procedures that are minimally invasive and more affordable within outpatient settings. Their surgical facilities are held in Houston, Dallas, and Scottsdale. Nobilis also has contractual partnerships with six facilities that are located in New Jersey, Tennessee, Minnesota, Michigan, Oregon, and Arizona. This organization is also a publically, traded company that’s listed under the TSX (NHC) and NYSE (HLTH) exchanges. Additionally, their core competencies include the following:
• Management and development of surgical facilities
• Facilities management
• Revenue cycle management
• Staff management
• Direct to consumer marketing
• Digital- web search
• Patient recruiting
• Traditional marketing- print/TV/outdoors
• Patient lead management
• Point of care marketing
• Finance, mergers, acquisitions
As a result, Nobilis Health has a extraordinary track record in organic growth. They did an acquisition of their First Nobilis Hospital in September 2014 for $7.5 million. Also in September, they announced that they acquired a 60% management control and stake of the former Freedom Pain Hospital that is located in Scottsdale, AZ for about $3.2 million according to yahoo Finance. And as a result, research has implied a 72% return for Nobilis Health after one year and the buy rating were announced by an expert. With all of the attributes of Nobilis extraordinary strengths, they are destined to make great differences in people’s health and lives. All of their power and attributes is further utilized appropriately with their physician partners; therefore, they offer an expansive network of highly trained surgeons of various specialties, such as spine surgery, gastrointestinal scopes, otolaryngology, podiatry, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pain management.
Healthcare companies are better than ever before. From the newest technology to groundbreaking knowledge, our healthcare companies are preserving more lives than ever. Of course, access to health care varies across groups, individuals, countries, and are influenced by the socioeconomic conditions; however, even many free clinics are providing above average care these days. And with national and international organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO), they work hard for the betterment of people in their belief that a well functioning healthcare system should have the following attributes: possessing a robust financing mechanism; reliable information for policies and decision making; well maintained logistics and health facilities; and a highly trained staff.
The world of investment management has changed over the years to provide alternative financial support to people and organizations. As a result, many organizations and companies have benefited a great deal from the services offered by different investment firms globally. Due to increased competition among the emerging investment firms, many firms have developed structures that have seen them shine on the global limelight. Stephen Murray CCMP Capital is such an investment company that has contributed a lot of resources in ensuring the lives and properties of many American citizens has changed. The company has developed main focus on leverage buyouts and growth capital where it has helped many people acquire properties while offering management and financial opinion to consumers. This has earned the firm the much need support and recognition to run on the global sphere.
CCMP Capital has a long history that has seen it go through changes over the years to reach where it is in the present times. The firm was established from chemical venture which was an investment structure of the chemical bank. The firm later moved on and acquired the chase Manhattan bank that saw it change the name to chase capital partners. This was the begin of the firm’s numerous success through spinout and partnering with other investment firms in which it eventually became independent in 2006. By the end of 2006, the firm had invested approximately over 12 billion dollars in leverage buyouts and growth capital. As such, the firm was ranked in 2007 as the 7 most largest and successful private equity firm in United States of America. These are some of the success stories that have spearheaded the development of the company into other parts of the world. As such, the company has opened other offices in Hong Kong, London, Singapore and Tokyo in a mid to increase on services delivery. In 2014 once more the company made huge investment when it sold the pharmaceutical contract research organization to Cinven at an estimated amount of 900million dollars.
Steve Murray is the president and chief executive officer of CCMP Capital. He has been at the helm of the leadership structure for a long time and culminated in the success story of the firm into its current states. He holds a bachelors degree in economics and master’s degree in business administration from the Boston College and Columbia business school respectively. This career growth has contributed in the success story behind the development of Stephen Murray CCMP Capital into a recognized global entity. He started his career as a credit analyst and manufacturers Hanover corporation and later developed intense interest in expanding his knowledge in investment management. As a result of his hard work, he worked and moved through the ranks to become the president and chief executive officer of CCMP Capital.
The performances of famous singers, rappers, and actors for some of the world’s best known human rights abusers have recently been called into question by Human Rights Foundation founder Thor Halvorssen. The latest star to be the subject of an open letter from Halvorssen is Nicki Minaj, who recently jetted into Angola to perform at a Christmas Festival sponsored by Unitel; this act may not seem like a political problem until Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos is revealed as a well known abuser of the human rights of his people.
Thor Halvorssen is well known for his outspoken views on the subject of human rights, a subject that is close to his heart after seeing members of his own family subjected to a series of human rights abuses. Halvorssen has taken an active role as an advocate for the people of the world, including taking up positions with many of the best known human rights organizations on the globe. In 2004, Thor Halvorssen set out to form the Human Rights Foundation, an independent group created to publicize abuses by governments covering the political spectrum.
Despite spending a large amount of time working on the establishment and marketing of the Human Rights Foundation Thor Halvorssen has also established himself as a film producer in Hollywood. The popular figure amongst the human rights advocacy community has become a well known producer of major movies alongside many of the best known actors and directors in the film industry. The work of Thor Halvorssen runs from documentary to science fiction movies that have been shown at various festivals around the world.
The open letter written to Nicki Minaj by Thor Halvorssen explained the more than three decades of criminal activities and human rights abuses conducted by the Dos Santos regime. The Unitel organization that backs the Festival Minaj was due to perform at is backed by diamond and oil wealth seized by President Dos Santos and his family. Thor Halvorssen explained in the letter that opponents of Dos Santos have been imprisoned and even murdered because of their political stance.
Recently a GoFundme campaign was started by Sanjay Shah for a benefit known as Autism Rocks. It is not a celebration of autisim, and it is striving to fund new medical research about the affliction a lot of children and their parents have to deal with. In 2014, an invite only concert was held to raise money for the affliction. There were many notable artists who were kind enough to lend their time, support and talent to the effort. The artists of note were Drake, Michael Buble and Lenny Kravitz among many others. All of the funds raised will be going towards research, and there are currently 15 long-term research projects underway to help progress in the treatment of autism according to the GoFundMe. No loving parent wants to change their child, but they do want to improve the quality of life of their child and better understand the problem. Any help with the project would be appreciated.
Sanjay Shah lives in the United Kingdom, and he has a little boy with autism. He began the Autism Rocks charity out of the love for his son and the understanding of other parents and children having to deal with autism in the home. When he was told his son had autism, he had the same reaction any loving father would have. Sanjay Shah simply wanted to know how to fix his son’s problems. He was informed there was no fixing autism, and he had to living with it. This was something he accepted, but he wasn’t satisfied with simply doing nothing. He wanted to better understand his son’s condition.
Sanjay Shah is no ordinary father though. He is a millionaire. He has a about 39 different companies spanning the globe, and he is best known in the world of business for being the CEO of Solo Capital. He also owns the company over Solo Capital, Solo Group Holdings. At one time, Sanjay Shah sat on the board of Varengold Bank, but he chose to resign after four years. The most important company to him is Autism Rocks, which actively seeks research concerning the affliction of autism.