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TRW Automotive Elects New Board Member

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first_imgDeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  LIVONIA, MI — TRW Automotive Holdings has elected Jody Miller to the company’s board of directors. The appointment is effective on May 1, 2005 and will increase the number of TRW Automotive directors to nine. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Miller currently serves as a Venture Partner with Maveron, LLC, a position she has held since 2000. From 1995 to 1999, she worked in a variety of executive positions, including executive vice president and acting president and COO, at Americast, a digital video and interactive services partnership of Ameritech, BellSouth, GTE, SBC, SNET and The Walt Disney Company. Miller also served in the White House from 1993-1995 as Special Assistant to President Clinton, where she acted as Deputy to David Gergen, Counselor to the President. In 1995, she co-founded, and is a current board member of The National Campaign to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy. To learn more about TRW, go to: www.trwauto.com. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementlast_img read more

Festival celebrates music

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first_imgCape Town Baroque Festival director Erik Dippenaar and Ralitza Macheva on baroque violin at last years festival. Now in its third year, the Cape Town Baroque Festival (CTBF) will be held from Wednesday September 18 to Tuesday September 24 at various venues. Themed “Diversity in Early Music”, the 2019 festival celebrates the variety of styles and genres of music from the Baroque period.This year’s festival will be the first time that concerts will be held in the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) at the V&A Waterfront and Youngblood Gallery in Bree Street. Also, it is the first time that a newly composed work will be performed – a reimagining of JS Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.3 by local composer Hans Roosenschoon.The festival’s premier concert is Big Bach Bonanza! on Friday September 20 in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Strand Street, at 8pm.It includes a variety of compositional genres that Bach used and brings together a large group of baroque specialists, directed by harpsichordist and festival director Erik Dippenaar.The concert features international soloists Erik Bosgraaf (recorder) and Raphael Pouget (natural trumpet), who will also perform in Chamber Baroque on Saturday September 21 at the Baxter Concert Hall, at 7.30pm. For the Chamber Baroque concert, Anna Stoddard will present a pre-concert talk about this unique programme of 18th century chamber music at 6.30pm in the concert hall.Another unique performance on this year’s programme is a demonstration of the carillon in the Cape Town City Hall tower by Alexios Vicatos. Three guest ensembles will present diverse programmes. The Flat Mountain Project, a team of musicians who collaborate on projects that showcase modern and experimental classical music, can be heard in Four Seasons Recomposed.The ensemble Here Be Dragons, led by instrumentalist and composer Jan-Hendrik Harley, explores folk music performed in and around the main cultural centres in Europe during the 15th and 16th century in the concert Folk101.The Lutesong Duo – Lente Louw (mezzosoprano) and Uwe Grosser (theorbo, lute, baroque guitar) – teams up with fellow musicians for Musica Rustica, a programme of light vocal music from Renaissance Italy that will be paired with Neapolitan-inspired canapés at the 6 Spin Street Restaurant.Since its inception, the CTBF has invested in upcoming local players of baroque music, and this year young recorder players and pupils from the Ronnie Samaai Music Education Project will receive master classes from Bosgraaf. For more information, visit www.ctbaroque.co.za/festival or email info@ctbaroque.co.za Tickets can be bought through Webtickets, Pick * Pay stores or at the door.Festival passes are available at R580 each by emailing info@ctbaroque.co.zalast_img read more

Sunday feature: Abby Lowe shares the stage with award-winning musician Carrie Underwood

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first_img<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>by Amber Countryman, Sumner Newscow — Sometimes dreams really do come true. Nineteen-year-old Abby Lowe of Wellington recently had a dream come true. She joined award-winning country music star Carrie Underwood on stage.“About a month ago, I submitted a video of me performing the rap to her song, “The Champion,” said Lowe. “Along with it, I submitted an essay about someone who inspired me, my boss, Tom Phipps.”Lowe has worked for Phipps’ Farm Produce, located at the Belle Plaine Y intersection, for the past five years. The produce farm has been established for over 50 years. Her mother, Jayme Lowe, also works there when she’s not teaching kindergarten at Washington Elementary.Carrie Underwood (right) standing by THE Abby Lowe.“He was excited for me,” Lowe said. “He didn’t know that I wrote about him until I found out I won the contest and then told him. We have a really special bond.”Lowe said that Phipps is a champion to her.“My boss inspires me in so many different ways, but especially after this year, with all the obstacles he had to jump over,” Lowe said. “He had to replant three different times, and he only did this because he knew the locals rely on his produce in the summers. He’s a champion to me and to everyone who knows him.”Abby Lowe with Thomas Phipps at the Pumpkin Patch.Lowe learned Monday that she had won the contest and was going to have the opportunity to sing with Underwood at her recent Wichita concert.“I’m a total fangirl,” Lowe said. “I’m in her fan club, that’s how I knew about the contest.”Lowe bought tickets for herself and her family over a year ago. Phipps was also in attendance at the concert, and loved seeing Lowe onstage.“I never imagined I would have the opportunity to go on stage when I bought them!” Lowe exclaimed.Meeting Carrie Underwood was definitely a dream come true for Lowe.“It was so surreal when I rose out onstage, that was the first time I ever met Carrie, but she made me feel comfortable,” Lowe said. “I was really happy when I was onstage. It was unforgettable. I would have been blown away with just meeting her, but being able to sing with her was the biggest dream of mine. I didn’t get to meet her before the first time I was onstage with her, which was scary.”Later, Underwood signed a hat she’d worn during a song, and gave it to Lowe. She also had a chance to take selfies with the country music star.Abby Lowe getting makeup done before the big performance.Before she was able to go onstage, Lowe was sent to makeup, where the artist gave her ‘cry pretty tears’.“When I stepped on stage, it was a magical feeling,” Lowe said. “I felt comfortable, and felt like I belonged there with her.”Lowe is the daughter of Kevin and Jayme Lowe, and a sophomore at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla. She is majoring in cell and molecular biology, with hopes of going into optometry.“I loved being able to hug her,” Lowe said. “She is the sweetest with such an angelic voice.”Abby Lowe has become a star – at least on this night.Follow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! 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Great read!! Your fan~~~~~ Report Reply 0 replies · active 46 weeks ago +8 Vote up Vote down D C · 46 weeks ago Congrats Abby, I love to see The Great things people in Wellington are doing Report Reply 0 replies · active 46 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. 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Mean-spirited…

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first_img…to Father of the NationMarch 22, 2018 marks the centenary of the birth of Dr Cheddi Jagan. As part of the month-long series of activities commemorating the event, the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre (CJRC) had arranged with the Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) to issue a commemorative stamp in the great man’s honour. Now, commemorative stamps are routinely issued by all countries to mark special events.In fact, right here in Guyana, the Post Office had issued the first one with a Guyanese face in 1970, when they featured PM Forbes Burnham.  In 1976, it struck one for the St John’s Ambulance Brigade. Under the PPP, in 1993 it issued one to honour Adrian Thompson, the Guyanese mountaineer. The GPOC – now an autonomous agency – issued a stamp in 2003 to commemorate Guyana-Brazil relations. And in 2010, four stamps were issued to recognise the gold and diamond industry. The new PNC-led government saw the GPOC initiating a flurry of stamp-issuing: in 2015 on the Jubilee Independence, and in 2016 on villages etc.No one said anything when, in Feb., the Minister of Telecommunications, Ms Cathy Hughes, announced the stamp on Jagan would be issued in March. So it came as a shock to the CJRC when, with no stamp forthcoming on the day before Jagan’s birthday, they were told by Minister Hughes to check with the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP)!! But it didn’t surprise your Eyewitness.This PNC-led government has made clear by every one of its actions that it’s determined to rewrite the history of Guyana to erase all other contributions than those of the PNC. Especially those of the PPP, which refused to disappear between 1964 and 1992, and remains as a standing indictment of its pretentions. The MotP, in the voice of the President, issued a pathetic excuse that while it recognises Cheddi Jagan as one of the “founders of the Guyanese nation”, they’ll issue the stamp along with one for President Arthur Chung!! The stamp is a “national symbol”, and there must be “equity” in its issuance!!Now, we all know this is a piece of crock!! If the GPOC’s autonomous, how can the President unilaterally rescind its decision? His claim about the stamp being a “national symbol” is just insulting the intelligence of the Guyanese people. What’s different about the other commemorative stamps? Then President Chung wasn’t an EXECUTIVE President, like Jagan (and Burnham), but was merely a titular figure, acting on advice of the Prime Minister (Burnham). The offices were substantively DIFFERENT!The bottom line is: if and when a stamp is issued, the commemorative events on Jagan’s centenary would have passed, along with his birthday.This is just being petty and mean!…to Justice KennardIn another of its studied petty and mean-spirited actions, the President had also removed former Chancellor Kennard as head of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), saying he was “too old”. Even as he traduced the Constitution to appoint a just-as-old (Chief?) Justice Patterson as GECOM’s Chair!! So the headless PCA’s been unable to investigate the tsunami of transgressions committed by the GPF, bemoaned even by the President and his Security Minister!The latest Police action drawing demands for an investigation was their killing of three men at the Georgetown seawall, after being accused of trailing a bank “withdrawer” to rob him. The silence of President Granger and his Security Minister is in stark contrast to a similar killing of a trio in 2013 at South Road.Then, with the PPP in office, Granger had reminded them that the DFC had recommended that PCA be given its own investigators to look into the Police killing persons from “depressed communities”. He said ultimately, the killings emanated from the “incompetence” of the Ministry!What says he now about Ramjattan?…to medical personnelThe new GHPC CEO complains that medical personnel at the GHPC don’t get any respect from patients and their relatives.Don’t the latter realise that, especially here, payback can be a b*tch??!!last_img read more

Sigh of relief: No serious injury for UP hitter Isa Molde

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first_imgPhivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Fans fill up Philippine Arena for SEA Games opening PLAY LIST 01:02Fans fill up Philippine Arena for SEA Games opening01:26Filipino culture takes spotlight as 2019 SEA Games officially opens00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award She stayed inside the Lady Maroons’ locker room until the end of the match that Ateneo won in straight sets 25-23, 25-16, 25-23 at Mall of Asia Arena.Molde was then rushed to Philippine General Hospital after the game wherein she tallied four points.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ University of the Philippines head coach Godrey Okumu said that Molde will still have to undergo some therapy and it would up to that if she will be ultimately deemed fit to play.“It’s just a simple ankle sprain, she will be up and around within no time,” said Okumu Sunday. “She will be ready most probably by the weekend but we cannot say [if she’ll play immediately] because it depends on her response to the therapy.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsREAD: Lady Maroons’ top hitter Isa Molde injures kneeMolde hurt her ankle early in the second set of the Lady Maroons’ game against Ateneo and was stretchered out of the floor. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ James Harden’s 50-point triple double fuels Rockets past young Kings Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college LATEST STORIEScenter_img P260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart MANILA, Philippines—Isa Molde could return to the volleyball court as early as the first week of April after tests showed that she did not suffer considerable damage on her left ankle.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so far Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View commentslast_img read more