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IBM announces new chairman for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Ana Paula Assis, general manager IBM Europe, Middle East & Africa, will take on the expanded role of chairman Europe, Middle East & Africa, says IBM. Ms. Assis will be succeeding Martin Jetter, who is retiring from the company after 36 years.

In addition to her current responsibility for IBM’s business operations, client satisfaction and employee engagement in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Mrs. Assis will also be responsible for IBM’s relationship with the European Union as well as other institutions across the region, says IBM.

Mrs. Assis graduated in Computer Science and holds a post degree in business management by FGV and an MBA by Fundação Dom Cabral.

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Ernest Maddock elected to Teradyne’s board

Teradyne has announced the election of Ernest Maddock to its board of directors. Mr. Maddock was also appointed to the board’s Audit Committee.