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FrameReady® partners with Payment Logistics® to add EMV and NFC processing capabilities

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Adatasol, Inc., one of Northeast Ohio’s fastest growing software firms and maker of FrameReady POS is pleased to announce the availability of an EMV-ready integrated payments solution. Under a strategic partnership with San Diego based Payment Logistics, Adatasol has incorporated Payment Logistics’ Paygistix® technology platform into their FrameReady POS software to handle payments made via smart cards and digital wallets, such as Apple Pay®.

“Paygistix not only shields our clients from liability associated with counterfeit card fraud, but it also minimizes the scope of PCI DSS compliance as if they were using a standalone credit card payment terminal. We’ve worked hard to make this a reality and are pleased to make this announcement today,” commented Dan Weiss, President of Adatasol.

FrameReady users who sign up for Payment Logistics’ services will be able to choose from a variety of EMV-ready payment devices, including a customer facing multi-lane terminal with signature capture, a compact Wi-Fi enabled terminal with built-in printer, and more traditional countertop devices.

“When you are working with a mature POS system, like FrameReady, that incorporates nearly 20 years of features and functionality, an off-the-shelf payment solution just doesn’t work. By working together with FrameReady’s team, we have been able to develop and customize our Paygistix solution to fit the unique needs of the many FrameReady users based in the US, Guam, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico,” stated Matt Bruno, Vice President of Strategic Sales at Payment Logistics.

About Adatasol

Since 1993, Adatasol, Inc., an Ohio-based company, has been helping its customers become more efficient and profitable by developing and implementing custom software solutions. Utilizing rapid application development tools, Adatasol creates custom applications that businesses run on their Windows or Apple desktop computers, in a web browser, on an iPad or iPhone, or shared simultaneously across all these platforms.  For more information, visit www.adatasol.com.

About Payment Logistics

Payment Logistics is a full-service merchant acquirer and next generation integrated payments technology company catering to POS, CRM and ERP developers and their value-added resellers. Their emphasis on providing in-house services and technology, provides partners and clients with a single point of contact for all merchant account and payment technology needs. For advanced payment technology, visit https://why.pay.link.  

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Oliver Stephenson

888-572-9564

www.paymentlogistics.com

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Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on vaccines for Tokyo Games

OTTAWA, ON, May 6, 2021 /CNW/ – It was announced today that Pfizer and BioNTech will be donating doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to help vaccinate Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games participants.

Statement from Karen O’Neill, CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee:

“We are very grateful that Pfizer, a longstanding corporate partner of the CPC, as well as BioNTech have offered to donate doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to Olympic and Paralympic Games participants around the world. Canada has already taken positive steps in delivering vaccines across the country, including for persons with a disability and those who are immunocompromised. This announcement will help to ensure the safety of all of our Paralympic athletes. We understand that any additional doses delivered by Pfizer and BioNTech will not be taken out of existing public programs, and we will be working with the federal government and Pfizer and BioNTech to discuss the next steps. Vaccines are an important countermeasure in ensuring a safe Olympic and Paralympic Games, and we encourage all athletes, officials and Games stakeholders to get vaccinated.”

About the Canadian Paralympic Committee: Paralympic.ca

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American Banker Announces the NEXT 2021 Honorees, representing the future of leadership in financial services

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NEW YORK, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — American Banker, Arizent’s essential resource for senior executives in banking and financial services, has announced the honorees of its third annual Most Powerful Women in Banking: NEXT program, highlighting 15 women who have demonstrated exceptional leadership over the past year.

The NEXT program celebrates women, ages 40 and under, whose achievements set them apart in their companies’ leadership pipelines. Among various qualifications, applicants must have an endorsement from a senior executive at their financial institutions and demonstrate C-suite potential to be considered for the list.

“All of the women on the list this year have been crisis-tested by a pandemic and social upheaval, and all have risen to the challenge,” said Bonnie McGeer, executive editor of American Banker and chair of the Most Powerful Women program.

  • Through the spike in prepaid card use caused by an unprecedented rise in unemployment payments, U.S. Bank’s Angela Ratliff tackled the accompanying growth in fraud so well her duties expanded to include handling disputes across other products.
  • One of Shaheena Khan’s employees was among the first at BMO Harris Bank to contract COVID-19, and her response became the playbook for the rest of the organization.
  • Five of the honorees are from community banks, reflecting the heightened importance such institutions took on during the crisis, particularly with helping small businesses get access to emergency financial aid through the Paycheck Protection Program. Among them are Candice Caruso at WSFS Bank, Tiffanie Horton at LINKBANK and Jennifer Reissman at Seacoast Bank.

“This next generation of women may be younger than those in our Most Powerful Women rankings, but I was blown away by how accomplished they are,” she added. “Their stories will inspire others across the industry.”

The complete list of honorees and their stories can be found at https://www.americanbanker.com/list/most-powerful-women-in-banking-next-2021

American Banker will recognize this year’s honorees through a unique virtual experience during its upcoming conference, NEXT: Sessions on Leadership (formerly known as LEAD), a three-day program gathering current and future change-makers to examine the most pressing issues facing industry executives, including the ways in which leadership needs to evolve to meet the challenges ahead. In addition to these banking leaders, the event will celebrate the NEXT honorees from the payments and insurance industries. The Digital Insurance honoree list will launch on May 10, 2021. The complete list of payments honorees can be found at

https://www.paymentssource.com/list/the-most-influential-women-in-payments-next-2021

The NEXT virtual summit takes place May 18-20, 2021 and will feature senior thought leaders from Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, U.S. Bank, PNC Bank, Lincoln Financial Group, several community banks and many more. Additional information about the agenda, speakers and sponsors can be found at https://conference.americanbanker.com/NEXT

The NEXT initiative continues the mission of supporting, empowering, celebrating and advancing women in the financial services industry, while also being a part of American Banker’s continued coverage of the progress in diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the banking industry. Since 2001, American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance ranking has recognized the professional achievements and influence of top-performing female executives in banking and financial services.

About American Banker

American Banker, an Arizent brand, is the essential resource for senior executives in banking and financial services, keeping its users updated on vital developments and focusing sharply on their most important concerns — innovation, transformation, and disruption; technology, regulation, and reform. Financial industry professionals turn to American Banker, every day and throughout the day, to stay maximally informed — drilling down on complex issues, keeping up with breaking news, and downloading research and data. Paid subscribers and registered visitors engage deeply with an authoritative community of analysts, practitioners and innovators through opinion content, research panels, social media, and live events.

About Arizent

Arizent is a business information company that advances professional communities by providing insights and analysis and convening industry leaders. The Company uses deep industry expertise and a data-driven platform to deliver its services, which include subscriptions, marketing services, live events and access to Leaders, an executive digital forum. Arizent also connects business communities through leading financial services brands like American Banker, The Bond Buyer, PaymentsSource, Financial Planning and National Mortgage News, as well as professional services brands like Accounting Today, Employee Benefit News and Digital Insurance.

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Jasmaine John, American Banker, 212.803.8500, [email protected]

 

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Desjardins donates $100,000 to the Red Cross to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India

MONTREAL, May 6, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ – Desjardins Group has teamed up with the Canadian Red Cross, making a $100,000 donation to the India COVID-19 Response Appeal to help provide much needed support to people and communities affected by the rapidly escalating pandemic in that country. 

“While the vaccination campaign is in full swing here in Canada and we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, COVID-19 is having devastating effects in India. The international community is coming together to send aid to India and we at Desjardins are showing our support with a $100,000 donation,” said Guy Cormier, President and CEO of Desjardins Group. “Our thoughts are with everyone living through this crisis in India and everyone whose family and friends are affected.”

The money raised will enable the Red Cross to support COVID-19 preparedness, response and recovery activities in India, including the distribution of COVID-19 prevention information, providing hygiene items and food packages, supporting ambulance services and providing logistical support for healthcare services.

Desjardins members and clients wishing to make a donation to the India COVID-19 Response Appeal can do so online at www.redcross.ca or by calling 1-800-418-1111.

About Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in North America and the fifth largest cooperative financial group in the world, with assets of $362.0 billion. In 2020 it was ranked as one of the world’s Top 100 Employers by Forbes magazine. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. Ranked among the world’s strongest banks according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry.

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Prestigious 2021 U.S. Open Polo Championship® Presented by The Palm Beaches and U.S. Polo Assn. to be Broadcast on CBS Television Network on Sunday, May 9

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Fans Worldwide Can Tailgate at Home Watching the Best Players and Horses in the Sport of Polo

WELLINGTON, Fla., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The 2021 U.S. Open Polo Championship®, the third leg of the prestigious, world-class GAUNTLET OF POLO® series, has officially closed out polo season in Wellington, Florida.

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The thrilling action of the final game, sponsored by The Palm Beaches and U.S. Polo Assn., will be broadcast on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, May 9 at 2 PM, ET. CBS Sports Network will also televise an encore of the broadcast on Saturday, May 15 (8:00 PM, ET).

Eurosport and Eurosport India will broadcast the event internationally, with international viewership approaching 5 million viewers.

The U.S. Open Polo Championship is the perfect way to celebrate the tradition and heritage of the sport of polo at home. The polo-inspired “at home tailgate” includes chilled champagne alongside all your favorite tailgating snacks, all while watching Team Scone and Team Park Place face off in the finale to the GAUNTLET OF POLO series.

“After more than a year of uncertainty and the cancellation of our 2020 season before its mid-point, it was incredible to have the GAUNTLET OF POLO be contested back in The Palm Beaches, with top players, top equine athletes and a small number of fans celebrating the athleticism and competition of this amazing series,” said Stewart Armstrong, Chairman of the USPA.

Played on the U.S. Polo Assn. Stadium Field, the U.S. Open Polo Championship is one of the most historic tournaments in the United States, featuring the sport’s finest players, along with their equine partners, from around the world. One of the memorable aspects of this game is watching global polo star Adolfo Cambiaso play his ninth U.S. Open Polo Championship alongside his 15-year-old son, Poroto Cambiaso, as part of Team Scone.

“It’s thrilling to have the most prestigious of tournaments, the U.S. Open Polo Championship, broadcast on CBS and other networks worldwide. This coverage gives great exposure to the amazing sport of polo for millions of sports fans and consumers alike,” said J. Michael Prince, President and CEO of USPA Global Licensing, the worldwide licensor of the U.S. Polo Assn. brand. “U.S. Polo Assn. proudly supports and celebrates these players on the global stage and the brand’s authentic connection to the sport of polo.”

As the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), U.S. Polo Assn. was the premier sponsor of the entire GAUNTLET OF POLO series. All three tournaments of the series, the C.V. Whitney Cup®, the USPA Gold Cup® and the U.S. Open were played at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) in Wellington, Fla. and live-streamed on Global Polo TV, a pay-to-view broadcasting service.

In addition to the more than $500,000 in prize money awarded this Gauntlet season, U.S. Polo Assn. donated more than $50,000 to the following 501(c)(3) polo-based charities: The Homes for Horses Coalition, Polo For Life, Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame, Polo Pony Rescue, Polo Players Support Group, Polo Training Foundation, Replay Polo, Retired Racehorse Project and Work to Ride.

About U.S. Polo Assn. and USPA Global Licensing Inc. (USPAGL)

U.S. Polo Assn. is the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), the nonprofit governing body for the sport of polo in the United States, and one of the oldest sports governing bodies, having been founded in 1890. With a multi-billion-dollar global footprint and worldwide distribution through some 1,100 U.S. Polo Assn. retail stores, department stores, sporting goods channels, independent retailers and e-commerce, U.S. Polo Assn. offers apparel for men, women and children, as well as accessories, footwear, travel and home goods in 180 countries worldwide. Recently ranked the 5th largest sports licensor in License Global magazine’s 2020 list of “Top 150 Global Licensors,” U.S. Polo Assn. is named alongside such iconic sports brands as the National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball. Visit uspoloassnglobal.com.

USPA Global Licensing Inc. (USPAGL) is the for-profit subsidiary of the USPA and its exclusive worldwide licensor. USPAGL manages the global, multi-billion-dollar U.S. Polo Assn. brand and is the steward of the USPA’s intellectual properties, providing the sport with a long-term source of revenue. Through its subsidiary, Global Polo Entertainment (GPE), USPAGL also manages Global Polo TV and produces global broadcasts and live streaming that bring greater awareness to the sport of polo. Visit globalpolo.com.

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Stacey Kovalsky – Senior Director, Global Communications

Phone +001.561.790.8036 – Email: [email protected]

Shannon Stilson – Assistant Vice President of Marketing, USPA Global Licensing

Phone +001.561.227.6994 – Email: [email protected]

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EVERSANA™ strengthens global market access and pricing leadership in European expansion

CHICAGO, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — EVERSANA™, the pioneer of next generation commercial services to the global life sciences industry, today announced key appointments across Europe to further strengthen its worldwide market access and pricing solutions leadership position.

“Building on our industry-leading global pricing data and software solutions, we’ve recruited widely recognized experts who not only understand market access complexities across Europe but will strategically assess and deploy the solutions needed for clients either entering the European markets, expanding their country-to-country access or ready to commercialise worldwide,” said Jim Lang, CEO, EVERSANA. “With additional European expertise, EVERSANA is uniquely positioned to activate niche engagements or full-scale commercial services in and outside the region.”

Douglas Foerster appointed Senior Vice President, Pricing & Market Access, Europe. A proven European Market Access launch readiness and commercialisation expert, Douglas’s market access and pricing expertise across a range of therapeutic areas includes neurology, infectious diseases, nephrology, vaccines and rare diseases. Prior to joining EVERSANA, Douglas had leadership roles in established and emerging pharmaceutical organizations and recently was Head of Market Access EU and Rest-of-World for Santhera Pharmaceuticals, where he prepared the European launch for the Duchenne muscular dystrophy portfolio and led European market access strategies for neuroscience products at Lupin.

Charles Moun appointed Vice President, Products, Europe. Charles joins EVERSANA after successfully leading a global pharmaceutical client team at Salesforce and previously leading sales efforts for Model N in Europe. Charles brings deep expertise in driving digital transformation with life sciences clients around pricing, market access, contracting and patient engagement, as well as Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.

Mark Mulder appointed Vice President, Commercialisation, Europe. Mark joins EVERSANA after successfully developing the commercial strategy and leading market access, marketing and multi-channel sales teams at launch for a German biotech company, CO.DON AG, a specialized leader in cell therapies. During his career Mark has launched seven new brands in different therapeutics areas, most of them in the main EU5 countries while working at Bayer. 

Already serving more than 40 European pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients, EVERSANA globally supports more than 500 life sciences companies, and its rapid international expansion now includes more than 25 global offices and European-based employees working in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Ireland, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy and Croatia.

For more information, visit eversana.com.

About EVERSANA™

EVERSANA™ is the leading provider of global services to the life sciences industry. The company’s integrated solutions are rooted in the patient experience and span all stages of the product life cycle to deliver long-term, sustainable value for patients, healthcare providers, channel partners and payers. The company serves more than 500 organizations, including innovative start-ups and established pharmaceutical companies, to advance life sciences solutions for a healthier world. To learn more about EVERSANA, visit eversana.com or connect through LinkedIn and Twitter.

CONTACT:

Sarah Zwicky

[email protected]

+1 414.434.4691

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Abacode Announces Record Q1 Sales Results

TAMPA, Fla., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Abacode, one of the fastest growing Cybersecurity and Compliance firms in the United States, announced record Q1 sales results of 113% year-over-year growth of their flagship Cyber Lorica ™ virtual Security Operations Center (vSOC) Managed Detection & Response service. In addition, Abacode’s newly launched MCCP Core™ services offering drove a record 57% quarter-over-quarter sales growth.

Abacode’s Managed Cybersecurity & Compliance Program (MCCP Core™) offering is unique in the industry by unifying cybersecurity & compliance into a single managed service for one convenient monthly subscription fee. 

Clients, partners, supply-chain, and regulators are increasingly demanding that organizations prove a degree of cybersecurity maturity tied to one or several compliance and best-practices frameworks. This is driving a growing interrelationship between cybersecurity & compliance. By combining these into a single managed program, customers realize substantial cost savings and reduced operational and organizational complexity.

“We’re excited to see the momentum we are experiencing in the new year.” said Michael Ferris, Abacode’s Chief Executive Officer.  “Our focus on innovation and providing world-class services and value to our customers is resulting in a great platform for our growth.”

Toney Jennings, Abacode’s Chief Revenue Officer commented, “The reception in the market to our MCCP Core offering has been extraordinary.  Many of the same issues that customers have traditionally faced around cybersecurity complexity, costs, and lack of qualified expertise are now being compounded by the same issues with compliance management.  It is gratifying to see our new offering making a significant impact on our customers.”

About Abacode

Abacode is a next-generation Managed Cybersecurity & Compliance Provider (MCCP). Abacode’s MCCP approach enables customers to achieve a state of continuous cybersecurity and compliance.   

Abacode works with organizations of all sizes by reducing their operating costs, increase internal efficiency and give them the ability to partially or fully outsource an entire cybersecurity and compliance program. 

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Learn more at Abacode.com or connect with us at [email protected].

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China Jo-Jo Drugstores Hosts Reception for Provincial Government Officials

HANGZHOU, China, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. (NASDAQ: CJJD) (“Jo-Jo Drugstores” or “the Company”), a leading online and offline retailer, wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products and healthcare provider in China, today announced that the Company hosted a reception on April 26, 2021 for provincial government officials including Ms. Huili Qi, deputy director of Shaanxi Medical Products Administration (“SMPA”), Mr. Yangyi Zhan, head of SMPA’s Circulation and Development Department, Mr. Zhiliang Su, deputy director of Zhejiang Medical Products Administration (“ZMPA”), and Ms. Wang Bei, deputy head of ZMPA’s Medical Products Circulation Department.

After visiting stores in person and learning about the project of smart medicine machines, the government officials thought highly of the Company’s achievements in bringing health benefits to people and making their lives more convenient. The smart medicine machines make it easier for people to purchase drugs and ensure that the quality of the drugs meets the requirements of Good Supply Practice (“GSP”). To date, the Company has set up smart medicine machines in 6 stores to provide 24-hour service to meet customers’ needs for self-service drug purchase as well as online-to-offline drug purchase and delivery at night.

In addition, the Company has taken on the project of delivering drugs to people living in the mountains and on the islands in Zhejiang Province since May 2019. Up to now, the Company has completed the construction of 40 demonstration convenience service stations, covering 6 districts, counties and cities. By improving the connection mechanism and innovating the mode of setting up service stations, the Company continues to timely provide high-quality drugs to people at tourist attractions, mountainous areas, and islands.

Mr. Lei Liu, Chairman and CEO of Jo-Jo Drugstores, commented, “We are always quick in responding to the government’s initiatives to improve people’s livelihood, including undertaking the task of providing long-term prescriptions for chronic diseases, participating in future community construction, and launching an internet platform for medical consultation. We have been taking on our responsibility in a professional way and making contributions to the development of the project of “Healthy China 2030.” In the future, we will take more social responsibilities under the guidance and help of governments at all levels, satisfy residents’ needs in various ways by leveraging our advantages as retail pharmacies, and strive to become people’s 24-hour health management guardian.”

About China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc.

China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. (“Jo-Jo Drugstores” or the “Company”), is a leading online and offline retailer and wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products and a provider of healthcare services in China. Jo-Jo Drugstores currently operates an online pharmacy and retail drugstores with licensed doctors on site for consultation, examination and treatment of common ailments at scheduled hours. It is also a wholesale distributor of products similar to those carried in its pharmacies. For more information about the Company, please visit http://jiuzhou360.com. The Company routinely posts important information on its website.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains information about the Company’s view of its future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from historical results or those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with its ability to raise additional funding, its ability to maintain and grow its business, variability of operating results, its ability to maintain and enhance its brand, its development and introduction of new products and services, the successful integration of acquired companies, technologies and assets into its portfolio of products and services, marketing and other business development initiatives, competition in the industry, general government regulation, economic conditions, dependence on key personnel, the ability to attract, hire and retain personnel who possess the technical skills and experience necessary to meet the requirements of its clients, and its ability to protect its intellectual property. The Company’s encourages you to review other factors that may affect its future results in the Company’s annual reports and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

For more information, please contact:

Company Contact: 

Frank Zhao

Chief Financial Officer

+86-571-88077108

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Tina Xiao

Ascent Investor Relations LLC

+1-917-609-0333

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