Michel Terpins: A Rally Driver with a Passion for Speed

About Michel Terpins

Rally driving is considered one of the most dangerous professions. However, more rally drivers are making their debut in this field and earning their way to the top. An excellent example of such rally drivers is Michel Terpins. Born in Brazil, Michel has made his way to the top in a short amount of time since his debut.

Career

As a leader in the Brazilian cross country Rally championship in Prototypes T1, Michel started at the bottom. He first made his debut in this field of work in 2002, where he started off in the motorcycle category. However, Michel later sailed for his brother Rodrigo Terpins in the car category. He has built his name and is now considered a household name in the Brazilian car racing industry.

He is famous for his brilliant piloting with T-Rex. He attributes his victory to his good team work with his navigator Maykel who is from Taubatė. Maykel has years of experience in Sertões Rally and has won four titles.

Team

Both Michel Terpins and his brother Rodrigo Terpins have a passion for speed, and this is what makes them excellent at what they do. Together, the two decided to join forces and form the Bull Sertões Rally team. They have participated in the Brazilian Championship of Cross Country Rally and the Mitsubishi cup. Their team, the Bull Sertões Rally is sponsored by Eventos, Xarla, MEM team and Cintra Advogados and Terpins.

Michel and Rodrigo have become the dynamic duo that is taking the Brazilian rally driving industry by storm. Both brothers continue to be famous due to their advance knowledge in piloting with the T-Rex. It has been four years since Michael Terpins started his rally driving career in the car category and he is already becoming well recognized not only locally but internationally as well.

As he continues training for his next race, Michel Terpins is a reminder that with hard work and determination, every dream is possible. Rally driving may be dangerous for many, but to some, it is a passion and a means of living.

 

Omar Yunes Is A Market Changer

Omar Yunes has won many awards in the Best Franchisee of the World (BFW) in the recent years. Case in point, last year, Omar was ranked the best franchise in the whole world in a BFW that was held in Florence, Italy. He was representing the Sushi Itoo Japanese food chain that has grown tremendously under his leadership.

Omar became a franchise at Sushi Food Itoo when he was only 21 years. He shows tremendous commitment to the course and has so far expanded the venture into 13 branches, which is almost ten percent of all the company branches. All the branches are located in several sections of Puebla, Mexico, and Veracruz.

As Omar accepted the BFW award, he said that it belonged not only to him but also to his entire team of 400 workers. The event was attended by CEOS from 34 countries including Mexico, Portugal, Argentina, and Brazil. In determining who wins the award, several factors were considered among them the effect on the network, management, ability to motivate employees, contribution in terms of savings and invoice improvements among other factors. In all these aspects, Omar scooped the award since he leads a team of highly motivated, innovative, and productive workers.

Diego Elizarrarrás, the chief organizer of the BFW Mexico, termed Omar as an important change factor in the relationship between franchisees and franchising. Further, he said Omar brings in new experiences and innovations that no other franchisee has in the history of Sushi Food History. Diego also said that Omar plays an important role in implementing the information boards, control boards, and information technology management. Click here to know more about him.

Another speaker Benjamin Cancelmo, who is the CEO in Sushi Itto, said that they were very proud of Omar’s achievement in the company since he had helped the brand grow in many ways. Cancelmo further said that the awards were the manifestation of the firm’s efforts to provide remarkable flavors, excellent services, and unique hospitability to the customers.

Omar Yunes

Omar Yunes is a Mexican based investor, who represents the Sushi Itto brand. Omar has won very many awards in the BFW held on annual basis.

TV Producer Norman Lear Launches His First Podcast With Norman Pattiz’s PodcastOne

There are not many media executives who have been able to gracefully manage the transition from a media environment in which analogue forms of media such as television, radio, newspapers and print magazines were the primary ways that people got their news and enjoyed their entertainment. Some institutions and individuals have found the transition from a world where the hometown newspaper and local radio station reigned supreme to a world where these entities are facing more competition from the internet difficult to manage. But veteran radio executive Norman Pattiz is not one of those professionals.

Pattiz is known for making his mark in the world of radio where he oversaw some of the most high profile radio broadcasts in his industry. Today Pattiz is the man behind a growing podcasting empire that is known as PodCastOne. Pattiz has gone from being a titan in his industry that was asked by more than one American president to sit on the Broadcasting Board of Governors to being a leader in the new and dynamic podcasting industry. His company hosts podcasts from some of the most recognizable names in entertainment and journalism such as Larry King, Shaquille O’Neal, Dr. Drew, Adam Corolla and Heather Dubrow. In April of 2017 Norman Pattiz and PodcastOne announced that they would be adding another well known personality to their roster of podcast hosts. Pattiz partnered with television producer Norman Lear to launch a new podcast that is known as All of the Above. Learn more: https://ideamensch.com/norman-pattiz/

Norman Lear has captivated and won over audiences throughout the years by producing some of the most popular shows in television history. Some of these shows include The Jeffersons which followed the feisty patriarch of a small family as they made the transition from a humble abode to a “deluxe apartment in the sky” and the family comedy Good Times. Lear is also known for producing shows like All In The Family, Maude and One Day at a Time. Now with the help of PodcastOne and its Executive Chairman Norman Pattiz Norman Lear made his podcast debut this past Spring. Learn more: https://podcastone.com/About-Us

Lear’s podcast All of the Above takes place on a weekly basis and covers topics such as politics, music, pop culture, family issues and comedy. All of the Above also features guests that include everyday people and celebrities like comedian and actress Amy Poehler, comedian Jerrod Carmichael, actress America Ferrera of Superstore and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Listeners will likely enjoy listening to Norman Lear’s perspective as a man who has lived a life that includes fighting in World War II and becoming a television luminary.

Clay Siegal, CEO of Seattle Genetics Focusing on Fighting Cancer

Seattle is the home of the headquarters of Seattle Genetics. The building that is home to the office is a building that has a triangular sculpture that has the appearance of being constructed from Lego bricks of a human antibody. This fits the company whose main focus is studying and manipulating human antibodies that go into drugs.

Seattle Genetics was founded in 1998 and has a strategy to become large enough to become a pharmaceutical company within the biotech community in the city. The antibodies are used as a therapy treatment plan for diseases like cancer since the antibodies are able to destroy the cancer cells from inside the body.

The company’s co-founder, CEO, chairman and president Clay Siegall says o the company’s long list of drugs it is proof of wanting to enlarge the company. Currently, it is worth $10 billion, employees 900 people and is the largest biotech company in Washington. Mr. Clay Siegall said of the company they want to move beyond being the largest biotech company and focus on drug development. This would allow the company to deal with the complications involving the international market in case of new drugs. To this end, Mr. Siegall withdrew a bid of $2 million in May after the February bid to obtain worldwide rights to commercialize a cancer drug. This drug is under development by Immunomedics based in New Jersey.

The Seattle Genetics company has eleven other drugs in the works and sent $376 million in research. This focus is on an antibody conjugate drug or ADC, which targets the antigens or protein molecules that cause the immune system to produce antibodies. This is able to deliver what the company refers to as smart-bombs that can kill cancer cells but does not harm the tissue. Then a second drug is known as 33A and is crafted to target acute myeloid leukemia. Though, the testing of this drug was stopped after four patient deaths.

Clay Siegall is the founder of Seattle Genetics in 1998, as well as chairman, CEO, and president of the biotech company. He attended the University of Maryland wearing a BS in Zoology and then attended George Washington University earning a Ph.D. in Genetics.

Mr. Siegall was employed at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute from 1991-1997. He also worked at the National Cancer Institute from 1988 to 1991. He serves as director of two privately held biotech companies, Alder Biopharmaceuticals Inc and Marina Therapeutics.

 

Andrew Rolfe Is Committed To The Success Of The Ubuntu Fund

Over the years, the Ubuntu Fund has been supporting children from the disadvantaged families in Africa. According to their records, they have helped more than 400,000 needy children. The management of the Fund continues to provide their service to many other needy children. Notably, the Ubuntu Education has developed an innovative program that seeks to ensure that they support children from their cradle until they begin their career.

When the Fund was founded in 1999, Jacob Lief and Malizole “Banks” Gwaxula, focused on providing education. However, with the passage of time, they realized that education was not having much impact on the students. Upon conducting a research, they found out that most people came from families that had been affected or infected with HIV. In addition, they realized that most families could hardly afford three meals a day. It is for this reason that the institution started offering nutrition and healthcare services to the children.

In line with its objective of helping the needy children in the society, the management of the Fund organized for a gala dinner. The event was well-attended. The 300 guests were entertained by a Xhosa choir. In addition, they were provided with a variety of meals. At the end of the event, the Fund had managed to raise more than £603,000. The leadership of the Fund posited that they would use the money to increase the school’s capacity. Moreover, they would expand the school’s pediatric clinic for purposes of providing the needy children with quality healthcare services. The remainder of the money would be used for increasing the number of disadvantaged children at the Fund’s school campus.

To date, the Fund’s document shows that since inception, they have supported more than 400,000 children in Africa. The Fund is optimistic that they will be able to help many needy children going into the future.

About Andrew Rolfe

As the chairperson of the noble institution, Andrew is heavily involved in ensuring that the Fund has adequate resources. In addition, Andrew is credited for ensuring that the Fund is running as a going concern.

Over the years, Rolfe has gained immense success in various managerial positions. He has worked for PepsiCo Restaurants International, Booker Food Service and Pret A. Manger. Andrew Rolfe has also been an executive at the Gap.

 

Richard Shinto: Making InnovaCare Great

Despite health being a conscious priority in today’s society, not many people actually know about healthcare innovators and leaders. One of the today’s greatest healthcare leaders is Dr. Richard Shinto. For more than 20 years, Dr. Shinto has worked in managed care; specializing in working with clinical and operational healthcare.

Currently, he serves as President and CEO of InnovaCare, Inc. Prior to InnovaCare, he dedicated much of his time to Aveta Inc. After Aveta’s sale in 2012, he moved to InnovaCare and began assisting the company in its mission to redefine healthcare management. He’s regarded as the company’s greatest medical asset.

Of his many accomplishments with InnovaCare, making InnovaCare is the biggest provider of managed care in Puerto Rico is his most renowned. That victory earned him the position of CEO of InnovaCare’s Health Plans. Like many other physicians, Dr. Shinto is a practicing physician and maintains his medical license.

It’s not just Dr. Shinto who’s making InnovaCare Great. The company culture is all about its patients. InnovaCare’s foundation is set in such a way that it naturally brings success. InnovaCare is all about redefining today’s healthcare management. Leaders like Dr. Shinto give the company the most impact.

The other side of InnovaCare’s culture is responsible leadership. While having brilliant leaders who focus mainly on patient-health is great; it’s really up to the stakeholders to hold themselves accountable to their customers. Great companies have stakeholders who believe in high levels of transparency and providing the best quality possible.

Aside from Dr. Shinto’s contributions, InnovaCare is also grateful to have Penelope Kokkinides rejoin the leadership. A few years ago, Penelope Kokkinides left her COO position at InnovaCare for a higher position at another company. In 2015, she rejoined the company and started serving as the new Chief Administrative Officer.

Like Dr. Shinto, Kokkinides spent more than 20 years in the managed care industry. In her case, she focused more on the business and model development area. In a way, the Chief Administrative position suits her better than COO. She’s an expert at developing clinical programs.

As for her credentials, her Bachelor’s she earned from Binghamton University. Her first Master’s, she earned from New York University. And her last to master’s, she earned from Columbia University School of Public Health.

How We Caught a Fugitive Using Securus Technologies

When there is a fugitive on the loose, my team of officers are called in to take care of the situation before things get out of control. The call we received this week was especially alarming because this suspect was holding up banks in the area on a regular basis. Just when we thought he was done, he would resurface and hit the same three banks in the same order. At this point we knew he was baiting officers to try and arrest him, something we were determined to do.

The last bank that was robbed provided us a clue to the identity of our suspect. When he tried to get away, the dye-pack exploded and he dropped everything right on the street. We were able to get fingerprints and even DNA sample, now all we needed was to find our suspect. We knew that no one in the town was talking, so we had to go where we know people can not resist the urge to talk about crimes.

At the local prison, the inmates know me and my team all too well. They knew why we were there this time, and even though they will never talk directly to us, we had a secret weapon in Securus Technologies this time. The company installed the inmate call monitoring system, and we knew if we listened long enough, these crooks would rat each other out in a heart beat.

That afternoon, the system detected chatter from one inmate complaining he was never compensated for helping with the first robbery, and mentioned how our suspect and his girlfriend blew the money at the casino. We put the girlfriend under surveillance, having never even heard of her before, and she was the key in helping us catch our suspect in the act later that week.

 

Alfonso De Angoitia Noriega And His Co-op Plans

Nobody was really surprised when Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega, the actual executive V.P. of a company called Grupo Televisa, was making a purchase for a $16.5 million apartment. It has some interesting architectural features that were previously not allowed in the Co-op. Grandfathered in, however, the features still exist and offer some of the best details to the property. The aluminum windows are a gorgeous addition.

The Co-op has made some serious changes over the years as well. Here are some of the ways that Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega has helped maintain the Co-ops original structure for added elegance.

Maria de la Concepcion de Angola Legorreta is one of the most accomplished Barron of the Spanish-speaking media world. His accomplishments are world-wide. His accolades stated simply in his native country of Mexico, is that of being one of the best financial attorneys for business today. His talents and knowledge have helped him to achieve this and have led to his ability to buy and sell some of the best real estates in the world. No details are omitted in his lavish lifestyle either.

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Paying the full asking price for the prestigious address on Fifth Avenue in New York City, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega and his wife, Maria de la Concepcion de Angola Legorreta, were not about to allow the building to fall victim to the architectural times. The pair has made a lot of changes for the better in historical accountability. It is impressive for sure. Now they are selling it, at no doubt a hefty profit.

The whole process involved a lawsuit against Landmarks Preservation Commission for the right to keep the windows as they are, rather than changing them back to what the commission required. Having won that battle was undoubtedly a significant victory for the couple.

There is no doubt that the feature that was allowed to remain, that held the greatest value for the couple was the fact that the location is near their $44 million mansion, previously purchased in 2010. Perhaps the goal is one to match that decadence. If so, they are well on their way to achieving that goal.

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Choosing Fine Wine Made Easier by UKV PLC

Unlike in most cases where the grape variety is printed on a bottle’s label, French wines have a complicated method of wine production and labeling. The bottles are labeled by region of their origin. The idea behind this is that the difference in local tradition, climate, topography, altitude and soil in different areas results to a certain uniqueness in the wine brand. It can therefore be difficult for beginners to understand this.

There are a few regions to put into consideration; one of these is the Burgundy region, which produces both white-made using chardonnay grapes and red wine. From here, winemakers and their vineyards have established a good reputation. This has resulted to demand for high prices for some of their brands such as Cote de Beaune Chardonnay. The Bordeaux region is known for wine exports. It produces medium-body reds and their bottles may hold Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc or Carbernet Sauvignon. The Northeastern region is known for producing good quality Champagne improved due to the double-fermentation process used as a result of cold temperatures. The Loire region produces almost every kind of wine but the upper part specializes in Sauvignon blanc and Chenin blanc while the area closer to the ocean produce Muscadet.

Evidently, France is home to a myriad of appellations. The process of choosing a brand through the many available options can be daunting. Fortunately, you can buy the best investment grade luxury fine wine through UKV PLC- a small group with vast understanding of French Wine. UKV PLC operates as an independent wine company; it is therefore linked to an infinite supply chain, which gives it access to valuable fine wines. You can be sure that your order will not fail. Click here to know more.

UKV PLC’s knowledgeable team of consultants will take you through the available options and help you choose the most appropriate brand for any occasion. The company is trusted for supplying UKC PLC wines such as Mouton, Rothschild, Latour, Chateau Lafite, Lafite Rothschild and many more as well as Champagne. For more information about the highly specialized company, you can find them on Facebook as UKV PLC and follow them on Twitter @UkvPlc.

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“The Greyhound Diaries” Takes Doug Levitt on a Never Ending Journey Across America

For many people around the world the U.S. is a dream destination, but the American Dream is often limited to a few metropolitan areas of America where the mainstream media focuses its efforts in gathering and dispersing news. Artist Doug Levitt has been working on an ongoing project for more than a decade that has seen him travel by various bus lines to create what has become known as “The Greyhound Diaries” and has seen him complete bus journeys totaling more than 120,000 miles.

Levitt points to the childhood he enjoyed in Washington D.C. as a reason for his interest in exploring the truth behind poverty and the social crisis that is ongoing across much of the U.S. to this very day. Pointing to the statistics he has seen on poverty levels in the U.S., Doug Levitt reveals he was inspired to explore the issues facing people in the heart of the country, in part by his attendance in Washington’s public school system; Levitt states poverty is seen in the U.S. capital in some communities, but in other neighborhoods Washington can act as a bubble of protection from social and economic crises. Click here to know more.

“The Greyhound Diaries” sees Doug Levitt interact with those who travel by bus as he tours the country from event to event using the bus with little more than a laptop, guitar, and a bag with a few clothes. Levitt tells the stories of the people he meets in the form of songs, writings, spoken word events, and videos shown via a dedicated YouTube channel. Doug Levitt believes his work is important as he is casting a critical eye on the parts of the country that are often given no voice in national politics or the media. A former journalist with some of the top networks in the U.S., Doug Levitt spent much of the 1990s and early 21st century living and working in London before returning to the U.S. and discovering the truth about poverty levels in his home country.

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