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Zwift, maker of a popular indoor training app, just landed a whopping $450 million in funding led by KKR – TechCrunch

Zwift, a 350-person, Long Beach, California-based online fitness platform that immerses cyclists and runners in 3D-generated worlds, just raised a hefty $450 mi…

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Zwift, a 350-person, Long Beach, California-based online fitness platform that immerses cyclists and runners in 3D-generated worlds, just raised a hefty $450 million in funding led by the investment firm KKR in exchange for a minority stake in its business.
Permira and Specialized Bicycle’s venture capital fund, Zone 5 Ventures, also joined the round, alongside earlier backers Highland Europe, Novator, Causeway Media and True, which is a Europe-based consumer specialist firm.
Zwift has now rai…

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Visible Supply Chain Management Executive Emma Leonard Named 2020 Women in Supply Chain Award Winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

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SALT LAKE CITY–()–Acknowledging her accomplishments, leadership and best-practice example for women leaders in supply chain, Emma Leonard, executive vice president at Visible Supply Chain Management (Visible), has been recognized as a 2020 Women in Supply Chain award winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

The Women in Supply Chain award honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a company’s supply chain network.

“Emma’s efforts have played a major role in Visible’s ability to provide a ‘best in class’ customer experience and has added tremendous value to our clients,” said Casey Adams, president of…



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Samenvatting: Sevan neemt Wyeth Projects Services over in het VK

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.–()–Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc. (Sevan) – een wereldleider op het gebied van innovatief ontwerp, programmabeheer, constructiediensten en data-analyse – heeft Wyeth Projects Services Ltd. (Wyeth) overgenomen, een in het VK gevestigde organisatie voor projectmanagement services die klanten van petroleum, detailhandel en snelle restaurants bedient. De overname zal de wereldwijde aanwezigheid van Sevan versterken en het klantenportfolio van het bedrijf uitbreiden.

“We zijn verheugd Wyeth te verwelkomen in de Sevan-familie”, aldus Jim Evans, President en CEO van Sevan. “We kijken uit naar een soepele en naadloze overgang binnen onze bedrijven, aangezien de kernwaarden, cultuur en…



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Cambridge Semantics Appoints Brian D. Owen as Chief Executive Officer

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BOSTON–()–Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of modern, graph-driven data integration for the enterprise data fabric, today announces the appointment of Brian D. Owen as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Owen steps in to fill the role of Chuck Pieper, who had served a dual role as CEO and Chairman of the Board. Pieper will remain actively involved at Cambridge Semantics as Chairman of the Board.

Owen brings more than 30 years of operational experience driving corporate strategy, mission, and purpose, while fostering a culture of trust, responsibility, commitment, and innovation among employees, partners, and customers. He has overseen multiple financings, IPOs, mergers, acquisitions and…



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