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Schneider Electric Names Dallas Based Joshua Dickinson as Its North American EVP and CFO

Schneider Electric—a France-based global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation—brands itself with the message "Life Is On." Now it's tasking Dickinson with responsibility for all its financial operations in the $8 billion North American region—from driving microgrid innovations to helping Schneider achieve a "real energy transition." "The company is doubling down on its commitment to building a more sustainable and electrified future," Dickinson told Dallas Innovates.
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Hyosung America Announces New Chief Executive Officer
by | Sep 28, 2022

Irving-based Hyosung America Inc. announced that Sang Hwan Kweon has been appointed chief executive officer of the North American leader in cash management solutions.

Kweon, an experienced business leader, succeeds Hee-Eun Ahn, who recently announced his retirement, effective Oct. 1. Most recently, Kweown was chief operating officer.

“We have seen tremendous growth over the past four years....

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Cultural Intelligence Firm CIEN+ Adds Chief Growth and Planning Officer
by | Sep 28, 2022
Ivan Sanchez will oversee the firm's global growth roadmap amid "its path of triple-digit growth." The industry veteran, who has been honored with a string of Effies, Cannes Lions, and other global awards, will leverage CIEN+'s proprietary capabilities in A.I. powered-insights and its inclusive creative services.
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Opendoor Finance App Now Available in DFW, Rest of Texas
by | Sep 28, 2022

Homebuyers nationwide have been experiencing turbulence in the housing market from rising mortgage rates to fluctuating home prices. Even the act of applying for a mortgage is an undertaking these days....

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UT Southwestern Is Selected as One of 12 NIH Obesity Research Centers

by | Sep 28, 2022
Over 150 scientists across dozens of departments will be part of the elite National Institutes of Health-funded, university-wide interdisciplinary research center. Dallas' UT Southwestern Medical Center is the only institution in Texas to be selected for the NIH initiative.

UTSW wants to translate scientific discoveries into new therapeutic strategies for the prevention and treatment of obesity, which it describes as a chronic disease affecting more than 40% of the U.S. population, with medical costs nearing $175 billion.
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Dallas Invents: 142 Patents Granted for Week of September 13
by | Sep 28, 2022
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: DoorDash’s automatic floor-level retail operation decisions using video analytics, Toyota’s automated pest warning and eradication system, Textron’s aircraft weapon system, Paradigm Shift Technologies’ food ordering via embedded links in video game advertising, O’Reilly Winship’s rechargeable USB electrical outlet with integrated lighting, BMIC’s self-adhered roofing systems and methods, iPMachine’s system for mixed reality experiences, Samsung’s methods for gesture recognition and control, Sleep Technologies’ adjustable sleeping system with massage function, SRFC Bio’s analysis of antimicrobial coatings using X-ray fluorescence, and an unassigned mobile legal counsel system and method.
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Every Last Word: Quotes About All Things North Texas
Read “who said what” in our roundup of quotes about all things North Texas, including SMU's John Howard, Ph.D.; LTK's Amber Venz Box; UT Arlington's Allison Sullivan; IDP's Brandon Buschold; Sentiero Ventures' David Evans; Mansfield EDC's Jason Moore; Siemens' Cedrik Neike; Common Desk's Nick Clark; TCU's Victor Boschini, Jr.; and more.
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Calendar: Not-to-Miss Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth
North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. Here are our editors' picks.

Plus, you'll find our selections to "save the date."
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