| | AUGUST 20238IN FOCUSCharlotte Yarkoni has been added to the board of directors of Fiserv, Inc., a well-known provider of technological solutions for the payments and financial services industries. Yarkoni has held executive leadership positions at both publicly traded and privately held technology companies. He has a strong foundation in cloud-based applications.Since 2022, Yarkoni has held the position of President of Commerce, Ecosystems, Cloud & AI at Microsoft Corporation, which he joined in 2016. She is in charge of accelerating cloud adoption and ensuring complete customer and partner success for startups, businesses, partners, and students in this position. Yarkoni held the position of President of Telstra Software Group, a major global software company, before joining Microsoft. In this role, she oversaw the company's overall strategy and the growth of particular software competences. She has also held executive positions at EMC and VMWare as well as served as the CEO of a tech company."Charlotte brings valuable perspectives and further enhances the collective experiences on the Board to advance our strategic priorities," said Frank Bisignano, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fiserv. "Her extensive background in cloud-based applications, AI, and business, and her commitment to enabling customer success, will inform our focus on innovation, talent, and investment."Fiserv helps clients provide solutions in sync with how people live and work today - financial services at the pace of life - in a world that is evolving more quickly than ever. A new strategic alliance between FPT Software and Viessmann, a top German provider of climate solutions, was launched. The partnership represents a significant step in Viessmann's drive toward digital transformation and its effort to forge a strong position in the Asian market.Through the cooperation, Viessmann will make the most of FPT Software's best-shore delivery model and technological know-how to propel business expansion in the APAC area, advance its Smart Manufacturing services, and provide end users with the best solutions. With the superior Viessmann products, the German manufacturer of climate solutions hopes to provide customers in Southeast Asia, and Vietnam in particular, with perfect living environments, enhancing their health and well-being.A large network of five local offices in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Denmark, three nearshore offices in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Romania, and three offshore locations in Vietnam, India, and the Philippines make up FPT Software's best-shore delivery model for the European market. This strategy gives its clients cost-effectiveness, the ability to quickly scale up their staff, and round-the-clock support."For us this partnership is a strong enabler to scale and speed up the development of our product offering for Southeast Asia and globally. With FPT we found the right expert combining local speed with international standards," Alexander Ziehe, Managing Director of Viessmann Southeast Asia and Oceania underlined. "Our users and partners have increasing needs for smart solutions around our products to experience better comfort and convenience and Viessmann as a leading European brand is moving ahead in this area with the strong support from FPT. FISERV NAMES CHARLOTTE YARKONI TO BOARD OF DIRECTORSFPT SOFTWARE & VIESSMANN PARTNER, ENTERING APAC MARKET
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