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Trinseo Appoints Paula Cooney as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

BERWYN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$TSETrinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics and latex binders today announced that Paula Cooney will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) effective November 29, 2021.

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Cooney will be responsible for all human resource activities at Trinseo globally and will also become a member of Trinseo’s Executive Management team. The role will be moved from Switzerland to North America and Cooney will replace Trinseo’s current Switzerland-based SVP, CHRO, Alice Heezen, who will be leaving the company.

“I want to thank Alice for the many contributions she has made to Trinseo over the years and wish her the best in her future endeavors. We are thrilled to have Paula join us during this critical moment in our company’s transformational journey to become a specialty solutions provider,” said Frank Bozich, Trinseo President and Chief Executive Officer. “Ensuring we have robust business processes, the right talent and building a culture that is poised for change are essential components to achieving our business strategy. Paula joins Trinseo with deep and relevant experience as the CHRO at two publicly traded companies, with extensive experience leading organizations through significant acquisitions and integrations. I am confident that Paula will help us ensure we have the right talent and culture to achieve our goal of becoming a higher margin and less cyclical specialty materials and sustainable solutions provider.”

Prior to joining Trinseo, Cooney was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for FLIR Systems, Inc. where she provided strategic direction as the company’s human resources leader. Before FLIR Systems, Inc., Cooney served as Vice President, Human Resources and Communications for Minnesota-based H.B. Fuller Company, a $3 billion global specialty chemicals company, where she worked for a decade and held multiple roles in HR leadership. Prior to joining H.B. Fuller in 2010, Cooney enjoyed a nearly 15-year career at Intel Corporation, holding HR roles of increasing responsibility. Cooney has a diploma in personnel management from the National College of Ireland and an MBS in human resource management and industrial relations from University College Dublin (Smurfit School of Business).

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics and latex binders with a focus on delivering innovative, sustainable, and value-creating products that are intrinsic to our daily lives. Trinseo is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by partnering with like-minded stakeholders, and supporting the sustainability goals of our customers in a wide range of end-markets including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, packaging, footwear, carpet, paper and board, and building and construction. Trinseo had approximately $3.0 billion in net sales in 2020 and has 26 manufacturing sites around the world and approximately 3,800 employees. For more information, please visit: www.trinseo.com.

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ALC Appoints Jason Johnson Vice President of Human Resources

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AlternativeTransportation–Alternative student transportation company ALC Schools (ALC) today announced the appointment of Jason Johnson as Vice President of Human Resources. Johnson joins ALC with more than two decades of experience, both as a civilian and member of United States Air Force, leading high-performance teams capable of sustained operational excellence.

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“Welcoming Jason to the company further demonstrates ALC’s commitment to the development and growth of our team,” said Mitch Bowling, CEO, ALC Schools. “Jason’s experience in human resources operations, workforce planning, organizational development, process improvement, education and training will enable us to hire and retain a team of individuals dedicated to meeting our number one objective which is to provide best-in-class transportation services to our growing number of district partners.”

Johnson joins ALC Schools from Effectv (formerly Comcast Spotlight), the advertising division of Comcast Cable, where he served as Director of Human Resources Operations. There he led the team responsible for all HR operational activities for the 3,000-employee organization. Among his key accomplishments at Effectv were leading the creation of the organization’s first HR standard operating procedures, calendar and file structure. Prior to that, Johnson served as Director, HR Business Partner, for Comcast Spotlight’s Customer Care and Services Team, which included 900+ employees. While there, he was responsible for setting direction, embracing and incorporating Human Capital strategy.

Johnson joined Comcast Spotlight in 2017 after retiring from the U.S. Air Force, where he held a succession of human resources, talent development, operations, training and organizational development, and project management roles. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science and Leadership from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Psychology from Georgia Tech.

As Vice President of Human Resources for ALC Schools, Johnson will oversee the company’s Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) initiatives, in addition to leading the human resources team in program execution surrounding recruitment, employee relations, and training and development.

Johnson is based out of ALC Schools’ corporate headquarters location in Denver, Colo.

About ALC Schools

ALC Schools is the nationwide safety leader in alternative student transportation and subject matter experts on federal, state, and district transportation requirements. Leveraging its proprietary Smart Routing Technology and custom-tailored services, the company has been a driving force in alleviating driver shortages, accommodating varying bell times, and serving the unique needs of McKinney-Vento, special needs, ESSA, hard-to-serve trips, and out-of-district students.

Learn more at www.alcschools.com.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Abi Studer

ALC Schools

astuder@alcschools.com

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agilon health Names Mat Varghese as New Chief People Officer

Varghese will lead employee development, growth & talent acquisition strategy at company transforming health care for seniors

LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–agilon health (NYSE: AGL), the company transforming health care for seniors by empowering primary-care physicians to focus on the entire health of their patients, has named Mat Varghese as its new chief people officer effective October 11, 2021.

Varghese will become a member of the executive leadership team, reporting to Steve Sell, CEO, and will lead the advancement and execution of agilon health’s employee development, growth, and talent acquisition strategy.

Varghese brings nearly 20 years of human resources leadership and experience in large public companies poised for growth including in the health technology sector.

“Mat has precisely the public company expertise and leadership experience we need to help agilon health meet its full potential, expand our partnerships with leading physician groups and improve the health of seniors across the U.S.,” said, Steve Sell, CEO, agilon health.

Varghese joins agilon health from R1 RCM, a leading provider of technology-driven solutions for health care providers where he served since 2017 as senior vice president of human resources. He also has held human resources leadership roles at Arthur J. Gallagher & Associates, General Electric, General Mills, and CompuSystems Inc. He earned a master’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Michigan State University and a master’s degree of social work from the University of Michigan.

“I am delighted to join the team at agilon health and advance the company’s growth, development and talent strategy during this pivotal time. As our country ages and the need for quality primary care services grows, agilon’s model will make a positive difference in supporting our partner physicians and the senior patients in their care,” Varghese said.

Varghese succeeds Chris Casler, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities. Casler’s work as chief human resources officer during the past two and half years helped position the company for success as it went public.

About agilon health

agilon health is transforming health care for seniors by empowering primary-care physicians to focus on the entire health of their patients. Through our partnerships and our platform, agilon is leading the nation in creating the system we need – one built on the value of care, not the volume of fees. We honor the independence of local physicians and serve as their partners so they can be the doctors they trained to be. agilon provides the capital, data, payor relationships, executive experience and contract support that allow physician groups to take on the risk of total care for their most vulnerable patients. The result: healthier communities, and doctors who can devote the right amount of time with the patients who need it most. With rapidly growing appeal, agilon is scaled to grow and is here to help our nation’s best independent physician groups have a sustained, thriving future. Together, we are reinventing primary care. For more information about agilon health, visit www.agilonhealth.com and connect with us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Contacts

Investor Contact:

Matthew Gillmor

VP, Investor Relations

investors@agilonhealth.com

Media Contact

Claire Mulhearn

VP, Corporate Communications

media@agilonhealth.com

VTS Announces Margaretta Noonan as New Chief People OfficerOutBuro lgbt professional entreprenuer networking online community gay lesbian transgender queer bisexual nonbinary

VTS Announces Margaretta Noonan as New Chief People Officer

Seasoned SaaS HR leader with over 30 years of experience as a people and talent leader is tapped to provide employees a best-in-class experience

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VTS—the commercial real estate industry’s (CRE) leading leasing, marketing, asset management, and tenant experience platform, today announced that Margaretta Noonan has been appointed as the company’s new Chief People Officer. The announcement comes at a time when VTS has made major capital investments in its workforce during the pandemic, and as the company continues to grow rapidly at scale, with its most successful year to-date.

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Noonan, an accomplished executive with over 30 years of experience as a people and talent leader in SaaS and public technology companies, has a proven track record of scaling talent and culture for high-growth internet technology businesses. Previously, Noonan led HR for several top global public companies including Monster and Hudson; additionally, she founded her own human resources/people consulting practice. At VTS, she will lead the charge of rapidly growing the VTS team – nearly 500 employees, and shaping VTS’ employee experience, a role she has been serving in an interim capacity for over a year. Under her leadership, VTS has navigated through the complexities of a global pandemic and supported its workforce in a compassionate way as they face unprecedented anxieties – all while growing the global employee base at remarkable scale. Since joining VTS, Noonan has seen the company headcount grow by 65% and has been instrumental in helping VTS secure a number of awards, most recently Fortune’s Best Workplaces in New York City.

“For over a year, Margaretta has proven to be an asset of the utmost value to VTS as we continue to grow our business at an unprecedented rate, while steering us through the challenges posed by the pandemic and remote work,” said Nick Romito, Chief Executive Officer of VTS. “As a company, VTS considers providing best-in-class employee experience a top priority. With her impressive career and knowledge of VTS’ culture, it was clear that Margaretta was the best fit for the appointment to continue growing and supporting our workforce.”

“As a people and talent professional, this has been an incredible time to join VTS, helping to shape their response to the COVID-19 pandemic by providing the highest level of support possible to employees, while also helping them navigate the challenges of growing their workforce, including an acquisition, while many people are still working remotely,” said Noonan. “Throughout my career I’ve believed in a people-first approach to business, and VTS knows the importance people have in shaping the future and success of the company. As the new Chief People Officer, I look forward to continuing working with the terrific VTS People Team to further build the industry-leading diverse culture VTS is recognized for.”

VTS, known for its exceptional workplace culture, recently received a Great Place to Work Certification™ in June 2021. The global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and leadership behaviors recognized the company for its competitive perks package, work-life balance, investments in its people, DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion), support for employees outside of work, and company leadership. In the certification, 95% of employees said VTS is a great place to work which is 4 points higher than average U.S. companies recognized.

VTS continues to experience rapid growth, and is actively hiring within various roles throughout the organization. Visit vts.com/careers to learn more.

About VTS

VTS is commercial real estate’s leading leasing, marketing, asset management, and tenant experience platform where the industry comes to make deals happen and real-time data comes to life. The VTS Platform captures the largest first-party data source in the industry, which delivers real-time insights that fuel faster, more informed decision making and connections throughout the deal and asset lifecycle. VTS Data, the industry’s only forward-looking market dataset, and VTS Market and Marketplace, the industry’s first integrated online marketing solution, give landlords, brokers, and tenants unparalleled visibility into real-time market information and the direct connectivity to execute deals with greater speed and intelligence at every point in the planning, marketing, leasing, and asset management cycle. VTS Rise is the industry’s most comprehensive tenant experience solution, offering occupiers, building operators, and visitors an immersive, tech-enabled experience.

More than 60% of Class A office space in the US and 12B square feet of office, retail, and industrial real estate globally is managed on the VTS platform. VTS’ user base includes over 45,000 CRE professionals including respected industry leaders like Blackstone, Brookfield Properties, LaSalle Investment Management, Hines, Boston Properties, Oxford Properties, JLL, and CBRE. To learn more about VTS, and to see our open roles, visit www.vts.com.

Contacts

Media

Eric Johnson

VTS

eric.johnson@vts.com

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Virgin Galactic Hires Aparna Chitale as Chief People Officer

LAS CRUCES, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$SPCE #SPCE–Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (the “Company” or “Virgin Galactic”), a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, today announced that veteran human resources executive Aparna Chitale will join the company as its Chief People Officer (CPO) on September 30, 2021.

Chitale brings over 20 years of strategic experience at multi-national organizations, where she has scaled and led global teams at both public and privately held companies. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Human Resources at Disney Parks Experiences and Products.

Michael Colglazier, Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Galactic, said, “I’m delighted to welcome Aparna to the Virgin Galactic team. She has an outstanding track record building and supporting highly skilled teams across engineering, maintenance, safety, and technical services. Aparna also brings deep experience hiring and developing top talent in global destinations around the world to support rapid growth. This unique background, combined with her proven ability to foster a high performance culture rooted in a diverse and inclusive work environment, will support Virgin Galactic’s ambitious growth strategy.”

As CPO, Chitale will report to Colglazier, with the mission to make the Company a destination for top talent. In this role, she will lead all aspects of human resources, including diversity, equity & inclusion, talent acquisition, employee experience, learning & development, compensation & benefits.

“I’m thrilled to join Virgin Galactic at such a significant time in the company’s journey,” said Chitale. “I am passionate about building energized and dedicated teams and creating a culture where everyone belongs. I look forward to being a part of this exceptional company as it continues to make history in the rapidly growing human spaceflight industry.”

At Disney, Chitale led HR strategy for the company’s International Parks business in Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo, as well as leading HR for Disney’s Engineering, Maintenance, and Safety teams. In this role, she designed and implemented holistic people strategies – including diversity and inclusion programming – that supported business priorities across corporate functions, engineering, international parks, and cruise line businesses.

Prior to Disney, Chitale led Human Resources for Avaya India PVT Ltd, where she built the HR infrastructure that helped grow the business from 50 to 1,200+ employees with a strategic focus on building large engineering and technology teams.

Chitale holds a master’s degree in Personal Management and Industrial Relations from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India, and a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) degree from Pune University, India.

You can download all press materials including images and b-roll from the Virgin Galactic Press Assets page.

About Virgin Galactic Holdings

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. is a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, pioneering human spaceflight for private individuals and researchers with its advanced air and space vehicles. It is developing a spaceflight system designed to connect the world to the wonder and awe created by space travel and to offer customers a transformative experience. You can find more information at https://www.virgingalactic.com/.

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Former Microsoft and Cisco Executive Scott Slipy Joins Socure as Chief People Officer

Highly-Accomplished People Management Veteran to Rapidly Scale Hiring and Culture Strategies for Hypergrowth Leader in Digital Identity Verification and Trust

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Socure, the leading provider of digital identity verification and fraud solutions, today announced Scott Slipy joining as its chief people officer. In this executive leadership position, Slipy will support Socure’s hypergrowth by scaling up strategies to attract, retain, and develop innovative and high-performing teams as he furthers the impact-driven culture at Socure.

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Slipy has held executive roles with global, market-leading organizations, including Microsoft, Cisco, and UnitedHealth Group, as well as earlier-stage businesses. He brings deep expertise and practical solutions to leadership development and organization design, creating inclusive, high-performance cultures.

Socure recently announced record financial results, achieving 126% annual recurring revenue growth, booking growth of 285% in the second quarter of 2021 as compared to the same quarter of 2020, and a net retention rate of 177% driven by near-zero attrition. The company continues to achieve record results as Socure ID+ has emerged as the preferred identity verification platform for the largest enterprises and is trusted by 4 of the 5 largest banks, 7 of the 10 largest credit card issuers, top Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) providers, top crypto exchanges, and the largest online gaming operators.

“Scott is a highly accomplished leader with a deep commitment to developing a high-performance culture where everyone on our team can reach their highest potential,” said Johnny Ayers, founder and CEO of Socure. “I look forward to working closely with Scott to continue to build a world-class working environment that attracts, engages, develops, and retains the most talented people in the industry on our way to eliminating fraud and ensuring 100% trust on the Internet.”

Throughout his career, Slipy has worked with executive teams in high-growth phase businesses. Most recently, Slipy was Chief People and Human Resources Officer at Symphony, a fintech unicorn offering a secure collaboration and workflow platform to over 500 global financial services customers. Slipy’s passion for people and culture management has also led him to perform executive coaching and consultative roles with early-stage private equity-backed firms through his affiliation with the Institute for Contemporary Leadership in New York.

“I’m inspired by the mission and business momentum that Johnny and the entire Socure team have created,” Slipy said. “Together, we will continue to rapidly scale this performance-driven organization that is leading the identity verification and fraud mitigation marketplace because of the innovation and value we bring to our customers.”

About Socure

Socure is the leading platform for digital identity verification and trust. Its predictive analytics platform applies artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques with trusted online/offline data intelligence from email, phone, address, IP, device, velocity, and the broader internet to verify identities in real time. The company has more than 750 customers across the financial services, gaming, healthcare, telecom, and e-commerce industries, including four of the top five banks, seven of the top 10 card issuers, three of the top MSBs, the top payroll provider, the top credit bureau, top crypto exchanges, top Buy Now, Pay Later providers, the largest online gaming operators, and over 100 of the largest fintechs. Marquee customers include Chime, Varo Money, Public, Stash, and DraftKings. Investors include Accel, Commerce Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Flint Capital, Capital One Ventures, Citi Ventures, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, Synchrony, Sorenson, Two Sigma Ventures, and others.

Socure has received numerous industry awards and accolades, including being named to 2021 Forbes Cloud 100 List, Forbes’ Fintech 50 List 2021, Forbes’ America’s Best Startup Employers 2021, being awarded Best New Technology Introduced Over the Last 12 Months—Data and Data Services at the 2020 American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs), being ranked number 70 in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, being listed as a Gartner Cool Vendor, being recognized by Forbes as one of the Top 25 Machine Learning Startups to Watch, being named to CB Insights: The Fintech 250, and being awarded Finovate’s Award for Best Use of AI/ML, to name a few.

Contacts

Angela Griffo

Socure

917-915-8563

angela.griffo@socure.com

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Hyperfine Appoints Kyla Pavlina, J.D., as Chief People Officer

Industry veteran brings extensive medtech and healthcare human resources leadership experience to the company

GUILFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyperfine Inc., creator of the first FDA-cleared portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device, Swoop™, has appointed Kyla Pavlina, J.D., as chief people officer.

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“We are thrilled to welcome Kyla as our chief people officer as we continue to expand our team to reach more patients and support ramping commercial growth,” said Hyperfine president and chief executive officer, Dave Scott. “Kyla’s specialized background, experience building strategic global talent pipelines and record of accomplishment in creating effective cultures make her a tremendous asset to Hyperfine as we continue our rapid hiring plans.”

Pavlina brings over 15 years of experience leading global organizational development, talent acquisition, compensation, labor law, and cross-functional teams to achieve business goals with talent. She will be responsible for all aspects of Hyperfine’s human capital assets and strategies.

“Hyperfine is changing the paradigm for MRI access across the globe, and that statement is as much about evolving technology as the human capabilities making that access possible,” said Pavlina. “I couldn’t be more excited to have a hand in bringing such an important diagnostic tool to so many people.”

Prior to Hyperfine, Pavlina served as the chief people officer at Mesa Biotech, Inc. (now Thermo Fisher Scientific), where she supervised a 1200% talent growth initiative over nine months, developed an equity plan, and re-designed and executed a company-wide benefits and bonus plan. She also served as vice president of human resources at SeaSpine, a medical device company developing treatments for spinal disorders, and was head of human resources at CrossFit, Inc. previously. Before transitioning into human resources, she leveraged her law degree as an attorney.

Pavlina holds a bachelor’s degree in international political science from Columbia University and a juris doctorate degree from Cleveland State University.

Pavlina joins the Hyperfine team following the recent appointments of Dave Scott as President and CEO, Scott Huennekens as Executive Chairman, and Alok Gupta as Chief Financial Officer.

About Hyperfine

Hyperfine was founded with a vision to save lives by making Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) more accessible and affordable. Hyperfine’s portable Swoop™ system is the world’s first FDA-cleared bedside MRI system. Hyperfine was founded in 2014 by Jonathan Rothberg, Ph.D., a serial entrepreneur and the founder or co-founder of numerous other innovative companies, including CuraGen, 454 Life Sciences, Ion Torrent, RainDance Technologies, ClariFI, Quantum-Si, AI Therapeutics, Butterfly Network, 4Catalyzer, and 4Bionics. In 2015, Rothberg was awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Obama for inventing and commercializing DNA sequencing. For more information visit www.hyperfine.io.

Important Information about the Business Combination and Where to Find It

In connection with the proposed business combination (the “Business Combination”) between HealthCor Catalio Acquisition Corp. (the “HealthCor”), Hyperfine, Inc. (“Hyperfine”) and Liminal Sciences, Inc. (“Liminal”), HealthCor has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a registration statement on Form S-4 (the “Registration Statement”), which includes a preliminary proxy statement/prospectus and will include a definitive proxy statement/prospectus, and certain other related documents, which will be both the proxy statement to be distributed to holders of HealthCor’s ordinary shares in connection with HealthCor’s solicitation of proxies for the vote by HealthCor’s shareholders with respect to the Business Combination and other matters as may be described in the Registration Statement, as well as the prospectus relating to the offer and sale of the securities of HealthCor to be issued in the Business Combination. HealthCor’s shareholders and other interested persons are advised to read the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus included in the Registration Statement and the amendments thereto and the definitive proxy statement/prospectus, when available, as well as other documents filed with the SEC in connection with the Business Combination, as these materials will contain important information about the parties to the Business Combination Agreement, HealthCor and the Business Combination. After the Registration Statement is declared effective, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials for the Business Combination will be mailed to shareholders of HealthCor as of a record date to be established for voting on the Business Combination and other matters as may be described in the Registration Statement. Shareholders will also be able to obtain copies of the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus, and other documents filed with the SEC that will be incorporated by reference therein, without charge, once available, at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov. In addition, the documents filed by HealthCor may be obtained free of charge from HealthCor’s website at www.hcspac.com or by written request to HealthCor at ir@hccspac.com.

Participants in the Solicitation

HealthCor and its directors and executive officers may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from HealthCor’s shareholders with respect to the Business Combination. You can find information about HealthCor’s directors and executive officers and their ownership of HealthCor’s securities in the Registration Statement for the Business Combination, which is available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov. Additional information regarding the interests of such participants is contained in the Registration Statement.

Hyperfine, Liminal and their respective directors and executive officers may also be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of HealthCor in connection with the Business Combination. A list of the names of such directors and executive officers and information regarding their interests in the Business Combination is contained in the Registration Statement.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. HealthCor’s, Hyperfine’s and Liminal’s actual results may differ from their expectations, estimates and projections and consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” “budget,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “believes,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” and similar expressions (or the negative versions of such words or expressions) are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, without limitation, Hyperfine’s expectations with respect to future performance, development and commercialization of products and services, the potential benefits of Hyperfine’s products and services, and Hyperfine’s hiring plans. These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results. Most of these factors are outside HealthCor’s, Hyperfine’s and Liminal’s control and are difficult to predict. Factors that may cause such differences include, but are not limited to: (1) the ability of HealthCor, Hyperfine and Liminal to meet the closing conditions in the Business Combination Agreement, including due to failure to obtain approval of the shareholders of HealthCor, Hyperfine and Liminal or certain regulatory approvals, or failure to satisfy other conditions to closing in the Business Combination Agreement; (2) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances, including the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against HealthCor, Hyperfine or Liminal following the announcement of the Business Combination Agreement and the transactions contemplated therein, that could give rise to the termination of the Business Combination Agreement or could otherwise cause the transactions contemplated therein to fail to close; (3) the inability to obtain or maintain the listing of the combined company’s Class A common stock on the Nasdaq Stock Market, as applicable, following the Business Combination; (4) the risk that the Business Combination disrupts current plans and operations as a result of the announcement and consummation of the Business Combination; (5) the inability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the Business Combination, which may be affected by, among other things, competition and the ability of the combined company to grow and manage growth profitably and retain its key employees; (6) costs related to the Business Combination; (7) changes in applicable laws or regulations; (8) the inability of the combined company to raise financing in the future; (9) the success, cost and timing of Hyperfine’s, Liminal’s and the combined company’s product development activities; (10) the inability of Hyperfine, Liminal or the combined company to obtain and maintain regulatory clearance or approval for their products, and any related restrictions and limitations of any cleared or approved product; (11) the inability of Hyperfine, Liminal or the combined company to identify, in-license or acquire additional technology; (12) the inability of Hyperfine, Liminal or the combined company to maintain Hyperfine’s or Liminal’s existing or future license, manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements; (13) the inability of Hyperfine, Liminal or the combined company to compete with other companies currently marketing or engaged in the development of products and services that Hyperfine or Liminal is currently marketing or developing; (14) the size and growth potential of the markets for Hyperfine’s, Liminal’s and the combined company’s products and services, and each of their ability to serve those markets, either alone or in partnership with others; (15) the pricing of Hyperfine’s, Liminal’s and the combined company’s products and services and reimbursement for medical procedures conducted using Hyperfine’s, Liminal’s and the combined company’s products and services; (16) Hyperfine’s, Liminal’s and the combined company’s estimates regarding expenses, future revenue, capital requirements and needs for additional financing; (17) Hyperfine’s, Liminal’s and the combined company’s financial performance; (18) the impact of COVID-19 on Hyperfine’s and Liminal’s businesses and/or the ability of the parties to complete the Business Combination; and (19) other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the proxy statement/prospectus relating to the Business Combination, including those under “Risk Factors” in the Registration Statement, and in HealthCor’s other filings with the SEC. HealthCor, Hyperfine and Liminal caution that the foregoing list of factors is not exclusive, and they caution readers not to place undue reliance upon any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. HealthCor, Hyperfine and Liminal do not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in its expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

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Calabrio Hires Kristin Gaarder as First Chief Human Resources Officer

Experienced international human resources pro joins Calabrio to drive employee and company growth through human connection

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#BusinessIntelligenceCalabrio, the customer experience intelligence company, has brought on Kristin Gaarder as its first chief human resources officer. This important addition to the executive team comes as Calabrio continues to strengthen operations in analytics-based customer service and workforce engagement management and builds a workforce highly dedicated to its own customer satisfaction. Named by the Star Tribune this year as a Top Workplace for the eighth year in a row, Calabrio will look to Gaarder to lead and evolve efforts to enable organizational growth.

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“As human centricity becomes increasingly more important in the contact center industry, Calabrio is focused on providing our employees with a dynamic work experience so they can concentrate on flawlessly executing this for our customers,” said Tom Goodmanson, president and CEO of Calabrio. “Kristin’s experience and focus on people-first practices will be an asset to Calabrio as we continue to grow along with this ever-changing industry.”

In this role, Gaarder and her team will support more than 700 current employees as well as lead Calabrio’s expansion to a team of over 1,000. She will oversee human resources, including recruitment and talent retention, leadership development, benefits, employee relations, diversity, belonging and inclusion, and the many employee-development programs offered by Calabrio.

Gaarder has more than 20 years of experience marrying brand promises with human resource initiatives to better support an engaged employee population. Prior to joining Calabrio, Gaarder served as the SVP of Human Resources & Corporate Services for Amplifon. She was also the general manager and VP of Human Resources for Nilfisk High Pressure Washers. Gaarder is on the board of the HR Executive Forum and was recognized as a Top Woman Leader in Minnesota. Through these and other previous roles, Gaarder witnessed firsthand and helped guide organizational transformation.

Gaarder commented, “Looking back on the experiences I’ve had at companies across multiple industries, I’ve found that the key to business success always comes down to one element: human connection. Whether with your employees, customers, prospects, or everything in between, the path to growth lies with building and strengthening one-to-one connections. I’m excited to collaborate alongside Calabrio’s seasoned leadership team who also hold these same core values. We will work together to create meaningful experiences for employees, develop their talents and continue to deliver to our customers the excellence they expect.”

Earlier this year, Calabrio’s growth trajectory charted new territory as the company became the fifth Minnesota-based technology unicorn when private equity firm, Thoma Bravo, acquired Calabrio from KKR. The acquisition is not only a testament to Calabrio’s growth but its strength and innovation as a global team over the past few years, values which continue to expand across the organization.

About Calabrio

Calabrio is the customer experience intelligence company that empowers organizations to enrich human interactions. Through AI-driven analytics, Calabrio uncovers customer behavior and sentiment and derives compelling insights from the contact center. Organizations choose Calabrio for its ability to understand customer needs and the overall experience it provides, from implementation to ongoing support. Find more at calabrio.com and follow @Calabrio on Twitter.

Calabrio, Calabrio ONE and the Calabrio logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Calabrio, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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Emerson Names Elizabeth Adefioye Chief People Officer

New role to lead culture cultivation, DE&I and talent development for global industrial software leader

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today appointed Elizabeth Adefioye as its first chief people officer. Adefioye, who previously served as chief human resources officer for Ingredion, will lead a newly consolidated human resources function, including accountability for culture, employee experience, end-to-end talent management, diversity, equity and inclusion, acquisition integration, organization development and effectiveness, total rewards and HRIS. She will have full responsibility for ensuring the people and culture agenda supports the company’s ambitious business objectives. She also joins Emerson’s Office of the Chief Executive, which helps develop and guide the company’s global business strategies.

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“We are gaining momentum around our cultural evolution, increasing our focus on creating an inclusive environment that further fuels the high-level innovation that has been a hallmark of Emerson for over 130 years,” said Emerson President and CEO Lal Karsanbhai. “Elizabeth is a proven leader with deep experience in guiding teams to success, and we are eager to see her bring this passion and spark to Emerson. Bringing in a leader of her caliber, knowledge and energy will only accelerate our efforts and reinforce Emerson as a destination workplace for exceptional talent.”

Adefioye led Ingredion’s culture transformation and development of a new purpose statement and updated values across the company. Prior to joining Ingredion in 2016, Adefioye held human resources leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson, Novartis Consumer Health, Medtronic and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

“Emerson is a well-known leader putting a renewed emphasis on creating a strong internal culture to propel not only the company but the industries it serves into a better future,” Adefioye said. “Companies can have the strongest strategy for growth, but if they don’t intentionally foster a culture that supports and empowers all voices across the organization, that strategy will not succeed. I’m energized to see Emerson’s commitment to culture and look forward to partnering with Lal, the Board and the entire organization to continue advancing progress together.”

An active leader in her field, Adefioye is an ambassador for the Network of Executive Women, serves on the board of the Society for Human Resources Management, Skills for Chicagoland’s Future and is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago. Adefioye was named to the “2021 Elite 100 Extraordinary Black Women” changing the face of Corporate America. She was recognized among the “2019 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America” by Black Enterprise and was a recipient of the 2018 “Women Worth Watching Awards” by Profiles in Diversity Journal.

Adefioye has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Lagos State University, a postgraduate degree in human resources management from the University of Westminster in London and a diploma in Building Leadership Capability and Leadership in Action from Glasgow Caledonian University. While she has lived and worked throughout the United States, Asia and Europe, Adefioye will relocate to Emerson’s St. Louis headquarters.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information visit Emerson.com.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical may be “forward-looking” statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, and Emerson undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to reflect later developments. These risks and uncertainties include the scope, duration and ultimate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as economic and currency conditions, market demand, including related to the pandemic and oil and gas price declines and volatility, pricing, protection of intellectual property, cybersecurity, tariffs, competitive and technological factors, among others, as set forth in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, subsequent reports filed with the SEC and the Safe Harbor Statement in our ESG report.

Contacts

Emily Caine

314-369-4855

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