JKN Global Group acquires The Miss Universe Organization from IMG

  • Image showing Anne Jakapong Jakrajutatip, CEO of JKN Global Group, and the first woman owner of The Miss Universe Organization

  • Transaction will expand JKN Global Group's ("JKN") portfolio of broadcast and entertainment properties to become a world-leading omnichannel powerhouse.

  • The acquisition will seek to build on The Miss Universe Organization's more than 70-year legacy, including expanded investment in licensing and merchandising opportunities.

  • With today's announcement, JKN Chief Executive Officer Anne Ja

Anne Jakapong Jakrajutatip, JKN Global Group Now Owns The Miss Universe Organization, Miss USA & Miss Teen USA

  • Anne Jakkaphong, The Thai businesswoman and CEO of JKN Global Group paid US$ Twenty Million ($20,000,000) to acqruire IMG's Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA

  • Amy Emmerich and Paula Shugart will continue with the organization as CEO and President, respectively

  • IMG Sells The Miss Universe Organization to Thailand-Based Media Company JKN

  • Thailand Company purchases Miss Universe Organization with leadership intact

  • We look forward to this next chapter in the Miss Univ

1776 Action Spokesperson, Kathy Barnette, speaks at rally for parents' rights in education in Pennsylvania


ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa., Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Joined by several hundred parents and activists in Elizabethtown, former U.S. Senate candidate Kathy Barnette led a "Rally to Save Our Schools" to advocate for parental rights and the defeat of radical indoctrination in K-12 schools. The event was hosted by 1776 Action, an issue advocacy organization where Barnette serves as a national spokeswoman.

Future of Health Summit convened more than 100 top health care visionaries and thought leaders at the health plan's headquarters on Oct. 13

IEHP's Inaugural Future of Health Summit convened more than 100 top health care visionaries and thought leaders at the health plan’s headquarters on Oct. 13, to share supportive acceleration strategies for a more integrated and sustainable health system. Pictured left to right: California Health & Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly; Author and Health Care Futurist Ian Morrison; President and Founder of MEDIS, LLC Dr. Michael Barr; IEHP Chief Quality Officer Dr.

University Federal Credit Union names Michael Crowl next CEO

The Board of Directors conducted a comprehensive national search with the assistance of a leading global executive search firm. Ultimately, the Board concluded that Michael is the right person to lead UFCU into the future.

Michael Crowl is named Next CEO and President, University Federal Credit Union, UFCU. Image: Business Wire

$37 Million Series C Funding for Online Used Car Trader VavaCars, Türkiye

VavaCars raises $37m in Series C to fuel its success in Türkiye

ISTANBUL, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- VavaCars, a Türkiye-based online trading platform for buying and selling used cars, has closed its Series C funding round at a premium to its Series B funding in November 2021 raising $37m. A combination of existing and new investors participated, alongside founding investor, Vitol. The funding will be used to consolidate VavaCars' position as Türkiye's leading reseller of used cars.