Synchronoss Names Christina Gabrys Chief Legal Officer

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging and digital products and platforms, today announced the appointment of Christina "Chrissy" Gabrys as Chief Legal Officer. Gabrys succeeds Ronald Prague who is stepping down after 15 years with the company to pursue other interests. In her new role, Gabrys will oversee all legal affairs for the company.

"Ron has played a significant role in shaping the Synchronoss that we are today. His leadership in negotiating and closing customer agreements, completing acquisitions and the company's other financial endeavors "" including his contribution to the successful recent recapitalization of the company "" has been invaluable and he will be greatly missed," said Jeff Miller, President and CEO of Synchronoss. "I would like to thank Ron for all he's contributed to the business. We will always consider him part of the Synchronoss family and wish him well in his new endeavors. Ron also has put in place a thorough transition plan that will allow Chrissy to quickly assume her new responsibilities as we welcome her to the senior leadership team."

Gabrys most recently served as Synchronoss' Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer where she worked with global customers and partners. As the company's Chief Compliance Officer, she updated its compliance program to ensure best practices for corporate policies and procedures and governance across the organization. Gabrys joined Synchronoss as part of its acquisition of Openwave Messaging where she was legal counsel for the Americas and APAC.

"I am honored to assume the position of Chief Legal Officer and look forward to working with Synchronoss team members across the globe to empower our customers to connect with subscribers in trusted and meaningful ways," said Gabrys. "I also want to express my sincere appreciation to Ron. His mentorship and diligent planning has paved the way for a seamless transition as I begin this new role."

About Synchronoss
Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ: SNCR) builds software that empowers companies around the world to connect with their subscribers in trusted and meaningful ways. The company's collection of products helps streamline networks, simplify onboarding and engage subscribers to unleash new revenue streams, reduce costs and increase speed to market. Hundreds of millions of subscribers trust Synchronoss products to stay in sync with the people, services and content they love. That's why more than 1,500 talented Synchronoss employees worldwide strive each day to reimagine a world in sync. Learn more at

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Accelerate Announces Digital Platform Launch

CHICAGO, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Accelerate has entered the global health ecosystem as a purpose–built digital platform that drives 365 healthcare transformation by connecting health professionals to insights from peers and thought leaders, professional development tools, networking opportunities and curated content""anytime, anywhere.

Accelerate's initial development has come from HIMSS, the global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology.

Accelerate is a natural extension of HIMSS's origins and foundation as a member–driven society, and is an innovative solution aimed to support members, partners and the global health ecosystem 365 days a year.

Hal Wolf, the president and CEO of HIMSS, emphasizes: "Global operations, decades of experience, and thousands of members provide HIMSS with the critical scale and expertise required to execute such an ambitious pursuit. With unparalleled relationships among healthcare providers, industry executives, and public entities, Accelerate will be a digital platform that convenes a variety of health stakeholders."

With Accelerate, professionals from all parts of the healthcare ecosystem have access to a highly personalized platform tailored to their unique needs. Organizations benefit from radically improved ways of managing, supporting, and developing their staff and members. Suppliers enjoy unmatched access to market insights, as well as innovative ways to engage with customers. Additionally, Accelerate will seamlessly integrate with curated 3rd party offerings""thereby empowering industry–leading partners to distribute their digital products and services through the platform 365 days a year.

“HIMSS membership has nearly doubled in the last four years to 110,000, with more than 36,000 living outside of North America. Last year underscored our commitment to respond and support our community and mission in dynamic ways and that we need capabilities to reach and support our members when they need it,” said Wolf. “HIMSS has lead the investment in Accelerate and helped it launch, and the platform will be an asset to not only HIMSS members, but to the global health ecosystem at large.”

Starting today, Accelerate is available to all HIMSS members, individual users, as well as to enterprises, organizations, and associations interested in getting access for their members.

Interested parties are invited to join a strong set of already–committed organizations and become part of the launch. For more information, visit

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Honour Killings – Religion or Culture?

By Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine Khan
ROME and AMSTERDAM, Jul 27 2021 - There is nothing honourable about murder. And murdering someone of your own family, your own child – a daughter, someone you held in your arms and rocked to [...] Read more »