Duck Creek Technologies Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Company appoints Teresa M. Kim, experienced technology finance executive, to oversee finance and accounting functions

Duck Creek Technologies Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Teresa Kim, Duck Creek Technologies CFO

BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Duck Creek Technologies, the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance, announces the appointment of Teresa M. Kim as chief financial officer (CFO). Kim is an accomplished senior finance leader with a strong background and history in cloud computing, technology platforms, and “Big Four” public accounting. She joins Duck Creek following a 20-year tenure with Akamai Technologies (Akamai), a worldwide content delivery network and cloud service company, where she most recently served as vice president (VP) of finance in their cloud technology group overseeing $2 billion-plus in revenues while helping the business to build a scaling world-class platform. While at Akamai, she also was VP of finance in their media and carrier division helping to lead strategic media customer contract negotiations. Previously, she held a role as assistant controller overseeing global accounting and operations leading a large team of 120 professionals and building out finance centers of excellence in India and Poland.

Prior to Akamai, Kim served as a senior auditor with Ernst &Young (EY), supporting clients in EY’s technology, communications, and entertainment sector. She began her career in financial consulting roles with KPMG and Economic Analysis Corporation before moving into public accounting.

“Teresa is a dynamic and thoughtful leader with strong financial acumen, client focus, and experience across cloud and platform technology operations. As Duck Creek continues to focus on international growth and SaaS maturity, she will be a tremendous asset in helping to direct our own strategic transformation and optimize our financial operations,” said Mike Jackowski, CEO of Duck Creek. “This is an exciting time for all of us at Duck Creek and I am confident her talent will help us to continue creating value for our customers, partners, and stakeholders.”

Kim adds, “I’m excited to join Duck Creek as it strengthens its leadership position in the global insurance industry. I’m honored to have the opportunity to work closely with Mike and the entire Duck Creek team during a period of accelerated growth.”

Kim earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus in economics and minor in Asian American studies from UCLA. She earned her MBA and a master’s degree in accounting from Northeastern University. Kim is based in the greater Boston area.

About Duck Creek Technologies

Duck Creek Technologies is the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of the property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance industry. We are the platform upon which modern insurance systems are built, enabling the industry to capitalize on the power of the cloud to run agile, intelligent, and evergreen operations. Authenticity, purpose, and transparency are core to Duck Creek, and we believe insurance should be there for individuals and businesses when, where, and how they need it most. Our market-leading solutions are available on a standalone basis or as a full suite, and all are available via Duck Creek OnDemand. Visit to learn more. Follow Duck Creek on our social channels for the latest information – LinkedIn and Twitter.


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Agriculture Office in Jawf launches veterinary campaign in eight districts

The Agriculture and Irrigation Office in Jawf Governorate launched on Monday a veterinary campaign in eight districts to treat sheep, goats and others livestock against plague and smallpox patients.

The office confirmed that the campaign targets all internal and external parasite diseases through antibiotics and other medications, explaining that the campaign aims to treat sheep, goats, camels and cows in the eight districts under the supervision of the directors of the office’s branches in the districts.

Source: Yemen News Agency

Judicial Council approves operational plan of Supreme Court for year 1445 AH

In its weekly meeting on Monday, headed by the Chairman of the Council, Judge Ahmed Yahya Al-Mutawakkil, the Supreme Judicial Council approved the operational plan for the Supreme Court for the year 1445 AH.

The plan included a number of pillars and basic objectives, according to accurate statistical studies, in addressing some of the problems facing the bodies and departments of the Supreme Court in their work, including confronting the increasing number of cases and limiting their backlog, especially after the recent legal amendments in some articles of the Civil Procedure and Execution Law.

The Council reviewed the draft guideline for evaluating the institutional performance of bodies and agencies of the judiciary submitted by the committee assigned by the Council in light of the outcomes of the national vision, and postponed a decision on the issue for further study and approval at an upcoming meeting.

The Judicial Council decided on a number of grievances and requests submitted by some members of the judiciary in accordance with the law.

He also reviewed a number of requests referred by the Presidency of the Republic regarding reconsideration of judicial rulings issued against a number of complainants, and took appropriate decisions in their regard.

The Council discussed a number of topics on its agenda, took appropriate decisions regarding them, and approved the minutes of its previous meeting after making some amendments to it.

Source: Yemen News Agency

Discussing proposals for statute of September 21 Residential City Project for Poor in Hodeida

A meeting in Hodeida province on Monday, headed by Governor Muhammad Ayyash Qahim, discussed proposals for the bylaws of the project to establish the September 21 residential city for the poor people of the province, after the issuance of directives from the President of the Supreme Political Council to begin its implementation.

The meeting, in the presence of the governorate’s undersecretary for financial and administrative affairs, Muhammad Al-Nahari, services, Muhammad Halisi, media, Ali Qashr, and the Ministry of Finance, Ali Al-Shammahi, reviewed the current situation, objectives, conditions for obtaining a plot of land, and the models used.

The meeting emphasized the development of studies according to the projection plans for the city and the housing units of the project, which includes more than two thousand housing units that can be expanded, and providing the concerned authorities with the plans so that they can start working each in their respective areas during the coming period.

The meeting approved the formation of a field trip committee to determine the site and areas and to formulate conditions.

Governor Qahim stressed the necessity of starting the implementation of the September 21 Residential City project, explaining that the project comes within the framework of celebrating the anniversary of the Prophet’s birth and the ninth anniversary of the September 21 Revolution, and represents one of the fruits of the revolution whose foundations were laid by Sayyed. Abdul-Malik Badr al-Din al-Houthi.

He appreciated the interest of the Revolutionary Leadership and the Supreme Political Council in the governorate and its people through implementing development projects that serve the citizen and address his needs and requirements, especially the poor.

Source: Yemen News Agency

Aggression forces commit 53 violations of Hodeida ceasefire

The aggression forces committed 53 violations of the ceasefire agreement in Hodeida province over the past 24 hours, an official at the operations room to monitor the violations said on Monday.

The Official in the Operation Room told Yemen News Agency (SABA) that among the violations by the aggression forces were the flight of 10 spy planes in the skies of Maqbanah, Al-Jabaliya and Hays.

The source indicated that the violations also included an infiltration attempt in Hays, the creation of combat fortifications in Maqbanah, missile and artillery shelling, and 37 violations with various gunshots.

Source: Yemen News Agency

Crimes of US-Saudi aggression on this day, September 11

On this day, September 11, the American-Saudi-Emirati aggression coalition aircraft launched dozens of raids on populated areas in several governorates, resulting in martyrs and wounded, and widespread destruction of public and private property.

On September 11, 2015, three women of one family were killed when the aggression aircraft targeted the home of citizen Mohsen Saleh Al-Salehi with three raids in Serwah District of Marib Governorate.

A citizen was killed and six others were injured in the aggression’s air strike on the government complex in Al-Odain District in Ibb Governorate, while a raid targeted Ma’an Bilad Al-Maliki area in the district and a third raid hit the Al-Khirba area located between Al-Odain and Al-Hazm districts.

A citizen was injured when the aggression’s aircraft bombed a house in the Bani Bahr area of Saqin District in Sa’ada Governorate, while three raids targeted Al-Dhahir District and a fourth raid hit Al-Malil area of Ketaf District, in addition to dropping a number of light bombs on the city of Sa’ada.

The Saudi enemy bombed with missiles and artillery shells Al Qurad area in the Baqim border district, the Al-Ghor area in the Ghamr district, the Al-Malil area in the Ketaf district, Al-Hasama, Sheda, Al-Malahidh and other border areas in Sa’ada and Hajjah.

The aggression aircraft launched a raid on Al-Masajed area and four raids on Al-Sabaha area in the Bani Matar District of Sana’a Governorate, while two airstrikes destroyed the Fardat Nihm Bridge linking the Sana’a and Marib Governorates. The hostile warplanes also launched raids on citizens’ homes in the Serwah District of Marib, leaving major destruction in three homes belonging to citizens.

The aggression aircraft targeted, with several raids, Al-Hafa area in Khawlan Street, the populated Noqom area, Al-Monsha’at, Passports, and Sawad Hanash neighborhoods, and Television Street and the Dhahban area in the capital’s secretariat, which led to damage to a large number of citizens’ homes.

On this day in 2016, the aggression aircraft in Taiz Governorate launched six raids on the school complex in Al-Akbosh-Ahkum area of Haifan District, and targeted a school in La’kaush village, which led to major damage to the buildings of the educational complex that includes schools for different levels of education.

The aggression fighter jets also launched two raids on Uman Mount area, adjacent to Al-Taawoun Park in Al-Hawban area, east of the city of Taiz, and two raids on the northern and northwestern neighborhoods of the city.

The aggression aircraft launched ten raids on telecommunications towers and the telecommunications’ power station in the 26th Brigade and the vicinity of the center of Al-Sawadiyah District in Bayda Governorate, and 23 raids on separate areas of Al-Khobah in Jizan region, causing widespread destruction to the homes and property of citizens.

In Sa’ada Governorate, the enemy aircraft launched three raids on Al-Safra District, another raid on Al-Saifi area in Sahar District, and two raids on the border districts of Sheda and Al-Dhahir, while a missile bombardment targeted Juma’at Bin Fadhel area in Haidan District, causing major destruction to a house of a citizen.

The aggression aircraft launched three raids, in one of them dropped a cluster bomb, on the telecommunications towers in Naqil Yasleh area in the Bilad al-Rus District in Sana’a Governorate, while three airstrikes hit Al-Arqoub area in Khawlan District, and three other raids targeted Al-Madfoun and Al-Majaweha areas in the Nihm District, which led to significant damage to agricultural lands and citizens’ property.

The aggression aircraft launched six raids on the areas of the airport, Al-Rabiah, Serwah market, and Hailan in Serwah district of Marib Governorate, causing major damage to citizens’ homes and farms.

On September 11, 2017, three citizens were killed and a car was burned as a result of three raids launched by the aggression’s aircraft on the main road in the Burkan area in the Razih District of Sa’ada Governorate.

The enemy aircraft launched 15 raids on the districts of Haradh and Midi, six raids on Fajj Haradh area in Hajjah Governorate, two raids on Yam Mount in the Nihm District in Sana’a Governorate, and two raids on Mawza’ District in Taiz Governorate.

On this day in 2018, the aggression aircraft launched five raids on Mustaba District in Hajjah Governorate, four raids on the Al-Hasama area in the Al-Dhahir District in Sa’ada Governorate, and a raid on the Sheda District, whose villages were targeted by Saudi missile and artillery bombardment, and populated villages in the Razih District were also exposed to similar bombing.

On September 11, 2019, the aggression aircraft launched four raids on the Haradh District in the Hajjah Governorate, two raids on the Sheda border district, two raids on Al Ali and Bani Ma’een areas in the Razih District, and a raid on the Ghamr District in the Sa’ada Governorate, while separate areas in the Sheda and Razih districts were subjected to Saudi missile and artillery bombardment.

In Hodeidah Governorate, the aggression coalition mercenaries targeted with artillery and machine guns the homes and property of citizens in the city of Al-Durayhimi.

On this day in 2020, a citizen was killed and another was injured as a result of a Saudi artillery bombardment on the Sheda District in Sa’ada Governorate, while another citizen was injured by Saudi Border Guard forces’ fire in the same district.

A citizen was killed and his father was injured in an air raid on a car in Naqil al-Sadara area in Rahba District of Marib Governorate, and the same district was also targeted with a series of raids, causing damage to citizens’ property and farms.

The enemy combat spy planes launched seven raids on 50th Street and Al-Durayhimi in Hodeida Governorate, and the mercenaries bombed various areas in the governorate with artillery, missiles and bullets.

On September 11, 2021, a citizen was killed by Saudi enemy army fire in Al-Sheikh area in Munabeh District of Sa’ada Governorate, while the aircraft launched a raid on Al-Dhahir District.

The aggression aircraft targeted the Serwah District with 17 raids, and launched four raids on the Rahba and Jabal Murad Districts in the Marib Governorate, two raids on Al-Dhahra area in Khub Washa’af District in Jawf Governorate, and four others on the Nati’ District in Bayda Governorate.

In Hodeida Governorate, spy aircraft launched two raids on Al-Jah area in Bayt Al-Faqih District, while the mercenaries bombed many areas with 749 missiles, artillery shells, and various bullets.

On this day in the year 2022, the mercenaries of the aggression created combat fortifications east of Mastour farm, west of Siraj farm, and in Al-Danain and Al-Ghuwayriq in Al-Jabaliya area in At-Tuhita district of Hodeida governorate, and Maqbana area of Taiz governorate.

The mercenaries fired on several areas in the governorates of Marib, Taiz, Hajjah, Sa’ada, Dhalea, Hodeida, and Bayda and the border fronts, while they bombed with artillery the areas of Al-Balq Al-Sharqi, Mala’a and Al-Kassara in Marib governorate, west of Haradh and Bani Hassan areas in the Hajjah governorate, and Al-Malahidh in the Sa’ada governorate.

The mercenaries launched intense artillery shelling on the northeast of Hays district and Al-Jabaliya area in the Al-Tuhita district in Hodeida Governorate, Maqbana in Taiz Governorate, Al-Amud in Wadi Jarah, Al-Khoba, Al-Mutta’an and Al-Baroukiyah areas in Jizan, and Al-Souh and Al-Baqaa in Najran

Source: Yemen News Agency