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Vicon Names Richard Stang as Territory Manager for Rocky Mountain Region

January 22, 2008

Hauppauge, NY, December 4, 2007: Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of video surveillance systems, announces the appointment of Richard Stang as Vicon's new Territory Manager for the states of Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and most of Idaho. Richard brings to the position fifteen years of... Read More

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Fiserv CEO Jeffery Yabuki Wins Top Innovator Award from Bank Technology News

January 22, 2008

Publication cites Yabuki's client-driven mission for earning the top honor in 2007 BROOKFIELD, Wis., Nov 14, 2007 -- Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV), a leading provider of information technology services to the financial industry worldwide, today announced its President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeffery Yabuki has... Read More

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Xilinx Names Moshe Gavrielov President & CEO, Wim Roelandts Continues as Chairman of the Board

January 22, 2008

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan 07, 2008 - Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced that Moshe Gavrielov, 53, has been appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO), succeeding Willem P. Roelandts, 63, who remains chairman of the board. Gavrielov becomes only the third Xilinx CEO in its 24-year history, and brings... Read More

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Alcoa Appoints Two New Directors; Stan O'Neal and Michael G. Morris to Join Company Board of Directors

January 22, 2008

NEW YORK-- Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that the board of directors has appointed Stan O'Neal, 56, former chairman and CEO of Merrill Lynch, and Michael G. Morris, 60, Chairman, President and CEO of American Electric Power Company,one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, to its board of... Read More

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Xilinx Executive Vincent Tong Elected to Global Semiconductor Alliance Board of Directors

January 22, 2008

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 3 - Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced that Vincent Tong, 45, vice president of worldwide quality and reliability engineering for Xilinx, has been elected to the board of directors for the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the voice of the global fabless business model. As one of... Read More

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Xilinx Chief Willem Roelandts Elected SIA Chairman

January 22, 2008

San Jose, CA - November 14, 2007 - The board of directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today elected Willem ("Wim") P. Roelandts, chairman, president and CEO of Xilinx, as its 2008 board chairman. Roelandts succeeds Richard Templeton, president and chief executive officer of Texas Instruments... Read More

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Sky-Trax Elects CEO to Board of Directors

January 22, 2008

Sky-Trax announces the election of Mitch Silver, Sky-Trax CEO to the Sky-Trax Board of Directors New Castle, Delaware, November 6, 2007 Sky-Trax Incorporated, the leader in optically based indoor position sensing technology, is proud to announce the election of Mitch Silver to the Sky-Trax Board of Directors. Mitch... Read More

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Gary Dorough Named Bison Gear Western Regional Sales Manager

January 22, 2008

St. Charles, IL - January 21, 2008 - Fractional horsepower gearmotor manufacturer, Bison Gear & Engineering Corp., has named Gary R. Dorough Regional Sales Manager with responsibility for ten western states. Previously, Dorough was president of Pro-Dynamics, Inc., a sales rep firm where he acquired over 20 years... Read More

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UWB Rollout Continues Apace with CSR Elected to WiMedia Alliance Board

January 22, 2008

Cambridge, UK - 13 December 2007 - CSR (LSE: CSR) today announced that Kristine Overlaur has been appointed to the board responsible for bringing UWB (Ultra Wideband) Bluetooth to the mass market, the WiMedia Alliance. The appointment underlines CSR's UWB technology for worldwide use in mobile phones and other... Read More

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Genesis Microchip Appoints Robert Haefling as General Manager and Senior Vice President of DisplayPort and Monitor Business

January 21, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Oct. 30, 2007--Genesis Microchip Inc. (Nasdaq:GNSS), a world leader in the development of image and video processing technologies for flat-panel TVs, monitors and other consumer display products, today announced that it has appointed Robert Haefling as General Manager and Senior Vice President... Read More

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Genesis Microchip Appoints Rick Martig as Chief Financial Officer

January 21, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Nov. 1, 2007--Genesis Microchip Inc. (Nasdaq: GNSS), a world leader in the development of image and video processing technologies for flat-panel TVs, monitors and other consumer display products, today announced that it has named Rick Martig to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Senior... Read More

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Nortel Appoints William Nelson as Global Sales Leader

January 21, 2008

INDUSTRY VETERAN BRINGS SALES, IT AND TELECOM LEADERSHIP TO NEW GLOBAL ROLE JANUARY 08, 2008 TORONTO - Nortel [NYSE/TSX: NT President and CEO Mike Zafirovski announced the appointment of William "Bill" Nelson as executive vice-president, Global Sales, effective January 18, 2008. Nelson is a senior executive with... Read More

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Infineon Appoints Dr. Marco Schroter as CFO and Labor Director

January 21, 2008

Neubiberg, Germany - December 21, 2007 - The Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG appointed Dr. Marco Schroter (44) as Chief Financial Officer and Labor Director, at today's meeting of the Supervisory Board. Presumably early April 2008, Schroter will succeed Peter J. Fischl (61), who will retire. Dr... Read More

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CDGM Glass Company, USA Announces the Addition of Norm Jordan as National Sales Manager.

January 21, 2008

Rochester, N.Y., January 17, 2008 --CDGM Glass Company, Ltd., the world's largest supplier of optical glass, has added Norm Jordan as National Sales Manager. In his new position, Norm will be responsible for managing sales growth and developing new business opportunities in the United States and Canada. CDGM... Read More

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Siemens Names Division CEOs and Sector CFOs

January 21, 2008

Munich, 2007-Dec-07 As planned, Siemens has named the CEOs for the 15 Divisions in the three future Sectors Industry, Energy and Healthcare. All positions were filled with internal candidates. Peter Löscher, President and CEO of Siemens AG, said: "Just as with the Sector CEOs, a careful and thorough selection... Read More

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Tom Groff Named as North American Sales Manager for Optical Gaging Products, Inc

January 21, 2008

Rochester, New York, January 17, 2008 Tom Groff joins Optical Gaging Products, Inc. (OGP®) as North American Sales Manager. In this capacity, he is responsible for the entire OGP sales process throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Groff will work closely with the OGP sales channel to maximize domestic... Read More

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Climax Portable Machine Tools Recruit New Hires to Support Growing Global Services

January 21, 2008

NEWBERG, Ore., October 30, 2007 - Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc. a global leader in comprehensive, on-site machining solutions for the power generation, shipbuilding, industrial and engineering sectors, announced that Scott Simmons has joined the company as the Vice President of Manufacturing and Brian Harris... Read More

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EFI Announces Upcoming Changes to Its Board of Directors

January 21, 2008

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--Nov. 13, 2007--EFI (Nasdaq:EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, announced today that Jean-Louis Gassee and Thomas I. Unterberg have notified the company that they will not seek reelection to the company's board of directors. Both Mr. Gassee and Mr. Unterberg... Read More

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Siemens Appoints Ralf P. Thomas New CFO for Industry Sector

January 21, 2008

Munich, 2007-Dec-20 Siemens has appointed Ralf P. Thomas (46) - currently head of Siemens' Corporate Finance Reporting & Taxes unit - the new CFO of the company's Industry Sector. His appointment follows Siemens' precautionary revocation of the appointment of Hannes Apitzsch, who had originally been selected for... Read More

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OK International Appoints Sales Channel Manager for Europe

January 18, 2008

OK International has announced the appointment of Rick Nuttall to the position of Sales Channel Manager for Europe. This new position is part of a regional sales reorganization that will provide increased levels of communication for the company with both end users and distributors throughout all of Europe. In his... Read More