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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

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FKI Logistex Canada Appoints Michael Bell Customer Service & Support Manager

January 18, 2008

Customer Service & Support expansion in Canada reflects commitment to the country's growing automation needs (OSHAWA, Ontario: Jan. 15, 2008) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the appointment of Michael Bell to the position of manager, Customer... Read More

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Brookfield Sales Engineer David Moonay, Ph.D., Awarded U.S. Patent

January 18, 2008

Middleboro, MA - Brookfield Sales Engineer and Rheology Lab Supervisor, David Moonay, Ph.D., has been awarded a U.S. patent for an algorithm he developed that provides "multi-decade viscometric or rheologic measurements of a material undergoing state change." According to Dr. Moonay, "This algorithm allows us to use... Read More

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Nanophase Announces Appointment of George Vincent to Board of Directors

January 18, 2008

Nanophase Technologies (Nasdaq: NANX), a technology leader in nanomaterials and advanced nanoengineered products, announced that Mr. George Vincent has been appointed as an independent director to Nanophase's board effective November 6, 2007. Mr. Vincent's appointment brings Nanophase's board to eight directors, six... Read More

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Putzmeister America, Inc. Announces Telebelt® Specialist

January 18, 2008

STURTEVANT, WI (October 22, 2007) - Putzmeister America, Inc. announces Les Ormond as Telebelt Specialist. He reports directly to Bill Dwyer, vice president - sales and marketing for Putzmeister America. "Les's Telebelt sales experience and knowledge will be a huge asset in driving awareness of Telebelts across the... Read More

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Steve Della Rocchetta Joins Fujitsu as Vice President of CLSI Business Unit for Its U.S. Semiconductor Operations

January 18, 2008

Industry Veteran to Focus on Expanding Fujitsu's Foundry Services Business Sunnyvale, California, December 4, 2007 - Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) today announced that semiconductor industry veteran Steve Della Rocchetta has joined the company as vice president of the CLSI Business Unit. He is based... Read More

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Tom Piatak Named President & Chief Executive Officer of MHF Logistical Solutions

January 18, 2008

PITTSBURGH, PA (October 29, 2007) - MHF Logistical Solutions, Inc. (MHF-LS), a leading provider of packaging, transportation and logistics, announced today that Tom Piatak has been named president and chief executive officer. Piatak is a transportation industry veteran with extensive experience managing rail and... Read More

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Franklin Electric Company Elects David T. Brown to Board

January 18, 2008

BLUFFTON, Ind., Jan. 16 -- The board of directors of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Nasdaq: FELE) has elected David T. Brown to be a director of the company. Mr. Brown recently retired from his position as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Owens Corning. Owens Corning is a world leader in building... Read More

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Procera Networks Announces Appointment of Lars Cavi as Vice President of Sales, EMEA

January 18, 2008

Dec 06, 2007 VARBERG, SWEDEN - Procera® Networks, Inc. (AMEX: PKT), a pioneering developer of telco-class network traffic and service management infrastructure equipment, today announced that Lars Cavi has joined the company's management team as vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA... Read More

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Procera Networks Announces the Appointment of Tom Williams as Interim CEO After the Retirement of Doug Glader

January 18, 2008

Nov 07, 2007 LOS GATOS, CA - Procera Networks, Inc. announced today that Mr. Douglas Glader, its chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors has retired. Mr. Glader has been considering retirement for some time, as the demanding nature of the CEO role has not permitted him to spend sufficient... Read More

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Veraz Networks Names Dawn Hogh as Vice President of Marketing

January 18, 2008

Brings over two decades of high-level telecommunications and networking experience from OpVista, Ciena, and Lucent SAN JOSE, CA -- December 4, 2007 -- Veraz Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRAZ), a leading global provider of IP softswitch and media gateway solutions, announced today that Dawn Hogh has been named the... Read More

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Veraz Networks Appoints Mike West to Board of Directors

January 18, 2008

Industry Veteran enhances Veraz Board SAN JOSE, CA -- December 4, 2007 -- Veraz Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ: VRAZ), a leading global provider of IP softswitch and media gateway solutions, today announced that Mike West has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. West brings more than 30 years of experience in... Read More

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Sprint Names New CEO; WiMax Plans Still up in the Air

January 18, 2008

The Sprint Board of Directors has named wireless industry veteran Daniel R. Hesse as president and CEO of the company, effective immediately. Hesse was the head of AT&T Wireless in the 1990s, and most recently was CEO of Embarq. He replaces Gary Forsee, who was forced out as Sprint's CEO because the company was... Read More