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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

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Cameron Elects Jack B. Moore to Board of Directors

January 17, 2008

HOUSTON (November 15, 2007) -- Cameron has elected Jack B. Moore to the Company's Board of Directors. Moore, 54, has been president and chief operating officer of Cameron since January 2007. He previously served as president of the Drilling & Production Systems organization (formerly the Cameron division), having... Read More

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New Sales Manager Joins Hypertherm Ranks in Eastern Canada

January 17, 2008

HANOVER, N.H.-Nov. 1, 2007-Hypertherm, the world leader in metal cutting technology, today announced the addition of Robert Bite to its North American sales team. Mr. Bite will oversee sales and offer support to Hypertherm distributors in the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince... Read More

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New Senior Product Manager At Ross

January 17, 2008

Bogard Lagman - Executive Vice President, has announced the promotion of Bill Alhofen to Senior Product Manager. Bill joined the company in 1986 and has worked in several areas of the business including purchasing, inside and outside sales and product management positions. His time will now be spent handling... Read More

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Solo Appoints Bob D'Addario to Oversee Entire Sales Division

January 17, 2008

January 3, 2008 Hauppauge, N.Y. - SOLO, a leading innovator of stylish, consumer-targeted collections of laptop cases, attach├ęs, business backpacks, and ladies' totes has promoted Bob D'Addario, VP of Sales, to oversee the entire sales division. SOLO is a division of U.S. Luggage LLC. D'Addario is taking over... Read More

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Pierre Tanguay Named Vice President Supply Chain, N.A.

January 17, 2008

LaGrange, GA - (December 19, 2007) -Pierre Tanguay was recently promoted to Vice President Supply Chain, N.A. for Wheelabrator Group North America. Prior to this appointment, Tanguay was the General Manager of Wheelabrator Plus for North America. Tanguay is responsible for the supply side of the component and... Read More

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Supercomputing Expert Daniel Reed Joins Microsoft Research

January 17, 2008

REDMOND, Wash. - Nov. 9, 2007 - Daniel A. Reed will join Microsoft Research as director of Scalable and Multicore Computing, reporting to Senior Vice President of Research Rick Rashid. Reed is an expert in high-performance computing, multicore architectures and scientific applications, as well as a leader in U.S... Read More

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Ron Cosper Named President and COO of the Millennia Group, Inc.

January 17, 2008

Brings Award-Winning Tier-One Electronic Manufacturing Services Expertise to The Millennia Group's Three Divisions Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 14, 2008: Ron Cosper, formerly Vice President and General Manager of Millennia Technology, Inc. (MTI), has been promoted to President and COO of MTI's parent... Read More

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Matt Williams Joins The Morey Corporation as Business Development Manager

January 17, 2008

Woodridge, Illinois, USA - Matt W. Williams joins The Morey Corporation's Sales and Marketing team as Business Development Manager focused on the Commercial Telematics market. Matt brings with him more than twenty years of sales and marketing experience in advanced technology. Matt graduated from Northern Illinois... Read More

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Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Board Member

January 17, 2008

THOROFARE, N.J -- Oct. 26, 2007--Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CKP), a leading manufacturer and marketer of identification, tracking, security and merchandising solutions for the retail industry and its supply chain, today announced that Robert (Rob) P. van der Merwe has been appointed as a member of the Company's... Read More

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BridgePoint Technologies Names Mark Aguilera Project Manager and Senior Technical Lead

January 17, 2008

Aguilera tapped to build-up emerging project solutions practice. Oak Brook, IL January 16, 2008 - BridgePoint Technologies (www.mybridgepoint.com), an Information Technology consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Mark Aguilera as Project Manager and Senior Technical Lead. In his position, he will be... Read More

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Tractor Supply Appoints William Bass to Its Board of Directors

January 17, 2008

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Jan. 15 -- Tractor Supply Company (Nasdaq: TSCO), the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, today announced that William Bass has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. Mr. Bass is a seasoned executive with expertise in e-commerce and merchandising. He... Read More

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ATS Appoints Interim CFO

January 16, 2008

Cambridge, ON, Oct 9 - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. today announced it has appointed recently retired Ernst & Young Partner Garry West as its Chief Financial Officer to serve on an interim basis. During his distinguished 35 year career with Ernst & Young, he provided auditing, tax, accounting and strategic... Read More

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HP Appoints Neal Woods to Lead Worldwide Operations for Imaging and Printing Group

January 16, 2008

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 11, 2008 - HP today announced the appointment of Neal Woods as senior vice president of worldwide operations for the company's Imaging and Printing Group (IPG), effective Jan. 22. Woods, 51, will be based in San Diego and have responsibility for driving IPG's global manufacturing, supply... Read More