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Level 3 CEO James Q. Crowe to Speak at the Citigroup 2008 Global Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications Conference

January 8, 2008

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 2 / -- James Q. Crowe, chief executive officer of Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:LVLT), will make an investor presentation at the Citigroup 2008 Global Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications Conference in Phoenix on Wednesday, January 9. Mr. Crowe's presentation is scheduled to... Read More

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BAE Systems Appoints Ruth Bowers as Vice President for GSA Programs

January 8, 2008

15 Oct 2007 ARLINGTON, Virginia - BAE Systems announces the appointment of Ruth Bowers as vice president for General Services Administration (GSA) programs within its Customer Solutions Operating Group. Bowers will lead the company's implementation of the recently-awarded GSA Alliant contract. In August, BAE... Read More

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BAE Systems Appoints John Gatti as Vice President of Homeland Security

January 8, 2008

WASHINGTON - John Gatti has been named vice president of Homeland Security for BAE Systems, Inc. In this role, he will lead the efforts to establish and profitably grow the company's position in Homeland Security. "Providing solutions to national security problems to include emerging homeland security... Read More

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Hirsch's Chillemi Chosen to Head SIA's Education Initiatives

January 8, 2008

SANTA ANA CA - (November 6, 2007) - Hirsch Electronics' Learning Center Manager, Scott Chillemi, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as Chair of The Security Industry Association's (SIA) Education & Training Committee, a non-voting vice president position on SIA's Board of Directors. The Education... Read More

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BAE Systems Employee Named Outstanding Young Engineer for 2007

January 8, 2008

BAE Systems employee Liberty Gunter receiving the IEEE Young Engineer of the Year award. NASHUA, New Hampshire - Liberty Gunter of Dunbarton has been named the Outstanding IEEE New Hampshire Young Engineer for 2007. Gunter, who was recognized for her work in electrical and semiconductor engineering at BAE Systems... Read More

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BAE Systems Names Wally Massenburg to Lead Readiness and Sustainment Effort

January 8, 2008

15 Oct 2007 NASHUA, New Hampshire - BAE Systems has named Wally Massenburg vice president of readiness and sustainment for Electronics & Integrated Solutions (E&IS). Massenburg is responsible for developing the model and functionality to sustain systems used by U.S. and allied military forces through their total... Read More

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Microsoft Hires Robert Youngjohns to Lead North America Sales & Marketing

January 8, 2008

Respected industry veteran to join executive leadership team. REDMOND, Wash. - Nov. 19, 2007 - Microsoft Corp. today announced the appointment of Robert Youngjohns to the role of president, North America Sales & Marketing, and corporate vice president of Microsoft. Youngjohns, 56, will manage an 8,500-person sales... Read More

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Hardt Elected PMA 2008 Chairman of the Board

January 8, 2008

Term will focus on helping metalforming companies prosper in a global market CLEVELAND, OH-October 29, 2007-Ralph Hardt, president of North American operations for Feintool, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, has been named the Precision Metalforming Association's (PMA) 2008 chairman of the board of directors. At the... Read More

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JAI Appoints Kinney Director of Pre-Sales and Support

January 7, 2008

SAN JOSE, CA, January 3, 2008 - JAI, Inc., manufacturer of industrial video cameras for machine vision, defense, and traffic applications, today announced the appointment of Steve Kinney to the position of director of technical pre-sales and support for the Americas region. Kinney has spent more than 10 years in... Read More

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Elster Gas North America Appoints Director of Operations for Elster Meter Services

January 7, 2008

Elster Gas North America announces that John Hughes has been appointed Director of Operations for Elster Meter Services. Based in Cartersville, GA, Hughes will be responsible for managing all plant manufacturing operations for the refurbishment, repair and reverification of gas meters. Hughes has a strong... Read More

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Elster Gas North America Names Brent Sayer as National Sales Director for the Elster American Meter Business Unit

January 7, 2008

Brent Sayer accepts promotion as National Sales Director for Elster Gas North America's business unit Elster American Meter. Sayer has over 20 years of experience and outstanding technical and market knowledge which further strengthens Elster Gas North America's commitment to bring upstream and downstream knowledge... Read More

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The Wagner Companies Hires Quality Supervisor

January 7, 2008

Debra Emmer Joins Wagner's Quality Team Milwaukee, WI - The Wagner Companies announces that Debra A. Emmer has joined their company as a Quality Supervisor. In this position, Emmer will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of the quality processes necessary for Wagner to... Read More

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Atlas Material Testing Technology Announces New President and CEO

January 4, 2008

DECEMBER 18, 2007, CHICAGO, IL - Atlas Material Testing Technology, a leader in weathering testing technology, names Rick Weiler as the new President and CEO effective January 2008. Mr. Weiler joins Atlas from PerkinElmer Optoelectronics where he was the Vice President, General Manager of Specialty and Commercial... Read More

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FKI Logistex Appoints Business Development Managers for Warehouse & Distribution Division

January 2, 2008

FKI Logistex® - leading global provider of automated handling systems - has strengthened its UK sales team with the appointments of Noel Blake and Keith Edmonds as Business Development Managers for the company's Warehouse & Distribution Division. Noel joins FKI Logistex from Doyen Medipharm where, as Sales Director... Read More

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Schréder Lighting USA Appoints Jeff Sanders Inside Sales Manager

January 2, 2008

Chicago, Illinois--- Schréder Lighting USA National Sales Manager John Camp has announced the appointment of Jeff Sanders to Inside Sales Manager. Schréder Lighting USA, the newest of the 40-member Schréder Group G.I.E. located in 36 countries on four continents, is marketing the Schréder brand in the fields of... Read More

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O-I Announces President of North America

January 2, 2008

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) today announced that J. Scott Murchison has been named president, North America Glass Containers. In this role, Mr. Murchison will focus on increasing the North American region's profitability and growth, as well as improving operational... Read More

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O-I Appoints Hugh Roberts to Board of Directors

January 2, 2008

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Oct 18, 2007 -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE: OI) today announced that Hugh H. Roberts has been appointed to serve on the Company's board of directors effective immediately. He will also serve as a member of the compensation committee. Mr. Roberts spent 32 years at Kraft Foods Inc., in sales... Read More

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Stratasys Elects John Mceleney to Board of Directors

January 2, 2008

Former SolidWorks CEO is CAD Industry Veteran MINNEAPOLIS--Dec. 18, 2007--Stratasys (Nasdaq:SSYS) today announced the election of John McEleney to its board of directors, effective December 17, 2007. Mr. McEleney is a director and the former CEO of computer aided design (CAD) industry leader SolidWorks, located in... Read More

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Spellman High Voltage Appoints David Gillispie as Operations VP

January 2, 2008

Lean/Six Sigma Expert to Lead Spellman's Global Operations HAUPPAUGE, New York - October 30, 2007 -- Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corp., has hired David Gillispie as their new Vice President of Operations. Mr. Gillispie will lead and continue to develop Spellman's operations in New York, Mexico, and China. "We... Read More

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Georgia-Pacific Appoints New CEO and President and New Chairman of the Board

January 2, 2008

ATLANTA, GA. October 02, 2007 - Georgia-Pacific LLC today announced that Joe Moeller, 64, the company's chairman and chief executive officer, will return to Koch Industries as vice chairman and a member of its board of directors, effective Nov. 1, 2007. Moeller will continue as a member of Georgia-Pacific's board of... Read More