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Pelican(TM) Products Promotes Kevin Emmons to Director of Consumer Sales

January 23, 2008

TORRANCE, CA - November 27, 2007 -Positioning itself for more explosive growth, Pelican(TM) Products, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases for protecting valuable equipment, has promoted Kevin Emmons to Director of Consumer Sales. Emmons will... Read More

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Aaron Albright of SSOE Receives Lighting Certification from the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions

January 23, 2008

Electrical Designer at SSOE becomes the only NCQLP Lighting Certified professional in Toledo. Toledo, OH January 22, 2008 -- SSOE, one of the nation's largest architecture and engineering firms, is proud to announce that electrical designer Aaron Albright is the first in the Toledo area to receive Lighting... Read More

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Simen Lieungh Appointed President & CEO of Aker Kvaerner ASA

January 23, 2008

22 January 2008 - Simen Lieungh (47), a former Aker Kvaerner executive vice president and 20-year company veteran, has been appointed President & CEO of Aker Kværner ASA. Martinus Brandal will be nominated as new Chairman of the Board of the company. The news was announced this afternoon at Aker Kvaerner's annual... Read More

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Roamware Appoints Eran Pilovsky as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

January 23, 2008

21st January 2008 - Roamware Inc, the global market leader in mobile roaming and media solutions announced today that Eran Pilovsky has joined the company as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Pilovsky brings over 20 years of Silicon Valley financial management and leadership... Read More

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Hunter R. Dalton Named President of ATI Allvac

January 22, 2008

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- January 18, 2008 -- Allegheny Technologies Incorporated announced today that Hunter R. Dalton, 53, has been named president of ATI Allvac, effective April 1, 2008. ATI Allvac is the largest operating company within ATI's High Performance Metals segment and is recognized as one of the... Read More

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New CEO at HASCO

January 22, 2008

With effect from January 1st, 2008, Mag. Christoph Ehrlich has taken the position of the CEO of the HASCO Group. In his former job Christoph Ehrlich has been CFO of Berndorf Band GmbH, one of the largest subsidiaries of Berndorf AG, an Austrian conglomerate, which acquired a majority stake in HASCO in September... Read More

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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