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Cyphermint Chairman Appointed to Lead Mobile Payments Development Task Force

December 11, 2007

Marlborough, MA-December 10, 2007- Cyphermint, Inc., a leading provider of secure electronic payment solutions, announced today that Cyphermint's Chairman of the Board, Dr. Ivan Kuznetsov, has been named as Project Leader for Mobile Payments of the Information Communication Union (ICU) of Russia. Dr. Kuznetsov... Read More

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Thomson Scientific Announces Recipients of 2007 International Infostar Awards

December 10, 2007

Philadelphia, PA USA-London UK, December 5, 2007- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, has announced the three recipients of its 2007 International Quantum2 InfoStar Awards... Read More

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Dave Marquis Joins Board of Directors for RIMES

December 10, 2007

Lincoln, RI-based ChemArt Company president elected to local manufacturing association (Lincoln, RI) - December, 2007 - ChemArt announced today that Dave Marquis, President of ChemArt, will be joining the Board of Directors of RIMES. Marquis already holds a board position with another local manufacturing... Read More

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Dow, Chevron Phillips Chemical Name Leadership Team for Styrenics Joint Venture

December 10, 2007

MIDLAND, Mich. and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 6 / -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) today announced the leadership team for their proposed styrenics joint venture. The new company, which will be known as Americas Styrenics, will be... Read More

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Allegheny Technologies Elects New Director

December 10, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- December 6, 2007 -- Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) announced today that J. Brett Harvey has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors. His election increases the number of directors to eleven. Mr. Harvey, 57, is President and Chief Executive Officer of CONSOL Energy... Read More

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Prototron Appoints Terry Kronz to Regional Sales Position in the Southeast

December 10, 2007

REDMOND: Dave Ryder President and owner of Prototron Circuits of Redmond Washington has announced the appointment of Terry Kronz to manage Prototron sales effort in the southeast. Ms. Kronz will report to Tom Carney Prototron's East Coast Regional Sales Manager In his new position, Ms. Kronz will be responsible... Read More

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Landrex AOI Appoints Derek Crouchman European Regional Manager

December 10, 2007

Santa Clara, California, USA -- Landrex Technologies, Inc. announces the appointment of Derek Crouchman to the position of European Regional Manager. In his new position, Derek will be responsible for directing, coordinating and managing activities of the sales and support organization in Europe, Scandinavia, and... Read More

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Hormel Foods Announces Promotion

December 10, 2007

AUSTIN, Minn. (Nov. 19, 2007) Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) announced the promotion of Robert A. Tegt to group vice president of the specialty foods group effective immediately. In this position, Tegt oversees the strategic direction of Diamond Crystal Brands, Century Foods International and Hormel Foods... Read More

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Pratt & Whitney Joint Venture Names Chan Kwai Wan General Manager

December 10, 2007

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 7 / -- Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP), a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and its joint venture partner, China Eastern Airlines, have named Chan Kwai Wan general manager of the Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Co., Ltd. In this new role... Read More

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Alcoa Chairman Alain Belda Featured Guest at Heinz Center Board of Trustees Annual Dinner

December 10, 2007

Conversation with NPR's Steve Curwood on Sustainability and Climate Change NEW YORK--Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda discussed Alcoa's approach to sustainability and climate change as a key guest at the Annual Dinner of the Heinz Center Board of Trustees held yesterday in Washington, D.C. The program featured a... Read More

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EpiCept Corporation to Present at the New York Society of Security Analysts 11th Annual Biotech & Specialty Pharma Conference

December 10, 2007

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 5 / -- EpiCept Corporation (Nasdaq and OMX Nordic Exchange: EPCT) today announced that Jack Talley, President and CEO, will present a company overview at the New York Society of Security Analysts ("NYSSA") 11th Annual Biotech & Specialty Pharma Conference on December 12, 2007 at 4:05 p.m... Read More

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William Shea Elected as Chairman of Lucid, Inc.

December 7, 2007

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, USA - December 5, 2007 - William J. Shea has been elected to serve as Chairman of Lucid, Inc., the leading medical cellular imaging technology and information company. Shea brings a wealth of executive and financial leadership to the company, having previously served as CEO of Conseco, Vice... Read More

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Incentra Solutions Hires Andre Massignani as New Western Region Director of Managed Services

December 7, 2007

Company Builds Resources to Sell GridWorks Remote Monitoring and Managed Services in Western Region SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4 / -- Storage Decisions -- December 4, 2007 -- Incentra Solutions, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ICNS) , announced Andre Massignani as its new Western Region Director of Managed Services. Mr... Read More

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Niina Suhonen Appointed as Ahlstrom's Vice President, Corporate Communications

December 7, 2007

Niina Suhonen, M.Sc. (Econ.), 38, is appointed Vice President, Corporate Communications of Ahlstrom Corporation. She will join Ahlstrom from Perlos Corporation at the beginning of February 2008, at the latest. Niina Suhonen has been working at Perlos since 2002, most recently as Director of Corporate Communications... Read More

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Johnson Matthey Appoints John Napoli inside Sales Engineer for Its Stationary Source Emissions Control (SSEC) Business Unit

December 7, 2007

MALVERN, PA, December 5, 2007- Johnson Matthey announced today the appointment of John Napoli as Inside Sales Engineer for their Stationary Source Emissions Control (SSEC) business unit, as demand for their catalysts and catalytic systems continues to grow. In his new position, Napoli will be responsible for inside... Read More

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SouthWood Adds Kimmel to Team

December 7, 2007

CHARLOTTE - Charity Kimmel has joined SouthWood Corporation (www.southwoodcorp.com), a commercial signage solutions manufacturer, as Account Executive. Prior to joining SouthWood, Kimmel has held marketing positions with a variety of companies in different industries including manufacturing, law and... Read More

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New Hires For Chemir

December 6, 2007

December 3, 2007, Maryland Heights, MO - Chemir Analytical Services has recently hired two Business Development Specialists to promote the company's non-routine analytical services. Julie Barone, based in New York, will serve as Chemir's East Coast representative. Barone has professional technical and sales... Read More

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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Adds Four To Inside Sales Staff

December 6, 2007

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Adds Four To Inside Sales Staff Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has added the following four people to the company's Inside Sales staff. All are responsible for customer service as well as sales of all the company's product lines. o Michelle D. Kopicz - Michelle has over 12 years... Read More

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Martyn Lambert Appointed Vice President, Marketing, EMEA

December 5, 2007

December 3, 2007 o Technology marketing veteran will lead EMEA region marketing for Avaya o Customer- and partner-focused marketing programmes to spotlight business successes, opportunities Guildford, UK - Avaya Inc., a global leader in business communications applications, software and services, today announced... Read More

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Kent Niederhofer Joins Ricardo, Inc. as VP Finance

December 5, 2007

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., Dec. 3 -- Ricardo, Inc. today announced the appointment of Kent Niederhofer as the company's Vice President of Finance. With a career spanning 25 years in senior level engineering, operations and finance positions, Niederhofer brings to Ricardo broad-ranging experience in the automotive... Read More