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Cree Appoints Frank Plastina to Board of Directors

January 9, 2008

DURHAM, NC, JANUARY 3, 2008 - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces that Frank Plastina, president, CEO and director of Tekelec, was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, and to the Board's Audit Committee and Governance and Nominations Committee, effective December 31, 2007. "We are pleased to have Frank... Read More

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Vicon Appoints Mark Chekos as Director of National Accounts

January 9, 2008

Hauppauge, NY, November 1, 2007: Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of video surveillance systems, announced today that Mark Chekos has joined the Company's sales team as Director of National Accounts. In this role, Mr. Chekos will build and support relationships with Vicon customers and... Read More

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Presstek CEO Jeff Jacobson Appointed to EDSF Board of Directors

January 9, 2008

HUDSON, N.H., Oct. 9 -- Presstek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRST), the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions, today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Jacobson has been appointed to the EDSF board of directors. EDSF is the international, non-profit organization... Read More

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Presstek Appoints Mark J. Levin as President, Americas Region

January 9, 2008

Former Heidelberg and Sun Chemical Senior Executive Brings Print Market Operations Expertise to Presstek HUDSON, N.H., Nov. 8 -- Presstek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRST), the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing business solutions, today announced the appointment of Mark J. Levin as president, Americas... Read More

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Peter T. Crenier Joins CheckFree, Now Part of Fiserv, to Lead Investment Services Solutions Sales Team

January 9, 2008

Brookfield, Wis., December 19, 2007 - CheckFree, now part of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV), a leading provider of information technology services to the financial industry, today announced that Peter T. Crenier has been hired as senior vice president to manage the CheckFree Investment Services sales team. In his new... Read More

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Grote Industries' Robotic LED Production Wins EIA's IDEA of the Year Award - Robotics Online

January 9, 2008

MADISON, Indiana, USA (Nov. 20, 2007) - Grote Industries Product Development Engineer, Edward Sitarski, had more than a good idea when he proposed automating manual terminal connector LED production. He had a manufacturing breakthrough. That breakthrough earned Sitarski, the project lead engineer, the Employee... Read More

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PricewaterhouseCoopers CEO Appointed Chair of World Business Council for Sustainable Development

January 8, 2008

6 NOV 2007 - PricewaterhouseCoopers International CEO Samuel A. DiPiazza, Jr. has been elected Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Mr. DiPiazza will succeed Travis Engen, CEO of Alcan Corp. on 1 January 2008 and is the first representative from a professional services... Read More

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Kennametal Names Carlos M. Cardoso Chairman of the Board; Larry D. Yost as Lead Director

January 8, 2008

LATROBE, Pa., Dec 05, 2007 / -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Carlos M. Cardoso, the company's President and CEO, to additionally serve as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Cardoso will assume the Chairmanship effective January 1, 2008. On that date, Larry D. Yost, who... Read More

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Carlos M. Cardoso Named to the Stanley Works Board of Directors

January 8, 2008

LATROBE, Pa., Oct 22, 2007 / -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced today that President and CEO Carlos Cardoso has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Stanley Works (NYSE: SWK). The Stanley Works, an S&P 500 company, is a worldwide supplier of tools and security solutions for professional, industrial... Read More

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SiGNa Chemistry Adds New VP of Process Development Services

January 8, 2008

SiGNa Chemistry, Inc., a developer of stabilized reactive metals for safer, more efficient industrial chemistry, has named Paul F. Vogt, Ph.D. as vice president of process development services. In this newly created position, Dr. Vogt will assume responsibility for developing and operating the central process... Read More

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ADM Executive Vice President Bill Camp to Retire

January 8, 2008

November 26, 2007 Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced that William (Bill) Camp, executive vice president, has elected to retire by year end. In August 2007, Camp took on a special assignment to advance the Company's business strategy for Asian investments and operations. That strategy work now... Read More

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Ilene Gordon Named to Fortune Magazine's "Global Power 50"

January 8, 2008

PARIS, France, Oct. 11 - Alcan announced today that Ilene S. Gordon, President and CEO of Alcan Packaging, has been named to Fortune Magazine's "Global Power 50," which recognizes the most powerful women executives in international business. "I am pleased to have been named to Fortune's Global Power 50 list," Ms... Read More

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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