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Micrel's Vice President of Operations Bob Whelton to Retire, Scott Ward Named Vice President, Analog Business Unit

December 20, 2007

San Jose, Calif., Nov. 9, 2007 - Micrel Inc., (Nasdaq:MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that Bob Whelton, Executive Vice President, Operations, will retire effective Dec. 1, 2007. Whelton, a 43-year veteran of the semiconductor industry, has... Read More

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Nirvanix Expands Executive Management Team

December 20, 2007

Three industry veterans added to further drive company's growing business SAN DIEGO - November 19, 2007 - Nirvanix today announced the hiring of industry veterans Major Horton as Chief Financial Officer, Jonathan Buckley as Chief Marketing Officer and Michael Landesman as Vice President of IT and Data Center... Read More

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Joseph R. Bronson Appointed to Board of Directors of Maxim Integrated Products

December 19, 2007

SUNNYVALE, CA-November 19, 2007-Maxim Integrated Products,Inc., (Pink Sheets: MXIM) announced the appointment of Joseph R. Bronson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Bronson is currently President and COO at Sanmina-SCI and a member of its Board, and serves on the Board of Directors of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc... Read More

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Penske Logistics Appoints Director General & Promotes Sales Executive in Mexico

December 19, 2007

MEXICO CITY, Mexico, December 17, 2007 - Penske Logistics today announced the appointment of Alejandro Marines as Director General - Mexico, and the promotion of Naieli Garcia to Sales Manager for Penske Logistics Mexico. Based in Mexico City, Marines leads business development and oversees operations for Penske... Read More

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Analog Devices Speaks on "Innovation from the Inside Out" at CES 2008

December 19, 2007

Panelist Maury Wood shares insight into how embedded design enables innovation in consumer electronics Norwood, MA(12/3/2007) - Innovation: It's the ideal that inspires many consumer electronics designs. The feat is getting that innovation to market in captivating, well-priced products. At the 2008 International... Read More

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Analog Devices Chief Financial Officer to Retire in May 2008

December 19, 2007

Norwood, MA (12/4/2007) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) today announced that Joseph E. McDonough, the Company's chief financial officer and vice president of finance, has advised the Company that he plans to retire in May of 2008 at age 60. Mr. McDonough will work with the Company to ensure a successful... Read More

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Decision Dynamics Reorganizes Executive to Drive Growth and Focus on Shareholder Value

December 19, 2007

CALGARY, Dec. 17 / - Decision Dynamics Technology Ltd. (TSX-V:DDY), a leading innovative provider of operations management software for the energy industry announced today the reorganization of its senior management team. The reorganization is designed to allow Justin Zinke, as Decision Dynamics CEO to concentrate... Read More

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Southern Industrial Constructors/Southern Crane Names Joshua Payne Director Business Development

December 18, 2007

RALEIGH- Southern Industrial Constructors/Southern Crane, a full-service industrial contractor, has named Josh Payne as its Director of Business Development.In his new capacity, Payne will seek to grow the companies' relationships with existing clients, as well as look for new expansion opportunities. "Josh has... Read More

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Steve Kingeter Promoted to President of Koch Equipment

December 18, 2007

Koch Equipment LLC announced today that its board of directors has elected Steve Kingeter to the position of president. In his new role, Mr. Kingeter will be responsible for the overall direction of the company including achieving the company's strategic goals and operational excellence. John Starr, CEO and... Read More

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FKI Logistex Names Matt Wicks Vice President of Systems Engineering

December 18, 2007

Key appointment made as company restructures Manufacturing Systems group (ST. LOUIS: Dec. 13, 2007) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the appointment of Matt Wicks to vice president of systems engineering for the company's Manufacturing Systems... Read More

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SPI Lasers Expands US Team Due to Strong Year in Americas

December 18, 2007

13th December 2007, Santa Clara, California, SPI Lasers LLC, today announced that it has hired two new senior staff members to expand the North American team as the company looks to build on strong growth in 2007. Jim Data joins SPI Lasers as Director of Sales for North and South America and Ken Dzurko joins the... Read More

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Quebecor World Appoints Jacques Mallette President and CEO

December 18, 2007

Montréal, Canada - Quebecor World Inc. (TSX:IQW, NYSE:IQW) announced today that Jacques Mallette has been appointed President and CEO effective immediately and that Wes Lucas is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities. The Board of Director believes that Mr. Mallette's background, leadership and experience... Read More

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Thermbond Refractory US Sales Team Doubles in 2007

December 18, 2007

(Boca Raton, Florida; December 10, 2007) - Stellar Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leader in Refractories (high temperature materials used for lining heated vessels), marketed under the brand name Thermbond® Refractories, doubled its US sales team in 2007. A months-long recruiting process culminated with the... Read More

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Raytheon Information Solutions Vice President TW Scott Named Computerworld 2008 Premier 100 IT Leader

December 17, 2007

RESTON, Va., Dec. 11, 2007 -- IDG's Computerworld Magazine announced that TW Scott, vice president of Raytheon Information Solutions (RIS), has been selected as one of the Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2008. Scott joins an elite list of IT executives being recognized for their exceptional leadership ability in... Read More

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Richard Litt of Genesis Systems Group Leads RIA in 2008 as President

December 17, 2007

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, December 12, 2007 - Richard Litt, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genesis Systems Group, LLC (Davenport, Iowa), has been elected as the new president of Robotic Industries Association (RIA) for 2008. RIA has been the industry's trade group since 1974. Litt is RIA's 18th... Read More

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Davis-Standard, LLC Establishes Blown Film Business Team

December 14, 2007

December 11, 2007 (Somerville, N.J.)--Davis-Standard, LLC has established a new blown film business team based at its Somerville, New Jersey, facility. Davis-Standard, a strong U.S.-based blown film manufacturer, is a significant player in the global blown film market with a strong history of addressing... Read More

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IDG's Computerworld Recognizes Verizon Wireless CIO as One of Its 2008 Premier 100 IT Leaders

December 14, 2007

Ajay Waghray Cited for Excellence in Information Technology Leadership BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 11 -- IDG's Computerworld magazine has recognized Verizon Wireless' Chief Information Officer Ajay Waghray as one of Computerworld's 2008 Premier 100 IT Leaders in its annual survey released today. Computerworld's... Read More

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Microfluidics Corporation Appoints Michael C. Ferrara as Chief Executive Officer

December 14, 2007

Newton, Mass. - Microfluidics, a wholly owned subsidiary of MFIC Corporation, has announced that Michael C. Ferrara has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Ferrara will be responsible for overseeing daily company operations and will serve on the Board of Directors. "Mike's strategic vision... Read More

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Ingres Expands Executives Management Team with New Hires in Marketing and a New General Counsel

December 14, 2007

Slough, United Kingdom, 11th December 2007 - Ingres Corporation, the leading open source information management company for enterprise applications, today announced that it has hired three seasoned executives to further strengthen its executive management team. Reporting directly to CEO and President Roger... Read More

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Bishop-Wisecarver President Appointed to National Association of Manufacturing Board of Directors

December 14, 2007

Pittsburg, CA - - December 11, 2007 - - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has appointed Pamela Kan, president of Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation, to the group's board of directors, a position Kan says will help her raise awareness of career and technical education in schools. Kan's term as board member... Read More