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WD Appoints Didier Trassaert Senior Director EMEA Branded Products

June 14, 2007

WD recently announced that Didier Trassaert has joined the company as senior director EMEA of its Branded Products business unit. Reporting to Tony Tate, senior director of worldwide sales for branded products, Mr. Trassaert will be responsible for overseeing overall business strategies and sales activities within... Read More

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NGK Spark Plugs Appoints Darrel Reuss as National Sales Manager

June 14, 2007

Wixom, MI... NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. a subsidiary of NGK Spark Plug Co., LTD., "The World Leader" in spark plugs and oxygen sensors, has announced the appointment of Darrel Reuss to the position of National Sales Manager. Reuss, a 23-year veteran in the automotive aftermarket industry, was previously with... Read More

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Clickatell Appoints New Vice President For European Sales

June 12, 2007

Spencer Young to head up London office of leading mobile messaging provider London, UK, 05 June 2007 - Leading mobile messaging provider Clickatell has appointed Spencer Young as its Vice President for European Sales. In his new role, Spencer will spearhead Clickatell's continued expansion into Europe as the... Read More

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Paul Kero Appointed President, Cherry Electrical Products and Vice President, Cherry Corporation

June 12, 2007

June 1, 2007-Cherry Corporation announces the appointment of Paul E. Kero to the position of President, Cherry Electrical Products. He will also become a Vice President of Cherry Corporation. Cherry Electrical Products is the North American division of Cherry Corporation, with manufacturing operations in the U.S... Read More

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SPI Dynamics' Co-founder and CTO, Caleb Sima, Named Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Visual Developer Security

June 11, 2007

Sima to Speak at Microsoft TechEd 2007 on Developer Security-related Issues ATLANTA, May 30 /-- S.P.I. Dynamics, Inc. (http://www.spidynamics.com/), the leading provider of web application security testing software and services, today announced Caleb Sima, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of SPI Dynamics... Read More

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IEEE 2007 CQR Chairman's Award for Quality and Reliability Presented to Verizon Wireless' Dick Lynch

June 11, 2007

Citation Praises Company's Chief Technical Officer For Addressing "Challenges of Reliable Wireless Voice and Data Performance" BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and FORT MYERS, Fla., May 30 / -- In recognition of his role in establishing and maintaining Verizon Wireless' reputation for operating the nation's most reliable... Read More

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vps Names Karl-Heinz Huber to Manage its IDExpert Partner Program

June 11, 2007

Ettlingen, Germany (May 3, 2007) ­ vps ID Systeme GmbH, a leading European supplier of professional IT solutions for identity management, announces the appointment of Karl-Heinz Huber as Partner Manager. In this role, he will work with vps¹ business partners to develop synergies, create win-win situations and... Read More

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Space Systems/Loral Veteran Robert E. Berry Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

June 11, 2007

Satellite Industry Expert to be Honored for More Than 30 Years of Service at Annual ISCe Conference in San Diego PALO ALTO, Calif., May 30 -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications (NASDAQ:LORL) and the world's leading provider of commercial telecommunications satellites, today... Read More

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Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda to Speak at JP Morgan Basic and Industrials Conference

June 8, 2007

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) Chairman and CEO Alain Belda will present at the JP Morgan Basic and Industrials Conference to be held on June 11-12 in New York City at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers. Mr. Belda's presentation on Alcoa's global growth strategy is scheduled for Monday, June 11 at 7:30 a.m. His... Read More

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Entergy Corporation CFO and Chief Nuclear Officer to Participate in Panels at Second Annual Citi Investment Research Power, Gas and Utilities Conference

June 8, 2007

NEW ORLEANS, May 31 / -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) Chief Financial Officer Leo Denault plans to participate in two panel discussions on Thursday, June 7 and Chief Nuclear Officer Michael Kansler plans to participate in one panel discussion on Friday, June 8 at the Second Annual Citi Investment Research Power... Read More

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Nextreme Names New VP. of Marketing and Business Development

June 7, 2007

Research Triangle Park, N.C. May 31,: Nextreme, the leading manufacturer of advanced thin film thermoelectric components designed and produced to address the thermal management and power generation needs of the electronics, photonics, bio-tech and defense/aerospace industries, has recently appointed Dr. Paul A... Read More

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Bill Fautch Named Director of Operations for Hendrickson Truck, Paul Schouwstra Takes Management of Stratford Spring Plant

June 7, 2007

WOODRIDGE, Ill. - Bill Fautch assumed duties as director of operations at Hendrickson Truck Suspension Systems of Woodridge, Ill. Paul Schouwstra succeeded Fautch as plant general manager for Hendrickson Spring operations in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, announced Gary Gerstenslager, Hendrickson president and chief... Read More

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Graco Ohio Inc. Names Okada to Marketing Post

June 7, 2007

NORTH CANTON, OHIO - May 25, 2007 - Fabio Okada has accepted a position as Worldwide Product Marketing Manager for Graco Ohio Inc. in North Canton, Ohio. Okada will be working with account managers, distributors, manufacturers and suppliers to develop and grow sales of Gusmer-Decker(TM) reaction injection molding... Read More

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Laser Mechanisms Hires Industry Veteran Wes Buckley as Sales and Applications Engineer

June 7, 2007

May 25, 2007 FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Laser Mechanisms, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Wes Buckley as Sales and Applications Engineer. Mr. Buckley will be responsible for providing Laser Mechanisms' customers with sales support and added assistance with their critical processing applications. Mr. Buckley... Read More

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RJ Valentine Joins ECNext as CFO

June 7, 2007

Corporate finance veteran to lead fiscal operations at leading online media company. Columbus, OH---ECNext, a leading online media company that operates more than 50 premier business websites, has announced that RJ Valentine has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Valentine brings more than 20 years of... Read More

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Hendrickson Elevates Jeffries to Director of Trailer OEM Sales

June 7, 2007

ITASCA, Ill. - Jon Jeffries assumed duties as director of trailer OEM sales, and one account manager came to the Hendrickson sales group from Dana Corp. following the acquisition of Dana's trailer axle assets. Jeffries provides direct supervision to the trailer account managers and maintains ongoing working... Read More

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Sloan Valve Announces That Steven Rodgers has Been Appointed to the Position of Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

June 7, 2007

FRANKLIN PARK, IL - Sloan Valve Company, the world's leading manufacturer of water-efficient commercial plumbing systems, is proud to announce the appointment of Steven Rodgers as the company's Vice President, Supply Chain Operations. With experience managing large production facilities and a history of increasing... Read More

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Tai Wang, Co-Founder of W.A.C. Lighting, Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor

June 6, 2007

ELLIS ISLAND, NEW YORK CITY---Following her nomination last month, Tai Wang, co-principal and co-founder of W.A.C. Lighting, has received the prestigious 2007 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, an award presented by NECO, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation, Inc. Mrs. Wang received the Medal of Honor... Read More

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AquaMaster Announces Director of Marketing Hire

June 6, 2007

AquaMaster is pleased to announce that June Cleveringa has been hired as their Director of Marketing. June brings over twenty years of sales, management and marketing experience. Most recently, June held the position of Business Development Executive, at Coakley Tech, Inc. in Milwaukee, WI. June has a great... Read More

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Norbain Appoints New Business Development Manager

June 6, 2007

Reading, UK: Norbain has appointed a dedicated business development manager, Paul Jones, to support the Network Video Technologies (NVT) range of products. NVT manufactures an award winning line of video transceivers and hub systems for the transport of quality full-motion, colour video and audio over ordinary... Read More