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Thomson Salutes the Career of Peter Symes Who Will Join SMPTE as Director of Standards & Engineering in June

May 18, 2007

Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) is proud to announce that long-time Grass Valley employee Peter D. Symes will join the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers as the Society's Director of Standards & Engineering. Symes will leave Grass Valley at the end of June to assume this full-time... Read More

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Eric Zarakov, VP Marketing of Fotonation to Speak at I3A Conference

May 18, 2007

Burlingame, CA May 11: FotoNation (www.fotonation.com), a leading provider of embedded imaging and communications solutions for the digital camera industry, announced today that Eric Zarakov, VP of Marketing, FotoNation, will be speaking on the "Megapixels: Truth and Consequence" Panel at the 61st Annual I3A... Read More

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New Appointments Expand Tribold's Products and Strategy Group

May 18, 2007

London, UK, 10 May, 2007: Tribold today announces the strengthening of its Products and Strategy Group with the appointment of two leading industry experts, Ernest Margitta as Director of Product Marketing, and Ian Pulford as Director of Product Management. Joining from Telstra, Margitta will play a key role in... Read More

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Moore Industries Promotes Charles Larson to Director of Technology

May 18, 2007

NORTH HILLS, CA-Charles Larson has been promoted to Director of Technology at Moore Industries-International, Inc. Larson currently is Software Development Manager, and will continue in that capacity. "Charles' broad survey of technology will be better utilized in a newly created role intended to strengthen the... Read More

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Kelm Appointed Business Unit Manager for Hyson Products

May 18, 2007

Brecksville, OH - Johan Runesson, Vice President and General Manager of Nitrogen Products, announces the appointment of Hank Kelm to the position of Business Unit Manager, Hyson Products. In the position of Business Unit Manager, Mr. Kelm is responsible for leading the continuous improvement efforts to maintain... Read More

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Lead Application and Sales Engineer Named at The Beckwood Corporation

May 17, 2007

1-9-2006 St. Louis, MO - Beckwood Press announces the addition of Darrell B. Harrelson as Lead Application and Sales Engineer. Mr. Harrelson will bring 12 years experience in industrial manufacturing and possesses a practical working knowledge of modern hydraulics. He is a Certified Fluid Power Specialist and holds... Read More

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Former Serena Executive Joins OpenMake Software Management Team

May 16, 2007

Mark Manzo, VP of Sales, to lead sales and distribution expansion for Meister enterprise-class build automation CHICAGO, IL-May 8, 2007-Today, OpenMake Software welcomed former Serena executive Mark Manzo as senior vice president of Sales. OpenMake Software is revolutionizing the build-to-release management process... Read More

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Vertex Strengthens its Senior Management Team with New Board Appointments

May 16, 2007

LEADING international business process outsourcer Vertex has announced a series of new appointments to its executive board after the company was acquired by a consortium led by three US-based investments firms - Oak Hill Capital Partners, GenNx360 Capital Partners and Knox Lawrence International. Richard Graham has... Read More

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Wmode Announces the Appointment of New Chairman

May 16, 2007

CALGARY, AB, - May 4, 2007 - Wmode, the leading provider of digital media distribution services under the ClearMode® brand, announces today that Stephen Pezzola, who joined the Board as a Director in August 2006, has been appointed by the Board as its new Chairman. Mr. Pezzola's appointment follows the resignation... Read More

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Tractor Supply Announces Joe Scarlett's Transition to Non-Executive Chairman

May 16, 2007

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., May 8: Tractor Supply Company (Nasdaq: TSCO), the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, today announced that Joe Scarlett has fully transitioned out of his daily responsibilities with the Company, as previously planned. Mr. Scarlett will continue to serve as Chairman... Read More

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Loadstar Sensors Appoints K Suresh as Vice President of Operations

May 16, 2007

May, 02, 2007 − Loadstar Sensors, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of capacitive sensors, is pleased to announce the promotion of K Suresh to the position of Vice President of Operations. In this role, Suresh will be responsible for ramping up manufacturing, establishing quality control processes and... Read More

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Novell Appoints Jim Ebzery to Lead Identity and Security Management Business

May 16, 2007

Former IBM executive to drive key growth business for Novell WALTHAM, Mass. -- May 2, 2007 -- Novell today appointed Jim Ebzery as senior vice president, Identity and Security Management. Formerly president of the Viisage Division of L-1 Identity Solutions and a long-time IBM executive, Ebzery brings both deep... Read More

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Avo Photonics Names VP of Operations

May 16, 2007

HORSHAM, Pa. (May 7, 2007) - Avo Photonics, specialists in optical packaging, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeff Perkins has joined the company as VP of Operations. Dr. Perkins will be responsible for management of Avo Photonics' overall production services such as bar scribe and break, die and wire bonding... Read More

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Indium Corporation Appoints New Sales Director for the Asia Pacific Regio

May 16, 2007

Indium Corporation announced that William (Bill) Brunstedt has been appointed Associate Director of Sales and Marketing for the Asia Pacific region. Bill is responsible for integrating sales activities in China and the Asia-Pacific regions. In addition, he will work on developing and expanding the region-specific... Read More

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Robert Blaha Joins Aspen Avionics' Sales Force

May 16, 2007

Albuquerque, NM May 2: Aspen Avionics, Inc., announced today that industry veteran Robert Blaha has joined the company as Manager of Sales. Blaha will help define and implement Aspen Avionics' new sales, dealer and customer programs. Most recently, Blaha was employed by Honeywell International, where he was Area... Read More

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MG Systems and Welding Inc. Announces Appointment of New President and CEO

May 15, 2007

5/04/07 MG Systems and Welding Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Norville as President and CEO of MG Systems & Welding Inc. effective April 2nd, 2007. Gary has over 34 years of experience in the cutting, welding & gas industry. In more than 24 years of service with MG Systems & Welding Inc., Gary... Read More

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General John P. Abizaid, USA (Ret) to Speak at IDGA's Military Logistics Summit 2007

May 14, 2007

NEW YORK, May 3 -- The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announced today that General John Abizaid, USA (Ret), Commander, US Central Command (2003-2007), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for IDGA's Military Logistics Summit 2007, September 10-13, 2007 in Adelphi, MD. General Abizaid is... Read More

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Grainger CEO Richard L. Keyser to Chair Business Roundtable's Partnership for Disaster Response Task Force

May 10, 2007

Partnership Coordinates Private Sector Response to Accelerate Recovery Washington, DC - Business Roundtable has named Richard L. Keyser, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of W.W. Grainger, Inc., as Chairman of its Partnership for Disaster Response Task Force. Keyser will lead this consortium of CEOs from... Read More

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REP Corp. Names John Mohl Regional Sales Manager

May 9, 2007

Effective immediately, John Mohl is now the Midwest Regional Sales Manager for REP Corporation, the market leader in rubber and TPE injection molding presses. This announcement was made by Tim Graham, President of REP Corporation, at the company's headquarters in Bartlett, IL, near Chicago. Mohl comes to REP with... Read More

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Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda to Present at Merrill Lynch Global Metals & Mining Conference

May 9, 2007

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) Chairman and CEO Alain Belda will speak at the Merrill Lynch Global Metals & Mining Conference to be held in Dublin, Ireland, from May 8 through May 10, 2007. Mr. Belda's presentation on Alcoa's global growth strategy is scheduled for Thursday, May 10 at 10:00 a.m. BST (5 a.m... Read More