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Mika Joukio Appointed Executive Vice President of M-real Consumer Packaging Business Area

December 6, 2006

Mika Joukio has been appointed Executive Vice President of Consumer Packaging business area for M-real Corporation, effective November 10th, 2006. Mr. Joukio will report to Mikko Helander, CEO of M-real, and will be a member of the M-real Corporate Executive Board. "Consumer Packaging business area is one of... Read More

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Novell Names Colleen O'Keefe to Lead Services Business

December 5, 2006

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Dec. 4, 2006 -- Novell today named Colleen O'Keefe senior vice president of services at Novell. A former NCR executive, O'Keefe will oversee Novell's technical support offerings, critical competitive differentiators for Novell in the Linux(TM) market. With over 28 years in operations and services... Read More

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Amcor Pet Packaging Adds Two Vice Presidents to North American Business Unit

December 5, 2006

Manchester, MI-(November 30, 2006)--Amcor PET Packaging adds two new business leaders to its North American management team. William Featherstone joins Amcor's Beverage Division as vice president, sales, and Kim Houchens is named vice president, product development for North America. Both will be reporting to... Read More

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New position: Asian Business Manager

December 5, 2006

Wall Colmonoy Corporation is pleased to announce that Lydia Lee has accepted the position of Asian Business Manager for their Alloy Products Group, based at their corporate offices in Madison Heights, MI. Ms Lee received her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering from Tianjin University, China and her MBA... Read More

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Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda to Present at Desjardins Securities Materials Conference

December 4, 2006

Alcoa Chairman and CEO Alain Belda to Present at Desjardins Securities Materials Conference NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alain Belda, Chairman and CEO of Alcoa (NYSE:AA), will speak at the Desjardins Securities Materials Conference to be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Monday, December 4, 2006. Mr. Belda's... Read More

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ClearOrbit Appoints Jerry Folsom as Vice President of Product Management in Support of Continued Market Expansion and Product Innovation

December 1, 2006

- Company Positioned to Lower Total Cost of Ownership for Customers through New Product Innovations that Compliment SAP and Oracle E-Business Suite - Austin, Texas - Nov. 16, 2006 - ClearOrbit ( www.clearorbit.com ), the leading provider of real-time supply chain execution and reverse logistics solutions, today... Read More

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Covance Continues North American Expansion of Bioanalytical Services

December 1, 2006

Company Name: Covance Address 1: 210 Carnegie Center Address 2: City: Princeton State: NJ Zip: 08540 Country: USA Phone: 800-268-2623 URL: www.covance.com Contact Name: Ron Lee Organization: Title: E-mail: netpr@covance.com Press Release: Covance Continues North American Expansion of Bioanalytical... Read More

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DEK CEO joins IPC SMEMA Council

December 1, 2006

DEK has confirmed that company CEO John Hartner has been appointed to the steering committee of the IPC's SMEMA Council. In his new role as part of this industry body, Hartner will share the insight he has gained from working in today's fast paced electronics industry as part of DEK's global organisation. With... Read More

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W.A.C. Lighting Appoints Bo Chen to Media Manager

December 1, 2006

GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK---To bolster the firm's marketing efforts, W.A.C. Lighting Vice President of Marketing Sean Tham has announced the appointment of Bo Chen to Media Manager. W.A.C. Lighting is a leading designer and manufacturer of track, recessed, undercabinet, decorative and monorail lighting. In his new... Read More

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Fortinet Hires Network Security Luminary Richard Stiennon as Chief Marketing Officer

November 30, 2006

Former Gartner Security Analyst and "One of 50 Most Powerful People in Networking" Joins Market Leader of Multi-Threat Security Solutions Sunnyvale, Calif. - Nov. 28, 2006 - Fortinet, the pioneer and leading provider of unified threat management (UTM) solutions, today announced that Richard Stiennon, a widely... Read More

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Rudolph Technologies Appoints Alex Oscilowski as Chief Operating Officer

November 30, 2006

Flanders, NJ, November 27, 2006 - Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: RTEC), a leading provider of process control equipment for thin film measurements and macro-defect inspection during integrated circuit manufacturing, today announced the appointment of Alex Oscilowski as Chief Operating Officer effective... Read More

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Ashland Inc. Names Sinclair Communications Manager, Europe

November 30, 2006

Ashland Inc. names Sinclair communications manager, Europe 6/15/2005 COVINGTON, Ky. - Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH) announces that Kimberlee A. Sinclair has been named communications manager for Europe, a new role based at the company's European Shared Business Services (ESBS) center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands... Read More

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Anderol Announces New Appointment of Tatsuo Nagatomo as Japan Vice President and General Manager

November 29, 2006

Yasuo Okada retires as General Manager of Anderol Japan East Hanover, NJ, USA (November 27, 2006) - Anderol Inc., a leading worldwide manufacturer of synthetic lubricants, recently announced the appointment of Tatsuo Nagatomo to the position of vice president and general manager in Japan. The company also... Read More

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Emrich Joins Valvoline Marketing

November 29, 2006

LEXINGTON, Ky. (USA) - Bryan M. Emrich has joined Valvoline, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), as marketing director for lubricant and chemical brands, according to Walter Solomon, senior vice president and general manager, retail business. Emrich comes to Valvoline with extensive brand management experience... Read More

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Robert A. Malone to Lead BP America, Inc.

November 29, 2006

HOUSTON -- Robert A. Malone has been appointed Chairman and President of BP America, Inc. and will serve as BP's chief representative in the United States. Mr. Malone will be based in Houston, where BP business units are involved in oil and gas exploration and production, refining, chemicals, supply and trading... Read More

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Ashland Inc. Announces Management Changes

November 29, 2006

COVINGTON, Ky. - Gary A. Cappeline, president and chief operating officer of the Chemical Sector of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), today announced the movement of Elizabeth "Liz" Potts and Marcello Boldrini to new positions on the company's senior management team, effective May 1, 2005. Liz Potts has been named vice... Read More

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Dialog Honors 2006 International Infostars for Outstanding Achievement in the Information Industry

November 29, 2006

London, UK, November 28, 2006 -- Dialog, a Thomson business, today introduced the three winners of its 2006 International Quantum(2) InfoStar Awards, which are presented annually to information professionals whose achievements demonstrate leadership and inspire others in their industry. This year's winners, as... Read More

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Leica Microsystems Develops Stefan Hell's Award-Winning STED Microscope

November 28, 2006

MANNHEIM/WETZLAR, GERMANY. On November 23, 2006, Professor Stephan Hell, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Gottingen, was presented with the prestigious German Future Award by Federal President Horst Kohler. This annual technology and innovation award, which was conferred for the... Read More

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ADTRAN Appoints New General Managers; Wilson And Schansman To Lead Company's Operating Divisions

November 28, 2006

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-Aug. 4, 2006--ADTRAN(R), Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, today announced the appointment of Jay Wilson as senior vice president and general manager of the company's Carrier Networks Division and Rick Schansman as senior vice president and... Read More

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Ciena Appoints Bruce L. Claflin To Board

November 28, 2006

LINTHICUM, Md.--Aug. 31, 2006--Ciena Corporation (Nasdaq:CIEN), today announced that Bruce L. Claflin, former President and Chief Executive Officer of 3Com Corporation, has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Claflin was Chief Executive Officer of 3Com from January 2001 until his retirement in February... Read More