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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

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Rockwell Automation Honors Engineers for Innovation and Engineering Excellence

November 28, 2006

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 27, 2006 - Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) honored its most accomplished engineers at the 24th annual Patent and Innovation awards celebrations Nov. 14 in Milwaukee, and Nov. 16 in Cleveland, Ohio. Keith Nosbusch, chairman and CEO, and Sujeet Chand, senior vice president and chief technology... Read More

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Vulcan Electric Company Names Chester Wright as Quality Assurance Manager

November 27, 2006

HUDSON, N.H., Nov. 24, 2006 -- Vulcan Electric Company has named Chester Wright as Quality Assurance Manager of its Flex Circuit Division. In his new role, Mr. Wright will manage all product-related compliance activities and programs, including ISO, Underwriters Labs, and Mil Spec certifications. Chester Wright has... Read More

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CITGO Announces New Leadership

November 27, 2006

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2005 --- CITGO Petroleum Corporation's new chairman Alejandro Granado today announced that Félix Rodríguez has been named president and CEO of CITGO, replacing Luis Marín, effective immediately. Other new members of CITGO's board of directors include Rodríguez, Bernard Mommer, Eudomario Carruyo... Read More

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CITGO Announces Senior Staff Changes

November 27, 2006

HOUSTON - March 31, 2006 --- CITGO Petroleum Corporation today announced the decision of the board of directors to appoint Frank Gygax as chief operating officer, effective April 1. Gygax will replace Jerry Thompson, who will be retiring. Thompson, a 35-year veteran of the company, has served as COO since... Read More

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Jeffrey Kellar Joins Alcoa as President, Alcoa Flexible Packaging

November 24, 2006

Jeffrey Kellar Joins Alcoa as President, Alcoa Flexible Packaging NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that Jeffrey Kellar, 51, has joined the company as president of its Alcoa Flexible Packaging business, based in Richmond, Virginia. He succeeds Bimal Kalvani. Alcoa Flexible Packaging is an industry leader... Read More

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CommVault Strengthens EMEA Management Team

November 22, 2006

CommVault Strengthens EMEA Management Team Series of senior appointments made to expand international presence London - November 20, 2006 - CommVault [NASDAQ: CVLT, a leading provider of data management software applications, has today announced that Steven Rose, Fiona Moon and Vince Blackall have joined the... Read More

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Kulicke & Soffa Signs Appoints Boulanger as GM of Switzerland Die Bonder Operations

November 22, 2006

Fort Washington, PA-November 8, 2006-Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: KLIC) announces the appointment of Richard Boulanger as General Manager of its Die Bonder operations located in Berg, Switzerland. In this role, Mr. Boulanger will be responsible for overall manufacturing, R&D, product... Read More

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UTStarcom CEO Hong Lu to Speak on IP Networking at ITU World Forum 2006 in Hong Kong

November 22, 2006

ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov 21, 2006-- UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and services, will speak on the evolution of IP networking at the ITU World Forum 2006 in Hong Kong. The show is taking place from December 4-8, 2006 at the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. Hong... Read More

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Secure Computing Announces Regional Sales Director for MEA

November 22, 2006

Enterprise Gateway Security Market Leader Strengthens Middle East and African Team with Key Appointment November 21, 2006 Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), a leader in enterprise gateway security, today announced the appointment of Ray Kafity as Regional Sales Director for the Middle East and African... Read More

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Milwaukee lectric Tool Corporation Names Steven P. Richman President

November 22, 2006

(Brookfield, WI, November 21, 2006) - Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Steven P. Richman as President. "We are delighted to have Steven join us as President of Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation. He brings more than 25 years of invaluable experience in the hardware... Read More