Oracle America

Oracle to Acquire BEA Systems

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jan. 16 / -- Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) and BEA Systems (NASDAQ:BEAS) announced today they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Oracle will acquire all outstanding shares of BEA for $19.375 per share in cash. The offer is valued at approximately $8.5 billion, or $7.2 billion net of BEA's cash on hand of $1.3 billion. We expect this deal to be...

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Spreadtrum Communications Corp.

Spreadtrum Communications Completes Acquisition of Quorum Systems

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 16 - Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPRD), one of China's leading wireless baseband chipset providers, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Quorum Systems, Inc. ( Quorum"), a San Diego-based fabless semiconductor company that specializes in the design of highly integrated CMOS radio frequency (RF) transceivers. Spreadtrum announced on November...

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Pierre Tanguay Named Vice President Supply Chain, N.A.

LaGrange, GA - (December 19, 2007) -Pierre Tanguay was recently promoted to Vice President Supply Chain, N.A. for Wheelabrator Group North America. Prior to this appointment, Tanguay was the General Manager of Wheelabrator Plus for North America. Tanguay is responsible for the supply side of the component and equipment manufacturing for the North American operations. This includes the...

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Cameron Elects Jack B. Moore to Board of Directors

HOUSTON (November 15, 2007) -- Cameron has elected Jack B. Moore to the Company's Board of Directors. Moore, 54, has been president and chief operating officer of Cameron since January 2007. He previously served as president of the Drilling & Production Systems organization (formerly the Cameron division), having been named to that position in July 2002. He joined Cameron in July 1999 as vice...

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Microsoft Corp.

Supercomputing Expert Daniel Reed Joins Microsoft Research

REDMOND, Wash. - Nov. 9, 2007 - Daniel A. Reed will join Microsoft Research as director of Scalable and Multicore Computing, reporting to Senior Vice President of Research Rick Rashid. Reed is an expert in high-performance computing, multicore architectures and scientific applications, as well as a leader in U.S. information technology research policy. Reed is the director of the Renaissance...

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Solo, Inc.

Solo Appoints Bob D'Addario to Oversee Entire Sales Division

January 3, 2008 Hauppauge, N.Y. - SOLO, a leading innovator of stylish, consumer-targeted collections of laptop cases, attachÃ-©s, business backpacks, and ladies' totes has promoted Bob D'Addario, VP of Sales, to oversee the entire sales division. SOLO is a division of U.S. Luggage LLC. D'Addario is taking over all responsibilities of SOLO President, Stuart Goodman, as he retires this month....

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Checkpoint Systems, Inc.

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Board Member

THOROFARE, N.J -- Oct. 26, 2007--Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CKP), a leading manufacturer and marketer of identification, tracking, security and merchandising solutions for the retail industry and its supply chain, today announced that Robert (Rob) P. van der Merwe has been appointed as a member of the Company's Board of Directors effective immediately. The appointment brings the total...

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Ron Cosper Named President and COO of the Millennia Group, Inc.

Brings Award-Winning Tier-One Electronic Manufacturing Services Expertise to The Millennia Group's Three Divisions Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 14, 2008: Ron Cosper, formerly Vice President and General Manager of Millennia Technology, Inc. (MTI), has been promoted to President and COO of MTI's parent corporation, The Millennia Group, Inc., a vertically integrated organization consisting of...

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Tractor Supply Co.

Tractor Supply Appoints William Bass to Its Board of Directors

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Jan. 15 -- Tractor Supply Company (Nasdaq: TSCO), the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, today announced that William Bass has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. Mr. Bass is a seasoned executive with expertise in e-commerce and merchandising. He co-founded and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for Fair Indigo, a direct...

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BridgePoint Technologies, LLC

BridgePoint Technologies Names Mark Aguilera Project Manager and Senior Technical Lead

Aguilera tapped to build-up emerging project solutions practice. Oak Brook, IL January 16, 2008 - BridgePoint Technologies (, an Information Technology consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Mark Aguilera as Project Manager and Senior Technical Lead. In his position, he will be responsible for over-seeing the development efforts of multiple projects, as well as...

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