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Sapa: Board Membership Proposals
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In view of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Sapa AB (Other OTC:SPKKF) (Stockholm:SAPA) to be held on Friday, April 11, 2003, shareholders representing 85 per cent of the voting rights in Sapa have informed the Company that they intend to propose the re-election of the following board members: Per-Olof Eriksson, Anders Carlberg, Ole Enger, Lennart Evrell, Leif Gustafsson, Mats Qviberg and Staffan Bohman.
Continued International Expansion: Sectra Establishes an Office in Australia
LINKOPING, Sweden, Feb. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Swedish IT and medical technology company Sectra (Other OTC:SSBBF) (Stockholm:SECTb) announces the opening of a new office in Sydney, Australia. This move will allow Sectra to give local service to its partners and users in the Australian and New Zealand diagnostic imaging market
Medivir's MIV-210 Enters Phase I Multiple Dose Study
HUDDINGE, Sweden, Feb. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The continued phase I clinical study, multiple dosing in healthy volunteers, for the antiviral MIV-210 has now started. The study is being performed in the United Kingdom and is expected to be completed during the second half of 2003.
Jan Werne New CEO of Sign On
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The board of Sign On (Other OTC:SGONF) has decided to appoint Jan Werne as the new CEO of Sign On. Werne will take up the post with immediate effect.
Norway's Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Norsk Hydro
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Norvegian Surpreme Court has, Feb 7, 2003, unanimously decided to accept Norsk Hydro ASA's (NYSE:NHY) taxable treatment of group contribution for the year 1993. Hydro will be reimbursed NOK 177 million in taxes and NOK 148 million in interest, which will be recorded in first quarter 2003 results.