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Ahold to Nominate Hannu Ryopponen as Chief Financial Officer
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, June 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Ahold (NYSE:AHO) Supervisory Board today announced its proposal to nominate Hannu Ryopponen as Chief Financial Officer. Ryopponen will assume the position of Acting CFO, effective September 1, 2003. His appointment to the Corporate Executive Board will be proposed at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, which will be held at a date to be announced later this year. Dudley Eustace, currently interim CFO, will stay on until further notice.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Purchase of Own Shares
DUBLIN, Ireland, June 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) announces that on 18 June 2003, it purchased 795,000 of its ordinary shares, at an average price of 13.2446 Euro, to be held as treasury shares.
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP
Glancy & Binkow LLP, Representing Shareholders of Allou Healthcare, Inc., Announces Update To Shareholder Lawsuit -- ALU
LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Glancy & Binkow LLP -- representing shareholders of Allou Healthcare, Inc. -- announces 13 days remaining to move to be a lead plaintiff in the shareholder lawsuit. All persons and institutions who purchased securities of Allou Healthcare, Inc. ("Allou" or the "Company")(AMEX:ALU) between June 22, 1998, and April 9, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"), may move the Court not later than July 1, 2003, to serve as lead plaintiff, however, you must meet certain legal requirements.
Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
Stockgroup completes initial portion of Short Form Offering
VANCOUVER, B.C., June 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. (OTCBB:SWEB) (TSX Venture Exchange:SWB), a financial media and technology company, announced today that it had, effective on June 4, 2003, issued an aggregate of 2,746,800 Units at $0.37 per Unit under the terms of a short form offering document of the Company dated April 30, 2003, as filed with and accepted by the TSX Venture Exchange on May 7, 2003, all through the agency of First Associates Investments Inc.