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DATAllegro Grows Management Team
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- DATAllegro(tm), supplier of data warehouse appliances that lead the industry in price and performance, today announced two promotions on its management team. Effective immediately, Mark Theissen has been promoted from VP Professional Services to COO and Andy Mouacdie has been promoted from Western Regional Sales Director to VP Sales in the U.S.
Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc.
Buffalo Technology Receives Distribution Industry's Rising Star Award
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GTDC SUMMIT -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wireless and wired networking, storage and memory solutions today announced that it is a recipient of the Global Technology Distribution Council's inaugural Rising Star Award for outstanding sales growth through IT distributors. The GTDC presented the award to Makoto Maki, president and CEO of Melco Holdings. Inc., parent company of Buffalo Technology, at GTDC's annual Summit event, held this year at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel, Sept. 19-20, and attended by the world's leading IT vendors and distributors.
NetBank Recognized in Gartner's CRM Excellence Awards
ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetBank, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTBK), a diversified financial services provider and parent company of NetBank(r), (www.netbank.com), today announced that NetBank was recently named one of six finalists for Gartner's CRM Excellence Award. The award is given to companies that most clearly demonstrate excellence in their customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives.
Hector J. Cuellar Named President of RSM EquiCo
COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hector J. Cuellar, a senior executive with more than 25 years experience in corporate and investment banking, has been named president of RSM EquiCo, a financial services firm that is a wholly owned subsidiary of H&R Block (NYSE:HRB). Cuellar assumes his new position only two years after being appointed president of RSM EquiCo Capital Markets LLC, the investment-banking arm of RSM EquiCo.
Metso to Supply a Tissue Line to Fujian HengAn, China
HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Paper will supply a second complete Advantagea DCTa 200 tissue production line to Fujian HengAn Paper Co., Ltd in China. The line is scheduled to start up at their Anhai mill in Fujian province in the beginning of 2008. The value of the order approaches EUR 20 million.
Virgin Unite Launches With Innovative Mobile Auction
BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- What's next for Sir Richard Branson, the entrepreneur, adventurer, business magnate? The chance to use the entrepreneurial energy of the Virgin Group to drive social and environmental change. Introducing Virgin Unite, the new global charitable arm of Virgin. Virgin Unite today launched an innovative new way to raise money -- a text message-driven auction, through which people from throughout the United States and Canada can play a game and attempt to win exclusive prizes with 100 percent of the proceeds directly supporting its partner charities.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
PowerShares Capital Management Launches Ten New ETF Portfolios on NASDAQ
CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- PowerShares Capital Management LLC continues to "Lead the Intelligent ETF Revolution," announcing today with The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) the launching of ten new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on FTSE RAFI fundamental indexes. The ETFs are the world's first fundamentally weighted sector ETFs and comprised of nine sector funds and a small-mid cap fund. The names and NASDAQ ticker symbols for the new ETF portfolios are listed below: