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Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc.
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies Elects New Board Member
CLARENCE, N.Y., July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. ("WGT" or "Company") (NYSE:GB) announced today that Pamela G. Bailey has been elected as a member of its Board of Directors. Pamela G. Bailey is President of the Advanced Medical Technology Association ("AdvaMed"), a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association and the largest medical technology association in the world. As president, Bailey is responsible for developing and implementing legislative, grassroots, policy and communication strategies in the health-policy arena in order to ensure that patients receive timely access to life-saving, life-enhancing medical technologies throughout the world. Bailey has been involved in health care public policy, governmental relations, and communications for over 30 years. She has worked in the public and private sectors in support of market-based health care reforms.
Sign Interferon alpha-2b Development Agreement
SUFFOLK, U.K., July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SkyePharma PLC (LSE:SKP) (Nasdaq:SKYE) and GeneMedix plc (LSE:GMX) today announce the signature of a Joint Agreement to develop an extended release formulation of interferon alpha2b using SkyePharma's proven DepoFoam injectable drug delivery technology. Interferon alpha2b is already accepted as a part of the standard therapy in the treatment of Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B infection, and as an adjunct to chemotherapy in certain forms of cancer.
Tele2 Takes Over Ventelo's Customers in Denmark
NEW YORK, STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB ("Tele2") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) and (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2A) (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announced that it has taken over Ventelo's Danish business customers from 1 July 2002.
Frontline: Annual Report
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontline (NYSE:FRO) has filed with the SEC the 20F. The report is available on the following link: http://reports.huginonline.com/865401/105261.pdf