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Virco Mfg. Corporation
Virco Receives Two Major Awards from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In a landmark achievement, Virco's (AMEX:VIR) recycling and resource recovery initiatives have been recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with two Partner of the Year awards for 2002. As an EPA WasteWise Partner of the Year for Large Businesses, and as an inaugural Climate Change Partner of the Year, Virco was commended for its industry-leading environmental accomplishments.
Diamyd Medical's Competitor Signs Multimillion Dollar Agreement
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aventis has entered into an agreement with Peptor from Israel that involves Aventis investing more than USD 100 million in Peptor's diabetes project. This is not only good news for Peptor but also for Diamyd Medical as a major pharmaceutical company has now confirmed that both Peptor's and Diamyd Medical's strategies of developing treatments for LADA patients are correct.
Regus Announces New CEO of U.K. & Ireland
CHERTSEY, U.K., Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Regus plc (LSE:RGU) (Nasdaq:REGS), the world's leading provider of serviced offices, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Ford, former Chief Executive of Sodexho Alliance U.K. and Ireland, as its new CEO of the United Kingdom and Ireland, with effect from August 27, 2002.
Regus Announces New Non-Executive Director
CHERTSEY, U.K., Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Regus plc (LSE:RGU) (Nasdaq:REGS), the world's leading provider of serviced offices, is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Robinson, Chairman of Center Parcs U.K. and CEO of Center Parcs Europe, as an independent Non-Executive Director, with immediate effect.