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Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Pulmonary Surfactant Commercial Expert Rejoins Discovery Labs' Executive Management Team
WARRINGTON, Pa., June 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO), today announced the re-appointment of Thomas Miller, Ph.D., MBA, to the Company in the new position of Senior Vice President, Commercialization and Corporate Development. Dr. Miller will be responsible for directing the commercial strategy for the Company's Surfactant Replacement Therapy (SRT) pipeline, with an initial focus on potential products (Surfaxin(r) and Aerosurf(tm) life cycle as well as other novel SRT formulations) addressing the most significant respiratory conditions prevalent in the neonatal intensive care unit. Additionally, Dr. Miller will be a key member of executive management evaluating the Company's strategic alternatives including potential business alliances, commercial and development partnerships, financings, and other business opportunities. This new executive position reports directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer.
Abrams Hospitality Marketing
Last Minute Travel Deals Abound at FlylinkTravel.com Says Travel Expert Stephanie Abrams
ATLANTA, June 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Grab a bargain this summer at www.flylinktravel.com where last minute deals offer savings up to 70% on air/hotel packages, advises travel expert Stephanie Abrams. "I'm amazed by the depth of savings and scope of destinations available for last minute travel deals," Abrams states. "You'll find U.S. destinations and an impressive array of worldwide destinations with economy through deluxe hotels paired with flights, and car rentals, which you can book 14 days to 3 hours prior to your trip! Historically, the closer you get to a departure date, the more expensive travel becomes. Flylink Travel's web site provides last minute travelers with a kaleidoscope of destinations at bargain rates," Abrams notes.
Converium Holding AG
Zurich Cantonal Bank Increases Its Holding of Converium's Registered Shares to 10.45 Percent
ZUG, Switzerland, June 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Converium Holding Ltd has been notified that Zurich Cantonal Bank, Tessinerplatz 7, 8002 Zurich, Switzerland, increased its holding of registered shares of Converium Holding Ltd, Zug to 10.45% or 15,334,360 registered shares with voting rights.
Crown Crafts, Inc.
Crown Crafts Announces Appointment of Robert Wagnon to Vice President and Controller
GONZALES, La., June 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crown Crafts, Inc. (OTCBB:CRWS), located in Gonzales, Louisiana, is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert Wagnon to Vice President and Controller. Mr. Wagnon has been with the Company for four years and served as the Vice President of Finance and Information Systems for Hamco, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company prior to his promotion.
TalkingStocks.com Announces Profile Coverage of Industrial Nanotech
DALLAS, June 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saleem Hijazy of TalkingStocks.com announced today that the web site has initiated Profile Coverage of Industrial Nanotech Inc. (Pink Sheets:INTK). Industrial Nanotech is a public company traded on the Pink Sheets under the symbol INTK. The company was created in 2004 in order to capitalize on new opportunities that were emerging out of the nanotechnology sector.
Best Rate Travel, Inc.
E Mobile Implements Security Restructuring Strategy
BOCA RATON, Fla., June 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- E Mobile Information Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EMBG) announced today that after the effective date of the reverse split on May 26, 2006, the trading symbol has changed from EMTK to EMBG and the security restructuring has been implemented.
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
First Business Declares Dividend
MADISON, Wis., June 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:FBIZ) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.06 per share, payable July 17, 2006 to shareholders of record on July 1, 2006. At this quarterly dividend amount, the annual dividend is equivalent to $0.24 per share, an annualized increase of 11.6% from 2005.