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Converium Holding AG
Converium Holding AG: Appointment of Terry G. Clarke as Chief Executive Officer
ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Converium announces the appointment of Terry G. Clarke as Chief Executive Officer of the Group. His appointment is made with immediate effect. In making the announcement the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Peter C. Colombo, says that, " the Board believes that a management change is necessary to bring about a long-term cultural transformation and restore stakeholder confidence in the Company."
Actelion Announces Full Year 2004 Financial Results
ALLSCHWIL/BASEL, Switzerland, Feb. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Actelion Ltd (SWX:ATLN) today announced its financial results for the full year 2004. With total net revenue of CHF 471.9 million (FY 2003: 307.5 m) and operating expenses of CHF 386.3 million (FY 2003: 309.2 m), the company reported operating income of CHF 85.6 million (FY 2003 loss: 1.7 m).
Nobel Biocare Launches NobelRondo Zirconia Dental Ceramic Porcelain
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare, the world leader in innovative esthetic dental solutions, is today launching NobelRondo(TM) Zirconia, a high esthetic and exceptionally strong dental ceramic porcelain that maximizes the benefits of using zirconia substructures such as crowns, abutments and bridges.
Monarch Gulf Exploration, Inc.
Monarch Adds Participating Interests in Seven New Wells to Asset Portfolio, Completes First Round of Private Financing
SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Monarch Gulf Exploration Inc. (Pink Sheets:MGXX), an Oil and Gas Exploration Company, announced today the addition of participating interests in seven new wells to the company portfolio, bringing the number of individual well participation to 19. The wells are in various states of completion or early production, with the exception of the company's 1% interest in the Crowley No. 2 Prospect, located in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, approximately 20 miles west of Lafayette. This well will be drilled to a proposed depth of 12,600 feet. This is an offset well drilling into proven sands confirmed by previous drilling and the company is looking to find the type of reserves that fit into the parameters of wells that company Chairman, Charles Couch typically drills for.
Bliss Essentials Corp.
Bliss Essentials Corp. Splits Its Common Stock
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bliss Essentials Corp., a Nevada corporation, (OTCBB:BLSE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 8.67-for-1 stock split of its common shares. The record date for the split is February 22, 2005; the pay date is February 23, 2005; and the effective date is at the opening of the market on February 24, 2005.