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Kristina Schauman New Chief Financial Officer of OMHEX
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- OMHEX has today appointed Kristina Schauman as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of OMHEX. Kristina will replace Per Nordberg, who will leave the company to become Executive Vice President and CFO of Sandvik AB.
Celltech Group plc
Celltech Announces U.S. FDA Approval For 12-Hour Codeprex
SLOUGH, U.K., June 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Celltech Group plc (LSE:CCH) (NYSE:CLL) announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has approved Codeprex(tm) (codeine polistirex/ chlorpheniramine polistirex) Extended-Release Suspension CIII for cough relief. Codeprex(tm) uses Celltech's proprietary Pennkinetic(r) extended-release drug delivery technology to provide 12-hour dosing. Codeprex(tm) is the first codeine-based cough suppressant to provide 12-hour dosing and offers patients the convenience of less frequent dosing compared to other codeine cough suppressants, in particular by avoiding the need for middle of the night dosing.
Pointsec Announces Nordic Financial Services Customer Win
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pointsec Mobile Technologies, a subsidiary of IT security company Protect Data, and a global leader in enterprise security software for laptops, desktops, PDAs and smartphones, today announced a contract with Nordea, the leading financial services group in the Nordic and Baltic Sea region. Pointsec will deliver its security solution for all supported platforms to Nordea, which has included Pointsec in its new standard client platform.
Port of Houston Authority
Photo Release -- Port of Houston Authority Breaks Ground on Bayport
PASADENA, Texas, June 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) celebrated the groundbreaking for the Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal with a special ceremony at the industrial site on Monday, June 21. PHA Chairman Jim Edmonds was joined by Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy A. Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper and Commissioner Janiece Longoria as well as more than 300 invited guests, including: Texas Secretary of State Geoffrey Connor; Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia; Houston Mayor Pro-Tem and City Council Member Carol Alvarado; Pasadena City Councilman Bill Welch; Walt Niemand, President and CEO of the West Gulf Maritime Association; Clyde Fitzgerald, President of the South Atlantic & Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoremen's Association; David Zachry, President, Civil Group of Zachry Construction Corporation and several PHA executives, staff members, and contractors.
CorpHQ Names Carlton McGee as Chief Financial Officer
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., June 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- CorpHQ Inc. (OTC:COHQ) has announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of Carlton McGee, Sr. as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McGee brings to CorpHQ a highly diversified career in both the private and public sectors spanning more than 30 years. For the past 14 years he has held a series of high-level public finance posts.
San Diego Gas & Electric
SDG&E Sponsors Shiley/Ratner EyeMobile to Help Young Children Improve Their Vision and Their Future
SAN DIEGO, June 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Five-year-old Anthony Barcena of Skyline should have a new, clearer view of life, thanks to the non-profit Save Our Children's Sight program with its EyeMobile for Children, a partnership between the University of California at San Diego's Shiley Eye Center, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and the community. Barcena was born with a condition called "ptosis." His eyesight is normal but he cannot use his right eye, because it is obscured by excess skin, putting him at risk for blindness in that eye. Because of the Save Our Children's Sight Program, Barcena will get the operation he needs to correct the condition.