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Lahm Appointed President and CEO at Sysco Food Services of Metro New York, LLC
HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that Philip C. Lahm has been appointed president and chief executive officer at Sysco Food Services of Metro New York, a SYSCO subsidiary located in Jersey City, NJ. Mr. Lahm, currently executive vice president of that company, will assume his new responsibilities September 5, 2005. He succeeds Thomas H. Russell, who was named vice president of SYSCO Corporation and chairman and chief executive officer of The SYGMA Network, SYSCO's chain restaurant distribution subsidiary, in an earlier announcement.
Thomas H. Russell Named Vice President of SYSCO Corporation and Chairman and CEO of the SYGMA Network, Inc.
HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's leading foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that Thomas H. Russell has been named vice president of SYSCO Corporation and chairman and chief executive officer of The SYGMA Network, Inc., SYSCO's chain restaurant distribution subsidiary. Mr. Russell, who is currently president and chief executive officer of SYSCO's Metro New York foodservice distribution operation, will assume his new position September 5, 2005. He succeeds Gregory K. Marshall, who is retiring following a distinguished 40-year career in the foodservice industry.
miNetwork Group, Inc.
miNetwork Launches Service to U.S. School System
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- miNetwork Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MWKG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Oblique, Inc., a Dallas, Texas-based company created and managed by James L. Volkmar, which will result in the deployment of miNetwork's products by Crutcho Public Schools. Under the terms of the agreement, miNetwork Group, Inc. will provision the miOffice suite of services, including access to video conferencing and the miPhone products to assist communications within the school district. The agreement serves as a model for utilization within other educational institutions and is ideally suited for rural and small school districts on a global basis. The installation of the entire suite of products for Crutcho is lead by Consolidated Networks Corporation, a leading Oklahoma Value Added Reseller, in conjunction with Oblique and miNetwork.
Resolutions at the Extraordinary General Meeting in Biotage AB on August 30, 2005
UPPSALA, Sweden, Aug. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- At the Extraordinary General Meeting held for Biotage AB on August 30, 2005, the General Meeting resolved, in accordance with the proposal by the Board of Directors, to authorise the Board of Directors for the period up to the next annual shareholders' meeting to adopt decisions, on one or several occasions and with or without preferential rights for the shareholders, to issue a total maximum of 20,000,000 new ordinary shares, or convertible debentures corresponding to such number of ordinary shares, with or without deviation from the shareholders' preferential rights, against payment in cash, through an issue in kind or through set-off, whereof not more than 10,000,000 new ordinary shares may be issued to others than the company's shareholders.