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Nasir Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Sysco Food Services of Indianapolis
HOUSTON, April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that L. Paul Nasir has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Sysco Food Services of Indianapolis. Mr. Nasir, who currently serves as executive vice president of that company, will assume his new duties effective immediately. He succeeds Walter C. Mills, who will continue as chairman of that operation until his retirement in July 2006.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies to Exhibit at 22nd Annual National Space Symposium
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- National Space Symposium, Booth 311 -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today, that two of its divisions will exhibit satellite and defense innovations at the 22nd Annual National Space Symposium today through Thursday at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Sponsored by the National Space Foundation, this gathering highlights the latest in space-related technological achievements and attracts more than 6,500 space enthusiasts, including space industry professionals and military and government officials.
SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc.
SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (OTCBB:SCSG) announced today that it has declared a dividend of 12 1/2 cents per share. This dividend represents an increase from the 12 cents per share dividend paid for the same quarter a year ago. The dividend will be payable on April 28, 2006 to shareholders of record as of April 14, 2006.
Fortis Launches the Arabia Fund
BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fortis has launched the world's first fund of funds focusing on the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The Arabia Fund is managed by Fortis Multi Management, a specialist organisation within Fortis, dedicated to the research and selection of third-party funds.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Gold: Notification of Trade
LONDON, April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew") (TSX:CRU) (Oslo:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRUGF): On March 31, 2006 Jan A Vestrum, President and CEO of Crew, acquired 100,000 common shares at an average price of NOK 13.20.