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Crucell and DSM Announce PER.C6 Licensing Agreement with MorphoSys for Antibody Production
LEIDEN and SITTARD, The Netherlands, Sept. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) and allied contract manufacturer DSM Biologics announced today that Crucell has signed a PER.C6(r) research license agreement with MorphoSys AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange:MOR) (Prime Standard Segment). Under the terms of the agreement, MorphoSys receives rights to Crucell's PER.C6(r) human cell line technology for use in its antibody research programs as well as an option to a license for the clinical and commercial production of antibodies.
Industri-Matematik Intl. Corp
Industri-Matematik International Selected by Norsk Medisinaldepot to Manage and Streamline Warehouse Operations
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 8, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industri-Matematik International Corp. (IMI), a leading provider of supply chain solutions for the retail value chain, today announced that Norsk Medisinaldepot (NMD), Norway's largest wholesale distributor of drugs and hospital supplies, has licensed IMI Warehouse 4.2 software for all warehouse operations in Norway. NMD will deploy the IMI Supply Chain Execution software throughout its central warehouse and distribution centers, replacing its current warehouse system to increase efficiency of shipment and delivery. With advanced supply chain execution capabilities, NMD will shift their logistic model to a centralized distribution model with minimum handling of goods and maximum order throughput.
Horizon Offshore Inc.
Horizon Offshore Announces Election of Chairman of Board of Directors
HOUSTON, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Horizon Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOFF) announced today that J. Louis Frank resigned as Chairman of the Board and was named Chairman Emeritus. Mr. Frank will continue to serve on the Board of Directors, and will remain an employee of the Company for the remaining term of his employment agreement, which expires in May 2006. The Company also announced John T. Mills has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Mills has served on Horizon's Board since June 2002 and currently serves as chairman of the Audit, Compensation and Financing and Recapitalization Committees and as a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Mills was the Chief Financial Officer of Marathon Oil Corporation from January 2002 until his retirement in December 2003. From September 1998 until December 2001, Mr. Mills served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration of Marathon Oil Corporation. Prior to joining Marathon, Mr. Mills served as Vice President of Taxes of USX Corporation.
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Psychologists Find Intelligence and Personality Traits Forecast Presidential Success, But Character Does Not
HOUSTON, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Personality, Character, and Leadership in The White House: Psychologists Assess The Presidents is by far the most comprehensive scientific study of presidential personality ever published. It must provide the starting point for all future debate about the intricate connection between a president's personality and his leadership," said Dean Simonton, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Davis, author of "Why Presidents Succeed and Greatness: Who Makes History and Why."
Gateway International Holdings, Inc.
Gateway International Holdings Retains Banker & Co. to Audit Financial Statements
ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gateway International Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GWYI) announced today that it has retained the accounting firm Banker & Co. to audit its financial statements. Banker & Co. is a boutique accounting firm located in Southern California. In addition to auditing the financial statements, Banker & Co. will review Gateway International's overall business operations, including subsidiaries, in an effort to achieve cost savings and improve efficiencies throughout the organization.
Los Angeles World Airports
LAWA Declares September Film Friendly Awareness Month
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners and the staff of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today declared September 2004 as "Los Angeles World Airports Film Friendly Awareness Month," noting that on-going film production at the City's airports creates good jobs and economic benefits for the entire region.