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New Acting CEO at Korsnas
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Investment AB Kinnevik ("Kinnevik") today announced that Vigo Carlund, the Chairman and former CEO of Korsnas, has been appointed acting CEO of Korsnas AB. The current CEO, Per Lindberg has resigned at his own request. The work on recruiting a new CEO will begin immediately and Vigo Carlund will remain as the acting CEO until a replacement is appointed.
Scantek Medical, Inc.
Scantek Medical Announces Renegotiation of Contracts with Instituto Cultural Do Trabalho and Comercial Marimex
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scantek Medical, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SKML) announced today that the Company is in the process of renegotiating its contracts for the sale of its BreastCare(tm)/BreastAlert(tm) Differential Temperature Sensor product ("BreastCare(tm)") in Brazil to (A) Instituto Cultural Do Trabalho ("Instituto Cultural") and (B) Comercial Marimex LTDA ("Comercial Marimex"). The Company had announced its contract with Instituto Cultural on December 9, 2003 and its contract with Comercial Marimex on July 6, 2004. The Company has agreed to renegotiate these contracts because the dates currently set forth in the original contracts are no longer usable because of the delay which has been caused in the shipment of the units of BreastCare(tm) because of the delay in obtaining an import license.
eTelcharge.com CEO Featured on MacReport.Net
DESOTO, Texas, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- eTelcharge.com (Pink Sheets:ETLC), http://www.eTelcharge.com, enables approved merchants to securely, easily and quickly accept multiple payments online and offline, with the proprietary new online currency of local telephone billing, traditional credit card options, checks and other existing financial infrastructure of bank accounts, announced today that Carl O. Sherman, President and Chief Executive Officer of eTelcharge.com, was featured in an interview by the MacReport.Net
SYSCO Declares 141st Consecutive Quarterly Dividend
HOUSTON, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, payable on July 22, 2005, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on July 1, 2005.
NEON Communications Group, Inc.
Globix Reports Second Quarter Results
NEW YORK, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Globix Corporation (AMEX:GEX), a leading provider of application, media, IP infrastructure and network transport services, today reported financial results for its second quarter which ended March 31, 2005. The results reflect the recent merger with NEON Communications for the period of March 7, 2005, the date of the merger close, through March 31, 2005. Following the merger, the Company now operates a Hosting and Internet Services division (Globix division) and a Network Transport Services Division (NEON division).
Scott + Scott, LLC Shareholder Client Files Securities Action against GlaxoSmithKline plc in Philadelphia -- GSK
COLCHESTER, Conn., May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC, which filed on behalf of client shareholder a securities class action against GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) earlier this week in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, states that it is prepared to litigate the case in this GSK industry center. The complaint charges GlaxoSmithKline and certain individual officers and directors with violations of the federal securities laws (Securities Exchange Act of 1934). GSK, with its subsidiaries, is a global healthcare conglomerate engaged in all phases of the pharmaceutical and consumer health-related products industry. GlaxoSmithKline's Philadelphia Headquarters are located at One Franklin Plaza, 16th and Race Streets, Philadelphia. In an agreement dated July 27, 2004 attached as an exhibit to a government filing, it states that, "28 Governing Law This Agreement shall be deemed a contract made under, and for all purposes shall be construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each of the parties submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's courts as regards any claim or matter under this Agreement."
Imperia Entertainment Inc.
Soleil Film Completes Domestic Distribution Deal For its Award-Winning Celebrity Profile Television Series
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Soleil Film, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SFLM) announced today that its award winning celebrity profile series, "Autograph," will be syndicated domestically by Karma Media, beginning June 15, 2005. Karma Media distributes content to over 600 broadcasters and publishers, across 4 continents, through television, Internet, print and other media, reaching over 400 million households. Karma's distribution network includes prime time spots on DirecTV, Dish Network, owned by EchoStar Communications Corporation, as well as other noted broadcasters. CEO Kenneth Eade commented, "This is an incredible opportunity to get the series into wide domestic distribution in the United States, Canada, and South America. It also opens up about $750,000 in valuable print media which will be used to promote the series, as well as our feature films." "Autograph" programs will be inserted into already available commercial time slots owned by Karma Media, and additional distribution will be sought, with a focus on major network affiliates and large clusters of stations