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Whistler Investments, Inc. (WHIS) to provide world's first lithium powered Embassy vehicle
LAS VEGAS, MEXICO CITY and LONDON , April 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Whistler Investments Inc. (OTCBB:WHIS), www.whistlerinvestments.com -- subsidiary R-Electric Car Corporation www.r-electriccar.com is an emerging leader in the development and marketing of lithium ion vehicles and lithium ion powered products worldwide announced today that executives from Whistler Investments have successfully completed negotiations with the British Embassy, Mexico City to provide the world's first lithium powered embassy fleet vehicle.
Annual General Meeting of Skandia -- Election of directors
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- At Skandia's Annual General Meeting on 15 April 2004, in accordance with the recommendation of the Nominating Committee, Mr. Bernt Magnusson was elected as a new director on Skandia's board for a term extending through the 2006 Annual General Meeting, and Ms. Kajsa Lindstahl and Mr. Anders Ullberg were elected as new directors on Skandia's Board for terms extending through the 2005 Annual General Meeting.
Changes in Skandia's management work
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Jennifer Rhule, 42, has been named Head of Human Resources at Skandia. Jennifer Rhule has been active at Skandia since 1997, most recently as head of leadership development for the group. Prior to joining the Skandia group, she has a long record of leadership experience in organizational and cultural development and human resources, including from Pepsico, Rank Xerox and Bank of America. Rhule, who is currently stationed in Stockholm, will begin working from London this autumn and has also been made a member of the executive management.
Duart Chooses Digital Vision's Bitpack for DVD Encoding
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duart Film & Video has chosen the BitPack-SD Pre-mastering workstation from Digital Vision for their DVD-encoding. While the video is encoded by the BitPack-SD, audio will be handled by the Digital Vision BitPack Audio encoder, which simultaneously encodes the audio with the picture, reducing the possibility of lip-sync delays.
Numico -- video interviews with Chairman and CEO
ZOETERMEER, The Netherlands, April 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Numico implements new Dutch Corporate Governance CodeIndepth interviews available now on www.cantos.com with Rob Zwartendijk, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Jan Bennink, President and Chief Executive.
Ahold Announces Appointments at U.S. Foodservice
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, April 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced the names of the new executive leadership team that will lead its American subsidiary U.S. Foodservice under CEO Lawrence Benjamin. The company also announced the reorganization of U.S. Foodservice's field operations. Commenting on these changes, Ahold CEO Anders Moberg said: "Putting this new leadership team and organizational structure in place means that we have reached another important milestone at U.S. Foodservice in our 'Road to Recovery'. I am confident that these changes will help the company restore its competitive strength."