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Immunomedics Appoints Edward T. Wolynic to Board Of Directors
MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Aug. 6, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Immunomedics, Inc. (Nasdaq:IMMU), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing monoclonal antibodies to treat cancer and other serious diseases, today announced that Dr. Edward T. Wolynic has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Wolynic served as Chief Technology Officer and Group Vice President of Strategic Technologies at Engelhard Corporation, prior to its 2006 acquisition by BASF. He has demonstrated leadership of global technology functions, new business ventures, intellectual property assets and strategic growth initiatives.
The Topps Co. Inc.
The Topps Company, Inc. Advised by Upper Deck that Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Waiting Period Has Expired
NEW YORK, Aug. 6 -- The Topps Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: TOPP) announced today that it has been advised by The Upper Deck Company that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR Act"), with respect to Upper Deck's tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Topps common stock, expired at 11:59 p.m. on August 3, 2007 and was not extended by a request for additional information or documentary material. The expiration of the HSR Act waiting period satisfies one of the conditions to Upper Deck's tender offer.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.
WFI Government Services, Inc. Awarded U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Contract Valued At Approximately $46 Million
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WFI (Nasdaq:WFII), a leader in information technology solutions, command and control systems, weapon systems operations and maintenance and enterprise security solutions, announced today that its Government Division was awarded a task order through ARINC Engineering Services, LLC for the Security Assistance Management Directorate (SAMD) of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) located at Redstone Arsenal, AL. ARINC, based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a premier supplier of engineering support services and products to the Department of Defense community. The 46 month follow-on task order has an approximate value to WFI of $46 million if all engineering assignments are funded.