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Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual Asset Managers (South Africa) Names CEO Designate
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old Mutual Asset Managers (South Africa) (OMAM (SA)) today announced the appointment of Sello Moloko as CEO (Designate) with immediate effect. It is intended that Moloko will work with incumbent Tim Cumming until January 1, 2004, whereafter he will assume full responsibility for the company.
HepaLife Technologies, Inc.
Scope of HepaLife's Artificial Liver Research
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the primary tool linking government and industry researchers, HepaLife Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:HPLF) is collaborating towards optimizing the hepatic functions of the patented PICM-19 cell line. The patented application of the PICM-19 liver stem cells to an artificial liver device for support of human patients suffering liver failure is being tested.
The National Underwriter Company
More Than 1,000 to Attend ACE*SCLA and TechDEC
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The National Underwriter Company, a leading insurance industry publisher for more than 100 years, announced that more than 1,000 insurance professionals are expected to attend the upcoming ACE*SCLA Annual Claims Exposition + Conference and co-located TechDEC Exposition & Conference being held October 26-28, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, Washington.
Global ePoint, Inc.
Global ePoint Shareholders Approve Proposed Merger
SAN MARCOS, Calif., July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global ePoint, Inc. (the Company) (Nasdaq:GEPT) today announced that in connection with its proposed merger, its shareholders approved the Reorganization and Stock Purchase Agreement with McDigit, Inc. At the meeting, the shareholders also approved an increase in the number of authorized shares of Common Stock to 50,000,000 and elected, effective upon the closing of the merger, eight (8) additional members to the Board of Directors. The Company anticipates the closing date of the merger to be within the next ten (10) days.
Sentillion Appoints Paul Roscoe Vice President of Field Operations
ANDOVER, Mass., July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sentillion, Inc., the leading provider of identity and access management solutions for healthcare, has named Paul Roscoe vice president, field operations. In this new position, Roscoe will be responsible for developing and implementing Sentillion's revenue growth strategies, overseeing all sales operations, and directing channel partner and strategic business alliance programs.