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GulfMark Offshore, Inc.
GulfMark Offshore Announces New Controller
HOUSTON, April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq:GMRK) announced today that Carla S. Mashinski, (C.P.A. and C.M.A.) has been appointed as Controller of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. effective immediately. A graduate of the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Accounting and a candidate for the Executive M.B.A. from the University of Texas in May 2004, Ms. Mashinski has most recently served as Vice President, Finance Transformation at Duke Energy North America. She was Vice President and Controller of Duke Energy North America for two and one half years and Managing Director and Controller of Duke Energy International for two years prior to her most recent position. Her background also includes fourteen years of experience in various financial positions of increasing responsibility with Shell Oil Company from 1985-1998.
IRIS International, Inc.
IRIS International Moves To Nasdaq National Market System Under Symbol 'IRIS'
CHATSWORTH, Calif., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- IRIS International, Inc. (AMEX:IRI), a manufacturer and marketer of automated IVD urinalysis systems and medical devices used in hospitals and reference clinical laboratories worldwide, today announced that the Company's Common Stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol "IRIS", effective at the opening of trading on Wednesday, April 7, 2004. IRIS' Common Stock previously traded on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "IRI" through April 6, 2004.
Monarch Gulf Exploration, Inc.
Monarch Gold announces results of Geophysical Surveys
SPOKANE, Wash., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Monarch Gold Exploration, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MGEX) is pleased to announce successful results from ground magnetometer surveys over the Company's WNA and BAT claim groups located respectively in the Goldfields and Aurora mining districts of Nevada. Total Magnetic Field data were acquired by Zonge Geoscience, Inc., a prominent worldwide geophysical survey contractor, utilizing a GEM Systems GSM-19 Overhauser-Effect magnetometer.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against McDonald's Corporation -- MCD
BALTIMORE, April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) between December 14, 2001 and January 22, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").