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Delhaize Group Announces Changes to Board of Directors
BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today that its Board of Directors will propose to shareholders at the Ordinary General Meeting, to be held on May 26, 2005, to appoint Messrs. Jacques de Vaucleroy, Hugh Farrington and Luc Vansteenkiste as directors for three years. At the same meeting, three current Directors will be departing from the Board of Directors: Baron de Cooman d'Herlinckhove, Mr. Frans Vreys and Mr. Philippe Stroobant.
Delhaize Group Reports 2004 Results
BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today its 2004 results. The Group also announced it has reached a binding agreement to acquire the Belgian supermarket chain Cash Fresh, reinforcing its Belgian position with 43 stores.
Crucell and DSM Announce PER.C6 Licensing Agreement with JCR Pharmaceuticals for Protein Production
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, March 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext: CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) and allied contract manufacturer DSM Biologics announced today that they have signed a PER.C6(R) research license agreement with leading Japanese pharmaceutical company JCR Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. This license agreement allows JCR to use the PER.C6(R) cell line for production of certain recombinant therapeutic proteins.