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Bell and Thompson Join Adesta Board of Directors
OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Adesta LLC, a systems integrator for communication networks, electronic security systems, and intelligent transportation systems, today announced Richard R. Bell, chairman, president and chief executive officer of HDR, Inc. and Harold "Tommy" Thompson, former Executive Director for the Iowa Communications Network, will serve on the company's board.
Wolf Popper LLP
Wolf Popper Files Securities Fraud Class Action Against Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. -- TKTX
NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolf Popper LLP has filed a securities fraud lawsuit against Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. ("TKT") (Nasdaq:TKTX), in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, on behalf of persons who purchased TKT securities, or who sold put options, on the open market from January 4, 2001 through January 14, 2003.
Church's Chicken(tm) Offers New Shrimp Crunchers
ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Church's Chicken(tm), a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFCE), is offering Shrimp Crunchers, a new product featuring big pieces of shrimp covered with an herb, breadcrumb batter to give Church's customers the full flavor they crave. Shrimp Crunchers, a limited-time offer, will be served at Church's Chicken restaurants in the United States and Puerto Rico beginning February 24 through the Lenten season.
Viscount Systems Inc.
Viscount Expands Product Line
BURNABY, British Columbia, Feb. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viscount Systems Inc. (OTCBB:VSYS) President and CEO Stephen Pineau is pleased to announce The Company has completed development of its LS version of Emerphone systems. The LS version is designed for larger applications to allow a large number of Emerphone emergency phones to share a single phone line or extension. Units are now being field testing at a number of U.S. sites.
Theresa Ayers Appointed President and CEO of Navigant Biotechnologies Inc., Gambro's Subsidiary for Pathogen Reduction Technology
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gambro AB (Stockholmsborsen: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that it has hired Teresa Ayers, to head Navigant Biotechnologies, Inc. This is the new name for Gambro Pathogen Reduction Technology, Inc., a company established last year by Gambro BCT to commercialize its break-through pathogen reduction technology.