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Oakley Announces Expanded Responsibilities for Scott Bowers
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., August 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced that Scott Bowers, Vice President of Sports Marketing, will take over additional marketing responsibilities for the Oakley brand. In his new role Mr. Bowers will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Oakley's marketing programs, including sports marketing, advertising and Oakley's consumer marketing campaigns. Since 1995 Mr. Bowers has been responsible for overseeing relationships with more than 1,500 athletes worldwide who endorse Oakley products.
QLogic Joins Executive Board of Blade Systems Alliance
IRVING, Texas and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., August 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Blade Systems Alliance and QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC) today announced that Skip Jones, director of planning and technology for QLogic, has joined the executive board of the Blade Systems Alliance.
Koebenhavns Lufthavne A/S
Copenhagen Airports -- Private placement
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Copenhagen Airports A/S has strengthened its capital resources and reduced the company's refinancing risk by raising a USD 300 million loan. The loan has been raised from US investors through an issue of bonds to private investors in a private placement.The loan has been swapped into Danish kroner at a fixed rate and will be repaid in three equal tranches in the years 2013, 2015 and 2018.
Framfab Denmark launches unique brand site for Carlsberg
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Based on a global agency review and Framfab Denmark's proven track record in building innovative and entertaining brand websites for some of the world's biggest brands, Carlsberg Breweries chose Framfab to create their new brand site.
Sveaskog Interim Report January -- June 2003
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sveaskog (Other OTC:ASDOF) conducts forestry and timber sales based on its holdings of approximately 3.5 million ha of productive forest land. The forestry operations also include property management as well as commercial activities relating to hunting, fishing and recreation. The forestry operations are conducted under the Sveaskog name. The Group also includes a sawmill business and cartonboard manufacture. The industrial operations are conducted under the names AssiDoman Timber (until 30 June 2003) and AssiDoman Cartonboard.
Scottish Power PLC
Scottishpower's Pacificorp Granted Recovery in Oregon General Rate Case
Glasgow, UK , August 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- ScottishPower (NYSE:SPI) (LSE:SPW) announces that on 27 August, the Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC) announced the granting of approximately $8.5 million of additional annual revenues to its subsidiary PacifiCorp following an all-parties settlement to the general rate case. In addition, PacifiCorp has been awarded a one-off amount of $12 million for 2004 by early removal of a merger credit to customers following the delivery of transition plan commitments. The company is also being allowed to implement the new rates by 1 September 2003, approximately five months earlier than scheduled, resulting in a $5 million benefit in the current fiscal year.