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New CFO for Europolitan Vodafone AB
NEWBURY, U.K., Dec. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thomas Cronzell is appointed CFO for Europolitan Vodafone AB (Stockholm:EURO) effective from January 1, 2003. Thomas is 40 years old and has been Finance Director for Vodafone Sverige AB since 2001. He worked previously as Finance Director for Bostic Nordic Region with responsibility for Finance, Human Resources and IT. Mark Carey is leaving after spending two years working for Vodafone in Sweden. He will take up a new role as Director of Group Marketing Projects within Vodafone Group (NYSE:VOD), based in the U.K.
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Travel Expert Stephanie Abrams Broadcasts Her Business Talk Radio Network Nationally Syndicated Show from SuperClubs Breezes Curacao
CURACAO, Dutch West Indies, Dec. 18,2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- While snow, cold and heavy rains dominated U.S. weather reports, this week's edition of "Travel With Stephanie Abrams!" on the Business Talk Radio Network hosted by travel expert Stephanie Abrams and her on-air 'travel companion' Dave Isby, gave the weather report as, "yet another 86 degree sunny day with balmy breezes!" That's because the nationally syndicated weekly radio show broadcast live on Sunday, December 15, from Curacao, Dutch West Indies.
TietoEnator Places Earnings-Related Pension Services for Finnish Citizens on the Internet
ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- TietoEnator (Other OTC:TTNTF) (Stockholm:TIEN) has enabled millions of Finns to review their earnings-related pension contributions on the Internet. The earnings-related pensions service launched by the Central Pension Security Institute on December 9, 2002 ( www.tyoelake.fi ) contains information about everyone that is insured under Finnish earnings-related pension schemes. The web portal makes it easy for users to verify that their personal employment data has been correctly registered and to ascertain which insurance company handles their earnings-related pension cover. Users log on to the service by identifying themselves with an electronic ID card or through their Internet banks.
Telenor New Principal Owner of Utfors, as Agreement is Given Approval
OSLO, Norway, Dec. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The agreement between Telenor (Nasdaq:TELN) and Utfors AB has been given final approval by the Swedish Competition Authority and today's extraordinary General Meeting of Utfors. The transaction sees Telenor becoming the main contender in the Swedish market for business communications. The integrated company will have Norwegian CEO and Norwegian Chairman. Telenor concentrates its business market activities in Sweden in one new company, consisting of the integrated Telenor Business Solutions AB and Utfors AB. The integration planning has been in progress on different levels within the companies, creating the foundation for a swift and smooth integration -- the objective being that all parts of the new organization will be ready shortly.
Frontec Awarded Contract for Customs System in Estonia
SOLNA, Sweden, Dec. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontec (Other OTC:FRNRF) (Stockholm:FTECb), as the lead partner in a consortium, has signed an agreement with the Estonian Customs Board on the development and implementation of a customs tariff system similar to the one used by Swedish customs authorities. The project, which is scheduled to be complete in less than a year, has a total value of 1.4 million euros.