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Scania Buses Make Strong Headway in Britain
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Dec. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania (NYSE:SCVa) (NYSE:SCVb) buses are making strong headway in Britain. "In the last few weeks, we have sold 145 buses and more orders are in the pipeline," commented Geoff Bell, MD of Scania Bus & Coach. "The year 2002 will be a very successful one for Scania bus sales in Britain."
Polopoly: Sunday Times' U.K. University of the Year Chooses Technological Platform
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The University of Sheffield, chosen by The Sunday Times as U.K. "University of the Year 2001/2002", has chosen technology from Swedish software vendor Polopoly as its central digital content management system. The University's final choice of technology has been closely followed by the U.K. university community.
Tom Vidar Rygh Retires from Position as Chairman of Telenor ASA
FORNEBU, Norway, Dec. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tom Vidar Rygh has accepted the position as CEO of Enskilda Securities AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Rygh has informed that he will leave his position as Chairman of the Board in Telenor ASA (Nasdaq:TELN) with immediate effect. Until a new chairman is appointed, Ms. Ashild Bendiktsen will be acting chairman. Rygh has held the position since June 2001.
Philips and Sectra Extend Successful PACS Technology Partnership
LINKOPING, Sweden, Dec. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG) (Amsterdam:PHI) and Sectra (Other OTC:SSBBF) (Stockholm:SECTb), the Swedish-based IT and medical technology provider, today announced they have extended their global partnership for another five years, to maximize their complementary strengths in PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication Systems).
SEB: Tom Vidar Rygh New CEO of Enskilda Securities
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tom Vidar Rydh has been appointed CEO of Enskilda Securities. Up to and including 2001, Tom Vidar Rygh was Executive Vice President of Orkla AS and responsible for Orkla Securities, which was acquired by Enskilda Securities in 2000. After that and until he left Orkla AS, he was a Board member of Enskilda Securities.