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Dr. Magnus Nilsson CEO of Vitrolife
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors appointed Dr. Magnus Nilsson CEO of Vitrolife AB (publ). Magnus Nilsson was previously Acting CEO of Vitrolife since January 3, 2003.
Application for listing of OM AB's shares on the Helsinki Exchanges
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- OM Aktiebolag ("OM") (Other OTC:OMGPF) has decided to apply for listing of the OM shares on the main list of the Helsinki Exchanges and has today submitted a listing application to the Helsinki Exchanges. The listing of the OM shares on the Helsinki Exchanges relates to the combination of the Swedish company OM and the Finnish company HEX Plc and is subject to the completion of OM's offer to the shareholders and warrant holders of HEX Plc. The intention is that trading in the OM shares would commence on or about 4 September 2003.
Organizational changes within SCA's hygiene operations
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SCA's (Other OTC:SCVBY) (Other OTC:SVCBF) European hygiene operations are to undergo a number of changes regarding the organization of responsibility within its business. The earlier structure of division into consumer products, incontinence products and AFH tissue will be converted into three units comprising "personal care," that is, fluff products (incontinence products, baby diapers and feminine hygiene products), AFH tissue and consumer tissue.
Session Initiation Protocol Interoperability Testing Event, SIPit 13, Attracts Record Number of Participating Companies
STOCKHOLM, Sweden , August 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SIP Forum (www.sipforum.org), the leading forum for the promotion and inter-working of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), announced that the 13th SIPit, hosted by Mitel Networks, will take place in Ottawa, Canada from August 18th to 22nd. The SIPit events are the testing base for hardware and applications developed using the communication protocol SIP. SIP is widely accepted as the industry standard not just for Internet telephony, but also for Internet conferencing, presence services, event notification and instant messaging among others.
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Law Offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against FirstEnergy Corp. -- FE
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Aug. 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC today announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of shareholders who purchased the common stock and other securities of FirstEnergy Corp. ("FirstEnergy" or the "Company") (NYSE:FE), between April 24, 2002 and August 5, 2003 inclusive (the "Class Period"). The class action lawsuit was filed against the Company and certain of its officers and directors in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.