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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

  • Posted at 8:14 AM
    USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT) today announced that Steven D. Barnhart has been elected Lead Independent Director by the Company’s independent directors. In an appointment aimed at enhancing corporate governance, Mr. Barnhart will become the Company’s first Lead Independent Director. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Jim Dray has been named chief technology officer for AECOM’s environment business. A senior vice president with 30 years of experience in environmental and business management, Dray will focus on maximizing the value to clients from AECOM’s applied technology expertise and innovations. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:06 AM
    Vormetric, Inc., the leader in enterprise systems encryption and key management, today announced that technology visionary and serial entrepreneur Brian NeSmith has joined the company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. NeSmith led Blue Coat’s meteoric rise to ... read more
  • Posted at 7:04 AM
    Surge, a leading software development and consulting firm, today announced the acquisition of Wind-Up Studios, a web design agency. As part of this acquisition, Vida Clement, Director and Founder of Wind-Up Studios, has joined Surge as Vice President of Marketing. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, today announced the appointment of Heather Loisel as chief marketing officer (CMO). ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), an innovative provider of powerful video and pixel processing technology, announced today it has hired and appointed Charles Parr as the senior vice president of worldwide sales. Parr will report directly to Pixelworks’ CEO Bruce Walicek. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PTX), a specialty pharmaceutical company primarily focused on the pediatric market, today announced the appointments of David Becker as Chief Financial Officer, Charles (“Chuck”) Hrushka as Vice President of Sales & Marketing, and Leslie White as Director of Regulatory Affairs ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    SmartDrive Systems, a leader in fleet safety and operational efficiency, today named Dane Smith Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “Dane Smith is a sales management innovator and leader, with a proven ability to deliver solutions founded on customer needs. We are fortunate ... read more
  • Posted at 5:42 AM
    Citizant, a leader in business transformation and information-sharing solutions for national security and federal law enforcement agencies, has promoted Susanne Bembers to vice president of contracts. She had served as director of contracts since joining Citizant in January 2011. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    MRV Communications, Inc. (OTCQB: MRVC) (“MRV” or the “Company”), a leading provider of optical communications network infrastructure equipment and integration and managed services, today announced that Dilip Singh has resigned, effective as of today, as Chief Executive Officer of MRV Communications in order to pursue other ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced the addition of Deborah G. Ellinger to its board of directors. The former president of Restoration Hardware and former CEO of Wellness Pet Food, Ellinger has ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that Gregory D. Perry and Zohar Loshitzer have been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective today. Mr. Perry, 51, is ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Ezose Sciences Inc., a leading glycomics research company, announced today that it has aligned its business with the Diagnostics Division of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., an established leader in diagnostics development and commercialization. As part of this new alignment, Kiyoshi Nagata, Ph.D., has been named Chairman ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    McAfee today announced that Stuart McClure has been named worldwide chief technology officer, effective immediately. The Office of the CTO works closely with senior leaders at McAfee to ensure strong collaboration on customer requirements, knowledge sharing, strategy, development efforts, research, and patents. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:06 AM
    uSamp (, a leader in providing targeted audiences for global consumer insights and innovative SaaS technologies for audience engagement and business intelligence, today announced that it has named Joshua Pink to the newly created post of Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales Strategy & Global ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    MarkLogic Corporation, the company empowering organizations to make high stakes decisions on Big Data in real time, today announced that John Shap has joined the company as executive vice president of worldwide sales. In this role Shap will oversee MarkLogic’s global sales strategy ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 AM
    DBV Technologies announces the arrival of David Schilansky – starting December 19 - as Chief Financial Officer and as such, will supervise all financial activities of the company as well as partnerships and Business Development initiatives. David will be a member of the Executive Committee. ... read more

Monday, December 5, 2011

  • Posted at 2:30 PM
    Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, announces the appointment of former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty to its board of directors. Mr. Pawlenty served as Governor of the State of Minnesota for two terms from 2003-2011. As Minnesota’s Chief Executive Officer, he represented the interests ... read more
  • Posted at 1:01 PM
    Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today announced the appointment of Kristen M. Onken, former chief financial officer of Logitech International, S.A., to its Board of Directors. Ms. Onken will also serve on the Audit Committee of the Board. Ms. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) announced today that Rick Rogala has been named Senior Vice President of Sales, a new position at the company. Mr. Rogala’s appointment highlights Nexstar’s commitment to enhance the customer experience and foster positive relationships with clients and advertising partners across ... read more