InFocus Corporation Announces Change to Board of Directors.Business Editors
WILSONVILLE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 21, 2002
InFocus Corporation (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on : INFS INFS InFocus Corporation (stock symbol) , OSE OSE - Open Systems Environment : IFC (Internet Foundation Classes) A class library from Netscape that provides an application framework and graphical user interface (GUI) routines for Java programmers. IFC was later made part of the Java Foundation Classes (JFC). See JFC, AFC and AWT. See also ICF. ) today announced that Ole J. Fredriksen will not seek re-election to its board of directors. Mr. Fredriksen will, however, continue his involvement with InFocus working directly with the company chairman, John V. Harker.
"Ole Fredriksen's contribution to the advancement of the projection industry has been considerable," said John V. Harker, InFocus chairman, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "As the founder of one of the first, and most successful, projector manufacturers, he has influenced both the technology and application of digital projection systems for more than 18 years."
Formerly the president and CEO of Proxima, ASA Asa (ā`sə), in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Abijah. He was a good king, zealous in his extirpation of idols. When Baasha of Israel took Ramah (a few miles N of Jerusalem), Asa bought the help of Benhadad of Damascus and , Mr. Fredriksen became co-chairman of InFocus in June of 2000 when the two companies merged. During his tenure with InFocus, Mr. Fredriksen focused on strengthening the European and Asia-Pacific business operations Business operations are those activities involved in the running of a business for the purpose of producing value for the stakeholders. Compare business processes. The outcome of business operations is the harvesting of value from assets .
"Building a successful projection technology company, Proxima ASA, and then working with InFocus Corporation as the two leading companies merged has been a rewarding career experience," said Mr. Fredriksen. "I look forward to continuing my support of InFocus as the company continues to lead the industry with new applications and technological innovations."
"We are grateful to Ole for his dedication to the industry he helped create and for his contribution to InFocus' success," said Mr. Harker. "We will continue to take advantage of his experience moving forward."
InFocus Corporation's Board of Directors includes: John V. Harker, chairman; Peter D. Behrendt, former chairman and CEO of Exabyte Corp.; Einer J. Greve, partner, Wikborg, Rein & Co.; Michael R. Hallman, president, The Hallman Group; Svein S. Jacobsen, former chairman, Proxima, ASA; Nobuo Mii, managing partner, Ignite Group.
About InFocus Corporation
InFocus(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: INFS) (OSE: IFC) is the worldwide leader in digital projection technology and services, including designing, manufacturing and marketing award-winning products for business and home use. InFocus' digital projectors are essential business tools for collaboration, videoconferencing and visual support and offer the best solution for more effective meetings. The projection industry pioneer provides its global customers the ultimate in reliability with the industry's most comprehensive line of projectors and presentation products. Solutions range from the smallest and lightest mobile projectors to feature-packed meeting room products and large audience installation and integration services. The company's products and services have been recognized for excellence by business and trade publications including BusinessWeek, Smart Business and Mobile Computing Using a computing device while in transit. Mobile computing implies wireless transmission, but wireless transmission does not necessarily imply mobile computing. Fixed wireless applications use satellites, radio systems and lasers to transmit between permanent objects such as buildings & Communications. InFocus Corporation's global headquarters are located in Wilsonville, Oregon Wilsonville is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 13,991 at the 2000 census, and as of 2005 was estimated to be 16,510. Geography
Wilsonville is located at (45.306805, -122. . For more information, visit the InFocus Corporation web site at www.infocus.com or contact the company toll-free at 800.294.6400 (U.S and Canada) or 503.685.8888 worldwide.
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