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Sabre named William Hannigan 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. . Hannigan, formerly president of SBC (1) (SBC Communications Inc., San Antonio, TX, www.sbc.com) A large, national telecommunications company that grew from a multitude of local and regional companies, including Southwestern Bell, Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell, into a single, unified brand by 2002. Global Markets, is a 20-year technology services veteran. Sabre operates the world's largest computer- based travel reservations system.
AdKnowledge of Palo Alto Palo Alto, city, California
Palo Alto (păl`ō ăl`tō), city (1990 pop. 55,900), Santa Clara co., W Calif.; inc. 1894. Although primarily residential, Palo Alto has aerospace, electronics, and advanced research industries. , Calif., appointed John Mracek President. Mracek joined AdKnowledge in 1996 as vice president of Marketing. Prior to that, he was senior director of System Software Marketing at Apple Computer. AdKnowledge is a provider of Web marketing management services.
Centric Software Inc., the San Jose, Calif., developer of Collaborative Virtual Product Development (CVPD CVPD Chula Vista Police Department (California) ) supply chain engineering solutions, appointed Rajneesh Chopra Vice President of Product Development. Prior to joining Centric, Chopra was director of research and architecture at SDRC (company) SDRC - The company behind VGX.
Integrated circuit (IC) designer Synopsys of Mountain View, Calif., promoted Manoj Gandhi to Vice President and General Manager of its Simulation Technology Group. Gandhi, who will head a team developing Synopsys' next-generation simulation solutions, has held a number of engineering and management positions at Viewlogic Systems and Gateway Design Automation.
PRIMEDIA Inc. named current NBC NBC
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Major U.S. commercial broadcasting company. It was formed in 1926 by RCA Corp., General Electric Co. (GE), and Westinghouse and was the first U.S. company to operate a broadcast network. Interactive executive Michael Jeffrey Vice President of New Media Development. PRIMEDIA of New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. is a targeted media company with a wide array of print, video and Internet businesses focused on consumer and business- to-business audiences.
Netscape Communications added three new executives to the Netscape Netcenter management team. Susan Mernit was appointed Vice President of Programming responsible for all content initiatives. Mernit most recently served as director of ParadeNet. Laurie Chesler was named Senior Director of General Programming. Chesler has experience in a variety of media including the Web, TV, short films/documentaries, publishing and advertising. Tom Brew was appointed Director of Daily Programming. He joins Netscape after four years as a senior news editor at MSNBC.com.
Intelligroup of Edison, N.J., promoted Tim Fenner, currently managing director of Intelligroup's CPI (1) (Characters Per Inch) The measurement of the density of characters per inch on tape or paper. A printer's CPI button switches character pitch.
(2) (Counts Per I Consulting unit, to Managing Director for European Operations. Based in London, Fenner will oversee strategy, business development and service delivery for all Intelligroup operations throughout Europe. Intelligroup is an applications solutions provider.
Bigfoot Interactive, a New York-based marketing solutions provider, appointed William Mitchell Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Bigfoot, Mitchell was senior vice president and COO for the Atlantic Division of TCI's cable properties.