July 28, 2002 |
Vice President Krishnan Kant, who occupied India's second-highest ceremonial position, died Saturday of a heart attack, doctors said. He was 75. Kant, whose tenure began in 1997 and was to end next month, had been admitted to a New Delhi hospital complaining of severe chest pain. India's vice president is the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament, but has few other powers. Kant was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Punjab state.
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November 2, 1999 |
Brock Koren has been elected to the board of directors and will serve as president and chief executive officer of Advanced Photonix in Camarillo. Koren joined the company in July 1998 and has been serving as vice president of sales and marketing. In his new assignment, he succeeds Harry Melkonian, who resigned to seek other opportunities. The company also announced that Harold Blomquist and Robert Allison have resigned from the board of directors, primarily due to time constraints.
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March 6, 1998 |
Glenn Roquemore has been appointed acting vice president of instruction at Irvine Valley College. The appointment, made by the South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees, is effective immediately. Roquemore replaces Terry Burgess, who became president of Chabot College in Hayward on Feb. 23. A geology professor at Irvine Valley College since 1992, Roquemore served last year as chairman of the School of Physical Sciences and Technologies.
October 28, 1997 |
Ron Shapiro has been promoted to executive vice president and general manager of New York-based Atlantic Records, the No. 1 record label in the U.S., which accounts for more than 8% of the domestic market so far this year in sales of current albums. Shapiro, 33, joined the Time Warner-owned label just four years ago as a publicist and is credited with helping transform unknown folk singer Jewel into an international pop star.
May 23, 1999
* Richard Andrews has been named vice president of the U.S. risk consulting division of EQE International in Newport Beach. Director of the Governor's Office of Emergency Services for California from 1991 to 1998, Andrews also served as senior policy advisor to the governor for public safety. * Lee Greytak has joined Orange Coast Title Co. in Santa Ana as vice president of finance and administration. He is responsible for all financial and human resource functions of the company.
February 17, 2000
Jari Kartozian has been named vice president of Standard Pacific Corp. in Costa Mesa. She was formerly senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Orange County division. Kartozian joined the company in 1981. * Mark Shahriary has been elected to the board of directors of STM Wireless Inc. in Irvine. He succeeds Lawrence D. Lenihan Jr., who resigned. Shahriary most recently was president of Teledesic LLC.
November 24, 2005 |
CNN has apologized for a "technical malfunction" that briefly flashed a black X over the face of Vice President Dick Cheney during the network's coverage of a speech on Monday. The X flashed twice, on the air for a total of one-seventh of a second, CNN said Wednesday. The incident caused a brief sensation on the Web among people suspicious that it was a political commentary. But CNN said some of its machinery had a "momentary glitch" and no human operator was involved.
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November 17, 1998 |
SMTEK International in Thousand Oaks, formerly DDL Electronics, has appointed George R. Weatherford to the post of corporate vice president of operations. CEO Greg Horton said Weatherford will be involved in streamlining the company's domestic and international operations, developing potential new acquisitions and managing their integration into the corporate structure, enhancing customer service and coordinating various aspects of the overall marketing effort.