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2011-07-12 09:22:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ignite Health, an inVentiv Health company, and a new breed of healthcare agency combining best-in-class branding with first-in-class digital innovation, recently hired Brian Lefkowitz as Chief Creative Officer. Lefkowitz will be responsible for leading all creative efforts as well as building a unified creative structure for the agency's East and West coast offices. "Brian adds an enormous depth of creative experience to our team," said Matt...

2010-10-25 11:30:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Row 44, Inc., the in-flight broadband provider for Southwest Airlines and other airlines around the world, announced today that former VEGAS.com CEO Howard Lefkowitz recently joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer and will open Row 44's new Las Vegas office. Lefkowitz also joined Row 44's board of directors, whose current members include co-founders John Guidon (CEO) and Gregg Fialcowitz (President), as well as Ed Shapiro (Vice...

2009-10-28 15:32:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mandalay Media, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MNDL) announced today that it has appointed Ray Schaaf as President, effective October 27, 2009. Mr. Schaaf, a veteran in the mobile entertainment industry, joins Mandalay Media as President from Arcadia Entertainment, Inc. where he served as President and CEO. Ray also served as the former President of Publishing for Glu Mobile where he built and grew the company into one of the top world-wide mobile...

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Dr. Robert Lefkowitz has been awarded the National Medal of Science for his contribution to biology, and will receive the award from President Bush at a White House ceremony on Monday September 29th. Dr. Lefkowitz, 65, who is currently an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry at Duke University Medical Centre, has been recognized for his pioneering work understanding the G-protein coupled receptor system and its...

2008-07-21 08:44:47

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Shim Sun-ah] Seoul, July 21 (Yonhap) - Jay Lefkowitz, the US special envoy on North Korean human rights, has called off his planned trip to an inter-Korean industrial complex in North Korea this week, the South Korean Unification Ministry said Monday. "We heard Lefkowitz voluntarily cancelled his plan to visit Kaesong [Kaeso'ng] industrial zone," said Kim Ho-nyoun, spokesman for the ministry. Lefkowitz sought permission...

2006-06-27 05:02:15

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has approved a visit by the U.S. envoy for human rights in the communist state to an investment park that has sparked tensions between Seoul and Washington, a South Korean official said on Tuesday. The envoy, Jay Lefkowitz, could visit the Kaesong Industrial Park as early as next month. Run by an affiliate of the South Korea's Hyundai group, the park is located a few hundred meters north of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula and is...

2005-12-09 05:34:10

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. special envoy for human rights in North Korea called the state "a hidden world of hopelessness and terror" on Friday and said Pyongyang's treatment of its citizens was a global concern. Jay Lefkowitz, who earlier this year took up the new post of Washington's point man on North Korean human rights, said the only way for Pyongyang to claim legitimacy was for it to ensure human rights for its people. Although North and South...

2005-12-09 00:55:00

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL-- The U.S. special envoy for human rights in North Korea called the state "a hidden world of hopelessness and terror" on Friday and said Pyongyang's treatment of its citizens was a global concern. Jay Lefkowitz, who earlier this year took up the new post of Washington's point man on North Korean human rights, said the only way for Pyongyang to claim legitimacy was for it to ensure human rights for its citizens. Lefkowitz, speaking at a rights conference in...

2005-12-08 22:14:45

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. special envoy for human rights in North Korea called the state "a hidden world of hopelessness and terror" on Friday and said Pyongyang's treatment of its citizens was a global concern. Jay Lefkowitz, who earlier this year took up the new post of Washington's point man on North Korean human rights, said the only way for Pyongyang to claim legitimacy was for it to ensure human rights for its citizens. Lefkowitz, speaking at a...

2005-09-08 20:28:43

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it wants to speak directly to North Korea about human rights abuses but it was not clear whether Washington might consider linking aid to the communist state's rights record. Jay Lefkowitz, the new U.S. Special Envoy on Human Rights in North Korea, said he planned to "directly engage" North Korean officials about human rights issues. "I want to go with an open hand and to say it's time we begin this dialogue,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.