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This agreement is binding on you still, because of paragraph 7, which says, "This Agreement shall be binding upon Employee, his heirs, personal representatives, successors and assigns and shall inure to the benefit of the Company and its successors and assigns."
The contract clause prohibiting you seeking employment can be argued as overly broad, which is a ground for the court to modify the clause to make it more restrictive, since it prohibits you from taking any job anywhere in the industry territory where your company operates, which is arguably not the minimally restrictive means a company needs to protect their interests. However, otherwise this contract can still be enforced although the severity of the job restriction would likely be modified by the court.
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Yes, it does not say that it would change if your position changes within the company, since you are employed by the company's successor. So because it is not restricted to only the position you currently have, it would continue to be effective on you even if they change your position within the company.