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    1. Boyden Announces Placement of Director on Board of East West Bancorp and East West Bank

      Boyden Announces Placement of Director on Board of East West Bancorp and East West Bank

      today announced the placement of Archana Deskus to the Board of Directors of East West Bancorp. Deskus, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (“HPE”), was also appointed to the Board of Directors of East West Bank. The appointment is effective immediately...

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    2. Afterpay Appoints Gary S. Briggs to Board of Directors

      Afterpay Appoints Gary S. Briggs to Board of Directors

      Afterpay (APT.AX) today announced that Facebook's former Chief Marketing Officer, Gary S. Briggs will join its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020.  A seasoned senior executive from some of the world's most important and powerful brands, Mr. Briggs will bring his expertise in digital marketing, customer acquisition and strategic partnerships to the company...

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    3. UK: California Hedge Fund Seizes Control of Domino's Board Overhaul

      UK:  California Hedge Fund Seizes Control of Domino's Board Overhaul

      A Los Angeles hedge fund has wrestled control of Domino's Pizza's boardroom overhaul as the takeaway firms fights to end a long-running row with its franchisees. Activist investor Browning West was handed a seat on the board and will lead the search for the company's top two jobs of chairman and chief executive. In a move that could delay a resolution to the crippling row with franchisees, chief executive David Wild is to stay on longer than previously thought...

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    4. Experienced Technology Executives Julie Larson-Green and S. Dawn Smith appointed to Health Catalyst Board of Directors

      Experienced Technology Executives Julie Larson-Green and S. Dawn Smith appointed to Health Catalyst Board of Directors

      SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors (the “Board”) of Health Catalyst, Inc. (“Health Catalyst,” Nasdaq: HCAT), a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, appointed Julie Larson-Green and S. Dawn Smith to its Board, effective January 1, 2020...

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    5. Boardrooms Need More Millennials. Here's How to You Can Get Started

      Boardrooms Need More Millennials. Here's How to You Can Get Started

      Boardroom diversity — or the lack of it — has become a hot button issue for organizations as they face growing pressure to better reflect their workforce and wider society. Until now, that conversation has centered largely on gender and race — where much work remains to be done. But, increasingly, age is also becoming an important metric of representation...

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    6. Corporations Grow Nervous as Compensation for Directors Rises

      Corporations Grow Nervous as Compensation for Directors Rises

      It’s nice work if you can get it. The average annual compensation for non-executive directors at S&P 500 companies rose 2 percent to $304,856 last year, topping $300,000 for the first time and 43 percent higher than it was 10 years ago, according to a new report released by executive headhunters Spencer Stuart. But thanks largely to stock grants some earned a lot more than that...

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    7. PG&E Helped Fund the Careers of California Governor and his Wife. Now he Accuses the Utility of 'corporate greed.'

      PG&E Helped Fund the Careers of California Governor and his Wife. Now he Accuses the Utility of 'corporate greed.'

      California Gov. Gavin Newsom has accused his state's largest utility company of mismanaging funds he said it should have used to upgrade an aging electrical grid prone to deadly wildfires. But over the past two decades, Newsom, a Democrat, and his wife have accepted more than $700,000 from the Pacific Gas & Electric Co., its foundation and its employees ...

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    8. CBS Chief Will Get $100 Million Severance and Still Keep his Job

      CBS Chief Will Get $100 Million Severance and Still Keep his Job

      CBS acting Chief Executive Officer Joe Ianniello is in line for a hefty haul when Viacom completes its proposed merger with the broadcast network. While he won't get to lead the combined entity, he'll collect $100 million severance and remain chief of CBS with a new contract entitling him to tens of millions of dollars more. The arrangement illustrates the extent of CBS's effort to persuade Ianniello, a 22-year company veteran, to support the tie-up without having a shot at the top job...

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    9. After a Bitter Fight, Activist Boots Progenics Directors—and Eyes a CEO Swap Next

      After a Bitter Fight, Activist Boots Progenics Directors—and Eyes a CEO Swap Next

      Three of Progenics' directors could be out the door after activist investor Velan's picks were reportedly given the vote of approval from shareholders. (iStock) Progenics' board of directors has fought bitterly against activist investor Velan Capital, going so far as to sell out rather than lose the battle. Now, Velan reportedly has the shareholder votes to complete its revamp of the drugmaker's board––but the fight's not over yet...

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    10. New Wave Esports Appoints Richard Carl as Director

      New Wave Esports Appoints Richard Carl as Director

      TORONTO , Nov. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - NEW WAVE ESPORTS CORP. (the "Company" or "New Wave Esports") (CSE: NWES) is pleased to announce that Richard Carl has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. In connection with his appointment, the Company granted Mr. Carl 200,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company ("Options"). The Options are exercisable at a price of $0.11 and will expire on November 8, 2024 ...

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    11. Global Cord Blood Corporation Appoints Mr. Jack Chow As an Independent Non-executive Director

      Global Cord Blood Corporation Appoints Mr. Jack Chow As an Independent Non-executive Director

      HONG KONGNov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("GCBC" or the "Company"), China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing and stem cell storage services, today announced the appointment of a new independent non-executive director to the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board")...

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    12. BioTheryX, Inc. Announces the Appointment of BioPharma Finance Veteran Peter N. Crnkovich to Board of Directors

      BioTheryX, Inc. Announces the Appointment of BioPharma Finance Veteran Peter N. Crnkovich to Board of Directors

      CHAPPAQUA, N.Y.Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTheryX, Inc. ("BioTheryX"), a clinical stage biotechnology company creating new classes of drugs for unmet medical needs based on targeted protein degradation and multi-kinase inhibition, today announced the appointment of Peter N. Crnkovich to its Board of Directors...

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    13. A Former WeWork Employee is Suing Over Adam Neumann's $1.7 Billion Golden Parachute

      A Former WeWork Employee is Suing Over Adam Neumann's $1.7 Billion Golden Parachute
      • A former employee is taking WeWork to court over cofounder Adam Neumann's reported $1.7 billion golden parachute.
      • Natalie Sojka's lawsuit accuses Neumann and other WeWork directors of benefiting themselves at the expense of minority shareholders as their actions have "eviscerated" the value of WeWork stock and stock options...
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