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    1. Athlon Energy Appoints Mark Stevens to its Board of Directors

      Athlon Energy Appoints Mark Stevens to its Board of Directors
      FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 10, 2013-- Athlon Energy (NYSE: ATHL) ("Athlon") today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mark A. Stevens, 50, to serve as a Director, effective immediately. Mr. Stevens will serve as an independent director under the Board's appointment for an initial term that will expire at the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders...
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    2. Brown Shoe Company Elects W. Lee Capps to Board of Directors

      Brown Shoe Company Elects W. Lee Capps to Board of Directors
      ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 10, 2013-- Brown Shoe Company (NYSE: BWS) (brownshoe.com) today announced the election of W. Lee Capps to its board of directors and his appointment to the audit committee. Capps was most recently chief operating officer for Kellwood Company. At Kellwood, he also served in several other executive leadership roles, including seven years as the company's chief financial officer...
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    3. Kenin Spivak Elected Vice Chairman of Board of Directors of Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation

      Kenin Spivak Elected Vice Chairman of Board of Directors of Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation

      KENNEWICK, Wash., Oct. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCBB:ADMD), a company engaged in the production and distribution of medical isotopes, today announced that Kenin M. Spivak has been elected to its board of directors as vice-chairman of the board. Concurrently, AMIC has modified and extended its consulting agreement with Spivak Management Inc. ("SMI")...

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    4. U.S. Silica Expands Board of Directors With Appointment of J. Mike Stice

      U.S. Silica Expands Board of Directors With Appointment of J. Mike Stice

      FREDERICK, Md., Oct 10, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. SLCA +0.58% today announced that it has appointed J. Mike Stice to its Board of Directors. The election of Stice increases the size of the Company's Board to eight members. Stice will also serve as an independent member of the Compensation and Governance Committee of the Board...

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    5. Two Founders of BlackBerry Weighing a Takeover Offer

      Two Founders of BlackBerry Weighing a Takeover Offer

      OTTAWA — The two men who founded the company that became BlackBerry may now try to save it.  In a regulatory filing on Thursday, Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin said that they were considering a bid for the 92 percent of the company that they do not own. They also said they had hired Goldman Sachs and Centerview Partners as advisers...

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    6. AmeriGas Elects Brian R. Ford to Its Board of Directors

      AmeriGas Elects Brian R. Ford to Its Board of Directors

      VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmeriGas Propane Inc., the general partner of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU), reported that Brian R. Ford, age 64, has been elected a director of AmeriGas Propane, Inc., effective November 1, 2013. Mr. Ford previously served as a partner of Ernst & Young LLP, a multinational professional services firm offering assurance, tax, consulting, and advisory ...

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    7. Activist investor Jana Partners reduces Agrium stake, pleased with changes

      Activist investor Jana Partners reduces Agrium stake, pleased with changes

      CALGARY – Jana Partners, the New York activist hedge fund that waged a proxy fight against Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU), says it has sold down its stake in the fertilizer giant. The fund will remain among Agrium’s biggest shareholders with a 2.7 per cent stake, down from its previous 7.6 per cent position...

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    8. A New Board Member for eHarmony

      A New Board Member for eHarmony

      Online relationship company eHarmony.com said it had added Dr. William Weyerhaeuser to its board. A retired clinical psychologist, he serves on several public company boards, such as the Columbia Banking System. He is also president of the Seattle Opera Board of Trustees and a trustee of the University of Puget Sound. Weyerhaeuser is now the third director of eHarmony, which has undergone numerous changes over the last year. The other members are chairman and eHarmony founder Dr. Neil Clark Warren, and Gregory Penner of Madrone Capital Partners...

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    9. SCANA Elects Two for Board of Directors

      SCANA Elects Two for Board of Directors

      CAYCE, S.C., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- SCANA Corporation SCG +1.13%announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors today - Mr. Alfredo "Al" Trujillo, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc.; and Mr. John "Jack" F.A.V. Cecil, President of Biltmore Farms, LLC...

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    10. Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, Joins Board of The Corporate Responsibility Officers Association

      Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, Joins Board of The Corporate Responsibility Officers Association

      PHILADEPHIA, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) announced today that Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, will join the CROA as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Trustees....

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    11. Damage Control- Here's Hoping You'll Never Need it!

      Damage Control- Here's Hoping You'll Never Need it!

      You’re a Director of a mid-sized transportation company. Your responsibilities include helping with fundraising efforts for this company’s philanthropic causes. Each year, this firm hosts a gala event to raise money for a number of local charities – including helping needy children throughout the state. As we all know, fundraising is difficult enough in a tough economy, without any unexpected hurdles.

       

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