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    1. FedEx nixes shareholder proposals, reelects company directors

      FedEx nixes shareholder proposals, reelects company directors

      Support slipped among FedEx Corp. shareholders Monday for proposed changes in the company's corporate governance and reporting of political donations. The votes came during an annual shareholder meeting at the FedEx Express world headquarters in Memphis. An International Brotherhood of Teamsters measure that would have provided for an independent director to serve as a company chairman mustered 28.5 percent support, down from last year's nearly 37 percent affirmative vote. The measure would have

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    2. Direct Line appoints directors ahead of IPO

      Direct Line appoints directors ahead of IPO

      StockMarketWire.com - Direct Line Insurance Group today announces two director appointments ahead of its listing on the London Stock Exchange. The group said that Glyn Jones has been appointed as Senior Independent Director of Direct Line Group and Mark Catton as a Non-Executive Director of Direct Line Group, effective 24 September 2012. Commenting on the appointments, Mike Biggs, Chairman, said: "Both Glyn and Mark have extensive leadership skills and financial markets experience which will bri

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    3. Director Appointment - A.Gallagher

      Date: 21 September 2012 Pacific Environment Limited (ASX: PEH) is a highly respected provider of environmental solutions and services. We take pride in the quality and reputation of our specialist consulting groups. We also develop and implement leading edge technologies that are shaped by our team's knowledge and practical experience. For over 30 years Pacific Environment Limited and its predecessor companies have been helping clients comply with environmental regulations, meet corporate respon

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    4. GMI Ratings Governance Issue | Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.

      Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH) has taken the positive step of adding to the diversity of its management, but the New Jersey outsourcing firm still has more room for improvement on its corporate governance. The company said September 18 that it elected Leo S. Mackay, Jr. to its board, which now has ten people. Cognizant had recently increased its board’s size to nine members from eight on July 9, when it appointed Michael Patsalos-Fox as an additional director. In a world where board

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    5. Alto Appoints New Director and Grants Stock Options

      VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2012) - Alto Ventures Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ATV) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Larry Okada as a director of Alto Ventures Ltd. Mr. Okada is a professional accountant in Canada and Washington State with over 35 years experience providing financial management services to publicly traded companies, with emphasis on junior mineral ...

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    6. Treliant Risk Advisors Co-Chair Jo Ann Barefoot Appointed to CFPB’s New Consumer Advisory Board

      WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Treliant Risk Advisors Co-Chair Jo Ann S. Barefoot has been appointed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) new Consumer Advisory Board. The 25-member private sector board will advise the CFPB on a range of consumer financial issues and emerging market trends, as provided by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. “During her ...

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    7. Okada's Aruze Nominates Two to Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Board

      Aruze USA, Inc., the largest stockholder of Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) with current ownership of approximately 19.6% of the outstanding shares, today announced that it has issued an open letter to the Company’s stockholders and has nominated two highly qualified candidates for election to the Wynn Resorts board of directors at the Company’s 2012 annual meeting scheduled for November 2, 2012. The full text of the letter to the Company’s stockholders follows: Aruze USA, Inc. 745 Gr

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    8. American Vanguard (AVD) Appoints Veteran Attorney Jerome Coben to Board

      American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) has appointed Jerome L. Coben to serve as a member of the Board, thereby filling the vacancy that had been created by the passing of the late John B. Miles in February 2012. Mr. Coben will serve on both the Audit Committee and the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee of the Board. Mr. Coben practiced corporate law for almost 40 years, first in New York City and, for most of his career, in Los Angeles. In 1983, Mr. Coben co-founded the Los Angeles

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    9. China BAK Announces Appointment of New Independent Director

      /PRNewswire/ -- China BAK Battery, Inc. ("China BAK", the "Company", or "we") (Nasdaq: CBAK), a leading global manufacturer of lithium-based battery cells, announced today that its board of directors has appointed Mr. J. Christopher Paugh as an independent director, a member of each of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective September 5, 2012. Mr. Paugh is an accomplished and versatile at

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