1. Articles in category: BoardNews

    8041-8064 of 9580 « 1 2 ... 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 ... 398 399 400 »
    1. Arthur J. Higgins Joins Endo Board of Directors

      Arthur J. Higgins Joins Endo Board of Directors

      /PRNewswire/ -- Endo Health Solutions (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Endo also announced that , 60, will retire as a director, effective Recognized for his strategic capabilities, Mr. Higgins has over 30 years of domestic and international pharmaceutical industry experience.

      Read Full Article
    2. Intevac Expands Its Board of Directors with Appointment of New Independent Director

      Intevac Expands Its Board of Directors with Appointment of New Independent Director

      today announced that it has appointed Matthew Drapkin to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Drapkin is a founding partner of Becker Drapkin Management, a Dallas-based investment firm that beneficially owns approximately 4.5% of Intevac's outstanding common stock and is one of Intevac's largest stockholders. With the addition of Mr. Drapkin, Intevac's Board of Directors will be expanded to eight directors, six of whom are independent.

      Read Full Article
    3. BIOLASE Adds Two New Independent Directors to Its Board

      BIOLASE Adds Two New Independent Directors to Its Board

      IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2013) - BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers, and a pioneer in laser surgery in other medical specialties, today announced that the Board of Directors (the "Board") has appointed James R. Talevich and Samuel B. Low, D.D.S., to the Board. Mr. Talevich and Dr. Low were appointed to the Audit Committee and Mr. Talevich was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee.

      Read Full Article
    4. Clubby ties between U.S. CEOs and board audit committees: study

      Clubby ties between U.S. CEOs and board audit committees: study

      Almost 40 percent of U.S. corporate directors with responsibility for monitoring the profit-and-loss ledger have social ties to the chief executive, a study says, making them look more like lapdogs than watchdogs. Conducted by two accounting professors at Tilburg University in The Netherlands, the study reinforces long-held perceptions of a clubby culture on U ...

      Read Full Article
    5. Companies, Activists Declare Truce in Boardroom Battles

      Companies, Activists Declare Truce in Boardroom Battles

      Activist investors are increasingly encountering an unusual reception when approaching corporate targets: an open door.  Instead of pulling up the drawbridge as activists approach, corporate executives and directors more often are engaging, concluding that it is easier and cheaper to negotiate rather than resist and risk a public fight, advisers and executives said.

      Even Carl Icahn, long seen as the archenemy of chief...

       

      Read Full Article
    6. GM To Name First Ever Female Ceo — Mary Barra

      GM To Name First Ever Female Ceo — Mary Barra

      GM will name Mary Barra as its first ever female CEO, Bloomberg reports.  Barra is currently the company's global head of product development. She's been with GM since age 18, according to Forbes.  She will succeed Dan Akerson, who was appointed by the Obama administration in 2009 to help shepherd the automaker through its bankruptcy...

      Read Full Article
    7. Carl Icahn Just Fired A New Missile At Apple To Get It To Return More Cash To Shareholders (AAPL)

      Carl Icahn Just Fired A New Missile At Apple To Get It To Return More Cash To Shareholders (AAPL)

      Carl Icahn is stepping up his battle with Apple.  On Twitter, he says, "we’ll be making a precatory proposal to call for vote to increase buyback program, although not at $150 billion level."  CNBC reporter David Faber says Icahn wants a $50 billion buyback. His tweet was timed to coincide with the release of a Time magazine profile of Icahn pegged to his battle with Apple...

      Read Full Article
    8. Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Elects David V. Singer To Board Of Directors

      Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation Elects David V. Singer To Board Of Directors

      LAKE FOREST, Ill. Dec. 3, 2013 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced today that David V. Singer, recently retired chief executive officer for Snyder's-Lance, Inc., has been elected to its board of directors. "We are pleased to welcome David to Brunswick's board of directors," said Dustan E. McCoy, Brunswick's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "David brings to the table broad operating experience as well as solid financial credentials.

      Read Full Article
    8041-8064 of 9580 « 1 2 ... 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 ... 398 399 400 »
  1. Categories

    1. BoardProspects Features:

      BoardBlogs, BoardKnowledge, BoardMoves, BoardNews, BoardProspects Announcements, BoardProspects CEO, CEO Blog, In the News, Partner Publications, Sponsored Content
  2. Popular Articles

  3. People in the News

    1. (5 articles) Executive Compensation
    2. (4 articles) Carl Icahn
    3. (1 articles) Governance Committee
    4. (1 articles) General Counsel
    5. (1 articles) SEC
    6. (1 articles) Credit Suisse
    7. (1 articles) Sen. Elizabeth Warren
    8. (1 articles) Marcelo Claure
    9. (1 articles) Carlos Ghosn
    10. (1 articles) Didier Leroy
    11. (1 articles) Dan Loeb
    12. (1 articles) Edward Bramson
  4. Organizations in the News

    1. (8 articles) MDC Partners
    2. (3 articles) Elliott Management
    3. (2 articles) Chico's FAS
    4. (2 articles) Renault
    5. (2 articles) DuPont
    6. (2 articles) United Technologies
    7. (2 articles) Fiduciary Duties
    8. (2 articles) Bloomberg
    9. (2 articles) Nissan
    10. (2 articles) Occidental Petroleum
    11. (2 articles) Third Point
    12. (1 articles) SoftBank
  5. Locations in the News

    1. (15 articles) Activist Investors
    2. (4 articles) Corporate Governance
    3. (3 articles) Management
    4. (3 articles) Annual Meeting
    5. (3 articles) Investment
    6. (2 articles) Hedge Fund
    7. (1 articles) Investors
    8. (1 articles) UK
  6. Subjects in the News

    1. (11 articles) Board of Directors
    2. (8 articles) stock options
    3. (6 articles) stake
    4. (4 articles) acquisition
    5. (2 articles) artificial intelligence
    6. (2 articles) Merger
    7. (2 articles) India
    8. (2 articles) Europe
    9. (2 articles) Wall Street
    10. (2 articles) technology
    11. (1 articles) Delaware
    12. (1 articles) bankruptcy