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    1. ClearSign Combustion Corporation Appoints Susanne Meline to Board of Directors

      ClearSign Combustion Corporation Appoints Susanne Meline to Board of Directors

      /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLIR) ("ClearSign" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in industrial combustion technologies that reduce emissions and improve efficiency, announces the appointment of Susanne Meline to the company's board of directors...

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    2. Starboard Responds to Mellanox’s Proposed Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in Open Letter

      Starboard Responds to Mellanox’s Proposed Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in Open Letter

      NEW YORK Starboard Value LP (together with its affiliates, "Starboard"), the largest shareholder of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. ("Mellanox" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MLNX), with an ownership interest of approximately 10.6% of the Company's outstanding shares, today announced that it has delivered an open letter to the shareholders of Mellanox...

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    3. Teamsters: At Annual Meeting, AmerisourceBergen To Face Heightened Calls For Accountability Amid Opioid Crisis From $2.2 Trillion Cohort Of Investors

      Teamsters: At Annual Meeting, AmerisourceBergen To Face Heightened Calls For Accountability Amid Opioid Crisis From $2.2 Trillion Cohort Of Investors

      March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At pill distributor AmerisourceBergen's (NYSE: ABC) shareholder meeting Thursday, the board of directors and top executives will face surging investor demand for precedent-setting reforms aimed at holding the company accountable for its ...

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    4. Centene Corporation Elects Jessica L. Blume To Board Of Directors

      Centene Corporation Elects Jessica L. Blume To Board Of Directors

      ST. LOUIS , Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) announced today that Jessica L. Blume , CPA, was elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Blume was appointed to both the Audit Committee and the Technology Committee. Previously, Ms. Blume held the position of vice chairman for Deloitte, where she was a partner until retirement in 2015. At Deloitte, Ms. Blume worked in a broad range of industries to transform business through the implementation of technology...

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    5. Citizens Pursues Board Diversity As Steve Shelton Announces Intention Not To Stand For Re-Election

      Citizens Pursues Board Diversity As Steve Shelton Announces Intention Not To Stand For Re-Election

      AUSTIN, Texas , Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens, Inc. (NYSE: CIA ) today announced its intention to pursue Board diversity. It further announced that Steve Shelton , age 62, independent director and member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, notified the Company of his intention not to stand for re-election as a director at the completion of his current one-year term, which will expire at the Company's 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders...

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    6. Engine Capital Delivers Letter to Navigant Board of Directors

      Engine Capital Delivers Letter to Navigant Board of Directors

      NEW YORK , Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Engine Capital LP (together with its affiliates, "Engine"), a shareholder of Navigant Consulting, Inc. ("NCI" or the "Company") (NYSE: NCI), with ownership of approximately 4.4% of the outstanding shares of the Company, today announced that it has delivered a letter to Navigant's Board of Directors...

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    7. Central Pacific Financial Corp. Appoints Christopher T. Lutes To Board Of Directors

      Central Pacific Financial Corp. Appoints Christopher T. Lutes To Board Of Directors

      HONOLULU Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE: CPF), (the "Company"), parent company of Central Pacific Bank ("CPB", the "Bank"), today announced the appointment of Christopher T. Lutes as director of the boards of CPF and CPB. The appointment is effective March 1, 2018 , and will increase the number of directors on both boards from eleven (11) to twelve (12)...

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    8. FARO® Announces Appointment of Two New Directors

      FARO® Announces Appointment of Two New Directors

      /PRNewswire/ -- FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO) , the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, construction BIM-CIM, product design, public safety forensics and 3D machine vision, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeffrey A. Graves , Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of MTS Systems Corporation, and Yuval Wasserman , President and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., to the FARO Board of Directors, effective as of December 11 , 2017 ...

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    9. S&W'S Board of Directors Nominates Consuelo Madere for Election

      S&W'S Board of Directors Nominates Consuelo Madere for Election

      Worldwide Offices S&W'S Board of Directors Nominates Consuelo Madere for Election Madere is a 30-year veteran executive with Monsanto and is currently on the Board of Directors of PotashCorp. News provided by 08:31 ET Share this article SACRAMENTO, Calif. , Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), an innovative global agricultural company focused on alfalfa, sorghum, sunflower and stevia, today announced the nomination of 30-year Monsanto executive and current member of the Board of Directors of PotashCorp, Consuelo E. Madere , for election to its Board of Directors at its fiscal 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders ...

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    10. U.S. Boardrooms are Changing, 2017 Spencer Stuart U.S. Board Index Finds

      U.S. Boardrooms are Changing, 2017 Spencer Stuart U.S. Board Index Finds

      U.S. Boardrooms are Changing, 2017 Spencer Stuart U.S. Board Index Finds Number of new independent directors up 15% from the previous year News provided by 10:39 ET Share this article NEW YORK , Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P 500 boards appointed 397 new independent directors in the 2017 proxy year, the highest number since 2004, and for the first time, just over half (50.1%) of the new directors were women and/or minorities (compared with 42% in 2016), according to a new study by Spencer Stuart, one of the world's leading executive search and leadership ...

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    11. People's United Financial, Inc. Names Jane Chwick to Board of Directors

      People's United Financial, Inc. Names Jane Chwick to Board of Directors

      BRIDGEPORT, Conn. , Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), the holding company for People's United Bank, N.A., has announced that its Board of Directors approved an increase in the size of the Board of Directors to twelve members and appointed Jane Chwick as a director to fill the vacancy created by that action. Ms. Chwick has a proven track record for leading large organizations and creating and implementing high-value, long-term strategic initiatives...

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    12. Innophos Recognized for Excellence in Board Diversity

      Innophos Recognized for Excellence in Board Diversity

      CRANBURY, N.J. , Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS), a leading international producer of performance-critical and nutritional specialty ingredients and custom-formulated solutions, today announced that the Company has been selected to receive the 2017 Corporate Board Gender Diversity Award by the Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ), a senior-level executive women's organization committed to increasing the presence of women serving on corporate boards and in the top leadership of New Jersey companies. Innophos is one of 22 publicly held companies in New Jersey that will be recognized for achieving an impactful level of gender inclusion by ...

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    13. Goldman Sachs Leads Way in M&A Deals, Affordable Care Act Dilemma Doesn't Faze Healthcare Sector

      Goldman Sachs Leads Way in M&A Deals, Affordable Care Act Dilemma Doesn't Faze Healthcare Sector

      NEW YORK Goldman, Sachs & Co. led mergers and acquisitions during the first half of 2017, in a period that saw M&A activity in healthcare rise 24% in dollar volume, despite Congress's failure to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act, according to The Deal, a business unit of TheStreet, Inc., (NASDAQ: TST ). Healthcare deal volume fell 11% and U.S. M&A was off significantly. This year, a 9% drop in total deals and a decline of 29% in dollar volume compared to 2016...

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    14. Michelle L. Collins Appointed to CIBC's Board of Directors

      Michelle L. Collins Appointed to CIBC's Board of Directors

      TORONTO , July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - John Manley , Chair of the Board, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) , is pleased to announce that Michelle L. Collins has joined the CIBC Board of Directors. Ms. Collins is President of Cambium LLC, a Chicago -based business and financial advisory firm that serves small and medium-sized businesses, and she brings 30 years of experience in corporate governance, investment banking and private equity...

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    15. Whirlpool Corporation’s Jeff Fettig to step down as CEO; remains Chairman of the Board

      Whirlpool Corporation’s Jeff Fettig to step down as CEO; remains Chairman of the Board

      Jeff M. Fettig , Whirlpool Corporation's Chairman and CEO since 2004, will step down as CEO and continue in his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors. The Whirlpool Corporation Board of Directors has elected Marc Bitzer , the company's current President and Chief Operating Officer, to succeed Fettig as CEO. These changes will become effective October 1 ...

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    16. Jim Cramer to Host The Deal's Corporate Governance Conference: Cybersecurity, Board Structure, Activists and Other Challenges to Value Creation

      Jim Cramer to Host The Deal's Corporate Governance Conference: Cybersecurity, Board Structure, Activists and Other Challenges to Value Creation

       NEW YORK , May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deal and BoardEx, business units of TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST), will host their 2 nd annual Corporate Governance conference June 5th at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York to help corporate decision makers and their key advisers master the latest and most critical challenges in managing their companies ...

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