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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. Activist Pushes for Split of Darden Restaurants

      Activist Pushes for Split of Darden Restaurants

      An activist investor is hungry for change at Darden Restaurants Inc. DRI +7.11%.  Hedge fund Barington Capital Group LP, along with other investors, has taken a 2.8% stake in Darden, the owner of Olive Garden, Red Lobster and six other restaurant chains. The fund is pushing for Darden to form two separate companies, among other changes, according to people familiar with the matter...

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    4. Men's Wearhouse Board Rejects Unsolicited Offer from Jos. A. Bank

      Men's Wearhouse Board Rejects Unsolicited Offer from Jos. A. Bank

      FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) today announced that its Board of Directors, after careful evaluation with the assistance of its financial and legal advisors, has determined to reject an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Jos. A. Bank, which is subject to substantial debt and equity financing, due diligence and regulatory approval, to acquire Men's Wearhouse for $48.00 per share in cash. The Men's Wearhouse Board concluded that the proposal significantly undervalues Men's Wearhouse and its strong prospects for continued growth and value creation, and is not in the best interests ...

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    5. BlackRock Announces Appointment of Cheryl D. Mills to Board of Directors

      BlackRock Announces Appointment of Cheryl D. Mills to Board of Directors
      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 08, 2013-- BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) today announced that Cheryl D. Mills, former Counselor and Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Mills, who left the U.S. Department of State in February 2013, will join the Board on November 20(th) as an independent director...
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    6. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Joins Lightbridge Board of Directors

      Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Joins Lightbridge Board of Directors

      MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (Nasdaq:LTBR), a leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today announced that the Honorable Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Director at The Rock Creek Group and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003, has been named to the Company's Board of Directors effective immediately. Ms. Townsend, a former Lightbridge Senior Advisor, succeeds Jack D. Ladd, a distinguished attorney specializing in energy and Dean of the School of Business and Engineering at the University of Texas of the ...

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    7. Cornerstone OnDemand Adds Former Eloqua CEO Joe Payne to its Board of Directors

      Cornerstone OnDemand Adds Former Eloqua CEO Joe Payne to its Board of Directors
      SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 07, 2013-- Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent management software solutions, today announced that Joe Payne, former CEO of cloud-based marketing automation leader Eloqua, Inc., has been elected to Cornerstone OnDemand's board of directors effective as of September 30, 2013...
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    8. Sampson Oil and Gas Appoints Eugene McColley to Board of Directors

      Sampson Oil and Gas Appoints Eugene McColley to Board of Directors
      DENVER & PERTH, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 03, 2013-- Samson Oil & Gas Limited (ASX: SSN) (NYSE MKT: SSN) advises that its Board of Directors has today appointed Mr. Eugene McColley to the Board as a non-executive Director. Mr. McColley joins the Board immediately and, in conjunction with that role, will be an "independent director" under NYSE MKT rules and will serve on Samson's Compensation Committee...
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    9. AppliedMicro Appoints Duston Williams to Board

      AppliedMicro Appoints Duston Williams to Board

      SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (Nasdaq:AMCC), also known as AppliedMicro, announced today that Duston Williams, age 55, was elected to its Board of Directors at its 2013 Annual Stockholders Meeting. Mr. Williams has also been appointed to serve as Chairman of AppliedMicro's Audit Committee.

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    10. RealNetworks Appoints Dawn Lepore to Board of Directors

      RealNetworks Appoints Dawn Lepore to Board of Directors

      SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) today announced that Dawn G. Lepore has been appointed to the company's board of directors.  "We are delighted to have Dawn join the board as we continue to revitalize RealNetworks," said Rob Glaser, chairman and interim CEO of RealNetworks. "Dawn brings a rare combination of deep operational expertise, keen strategic insights, and a wealth of public company board experience to her appointment."..

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    11. ConAgra Foods Appoints Thomas Brown to Board of Directors

      ConAgra Foods Appoints Thomas Brown to Board of Directors
      OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 01, 2013-- ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America's leading food companies, today announced the appointment of Thomas "Tony" K. Brown to its Board of Directors, effective Oct. 15. With the addition of Brown, ConAgra Foods' Board of Directors has increased from 11 to 12 members...
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    12. Directors Elected with Increased Level of Shareholder Support

      Directors Elected with Increased Level of Shareholder Support

      NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) and PwC's Center for Board Governance today released their third ProxyPulse(TM) report covering over 4,000 shareholder meetings from January 1 through June 29, 2013. It includes the finding that directors were elected with 95% of shares voted in their favor...

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    13. Popular Appoints John Diercksen to Board of Directors

      Popular Appoints John Diercksen to Board of Directors
      SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 01, 2013-- Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) announced today that John W. Diercksen has been appointed to the Board of Directors. Mr. Diercksen, 64, was Executive Vice President of Verizon Communications, Inc., a leading provider of telecommunications and broadband services, with revenues of over $100 billion, until September 2013. Mr. Diercksen was responsible for key strategic initiatives related to the review and assessment of potential mergers, acquisitions and divestitures...
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    14. Sterling Financial's Board Under Investigation

      Sterling Financial's Board Under Investigation
      LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September 30, 2013 -- Binkow & Goldberg LLP is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Sterling Financial Corporation ("Sterling" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:STSA) related to the proposed acquisition of the Company by Umpqua Holdings Corp. The transaction is valued at approximately $1.9 billion, and under the terms of the agreement Sterling shareholders will receive $1.671 shares of Umpqua common stock and $2.18 in cash for each share of Sterling common stock owned.
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    15. Stephen Johnson Joins Board of Cliffs Natural Resources

      Stephen Johnson Joins Board of Cliffs Natural Resources

      CLEVELAND, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Stephen M. Johnson, 62, chairman, president and chief executive officer of McDermott International, Inc. to Cliffs Board. The appointment is effective Oct. 1, 2013. He will be a member of the Board's Audit Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee. With the addition of Mr. Johnson, Cliffs' Board will be comprised of a total of 11 directors...

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