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    1. Achaogen Appoints Chris Boerner to Board of Directors

      Achaogen Appoints Chris Boerner to Board of Directors

      SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Achaogen, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKAO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel antibacterials to treat multi-drug resistant (MDR) gram-negative infections, announced today that Dr. Chris Boerner has joined Achaogen's Board of Directors. Dr. Boerner currently serves as Executive Vice President, Commercial for Seattle Genetics, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer.

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    2. GlycoMimetics Appoints Tim Pearson to Board of Directors and as Audit Committee Chair

      GlycoMimetics Appoints Tim Pearson to Board of Directors and as Audit Committee Chair

      GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 01, 2014--GlycoMimetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLYC) announced today the addition of Timothy Pearson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pearson most recently held the position of Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer at Catalyst Health Solutions, a publicly held pharmacy benefit manager with over $5 billion in revenues. Mr. Pearson led the company's financial activities, including performance management, investor relations, SEC compliance, capital strategy and planning, until SXC Health Solutions (now Catamaran Corporation) acquired Catalyst in 2012.

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    3. Zoned Properties, Inc. CEO Marc Brannigan Resigns, V.P. of Operations and CSO Bryan McLaren to Serve as Interim CEO

      Zoned Properties, Inc. CEO Marc Brannigan Resigns, V.P. of Operations and CSO Bryan McLaren to Serve as Interim CEO

      SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoned Properties, Inc. (OTC: ZDPY) http://www.zonedproperties.com, a lessor of land, facilities, and equipment to the medical marijuana industry announced that after careful consideration, the board has recommended that Marc Brannigan should step down as acting CEO and board member of the company. As such, effective immediately, Marc Brannigan has resigned as the company's CEO.

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    4. Hasbro, Inc. Elects Richard Stoddart to Board of Directors

      Hasbro, Inc. Elects Richard Stoddart to Board of Directors

      PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 27, 2014-- Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a premier global branded play company, announced today that Richard Stoddart, Chief Executive Officer, North America at Leo Burnett Worldwide, has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors effective March 27, 2014.

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    5. Amedisys Expands Its Board of Directors with Appointment of KKR's Nathaniel M. Zilkha

      Amedisys Expands Its Board of Directors with Appointment of KKR's Nathaniel M. Zilkha

      BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 27, 2014-- Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED), one of America's leading home health and hospice care companies, today announced the appointment of Nathaniel M. Zilkha to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Zilkha is a Member of the general partner of KKR & Co. L.P. (together with its affiliates, "KKR") and serves as Head of KKR's credit platform and as its Global Co-Head of Special Situations. With this addition, the Company's Board now comprises seven directors.

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    6. Zogenix Appoints James Breitmeyer to Its Board of Directors

      Zogenix Appoints James Breitmeyer to Its Board of Directors

      SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zogenix, Inc. (Nasdaq:ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of pain-related conditions and central nervous system disorders, announced today that James B. Breitmeyer, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as a new member of the Company's Board of Directors.

       

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    7. EdR Appoints John V. Arabia to Board of Directors

      EdR Appoints John V. Arabia to Board of Directors

      MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 2014-- EdR (NYSE:EDR), a leader in the ownership, development and management of quality collegiate housing, today announced the appointment of John V. Arabia to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Arabia will serve as an independent director of the company.

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    8. Frank Witney Joins Cerus Board of Directors

      Frank Witney Joins Cerus Board of Directors

      CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 2014--Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS) announced today that Dr. Frank Witney, president and chief executive officer of Affymetrix, has joined its board of directors and the compensation committee. Dr. Witney joins the board with over 30 years of experience in the life science industry, specifically focused on corporate strategy and commercialization of products in the life science tools and diagnostics space. Dr. Witney will be filling the board seat recently left vacant by B.J. Cassin upon his retirement from the board on December 31, 2013.

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    9. TMX Group Chief Executive to Retire

      TMX Group Chief Executive to Retire

      TORONTO— TMX Group Ltd. said late Monday that Chief Executive Tom Kloet will retire at the end of August after six years at the helm of the exchange operator.

      Toronto-based TMX, which runs Canada's flagship Toronto Stock Exchange and the Montreal derivatives market, as well as other markets, said it would immediately begin the search for a successor.

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    10. WEX Inc. Elects Eric Duprat to Board of Directors

      WEX Inc. Elects Eric Duprat to Board of Directors

      SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 18, 2014-- WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced that Eric Duprat has been elected to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Duprat has more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in the mobile, security and payments industries, and is currently Chief Executive Officer of Verayo, a mobile security services turnaround firm in San Jose, California.

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    11. Portola Pharmaceuticals Appoints John H. Johnson to Board of Directors

      Portola Pharmaceuticals Appoints John H. Johnson to Board of Directors

      SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Portola Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:PTLA) today announced the appointment of John H. Johnson to its board of directors effective March 26, 2014. Mr. Johnson currently serves as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dendreon Corporation.

       

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    12. Daniel J. Englander Named to Healthways Board of Directors

      Daniel J. Englander Named to Healthways Board of Directors

      NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 17, 2014--The Board of Directors of Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY), the largest independent global provider of well-being improvement solutions, said today that it has named Daniel J. Englander, founder and managing partner of Ursula Capital Partners, as a Director. Mr. Englander will join the Board immediately and also stand for election at the Company's 2014 annual meeting.

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    13. Concert Pharmaceuticals Appoints Wendell Wierenga to Board of Directors

      Concert Pharmaceuticals Appoints Wendell Wierenga to Board of Directors

      LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 14, 2014--Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) announced today the appointment of Wendell Wierenga, Ph.D. to its board of directors. Dr. Wierenga is a seasoned executive with broad experience across all aspects of research, drug discovery and drug development including clinical research, regulatory affairs, manufacturing, safety, and medical affairs. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in over 70 INDs, 15 NDAs and 16 marketed products, including Lipitor(R), Neurontin(R), and Uceris(R).

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    14. R. Halsey Wise Joins MedAssets Board of Directors

      R. Halsey Wise Joins MedAssets Board of Directors

      ATLANTA, March 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MedAssets, Inc. (Nasdaq:MDAS) is pleased to announce that R. Halsey Wise has joined the company's board of directors. Mr. Wise is the founder and chief executive officer of Lime Barrel Advisors, a private investment firm. In his new position with MedAssets, Mr. Wise will also be a member of the information technology and compensation committees of the board of directors.

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    15. Newpark Resources Announces Board Of Directors Changes

      Newpark Resources Announces Board Of Directors Changes

      THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE: NR) today announced changes to its Board of Directors. After eleven years of service, and in accordance with the Company's mandatory retirement policy, Jerry Box, Chairman of the Board, announced that he will retire following the Annual Stockholders Meeting in May. Also, the Company announced that Tony Best and Rod Larson have been appointed to the Board, effective immediately, and will stand for election at the Annual Stockholders Meeting.

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