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    1. Time Warner Cable Board Rejects Proposal from Charter Communications

      Time Warner Cable Board Rejects Proposal from Charter Communications

      Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) said today that its Board of Directors has unanimously rejected a third grossly inadequate proposal from Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) to acquire TWC. The proposal was described only generally in a letter received today from Charter as being in the "low $130s...

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    2. Activist Investors Gain in M&A Push

      Activist Investors Gain in M&A Push

      In a lackluster spell for mergers and acquisitions, activist investors have been a rare bright spot.  Aggressive investors including Elliott Management and Barington Capital Group LP were a driving force behind a number of deals at big companies in 2013. According to FactSet SharkWatch, there were 10 instances in 2013 in which a U.S. company agreed to break itself up or sell or exit businesses after an investor pushed it to make such...

       

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    3. BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Appoints Wes Nichols to Its Board of Directors

      BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Appoints Wes Nichols to Its Board of Directors

      HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq:BJRI) today announced the appointment of Mr. Wesley A. Nichols to the Company's Board of Directors as an independent director, effective immediately. Additionally, Mr. Nichols will serve as a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board. Mr. Nichols' appointment brings the total number of the Company's board members to ten. Mr. Nichols is replacing Henry Gomez, who resigned due to increased levels of responsibilities resulting from his recent appointment as global Chief Marketing Officer of Hewlett-Packard Company.

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    4. Omnicell Appoints Kimberly-Clark's Joanne Bauer to Board of Directors

      Omnicell Appoints Kimberly-Clark's Joanne Bauer to Board of Directors

      MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) today announced the appointment of Joanne Bauer, president of global Health Care at Kimberly-Clark, to its board of directors and as a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the board. Her role will be effective January 1, 2014. Ms. Bauer brings diverse experiences that include strategic planning, international business management, and mergers and acquisitions to the board to provide insight on leadership and product matters.

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    5. Gigamon Appoints John Kispert to Board of Directors

      Gigamon Appoints John Kispert to Board of Directors

      SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon(R) (NYSE: GIMO), a leader in traffic visibility solutions with the innovative Unified Visibility Fabric(TM), today announced the appointment of John Kispert, CEO of Spansion, to its board of directors. Kispert has also been appointed as a member of the company's Audit Committee.

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    6. Mobiquity Technologies Appoints Another Mobile Marketing Expert to its Board of Directors

      Mobiquity Technologies Appoints Another Mobile Marketing Expert to its Board of Directors
      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December 16, 2013-- Mobiquity Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB:MOBQ), the nation's largest location-based mobile Bluetooth network, today announced the appointment of Robert F. Hussey to its Board of Directors. Bob, former CEO of Hipcricket.com, brings more than 30 years of brand management, media technology, in-store advertising and financial experience to Mobiquity Technologies.
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    7. Boston Scientific Elects David Roux To Its Board of Directors

      Boston Scientific Elects David Roux To Its Board of Directors

       NATICK, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has elected David Roux as a Director. The appointment of Mr. Roux will fill a vacancy that will result from the Board's decision to increase the number of directors comprising the Board from ten to eleven. The increase in the number of directors and Mr. Roux's appointment to the Board are both effective January 1, 2014.

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    8. Kurt J. Hilzinger Elected Chairman of Humana's Board of Directors

      Kurt J. Hilzinger Elected Chairman of Humana's Board of Directors
      LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December 16, 2013-- Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that Michael B. McCallister has notified the company that he will retire from its Board of Directors effective December 31, 2013. Humana's Board of Directors has elected Kurt J. Hilzinger, currently serving as Lead Director, to become Chairman of the Board effective upon Mr. McCallister's retirement.
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    9. Lockheed Martin Board Of Directors Elects Marillyn A. Hewson Chairman Of The Board

      Lockheed Martin Board Of Directors Elects Marillyn A. Hewson Chairman Of The Board

      BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] board of directors has elected Marillyn A. Hewson Chairman of the Board, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Hewson will assume her duties as Chairman of the Board in addition to her responsibilities as President and Chief Executive Officer.

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    10. Vermillion Board of Directors Elects James T. LaFrance as Chairman

      Vermillion Board of Directors Elects James T. LaFrance as Chairman

      AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML), a multivariate diagnostics company focused on gynecologic cancers and women's health, announced James T. LaFrance has been appointed a member of its board and was elected chairman of the board on December 12, 2013. Pursuant to the equity financing transaction announced on May 9, 2013, LaFrance was nominated by Jack W. Schuler, Vermillion's largest private shareholder.

       

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    11. AECOM Board of Directors names Michael S. Burke to succeed John M. Dionisio as CEO and nominates Burke for election to Board

      AECOM Board of Directors names Michael S. Burke to succeed John M. Dionisio as CEO and nominates Burke for election to Board
      LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December 11, 2013-- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE:ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that its board of directors has elected AECOM President Michael S. Burke, 50, to succeed John M. Dionisio, 65, as chief executive officer (CEO), as part of a planned succession process. Dionisio will become executive chairman of the board of directors when Burke succeeds him as CEO, and joins AECOM's board of directors, on March 6, 2014.

       

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    12. OM Group Announces Appointment Of Carl Christenson To Board Of Directors

      OM Group Announces Appointment Of Carl Christenson To Board Of Directors

      CLEVELAND, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OM Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMG) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Carl R. Christenson as a director of the company, effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Christenson, who will serve with the class of directors that stand for re-election in 2015, fills a vacant seat on the Board, which as of January 1 will be comprised of eight directors including seven who are independent.

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    13. 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...

       

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    14. 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.

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    15. Charles River Laboratories Adds Craig B. Thompson, M.D. to Board of Directors

      Charles River Laboratories Adds Craig B. Thompson, M.D. to Board of Directors
      WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December 03, 2013--Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL) today announced the appointment of Craig B. Thompson, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Thompson's extensive experience with both global pharmaceutical companies and leading academic institutions in the fields of cancer biology and immunology will provide Charles River with a unique combination of expertise.
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