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    1. OraSure Technologies Appoints Mara G. Aspinall to Board of Directors

      OraSure Technologies Appoints Mara G. Aspinall to Board of Directors

      BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR), a leader in point of care diagnostic tests and specimen collection devices, today announced the appointment of Ms. Mara G. Aspinall as a member of the Company's Board of Directors.  Ms. Aspinall will serve as a Class II Director with an initial term expiring at the Company's 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.  She will also serve on the Audit and Compensation Committees of the Board...

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    2. Activist Investor Wants to Steer Buffalo Wild Wings in a New Direction -- Are They Right?

      Activist Investor Wants to Steer Buffalo Wild Wings in a New Direction -- Are They Right?

      Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) is in a battle with hedge fund and major shareholder Marcato Capital. The back-and-forth between the two parties has been going on since last summer, but Marcato recently escalated its dispute as it tries to effect change at the restaurant chain. In the red corner . . . Marcato Capital One of Marcato's biggest points of contention is that the share price has underperformed over one, three, and five-year periods relative to U.S. restaurant indices...

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    3. Alexion Board Plans To Appoint David Brennan To Succeed Bell As Chairman

      Alexion Board Plans To Appoint David Brennan To Succeed Bell As Chairman

      Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced, Leonard Bell, Founder of the company, has informed the Board that he will not stand for reelection as a Board member and will retire as Chairman of the Board and as a Director at the end of his term, effective as of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for May 10, 2017. The Board announced that it expects to appoint David Brennan, Alexion's Interim CEO and fellow Board member, to succeed Bell as Chairman...

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    4. Icahn Representative to Several Corporate Boards Has Left Firm, Eyes Starting Own Fund

      Icahn Representative to Several Corporate Boards Has Left Firm, Eyes Starting Own Fund

      Samuel Merksamer, who represents billionaire Carl Icahn on several corporate boards, has exited the activist investor's firm and a source familiar with his plans said that he is exploring launching his own hedge fund. At the same time Vincent Intrieri, another long-time Icahn executive who also sits on boards on behalf of the activist investor, retired from the firm, the source said...

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    5. How Coca-Cola Can Increase Its Value in 2017

      How Coca-Cola Can Increase Its Value in 2017

      As we look forward to the new year, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) finds itself in the midst of a number of important transformations. Its drive to refranchise nearly all of its North American bottling operations by the end of 2017 appears to be on track. This initiative will leave Coca-Cola as an asset-light business focused on concentrates and the marketing of its 500-plus global brands...

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    6. You'll Be Surprised at the Size of Berkshire Hathaway's War Chest

      You'll Be Surprised at the Size of Berkshire Hathaway's War Chest

      $84.8 billion. That's the total amount of cash and cash equivalents on Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) had quietly amassed on its balance sheet by the end of September. No publicly traded U.S. company has a larger cash hoard. Not Apple , nor Google parent Alphabet -- no one. (Strictly speaking, that isn't true, but the only companies that are ahead of Berkshire on this measure are a few large banks, including Bank of America and Goldman Sachs Group...

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      Mentions: Board Chair
    7. American Capital's Shareholders Approve Merger with Ares

      American Capital's Shareholders Approve Merger with Ares

      American Capital's Shareholders Approve Merger with Ares December 16, 2016, 03:56:00 PM EDT By Zacks Equity Research, Zacks.com Shutterstock photo The Maryland-based private equity firm and asset manager, American Capital, Ltd. ACAS has announced that a majority of its shareholders have approved the merger agreement with Ares Capital Corporation ARCC , at the company's annual meeting...

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    8. Lobbyists as Directors Test Rules for Corporate Boards

      Lobbyists as Directors Test Rules for Corporate Boards

      The 2010 requirement that only independent directors can set executive pay at most public companies was the latest in a string of efforts by Congress, regulators and stock exchanges to make sure people who hold important roles on corporate boards are free of potential conflicts of interest that could sway their judgment. A Wall Street Journal review of lobbying data and securities filings found that despite such efforts, financial ties persist between some corporate directors and CEOs -- ties running through Washington's lobbying corps ...

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