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    1. Forest Laboratories Responds to False and Misleading Statements by Carl Icahn

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) (“Forest”) today issued the following open letter to all Forest shareholders. Forest’s Board of Directors continues to recommend that shareholders vote for all 10 of the Company’s highly qualified director nominees on the WHITE proxy card. For information about Forest’s 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, please visit: www ...

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    2. Expeditors’ Board of Directors Elects Tay Yoshitani as Director

      SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD), the global logistics company, today announced that Mr. Tay Yoshitani was elected as an independent Director, effective August 6, 2012, bringing the total Board membership to nine individuals. Mr. Yoshitani was also appointed to the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the ...

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    3. Abakan Appoints Jeffrey Webb to Board of Directors

      MIAMI--( )--Abakan Inc. (OTCQB: ABKI) (“Abakan”) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Webb as an independent member of the Board of Directors. He is expected to serve as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, Compliance and Ethics Committee, Compensation Committee and Audit Committee. Jeffrey Deon Webb brings to Abakan Inc. over 22 years of business experience. Mr. Webb is the Business Development Manager and a Director of Fidelity (Cayman) Ltd., one of the largest

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    4. Forest Laboratories Sends Letter to Shareholders

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) (“Forest”) today announced that its Board of Directors is sending a letter to all Forest shareholders in connection with the Company’s Annual Meeting on August 15, 2012. The letter details the strength of Forest’s strategy, the significant progress it has made over the last year and why the current Board of Directors is the right ...

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    5. CalSTRS 2012 Proxy Season Successful in Advancing Majority Voting

      WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CalSTRS, the California State Teachers' Retirement System, reports overwhelming success regarding adopting a majority voting standard in director elections with the 95 companies engaged in the 2012 proxy season. Eighty-two of those companies adopted a majority voting standard. The majority voting standard requires that a sitting board member receive a ...

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    6. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Adds Norman H. Wesley, Former CEO and Chairman of Fortune Brands, to Board of ...

      WATERBURY, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, today announced that Norman H. Wesley, former CEO and Chairman of Fortune Brands, Inc., has joined its Board of Directors. Effective immediately Mr. Wesley will be a Class II Director with a term that expires at the Company’s 2013 Annual Meeting where he ...

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    7. GMI Ratings Releases Research Findings on Gender Diversity on U.S. Boards of Directors

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GMI Ratings, the leading provider of research on environmental, social, governance and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public companies, released today its third study this year of gender diversity on corporate boards of directors. The current study provides a comprehensive quantitative state-by-state analysis of gender diversity on the boards of ...

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    8. Letter from Gideon King, President of Loeb Capital Management to the Board of Directors of First California Financial ...

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following is a letter from Gideon King, President of Loeb Capital Management to the Board of Directors of First California Financial Group, Inc. Board of Directors First California Financial Group, Inc. 3027 Townsgate Road, Suite 300 Westlake Village, California 91361 To the Board of Directors: Loeb Arbitrage Management LP and Loeb Offshore Management LP, together ...

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    9. CalPERS, CalSTRS and GMI Ratings Will Hold a Media Briefing at NYSE to Introduce a New Tool Designed ...

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) and GMI Ratings plan to hold a media briefing to unveil the Diverse Director DataSource (3D), a new resource for recruiting talent to serve on corporate boards. The event will start with brief presentations by representatives of the three partners on the ...

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    10. Report: Corporate Boards Must Take Long-Term Steps to Manage Risk, Restore Investor Confidence

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The string of recent news concerning global companies such as Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, Olympus, Sino-Forest, and Duke Energy, underscores the immediate need to change the corporate culture perpetuated by some corporate boards. One way to accomplish this is to build visionary boards and leaders, according to a newly-released report from CFA Institute, Visionary Board ...

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    11. Howard Solomon Sends Letter to Carl Icahn

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Howard Solomon, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX), today sent the following letter to Carl C. Icahn: July 9, 2012 Via Federal Express Mr. Carl Icahn Icahn Capital LP 767 Fifth Avenue, 47th Floor New York, New York 10153 Dear Carl: We have consistently said that we were open to constructive discussions with you ...

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    12. United Silver Corp. Appoints New Directors

      VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United Silver Corp. ("USC";TSX: USC; OTC: USCZF; Frankfurt: UM8) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Kenneth A. Brunk and James N. Meek to its board of directors. Both directors qualify as independent directors under Canadian securities rules, and their addition bolsters USC’s corporate governance as well as adds considerably to our board’s ...

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    13. INSIDE Secure strengthens its Supervisory Board with the appointment of Joëlle Toledano

      AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--INSIDE Secure (NYSE Euronext Paris FR0010291245 – INSD.PA), a leader in semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, is strengthening its Supervisory Board with the appointment of Joëlle Toledano as an independent member. This appointment was approved by INSIDE Secure’s shareholders at the General Meeting held on Friday 29 June ...

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    14. Delta Electronics Announces New Management Team

      TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Delta Electronics, INC. announced today that its board of directors has met and proposed the following changes in executive positions: Yancey Hai, Delta’s longtime vice chairman and CEO, will take over as chairman of Delta’s board of directors. President and COO, Mark Ko, will take over as vice chairman; president of China operations, Ping Cheng, has been ...

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    15. Calgon Carbon Corporation Announces the Appointment of Randall Dearth as President and Chief Executive Officer and ...

      PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced today that its board of directors has appointed Randall S. Dearth (age 48) as Calgon Carbon Corporation’s new president and chief executive officer effective August 1, 2012. Previously the company announced that John S. Stanik would retire. Mr. Stanik’s retirement will be effective on July 31, 2012. Also, the company ...

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