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    1. International Employment Company Stipenda Announces New Board Members

      International Employment Company Stipenda Announces New Board Members

      BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stipenda, a new company supporting professional employer organizations (PEOs) across the United States with their global employment capabilities, today announced the appointment of Frank Levene and Tim Grimes to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Levene has been appointed Director and Chairman of Stipenda. He has over 30 years’ experience in management and business ...

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    2. Liquidmetal Technologies Appoints Former Xilinx Senior Executive, Richard Sevcik, to its Board of Directors

      Liquidmetal Technologies Appoints Former Xilinx Senior Executive, Richard Sevcik, to its Board of Directors

      Liquidmetal® Technologies, Inc., the leading developer of amorphous alloys and composites, has appointed high-tech industry veteran and noted business success author, Richard Sevcik, to its board of directors, increasing the number of independent directors to four out of seven serving in total. 

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    3. Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Smithfield Foods, Inc. Buyout

      Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of Smithfield Foods, Inc. regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s entry into an agreement to be acquired by Shuanghui International Holdings Limited (“Shuanghui”) in a transaction valued at approximately $7.1 billion, including the assumption of Smithfield’s net debt.

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    4. Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Informs Shareholders of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation of Upcoming Deadline

      Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., including former Special Assistant United States Attorney Timothy J. MacFall, announces that a complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation between May 3, 2012 and April 16, 2013, inclusive, alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 against the Company and certain of its officers.

      PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP identified certain issues that may have a material impact on the fairness or reliability of Magnum Hunter’s consolidated financial statements ...

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    5. First Manhattan Adds Alex Denner to Vivus Board Slate

      First Manhattan Co. (“FMC”), an owner-managed and operated investment advisory firm and the beneficial holder of approximately 9.9 percent of the outstanding shares of VIVUS, Inc.  today announced that in response to Vivus’ recent expansions of the Board it has increased its slate of director nominees to nine, adding Alex Denner, Ph.D., to FMC's two previously announced additional director nominees, Dr. Rolf Bass and Melvin Keating, for election to the Board at Vivus’ annual meeting of shareholders on July 15, 2013.

      The additions of Dr. Alex Denner, Dr. Rolf Bass, and Mel Keating further strengthen our slate ...

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    6. Modine Announces Upcoming Retirement of Its Chairman, Gary L. Neale, and the Appointment of Marsha C. Williams as ...

      RACINE, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD) today announced the plans for Gary L. Neale to retire as Chairman of its Board of Directors following the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders on July 18, 2013. Mr. Neale has been a member of Modine’s Board of Directors since 1977 and became its Chair in 2008 after serving as independent Lead Director for five years. In ...

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    7. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Chairman Transition

      ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRIT) (NYSE: WRE) announced the election of Charles T. “Tuck” Nason as Chairman of WRIT. Mr. Nason will succeed John P. McDaniel, who has completed a three-year term of service as Chairman. John P. McDaniel Stepping Down as Chairman After serving for the past three years as Chairman of the Board ...

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    8. Steve Chazen Will Remain as CEO of Occidental Petroleum Through 2014

      LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) today announced that Steve Chazen will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer through the end of 2014 with the Board’s full support. Mr. Chazen immediately assumes responsibility for all of the Company’s operations, including Oxy’s international operations. Mr. Chazen will assist the Board with its ongoing ...
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    9. 1st Source Announces Addition of Vinod M. Khilnani to Board of Directors

      SOUTH BEND, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--1st Source Corporation announces the election of Vinod M. Khilnani to its Board of Directors. The vote was approved at the annual 1st Source shareholder meeting.

      Khilnani is the Executive Chairman of the board of CTS Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of electronic components and accessories, based in Elkhart. He has extensive experience in finances, strategy, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Khilnani received an MBA in Finance from the State University of New York at Albany and a BA in Business from Delhi University. Khilnani also serves on the board of Materion Corporation.

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    10. Egan-Jones Recommends Shareholders Vote for All Stillwater Board Nominees on WHITE Proxy Card

      BILLINGS, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) (TSX:SWC.U) (“Stillwater” or the “Company”) today announced that independent proxy advisory firm Egan-Jones Proxy Services ("Egan-Jones"), recommends that shareholders vote for all of Stillwater’s Board nominees on the WHITE proxy card at the Company’s 2013 Annual Shareholders Meeting, which will be held on May 2, 2013. Egan ...
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    11. Major Proxy Advisory Firm Glass Lewis Recommends That Timken Shareholders Vote For CalSTRS’ Shareholder Proposal

      SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California State Teachers Retirement System (“CalSTRS”) and Relational Investors LLC (“Relational”), collectively owners of 7.3 percent of the common shares of The Timken Company, (NYSE: TKR) (“Timken” or “the Company”), today stated that they are pleased that the proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co. (“Glass Lewis”) has recommended to its clients that Timken ...

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    12. Leading Proxy Advisor ISS Recommends Timken Shareholders Vote FOR Calstrs’ Shareholder Proposal

      SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California State Teachers Retirement System (“CalSTRS”) and Relational Investors LLC (“Relational”), collectively owners of 7.3 percent of the common shares of The Timken Company, (NYSE: TKR) (“Timken” or “the Company”), today stated that they are pleased that Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”), a leading proxy advisory firm, has recommended to its clients ...

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    13. Ajay Banga Elected to Dow Board of Directors

      MIDLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced that Ajay Banga, president and chief executive officer of MasterCard, has been elected to Dow’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Prior to joining MasterCard in 2009, Banga was chief executive officer of Citigroup Asia Pacific. During his tenure at Citigroup, he held a variety of senior management ...

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