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    1. Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr. and Steven L. Gerard Elected to AutoNation's Board of Directors

      Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr. and Steven L. Gerard Elected to AutoNation's Board of Directors

      FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. AN, +2.41% America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its stockholders elected Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr. and Steven L. Gerard to AutoNation's Board of Directors at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on April 18, 2019...

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    2. JBT Announces the Appointment of Two New Directors

      JBT Announces the Appointment of Two New Directors

      CHICAGO, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation JBT, +0.99% , a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry, announced today that it has increased the size of its Board of Directors to nine members and elected Barbara L. Brasier and Emmanuel Lagarrigue to the Board effective April 15, 2019...

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    3. Here’s One Way to Tell if a Company is Overpaying its CEO

      Here’s One Way to Tell if a Company is Overpaying its CEO

      U.S. companies that use nonstandard numbers to calculate executive compensation are overpaying their top managers, according to a new research report. The working paper, “High Non-GAAP Earnings Predict Abnormally High CEO Pay,” by Nicholas Guest of Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and S.P...

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    4. iStar Nominates Richard Lieb to Join Board of Directors

      iStar Nominates Richard Lieb to Join Board of Directors

      PRNewswire/ -- iStar Inc. STAR, -1.28% announced today that its Board of Directors has nominated Richard Lieb for election as a Director at its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 16. All current Directors will stand for re-election with the exception of Dale Anne Reiss, a Director since 2008, who has decided not to stand for re-election and will continue to serve as Director until May 16, 2019...

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    5. Stamps.com Appoints Katie May to Board of Directors

      Stamps.com Appoints Katie May to Board of Directors

      Stamps.com® STMP, -0.05% the leading provider of postage online and shipping software, today announced the appointment of Katie May to its Board of Directors. As founder and chief executive of multiple successful start-ups, Mrs. May brings with her more than 20 years of experience building high-performing business models with disruptive technologies. She has a long track record of driving significant customer and revenue growth...

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    6. Insteel Industries Announces Addition Of Anne H. Lloyd To Its Board Of Directors

      Insteel Industries Announces Addition Of Anne H. Lloyd To Its Board Of Directors

      MOUNT AIRY, N.C., April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (nasdaqgs:IIIN) today announced that Anne H. Lloyd has been appointed to its board of directors effective April 16, 2019. Ms. Lloyd will be replacing Charles B. Newsome, who retired from the Company effective February 12, 2019...

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    7. Avalon GloboCare Appoints Finance Veteran Yue ''Charles'' Li to the Board of Directors

      Avalon GloboCare Appoints Finance Veteran Yue ''Charles'' Li to the Board of Directors

      FREEHOLD, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / April 8, 2019 / Avalon GloboCare Corp.AVCO, -5.96% a leading global developer of innovative and transformative cell-based technologies and therapeutics, announced today the addition of Yue "Charles" Li to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Li qualifies as an independent director and will serve on the acquisition task force committee...

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    8. Ken Ludlum Appointed to IRIDEX Board of Directors

      Ken Ludlum Appointed to IRIDEX Board of Directors

       (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IRIDEX Corporation IRIX, -2.17% a provider of innovative ophthalmic laser-based medical products for the treatment of glaucoma and retinal diseases, announced today that Ken Ludlum has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ludlum with also serve on the Company's Compensation and Audit committees...

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    9. Rolls-Royce Shares Fall as ValueAct Cuts Stake

      Rolls-Royce Shares Fall as ValueAct Cuts Stake

      By Oliver Griffin Shares in Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (RR.LN) fell Monday after activist investor ValueAct Capital Management LP cut its stake in the company by around 1.5%. ValueAct has sold 1.9 billion of its shares in Rolls-Royce. Shares at 0956 GMT were down 1.6% at 889.40 pence, valuing the 1.5% holding at around 254.1 million pounds ($335.5 million). The activist investor is the largest individual shareholder in Rolls-Royce and continues to hold a 9.5% stake in the company...

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      Mentions: Management KKR stake
    10. Inovio Appoints Global Commercial Leader to its Board of Directors

      Inovio Appoints Global Commercial Leader to its Board of Directors

      PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. INO, -2.69% announced today the appointment of Dr. Ann C. Miller to its Board of Directors. Dr. Miller had an outstanding marketing career launching and building blockbuster products for Merck, Amgen, Eisai and Sanofi. While at Sanofi, she led the Sanofi Oncology Global Marketing function including its pipeline, launch, and life cycle management activities...

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    11. Bristol-Myers Squibb Board of Directors Sends Letter to Shareholders

      Bristol-Myers Squibb Board of Directors Sends Letter to Shareholders

      Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s BMY, -1.55% Board of Directors today sent an open letter to the Company’s shareholders regarding the previously announced definitive merger agreement with Celgene Corporation CELG, -1.65% In addition to its March 19 investor presentation, the Company today also made available on Bristol-Myers Squibb’s website ...

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    12. Renovo Names Former General Motors Executive To Board of Directors

      Renovo Names Former General Motors Executive To Board of Directors

      CAMPBELL, Mar 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- CAMPBELL, Calif., March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Renovo, a global autonomous vehicle software company and creators of the AWare platform, today announced that Tony Posawatz, the President of Invictus iCAR LLC and former General Motors executive has been elected to the Renovo Board of Directors. Coming on the heels of recent expansion into Europe, the addition of Mr Posawatz to the Board Of Directors signals the strong momentum at Renovo...

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    13. Whistleblowers Promise to Make 2019 a Year of Reckoning in the Workplace

      Whistleblowers Promise to Make 2019 a Year of Reckoning in the Workplace

      If 2018 was the year of truth-telling, 2019 will be the year of reckoning. We closed out 2018 with the U.S. workplace situated squarely in the eye of a storm, a time of relative calm after the first torrent and ahead of the inevitable next wave. #MeToo shed light on a workplace full of predation, emboldening victims to finally speak out with less fear of reprisal because they were sheltered, in part, by the numbers. In the light, the details of assaults were as heartbreaking as their scale...

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      Mentions: Dodd-Frank Ethics SEC
    14. Breaking News: Caesars to Add 3 Board Directors in New Deal with Carl Icahn

      Breaking News: Caesars to Add 3 Board Directors in New Deal with Carl Icahn

      Caesars Entertainment Corp. shares CZR, +2.01% rose 2.9% in premarket trade Friday, after the casino operator said it has reached an agreement with activist shareholder Carl Icahn regarding the composition of its board and other issues. The company has agreed to add three directors to its board, Keith Cozza, Courtney Mather and James Nelson, with immediate effect...

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    15. BP Board Will Back Shareholder Push to Align Goals with Paris Climate Agreement

      BP Board Will Back Shareholder Push to Align Goals with Paris Climate Agreement

      Oil major BP PLC’s board said Friday it will back a shareholder resolution at its annual meeting this year that would force the company to align its business strategy with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The move comes after shareholders passed a motion in 2015 that asked the company to improve its corporate reporting and transparency on climate change-related risks...

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    16. E.l.f. Beauty Shares Jump 6% After Activist letter Asks for Re-Evaluation at the Stockholders Agreement

      E.l.f. Beauty Shares Jump 6% After Activist letter Asks for Re-Evaluation at the Stockholders Agreement

      E.l.f. Beauty Inc. ELF, +3.76% shares jumped 6.2% in Friday premarket trading after the company received a letter from activist investors Marathon Partners Equity Management LLC requesting, among other things, a re-evaluation of the shareholders agreement. "We believe the board has been overly accommodative to the interests of TPG on several levels, and this stance has harmed the independent public shareholders of e.l.f.," Marathon's letter said...

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    17. Corporate Boards Pick Up the Pace at Diversifying, Study Finds

      Corporate Boards Pick Up the Pace at Diversifying, Study Finds

      NEW YORK — America’s largest companies added women and minorities to their boards of directors at a faster pace over the past two years, a period when sexual harassment scandals thrust workplace equality into the spotlight, a study shows. The rate of change remains slow, but minorities are making visible gains for the first time in many years, according to the 2018 Board Diversity Census, released Wednesday by the Alliance for Board Diversity and the consulting firm Deloitte...

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    18. Dollar Tree Would Lose Money if it Tried to Sell Family Dollar as Starboard is Pushing

      Dollar Tree Would Lose Money if it Tried to Sell Family Dollar as Starboard is Pushing

      Dollar Tree has few options to deal with its Family Dollar problems. If Dollar Tree Inc. were to sell Family Dollar, it would be “fortunate” to get two-thirds of the $9 billion paid for the rival chain, according to Raymond James analysts. Activist investor Starboard Value LLP has taken a 1.7% stake in the company and is making demands for board seats and changes to the company, including a possible sale of Family Dollar...

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    19. Former SEC Commissioner Stein Says She’s Proud of Modernization Effort, Frustrated by Lack of Dodd-Frank Progress

      Former SEC Commissioner Stein Says She’s Proud of Modernization Effort, Frustrated by Lack of Dodd-Frank Progress

      Kara Stein, the departing commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, told MarketWatch she was focused during her five-and-a-half years as a regulator on bringing the regulator into the digital age. Her efforts have paid off with initiatives like the consolidated audit trail that she says will make a computerized marketplace more resilient to shocks...

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