1. All Articles

    1-24 of 20507 1 2 3 4 ... 853 854 855 »
    1. Investor Group Nominates Sixteen Highly-Qualified Independent Candidates for Election to Bed Bath & Beyond Board

      Investor Group Nominates Sixteen Highly-Qualified Independent Candidates for Election to Bed Bath & Beyond Board

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--Legion Partners Holdings, LLC (together with its affiliates, “Legion Partners”), Macellum Advisors GP, LLC (together with its affiliates, “Macellum”), and Ancora Advisors, LLC (together with its affiliates, “Ancora” and, together with Legion Partners and Macellum, “the Investor Group”) today announced the nomination of sixteen highly-qualified, independent candidates for election to the Board of Directors (the “board”) of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY)...

      Read Full Article
    2. Rigel Welcomes Jane Wasman to Board of Directors

      Rigel Welcomes Jane Wasman to Board of Directors

      SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that it has appointed Jane Wasman to its board of directors. Ms. Wasman is a strategic leader with over 20 years of experience in the biopharma industry working with both large, multinational corporations and privately held start-ups. Her expertise includes strategic development, corporate governance, litigation, commercialization, compliance and government affairs, as well as operational implementation...

      Read Full Article
    3. John Arthur Stall Named to Evergy Board of Directors

      John Arthur Stall Named to Evergy Board of Directors

      KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced that John Arthur “Art” Stall was named to the Evergy board of directors. Mr. Stall will also serve on the nuclear, operations, and environmental oversight committee of the board. He will stand for election by Evergy’s shareholders at the 2019 annual shareholder meeting...

      Read Full Article
    4. Autodesk Appoints Blake Irving to Board of Directors

      Autodesk Appoints Blake Irving to Board of Directors

      SAN RAFAEL, Calif.March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced the appointment of Blake Irving to its Board of Directors, effective March 22, 2019. Irving has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience, having most recently served as chief executive officer of GoDaddy where he reshaped the domain-name company into a global cloud platform before a successful IPO...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Leadership IPO Nasdaq
    5. Intel Board of Directors Extends Andy Bryant’s Term as Intel Chairman until 2020

      Intel Board of Directors Extends Andy Bryant’s Term as Intel Chairman until 2020

      SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--Intel Corporation today announced that its board of directors had unanimously decided to extend Andy Bryant’s term as Intel chairman for one additional year, to help support Intel’s leadership transition. If Bryant is re-elected at Intel’s 2019 annual stockholders’ meeting, his term as chairman would continue through the conclusion of Intel’s 2020 annual stockholders’ meeting. Bryant has informed the board that he does not expect to stand for re-election again in 2020...

      Read Full Article
    6. Caesars And Eldorado Resorts: Two Is Better Than One

      Caesars And Eldorado Resorts: Two Is Better Than One

      There are reports that casino operators Eldorado Resorts ( ERI ) and Caesars Entertainment ( CZR ) are under initial discussions to explore merger possibilities. Noted activist investor Carl Icahn & Co. has increased his stake in CZR and is currently pushing for the sale of the company. CZR has provided limited financial information to ERI to commence the due diligence process...

      Read Full Article
    7. Hedge Fund Appaloosa Unimpressed by Allergan Board Promises

      Hedge Fund Appaloosa Unimpressed by Allergan Board Promises

      REUTERS: Activist investor Appaloosa LP responded to proposed concessions from the board of Allergan Plc by saying it had done everything "except what needs to be done" and calling on other investors to take further "disruptive" steps to change the company. The hedge fund, led by billionaire David Tepper, has been pressing Allergan since last year to separate the roles of CEO and chairman or potentially sell or merge the company...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Allergan Appaloosa
    8. 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...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Management KKR stake
    9. Rubius Therapeutics Appoints Natalie Holles to its Board of Directors

      Rubius Therapeutics Appoints Natalie Holles to its Board of Directors

      CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rubius Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RUBY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is generating red blood cells and bioengineering them into an entirely new class of cellular medicines, today announced the appointment of Natalie Holles, president and chief operating officer of Audentes Therapeutics, as a member of the company’s board of directors...

      Read Full Article
    10. Patrick Industries, Inc. Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Directors

      Patrick Industries, Inc. Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Directors

      ELKHART, Ind.March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: PATK), a major manufacturer and distributor of component and building products for the recreational vehicle, marine, manufactured housing and industrial markets, announced today the appointment of Pamela KlynDerrick Mayes and Denis Suggs to its Board of Directors (the "Board")...

      Read Full Article
    11. Texas Pacific Land Trust Tries to Fend Off Activist Investor, Delays Meeting

      Texas Pacific Land Trust Tries to Fend Off Activist Investor, Delays Meeting

      Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE: TPL ) says it will postpone by two weeks until May 22 the date of a special meeting where shareholders will vote to fill an open trustee spot, taking a step to fight off a large investor seeking to install its own trustee and begin selling off TPL's portfolio. TPL wants shareholders elect an independent trustee, while ~23% owner Horizon Kinetics and its partners say they will seek to nominate Eric Oliver, president of the SoftVest hedge fund...

      Read Full Article
    12. Splunk Appoints Graham Smith as Chairman of the Board of Directors

      Splunk Appoints Graham Smith as Chairman of the Board of Directors

      SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from the world of data, today announced that Graham Smith, former chief financial officer of Salesforce, has been appointed as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. Additionally, Sri Viswanath, chief technology officer (CTO) of Atlassian, has joined Splunk's board of directors. Godfrey Sullivan and Thomas Neustaetter both also announced they will retire from the Splunk board following its meeting in June...

      Read Full Article
    13. Ocular Therapeutix™ Reports Election of Leslie Williams to Board of Directors

      Ocular Therapeutix™ Reports Election of Leslie Williams to Board of Directors

      BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ocular Therapeutix™, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCUL), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the formulation, development, and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, today announced the election of Leslie J. Williams to the Board of Directors of the Company...

      Read Full Article
    14. 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...

      Read Full Article
    15. Ionis Announces Appointment of Brett P. Monia Ph.D. to its Board of Directors

      Ionis Announces Appointment of Brett P. Monia Ph.D. to its Board of Directors

      CARLSBAD, Calif.March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), the leader in RNA-targeted therapeutics, today announced that Brett P. Monia, Ph.D., has been appointed to the company's board of directors. Dr. Monia currently serves as Ionis' chief operating officer and, as was previously announced, will be appointed chief executive officer of the company in January 2020, succeeding current CEO Stanley T. Crooke, M.D., Ph.D., who will become executive chairman of the Ionis board of directors. With the addition of Dr. Monia, the Ionis board now has a total of 11 members...

      Read Full Article
    1-24 of 20507 1 2 3 4 ... 853 854 855 »
  1. Categories

    1. BoardProspects Features:

      BoardBlogs, BoardKnowledge, BoardMoves, BoardNews, BoardProspects Announcements, BoardProspects CEO, CEO Blog, In the News, Partner Publications, Sponsored Content
  2. Popular Articles

  3. BoardBlogs

    See all BoardBlogs articles
  4. People in the News

    1. (1585 articles) SEC
    2. (1075 articles) Leadership
    3. (583 articles) Executive Compensation
    4. (565 articles) Independent Director
    5. (522 articles) Diversity
    6. (332 articles) Governance Committee
    7. (227 articles) General Counsel
    8. (226 articles) Compliance
    9. (222 articles) Carl Icahn
    10. (173 articles) Human Resources
  5. Organizations in the News

    1. (12376 articles) SunTrust
    2. (1371 articles) Board of Directors
    3. (564 articles) Board Recruitment
    4. (551 articles) NYSE
    5. (429 articles) Nasdaq
    6. (383 articles) Board Diversity
    7. (340 articles) Bloomberg
    8. (330 articles) Twitter
    9. (312 articles) Board of Trustees
    10. (290 articles) Apple
  6. Locations in the News

    1. (3678 articles) Management
    2. (2123 articles) Investors
    3. (1968 articles) Corporate Governance
    4. (1698 articles) Investment
    5. (860 articles) Activist Investors
    6. (657 articles) Audit Committee
    7. (620 articles) Public Companies
    8. (602 articles) Investor Relations
    9. (534 articles) Hedge Fund
    10. (522 articles) Annual Meeting
  7. Subjects in the News

    1. (8130 articles) CEO
    2. (2196 articles) stock options
    3. (1737 articles) technology
    4. (556 articles) acquisition
    5. (517 articles) stake
    6. (451 articles) risk
    7. (371 articles) Wall Street
    8. (301 articles) human rights
    9. (236 articles) Bank
    10. (215 articles) California