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    1. Genpact Appoints Ajay Agrawal, Professor at University of Toronto, and Expert in AI and Machine Learning, to Board of Directors

      Genpact Appoints Ajay Agrawal, Professor at University of Toronto, and Expert in AI and Machine Learning, to Board of Directors

      PRNewswire/ -- Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, today announced that Ajay Agrawal, the Geoffrey Taber Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. The appointment is effective immediately...

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    2. Aphria is Urging Shareholders to Hold Off on Making Any Decisions About Green Growth Brands' Takeover Bid

      Aphria is Urging Shareholders to Hold Off on Making Any Decisions About Green Growth Brands' Takeover Bid
      • Aphria received an all-stock takeover offer from Green Growth Brands, a US-based marijuana company.
      • Green Growth provides Aphria shareholders with 1.5714 common shares of Green Growth for each Aphria share, valuing the marijuana producer at $2.06 billion.
      • Aphria on Wednesday urged its shareholders to take no action until its Board has made a formal recommendation to shareholders, saying the proposal undervalued the company...
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    3. The CTO of One of the Biggest Consulting Firms Says CEOs and directors are beating a Path to his Door to Get Up-To-Speed on the Latest Tech Trends

      The CTO of One of the Biggest Consulting Firms Says CEOs and directors are beating a Path to his Door to Get Up-To-Speed on the Latest Tech Trends

      The CTO of one of the biggest consulting firms says CEOs and directors are beating a path to his door to get up-to-speed on the latest tech trends Troy Wolverton 0m Bill Briggs and his technology team at Deloitte are meeting much more frequently these days with CEOs and corporate directors. Deloitte Deloitte's technology consultants used to meet primarily with clients' chief technology and chief information officers...

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    4. Arconic Drops Plan to Pursue Sale, Sending Shares Sinking

      Arconic Drops Plan to Pursue Sale, Sending Shares Sinking

      (Bloomberg) -- Arconic Inc. shocked investors as the board decided not to sell the company, scuttling a potential blockbuster buyout after months of negotiations. The shares plunged as much as 27 percent in early trading after the company said it “did not receive a proposal for a full-company transaction that we believe would be in the best interests of Arconic’s shareholders and other stakeholders.” Apollo Global Management LLC had been in talks to acquire the aerospace manufacturer in a deal valued at more than $10 billion, Bloomberg News had ...

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    5. The World's CEOs are Getting Increasingly Nervous About the State of the Global Economy, a Major New Survey Shows

      The World's CEOs are Getting Increasingly Nervous About the State of the Global Economy, a Major New Survey Shows
      • Global CEOs have become increasingly pessimistic about global economic growth in the past year and expect their businesses to suffer in the short to medium term as a result.
      • CEOs have traditionally seen the US as the most attractive place to invest, but it is close to losing that crown, with China and India rising rapidly in the rankings...
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    6. How To Dance The Board Two-Step To Increase Your Board Of Directors' Leverage

      How To Dance The Board Two-Step To Increase Your Board Of Directors' Leverage

      These are also five levels of situational leadership. Different leaders deploy different leadership styles in different situations. These range from command and control (tell) to partnership (co-create). The biggest difference is between leaders providing direction (tell) and input (consult or test,) with the associated difference in decision rights. Former American Express CEO, Ken Chenault, liked to give his board of directors two looks at any major idea...

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    7. Penumbra, Inc. Appoints Janet Leeds and Surbhi Sarna to its Board of Directors

      Penumbra, Inc. Appoints Janet Leeds and Surbhi Sarna to its Board of Directors

      PRNewswire/ -- Penumbra, Inc. (NYSE: PEN) today announced that two new Board members were appointed to its Board of Directors (the "Board") on January 17, 2019. Ms. Janet Leeds was appointed to the Board as a Class I director, effective immediately, and Ms. Surbhi Sarna was appointed to the Board as a Class II director, effective July 1, 2019. With the addition of these two directors, the Penumbra Board will be comprised of eight directors, six of whom are independent...

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    8. Elliott Says TIM Board Must Go Ahead with No Delay on Network Separation

      Elliott Says TIM Board Must Go Ahead with No Delay on Network Separation

      MILAN (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott urged Telecom Italia's board to spin-off its fixed-line network, after Italy's telecoms regulator gave an initial thumbs-down to a Vivendi plan to create a wholly-owned subsidiary instead. AGCOM said on Sunday that the proposal drawn up by former Chief Executive Amos Genish, appointed when French media group Vivendi controlled Telecom Italia's (TIM) board, would not reduce the power TIM has got over the market...

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    9. Suzanne F. Shank Joins CMS Energy and Consumers Energy Boards of Directors

      Suzanne F. Shank Joins CMS Energy and Consumers Energy Boards of Directors

      PRNewswire/ -- Suzanne F. Shank has been elected to CMS Energy's and Consumers Energy's Boards of Directors, effective January 18, 2019. Shank has served since 1996 as chief executive officer and co-founder, and since 2015 as chairwoman, of Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C., a full-service investment bank that has managed or co-managed over $2 trillion in municipal bond, corporate bond and equity transactions...

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    10. Carnival Corporation & plc Names Katie Lahey To Board Of Directors

      Carnival Corporation & plc Names Katie Lahey To Board Of Directors

      PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) today announced that on January 14, 2019Katie Lahey, executive chair, Australasia, for Korn Ferry, has been appointed to the company's boards of directors, effective immediately. The announcement was made following the meeting of the company's boards of directors held yesterday in Miami, Florida...

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    11. MoviePass Executives are Making One More Last-Ditch Effort to Save the Stock From Being Delisted

      MoviePass Executives are Making One More Last-Ditch Effort to Save the Stock From Being Delisted
      • MoviePass parent Helios and Matheson on Friday said it would seek — again — to get shareholder authorization to reverse split its stock.
      • The company is in imminent danger of having its stock delisted from the Nasdaq; the market is hearing the company's appeal of its delisting decision later this month.
      • The proposal is basically the same one that the company withdrew in November in the face of widespread investor opposition...
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    12. Bandera Partners Issues Letter to Luby’s Stockholders

      Bandera Partners Issues Letter to Luby’s Stockholders

      Bandera Partners LLC, a significant stockholder of Lubys Inc. (NYSE: LUB) issued the following letter to Lubys stockholders. January 18, 2019 Dear Fellow Lubys Stockholders, Just over 10 years ago, when Lubys was engaged in a tight proxy contest with an activist investor, the incumbent board instituted some long overdue governance changes to swing votes back in their favor. Lubys incumbent board narrowly won that contest, and the stock has since fallen over 80% under its watch...

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    13. New Poll Finds Disruptive Innovations as Top Issue on the Minds of Corporate Directors

      New Poll Finds Disruptive Innovations as Top Issue on the Minds of Corporate Directors

      STAMFORD, Conn. -- Corporate Board Member, a division of Chief Executive Group and a market leader in board education, along with Grant Thornton LLP, a leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, have released the results of the 16th annual What Directors Think survey, which reflects the opinions of 249 directors at publicly traded U.S. companies...

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