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    1. Quincy Company Puts People and Organizations Together in the Boardroom

      Quincy Company Puts People and Organizations Together in the Boardroom

      Helping publicly traded, private, or not-for-profit businesses find board members is the business of Quincy-based BoardProspects. Its chief executive officer, Mark Rogers of Weymouth, a corporate lawyer who practiced in the Boston area for 10 years before founding his venture, said his company is the world’s largest boardroom community...

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    2. Bravida Holding AB: Changes in Bravida Board of Directors

      STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Bravida Holding AB (Publ) (STO:BRAV001) Bravida Holding AB (publ) (“Bravida” or the “Company”) announces that Michel Plantevin and Jay Corrigan, representatives of Bain Capital, LLC and its affiliates, have stepped down from the Company’s board of directors. This announcement has been published in accordance with Section 4.10 of the indenture, dated ...

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    3. If You're Looking for a Board Seat, Mark Rogers Can Help

      If You're Looking for a Board Seat, Mark Rogers Can Help

      If you’re looking for a board seat, Mark Rogers can help

      Interested in a paid, part-time job on a board in the financial or retail sector?

      Mark Rogers can make the connection for you. The former corporate lawyer just added an upgraded service to BoardProspects.com, a social media site he runs that’s geared for members of boards — or those aspiring to serve on one. The upgraded service allows companies to post their board opportunities for free. Potential applicants can search these opportunities for no charge, but need to pay if they apply through Rogers’ site.

      In the ...

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    4. Aerie Pharmaceuticals Bolsters Board

      Irvine-based Aerie Pharmaceuticals said today that it has named two new members of its board of directors. The company--which is developing treatments for glaucoma--said it has added Julie McHugh and Michael M. du Toit to its board. McHugh was previously COO of Endo Health Solutions, and also served as an executive at Nora Therapeutics, Johnson & Johnson, and Centocor, and sits on the boards of EPIRUS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., New Xellia Group A/S, Trevena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and ViroPharma, among other organizations. du Toit is President at Everyday Health, and also has served at Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, Digitas ...

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    5. Anthem Makes Its Interest In Cigna Official With $54B Offer

      Anthem Makes Its Interest In Cigna Official With $54B Offer

      Anthem (ANTM) this afternoon went public with its takeover bid for Cigna Corp. (CI) offering the global health insurer $184 per share in cash and stock, according to a statement from the acquirer. Anthem said the combined company would have $115 billion in annual revenues and cover 53 million people with commercial insurance as well as government business including Medicare, Medicaid and individual plans offered on exchanges under the Affordable Care Act...

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    6. American Express Company Elects Michael Leavitt to Board of Directors

      American Express Company Elects Michael Leavitt to Board of Directors

      NEW YORK, May 11, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- American Express Company today announced that Michael O. Leavitt has been elected to its board of directors. Governor Leavitt is the founder and chairman of Leavitt Partners where he advises clients on how navigate the health care value economy. Governor Leavitt served as Governor of Utah from 1993-2003.

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    7. BoardProspects.com Adds Lorenz Reibling to Board of Directors

      BoardProspects.com Adds Lorenz Reibling to Board of Directors

      BOSTON (November 19, 2014) –BoardProspects.com, the world’s largest online boardroom community, today announced that its shareholders have elected Lorenz Reibling to its board of directors.  Reibling is the Chairman and Founding Partner of Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC., a real estate private equity company based in Boston, MA.  “We are thrilled that Lorenz Reibling has joined our board of directors.  As an extraordinarily accomplished international executive, Lorenz will be a tremendous addition to our board,” said Mark Rogers, BoardProspects CEO. 

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    8. Why Allergan's Shareholders Should Be Wary About Valeant's (and Ackman's) Takeover Bid

      Why Allergan's Shareholders Should Be Wary About Valeant's (and Ackman's) Takeover Bid

      This article is by Mark Rogers, the founder and chief executive of BoardProspects.com. 

      The battle between activist investor Bill Ackman and Allergan’s chief executive and board over Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ bid to take over Allergan, the maker of Botox, has been generating a lot of news lately. But it’s what doesn’t get much press—what happens in the aftermath of such a conflict—that could have troubling consequences for shareholders down the road...

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    9. BoardProspects.com Releases Version 3.0 of Board Recruitment Platform - Yahoo Finance

      BoardProspects.com Releases Version 3.0 of Board Recruitment Platform - Yahoo Finance

      From Yahoo Finance: BOSTON -- BoardProspects.com, the singular online boardroom recruitment destination for board members, prospective board members and corporations (public, private and non-profit), today announced that it has released Version 3.0 of its revolutionary platform.

      "Version 3.0 is a dramatic step forward for BoardProspects as it significantly expands the capabilities and features of our platform," said Mark Rogers, BoardProspects CEO. "Our goal has always been to transform the board recruitment process -- and Version 3.0 positions us to accomplish that goal."

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    10. Corporate Secretary | Top challenges for boards in 2014

      Corporate Secretary | Top challenges for boards in 2014

      Board composition, executive pay and corporate strategy are among the issues directors will be preoccupied with in 2014.

      If directors thought they worked harder than ever during 2013, they should expect to up the ante even further in 2014. For boards, ‘business as usual doesn’t work,’ says Ernest Brod, managing director of global forensic and dispute services for Alvarez & Marsal. The regulatory environment, both its aggressiveness and uncertainty, will keep directors on the defensive, as will unrelenting activist shareholders. Directors will need to find ways to ‘make nice’ while engaging shareholders – in fact, they’ll need to proactively anticipate ...

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    11. Snapchat Just Landed Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton As An Investor, Board Member

      Snapchat Just Landed Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton As An Investor, Board Member

      New documents filed with the SEC show that Snapchat has raised another $50 million in investment, with a big name investor: Micheal Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment. Lynton is on Snapchat's board of directors, the filing confirmed. This latter news was previously reported in June. As we previously reported, new regulatory filings showed that Snapchat was about to raise a hefty chunk of money.

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    12. Citi Board Elects Duncan P. Hennes to Board of Directors

      Citi Board Elects Duncan P. Hennes to Board of Directors

      NEW YORK, Dec 11, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Citi's Board of Directors today announced that it has elected Duncan P. Hennes as a new independent director. "We are pleased to have Duncan Hennes join Citi's Board of Directors," said Citi Chairman, Michael E. O'Neill. "Mr. Hennes has broad experience in financial services with notable expertise in securities markets and risk management. We look forward to the insight he will bring to the Board.

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