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2013-10-01 08:24:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PR Newswire/ -- CleanTech Innovations, Inc. ("CleanTech") (Nasdaq: CTEK), today announces that the Board of Directors of CleanTech is pleased to welcome a seasoned banking industry regulator, Terry K. McEwen, as an independent member of the Company's Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee, and member of the Nominating and Compensation Committees. Terry McEwen has over thirty years' experience in finance and banking. Mr. McEwen served as the...

2013-09-23 16:20:41

VANCOUVER, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (the "Company") (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Beverley Anne Briscoe as Deputy Chairperson of the Company's Board of Directors, effective September 23, 2013. Ms. Briscoe joined the Company as a director in October 2004, and has served as a member of the Nominating & Corporate Governance and Audit Committees, most recently...

2013-09-20 08:21:25

SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- L&L Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: "LLEN") ("L&L" or the "Company"), a U.S.-based company with a track record of profitable energy (coal) operations in China, today announced that it has formed a special independent committee to conduct a review of the allegations made by the GeoInvesting blog released yesterday. The special committee is chaired by Mohan Datwani, Chair of the Audit Committee and independent director. Mr. Datwani, an experienced...

2013-09-18 08:27:52

New ACDS research shows majority of directors believe the costs to companies of increased legislative, regulatory and enforcement initiatives exceed potential benefits NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Many directors believe recent regulatory and enforcement initiatives have failed to achieve increased investor protections, improve public trust in the corporate sector, or enhance transparency to stakeholders, according to new data from PwC US's 2013 Annual Corporate Directors Survey....

2013-09-11 16:26:29

WEST MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE MKT: RWC) today announced that, after discussions with representatives of Privet Fund LP, the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") has voted to expand the Board to eight (8) members with the appointment of Ryan Levenson and Benjamin Rosenzweig to the Board effective immediately. "We are pleased to welcome Ryan and Ben to the Board," said George N. Benjamin, Chairman of the Board of RELM. "We...

2013-09-10 08:27:44

New ACDS data finds increased importance of IT but shows boards challenged in their oversight role NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Information technology is a top priority for today's boards as directors spend more time on IT and recognize the increased importance of effective IT oversight, according to new research released as part of PwC US's 2013 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. With technology rapidly changing the way companies do business, more boards are turning to outside...

2013-09-03 08:23:19

DENVER, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Antero Resources Corporation (Antero) today announced the appointment of Richard W. Connor to its board of directors. Mr. Connor has also been appointed to serve as chairman of the Company's audit committee. Prior to his retirement in 2009, Mr. Connor was an audit partner with KPMG LLP where he principally served publicly-traded clients in the energy, mining, telecommunications and media industries for 38 years. Mr. Connor was elected to the...

2013-08-27 20:21:53

WUXI, China, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP) ("Suntech" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that on August 21, 2013, each of Ms. Susan Wang, Mr. Julian Worley, and Mr. Zhizhong Qiu resigned as directors of the Company with immediate effect. Such directors indicated that they could no longer serve effectively as independent directors for reasons that included not being provided with information that was...

2013-08-12 08:32:36

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sebring Software, Inc. ("Sebring") (OTC: SMXI), today announced new additions to its Board of Directors. On August 1, 2013, the Company's Board of Directors appointed Dr. Dennis Buchman, Mr. W. David Tompkins, Jr., Mr. Jeffery L. Carrier, and Mr. Joel D. Fedder to fill the four vacancies on the Company's Board of Directors. Each of the new members will serve on the Board of Directors of the Company until their resignation or removal....

2013-08-07 08:32:27

AMSTERDAM, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security, privacy and optimization solutions to 155 million active users, today announced that its shareholders have approved the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants N.V. ("PwC") as its statutory external auditor for the three years ending December 31, 2013, 2014 and 2015 respectively. PwC was appointed following a tender process conducted by AVG's Audit...