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2014-09-16 20:28:34

Teri List-Stoll of Kraft and Charles W. Scharf of Visa to join board; Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon to retire from board at end of current term; company increases dividend by 11 percent. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that Teri List-Stoll, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kraft Foods Group Inc., and Charles W. Scharf, chief executive officer of Visa Inc., have been appointed to the company's board of...

2014-09-16 16:25:57

Second segment of PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolving trends in board priorities and practices, as well as activist shareholders becoming even more active, were among the issues directors expressed their views about in PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. In the summer of 2014, 863 public company directors responded to the survey, and of those, 70% serve on the boards of companies...

2014-09-15 20:22:03

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (the "Company" or "Alere"), a global leader in infectious disease, toxicology, cardiology and diabetes products and services, today confirmed that a group of former executives, led by former CEO Ron Zwanziger, filed a Schedule 13D with the Securities and Exchange Commission and subsequently sent a letter to Gregg J. Powers, Chairman of the Board, requesting one month of due diligence in an effort to secure financing...

2014-09-15 20:20:16

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (the "Corporation") (NYSE & TSX: RBA) announces that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has adopted amended and restated by-laws (the "Amended and Restated By-laws") and a Say on Pay Policy as part of the Corporation's continued commitment to implementing good corporate governance practices. Commencing with the Corporation's 2015 annual meeting, shareholders will vote on an advisory resolution with...

2014-09-09 16:24:40

First segment of PwC's Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey reveals corporate directors' views on board performance and diversity. The findings indicate a growing concern regarding the replacement of underperforming board members and differing opinions among male and female directors concerning the importance of gender and racial diversity....

2014-09-08 08:32:58

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forward Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORD) today issued the following open letter to shareholders in response to recent news and activities at the company. The letter outlines the transformative direction that Forward Industries' leadership is pursuing, consistent with the company's overall strategic review that began in 2012: Dear Shareholders: Given the recent news and activities at Forward Industries, including the termination of...

2014-09-05 08:24:45

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutrale-Safra today announced that the leading proxy firm Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") today has recommended that its clients vote AGAINST the proposed Chiquita-Fyffes ("Fyffes") transaction and vote FOR the adjournment of the Special Meeting of Shareholders on September 17, 2014 using only the GOLD proxy card. Cutrale-Safra has proposed to acquire at $13 cash per share all the outstanding shares of Chiquita Brands International, Inc....

2014-09-04 08:26:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPFA (pronounced "alpha"), the Association of Latino Professionals For America, selected both Frank Lopez and Verna A. Greer as Senior Vice Presidents of Corporate Development. As a former president and CEO of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation, and, during his tenure, also served as a dynamic service executive and as chief development strategist. Lopez was instrumental in establishing a variety of national partnerships...

2014-09-03 16:23:58

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengasco, Inc. (NYSE MKT: TGC) announced today that the Board of Directors has fixed the date and time of the Annual Meeting of the Company's holders of common stock as Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8:30 A.M. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Denver Tech Center, 7801 E. Orchard Rd., Greenwood Village, CO 80111. The Board of Directors has also fixed the close of business on September 25, 2014 as the record date for the...

2014-09-03 04:20:51

CALGARY, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Stream Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX-V: SKO) ("Stream" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an Arrangement Agreement (the "Agreement") to merge into TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd (the "Transaction"). TransAtlantic, listed on TSX and NYSE MKT, is an independent E&P company with ongoing operations in Turkey and Bulgaria; see www.transatlantic.com. The Transaction is expected to complete in November 2014. Stream's Board...


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