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2014-04-22 12:28:15

Theme: "Leading Through Uncertainty - Directors Think Strategically About Risks and Opportunities" NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of the world's top women corporate board chairs, directors, and CEOs will convene in New York City May 14-15 for the WomenCorporateDirectors Global Institute - setting the agenda for many boardroom discussions in the coming months worldwide. Now in its fourth year, the WCD Global Institute is an annual gathering of global business leaders, linked by...

2014-04-21 16:21:14

HALIFAX, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") today advised fellow shareholders that proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") has confirmed the Concerned Shareholders' stated view that they are responsible for positive changes at Sherritt. Referring to the Concerned Shareholders as "the dissident" in a report issued today, ISS says: "Management has demonstrated a high level of shareholder...

2014-04-21 12:27:09

Events planned to promote and underscore compliance and ethics MINNEAPOLIS, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Corporate compliance and ethics play a central and critical role in today's business. The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) have designated May 4 - 10, 2014, as the 10th annual Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week. This week-long observation provides companies in all parts of the globe the opportunity...

2014-04-21 12:21:58

HALIFAX, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") today provided fellow shareholders with a comprehensive presentation describing the reasons to support their nominees to the Board of Directors and their four Shareholder Proposals at Sherritt's Annual and Special Meeting to be held on May 6, 2014. The presentation is available at the Concerned Shareholders' website www.SaveOurSherritt.com and reminds Sherritt investors to...

2014-04-17 12:30:47

September 14 - 17, 2014, Hyatt Regency Chicago MINNEAPOLIS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders in government enforcement, ethics, and compliance will address compliance and ethics professionals assembling in Chicago, Illinois for the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, held over four days in September, the SCCE announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/DC67044LOGO-b SCCE's 13(th) annual Compliance and...

2014-04-16 16:30:21

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the appointment of James S. Turley to its Board of Directors, effective April 16. Mr. Turley will occupy the board seat vacated by Thomas Reed, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Science Officer of Intrexon. Dr. Reed will continue to serve as Chief Science Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130919/NY83283LOGO Mr. Turley is the former Chairman and Chief...

2014-04-15 12:22:00

HALIFAX, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") today reminded fellow shareholders of the relevant facts that should be considered as they determine how to vote at Sherritt's Annual and Special Meeting to be held on May 6, 2014. The Sherritt Board of Directors, rather then responding to legitimate shareholder concerns, has instead tried to distract shareholders from the real issues by making offensive and irrelevant...

2014-04-15 08:35:24

Transformative Acquisition of Progressive Will Create Lease-to-Own Leader ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the leading lease-to-own specialty retailer that offers flexible payment options for credit-challenged individuals, today issued a letter to its shareholders. The full text of the letter is below. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130826/CL69318LOGO April 15, 2014 Dear Fellow Shareholder: Aaron's business is at an inflection point, resulting from an...

2014-04-14 16:24:52

BEIJING, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exceed Company Ltd. (EDS) ("Exceed" or the "Company"), one of the leading domestic sportswear brands in China, today announced that it intends to adjourn its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to be held on April 16, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (Hong Kong time), at United Conference Centre, 10/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong, to consider and vote on the proposal to adopt the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger (the...

2014-04-14 12:23:10

HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) announced today additional changes to its corporate governance and compensation practices. Building upon initiatives announced during 2013, these changes reflect the Company's ongoing dialogue with its shareholders. -- The Company has adopted a policy to separate the roles of Chairman of the Board and CEO following the tenure of the current Chairman and CEO, in accordance with...