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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...

2014-04-13 23:00:39

The New York Times Publishes Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study of the Largest U.S. Public Companies Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Equilar, the leader in executive compensation benchmarking and governance research, today announced the publication of the Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study in The New York Times. This study examines CEO pay at the 100 largest U.S. companies and is the first of two annual CEO studies that Equilar creates for The New York Times based on proxy filings from thousands of...

2014-04-10 16:20:24

HALIFAX, NS, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Concerned Shareholders, led by Clarke Inc. ("Clarke") (TSX: CKI; CKI.DB.A), today called on the Board of Directors of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") to withdraw and replace the Company's blue form of proxy because it deliberately misleads shareholders about nominees for election to the Board at Sherritt's Annual and Special Meeting to be held on May 6, 2014. In a letter sent to the Sherritt Board today, the Concerned Shareholders, acting...

2014-04-10 08:30:47

U.S Ambassador and Real Estate Entrepreneur Appointed as Second Independent Director; Proven Executive Strengthens Corporate Governance LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), a leader in providing consulting services and patented medicine storage and dispensing systems to the medical and retail industries, announced today that it has elected Ned L. Siegel, former U.S. Ambassador, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately....

2014-04-09 23:03:34

The Chief Innovation Officer Summit will be taking place this June 18 & 19 in San Francisco. Over 200 senior innovation leaders and creative thinkers will gather to share best practices and make meaningful industry connections. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 “Innovate or die,” has never been more true than today. Innovation is the key to keeping your company alive and relevant in today’s constantly changing business environment. Join us at the Chief Innovation Officer...