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2014-09-17 16:30:00

Theresa Golinvaux Appointed as Vice President and Corporate Controller FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced the appointment of David Keffer as the company's Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Keffer will report to SRA President and CEO Bill Ballhaus. The company also announced that Theresa Golinvaux has been...

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 20:20:16

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...

2014-09-15 12:24:08

Top executives to be honored at Chicago United's annual Bridge Awards Gala CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 18, Chicago United will honor Robert L. Parkinson, Jr., chairman and CEO of Baxter International Inc. and Jonas Prising, chief executive officer of ManpowerGroup as its 2014 Bridge Awards recipients. The award is given to companies that demonstrate and model a holistic approach to advancing corporate diversity and inclusion. The executives will accept the...

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...

2014-09-08 08:26:45

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NTN) today announced that Kendra Berger has resigned as the Company's Chief Financial Officer effective September 5, 2014, however, Ms. Berger will continue to provide transition and support services through December 31, 2014. Effective September 8, 2014, Sandra Gurrola, the Company's current Controller, will be promoted to Vice President of Finance and serve as the principal accounting officer for...

2014-09-08 08:21:00

Brian P. MacDonald, President and CEO of Hertz Equipment Rental Business, to Serve as Interim CEO of Hertz NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz" or "the Company") today announced that Mark Frissora has stepped down for personal reasons as the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The Hertz Board of Directors has appointed Brian P. MacDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation...

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....

2014-09-03 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...


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