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2014-10-01 12:30:51

New Financial Leadership Will Lead Strategic Initiatives to Support Company Growth BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey announced today that Matt Hallgren has been promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Kip Emenhiser has been promoted to the role of Chief Accounting Officer (CAO). In their new roles, Hallgren will oversee financial strategy and analysis, and Emenhiser will be responsible for accounting and budgeting--all functions essential to...

2014-10-01 08:31:08

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Fengate Capital Management Ltd. ("Fengate"), one of Canada's leading alternative asset management firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Crawford to the role of General Counsel within the firm's executive management team. Heather is a high performance General Counsel with top-tier law firm experience and a reputation for proven leadership on diverse legal projects. After nearly eight years in private practice at Torys LLP, Heather...

2014-09-30 23:15:36

The Great Conversation in Security is an executive leadership forum focused on all hazards global risk, value generation for the stakeholders, and the enabling technology that provisions security programs. Facilitated by CSO-Level faculty and industry thought leaders, this forum answers the question: "What does it take to be a next generation leader in security?" Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Great Conversation in Security, the signature forum for risk, resilience,...

2014-09-30 12:27:44

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boards are dedicating significant attention to their risk oversight responsibilities, as directors set ever higher expectations of themselves. Yet, as the risk landscape becomes increasingly complex, directors say they are less comfortable with their understanding of their company's risk appetite, according to PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. The evolution of strategy oversight also continues, as directors assess whether they receive the...

2014-09-29 12:23:09

JOHANNESBURG, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sasol appointed Bongani Nqwababa as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sasol with effect from 1 March 2015. Nqwababa has been an independent non-executive director and a member of Sasol's Audit Committee since 5 December 2013. He has been the Finance Director of Anglo American Platinum Limited since 2009. He is a former Finance Director of Eskom Holdings SOC Limited and Chief Financial...

2014-09-26 08:28:54

Company adds four non-independent directors and plans to require annual director elections CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) today announced that its Board of Directors approved several amendments to the U.S. Cellular Restated Certificate of Incorporation ("Charter"), and expanded the board to 14 members. The independent directors engaged their own legal counsel and the non-independent members of the Board recused themselves from...

2014-09-26 08:28:03

CARLSTADT, N.J., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Limited (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that its Board of Directors has established a special committee (the "Independent Committee") to consider the preliminary, non-binding proposal letter dated September 21, 2014 from Zhiyuan Li, the Company's Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer and FNOF E&M...

2014-09-25 04:22:35

NANJING, China, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever-Glory International Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Ever-Glory") (NYSE MKT: EVK), a leading apparel supply chain manager and retailer based in China, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jianhua Wang, as an independent director of the Company upon the resignation of Mr. Changyu Qi effective on Sep. 24. Mr. Wang was also appointed as the Chairman of the Nominating & Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and...

2014-09-24 16:21:54

TORONTO and MARSEILLES, FRANCE, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Foraco International SA (TSX: FAR) (the "Company" or "Foraco"), in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, announced the voting results for the election of its Board of Directors at the Ordinary Meeting of Shareholders of the Company held on May 6, 2014 in Marseille, France (the "Meeting"). In accordance with French law, Shareholders of the Company, when voting in elections for directors, are given the option to vote...

2014-09-24 08:29:57

WUHAN CITY, China, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aoxin Tianli Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAC) ("Aoxin Tianli" or the "Company"), a diversified company with businesses in hog farming and manufacture and marketing of electro-hydraulic servo-valves and optical fiber hardware and software solutions, today announced changes to its Board of Directors (the "Board"). In support of a board restructuring plan which aims to reduce the size of its Board of Directors from eight to five and to realign...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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