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2014-08-21 16:27:13

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT), today announced that James W. Armstrong has been promoted to Chief Accounting Officer. Armstrong joined DuPont Fabros Technology at the time of its initial public offering in 2007 as the Director of Financial Reporting. In this role, Armstrong was instrumental in preparing DFT for compliance with Securities and Exchange reporting requirements as well as meeting the financial reporting control...

2014-08-19 16:29:20

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Lorus Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: LOR) ("Lorus" or the "Company") today announced voting results from the Company's annual and special meeting of shareholders held on August 19th in Toronto (the "Meeting"). The Company is pleased to announce that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated July 15, 2014 were elected as directors. Each of the directors was elected by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present at...

2014-08-18 08:23:37

CALGARY, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Petrowest Corporation (the Company or Petrowest) (TSX:PRW) is pleased to announce three officer appointments, reflecting a strategic re-alignment of the roles of three members of the senior management team of Petrowest. Roy Larson, formerly Executive Vice President, Construction Division, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Larson will be responsible for providing overall operational leadership to Petrowest and will also lead...

2014-08-15 16:22:17

VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX: WS) ("Wildcat" or the "Company") announces the election of Donald R. Siemens to its Board of Directors and reports a summary of the results from its annual general meeting of shareholders ("AGM") today. Mr. Siemens is an independent financial advisor specializing in corporate finance, cross-border transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Siemens was Partner-in-Charge of Thorne Ernst &...

2014-08-15 08:27:44

Costar to Commence Reviews of Interim Periods and Audits of Year End Periods COPPELL, Texas, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets Group: CSTI) today announced that it has appointed McGladrey LLP ("McGladrey") as its new independent registered public accounting firm, effective August 14, 2014. The decision to engage McGladrey was made by the Company's Audit Committee, acting on behalf of the Company's Board of Directors. The Company's former...

2014-08-14 08:27:08

Reveals the Latest Trends in Shareholder Activism NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Activist Insight, the most comprehensive information source on activist investments worldwide and publisher of Activism Monthly, announced today the publication of its Half-Year Review 2014, in association with Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP's Equity Investment & Activist Practice. Released today, the Half-Year Review reveals the latest trends in shareholder activism as well as many telling statistics...

2014-08-14 00:22:28

Successful cooperation will support improved corporate governance processes in Taiwan through international proxy voting automation LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., (NYSE: BR) a leading provider of technology-driven solutions for financial firms and corporate issuers globally, has reached an agreement with the Taiwanese central depository, Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC), to establish direct links with the...

2014-08-13 08:34:05

BEIJING, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that Mr. Qingtai Chen has resigned as an independent director of Board of Directors the Company, effective immediately after Board approval on August 13, 2014. Mr. Chen has been a member of Directors of Board of the Company since June 2008 and resigned...

2014-08-12 08:36:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As publicly announced at the end of June, STL Marketing Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "STLK") held its Annual Shareholder Meeting this past July 31(st), 2014 at its corporate headquarters. This annual meeting adheres to the requirements of the OTC and the SEC, as well as the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines. The various proposals by the Board of Directors were voted on and approved by the majority of the Company's...

2014-08-11 16:25:06

Report Lists 176 Black Corporate Directors of America's 250 Largest Public Companies, Identifies 74 Corporations With No Black Directors NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE (BE) has released its latest exclusive report on African American representation on the corporate boards of 250 of America's largest publicly traded companies today on BlackEnterprise.com. In its second annual report focused on African American representation of corporate boards, the media...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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