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2014-03-25 16:22:46

JERSEY, Channel Islands, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Horizon Petroleum Plc ("Horizon" or "the Company") (TSX.V: HPL) is pleased to announce the strengthening of its Board of Directors by the appointment of John Patterson as a Non-Executive Director, and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr Patterson has 35 years experience in the oil and gas industry with a background in acquisitions, financings, corporate governance, tax and accounting. He gained significant commercial and financial...

2013-03-14 12:23:25

LONDON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) announces that Christine Morin-Postel has indicated her intention to retire as a Non-executive Director of the Company at the 2013 Annual General Meeting to be held on May 21, 2013. Christine Morin-Postel served as a member of the Supervisory Board of Royal Dutch Petroleum Company (Royal Dutch) and then as a Non-executive Director of the Company for a total...

2013-02-14 16:24:57

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected John Bishop as Chairman of the Board of Directors and named Cristina Kepner as Lead Independent Director, effective February 12, 2013. Mr. Bishop, currently Cepheid's Chief Executive Officer, succeeds Thomas Gutshall, who will continue to serve on Cepheid's board as a director. Mr. Bishop has been Cepheid's Chief Executive Officer and a director since...

2012-03-15 03:30:00

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Appointment of Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director and Board Committee Changes Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDB.B) announces that Mr Hans Wijers, a Non-executive Director of the Company, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination and Succession Committee, has been appointed Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director with effect from May 23,...

2011-09-29 02:26:00

GLASGOW, Scotland, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ? Crawford Beveridge Appointed Non-Executive Director by Scottish Digital IT Company of the Year Scottish Digital IT Company of the Year iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM), is delighted to announce that Crawford Beveridge C.B.E. will join the company as Non-Executive Director following the AGM taking place later today (29 September 2011). Crawford Beveridge brings with...

2011-05-23 14:35:00

LONDON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International provider of advanced hosting and cloud services, the UK2 Group, has announced the appointment of Adrian Chamberlain to its board as a Non-Executive Director. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100308/AQ66606LOGO) Founded in 1998, the UK2 Group encompasses significant hosting businesses such as WestHost, midPhase, UK2, Virtual Internet and cloud hosting provider VPS.net. As a group, the business has sold over a million domain...

2011-03-10 03:10:00

LONDON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") (NYSE: RDS.A; NYSE: RDS.B)announces that Mr Wim Kok, Non-executive Director since 2003 and Chairman of the Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee and member of the Nomination and Succession Committee, has elected to retire from the Board at the 2011 Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held on May 17, 2011. Mr Hans Wijers, Non-executive Director since 2009 and Chairman of the...

2010-11-09 11:41:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at the 11th Annual NACD Directorship 100 Forum, H. Rodgin Cohen, the chairman of Sullivan & Cromwell, last night said: "Risk is the steroids of business, and too often there's not enough testing in boardrooms." Cohen was one of three 2010 Corporate Governance Hall of Fame honorees recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors last night. He emphasized the need for skepticism in the boardroom for significantly...

2010-11-04 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to potential legal and reputational liability, the outside directors of companies that become involved in corporate misconduct lawsuits risk losing opportunities to serve on other boards, according to a report released today by The Conference Board (http://www.conference-board.org). The report, Corporate Misconduct and the Market for Directorships, is the most recent installment of The Conference Board Director Notes series. It analyzes...

2010-03-18 10:21:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gregory Arthur (Greg) Lewin as a non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect. Between 2003 and 2009, Mr Lewin held the position of President, Shell Global Solutions and served as an Executive Vice President on Shell's Downstream Leadership team with activities in more than 100 countries. He previously served in various countries as, amongst other positions, Vice President:...