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2014-05-05 08:29:05

WALTHAM, Mass., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing review and enhancement of its corporate governance policies, Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in empowering individuals to take greater control of their health at home by connecting innovative diagnostics in the hands of patients to their healthcare providers, announces today that it has separated the roles of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors unanimously elected Gregg J....

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...

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...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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