All Board of Directors articles – Page 3

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    General Electric elects new board member


    General Electric disclosed in a recent securities filing that Steven Mollenkopf has been elected to the company’s board of directors. Mollenkopf is chief executive officer and a director of Qualcomm, a developer of mobile technology.

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    Office Depot appoints new chief legal officer; board member


    Office Depot has promoted Steve Calkins to executive vice president and chief legal officer. The company also appointed Kristin Campbell, the general counsel of Hilton Worldwide, to its board of directors.

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    Dominion Diamond appoints new board members


    Dominion Diamond, a diamond producing company, has appointed Trudy Curran and Tim Dabson to its board of directors, effective immediately. Curran will also chair the health, safety, and environmental committee.

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    Ball Corporation names new board members


    Ball Corporation, a supplier of sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, food and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government, has elected Cynthia Niekamp, retired senior vice president from PPG Industries, and Daniel Heinrich, former executive vice president and chief financial ...

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    Board needs more time for strategy, risk, directors say


    A recent KPMG roundtable series revealed that corporate boards just don’t spend enough time on strategy, strategic risk, technology, cyber-security, executive succession planning, or talent development. Tammy Whitehouse has more details.

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    Ethris adds three new members to board of directors


    German biotech firm Ethris GmbH has added three new members to the Ethris board of directors: Leon Chen, venture partner with OrbiMed, Thomas Chalberg, COO of Oncorus, and Justin Duckworth, managing partner with HS Life Sciences.

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    US Foods reshuffles board of directors


    US Foods Holding announced that Timothy McLevish has resigned from its board of directors, effective immediately, to become executive chairman of Lamb Weston Holdings, upon the completion of its planned spinoff. Because Lamb Weston is a significant supplier to US Foods, McLevish would no longer qualify as an independent director.

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    United Continental appoints new board member


    United Continental Holdings has appointed Edward Philip to its board of directors. He brings to United nearly three decades of leadership across the technology, health care and financial services sectors.

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    Nike appoints Apple CEO Tim Cook as lead indepenent director


    Nike announced that chairman Phil Knight has retired from the board of directors. The company also announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook has been appointed lead independent director of the board, effective immediately.

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    Everest Re Group elects new board member


    Everest Re Group, a Bermuda holding company, announced the election of John Graf to its board of directors, effective last month.

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    Telenor reshuffles its board


    Telenor this week appointed three new members to its board, following the resignation of three former directors. The restructuring of Telenor’s board follows a report issued by Deloitte on how Telenor handled its 33% ownership of Amsterdam-based telecommunication services provider VimpelCom, which in February agreed to pay $795 million in ...

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    New board member joins Vuzix


    Vuzix announced that Edward Kay has joined its board of directors. Kay will serve as chairman of the audit committee, taking over the responsibilities of former board member William Lee, who passed away in March.

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    iRobot appoints new board member; enhances corporate governance


    iRobot, a robotic technology-based solutions company, has appointed Michael Bell to its board of directors, effective immediately. The company also announced several corporate governance enhancements. Details inside.

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    Podcast: how boards can improve risk response


    In the latest CW podcast, we chat with Steven Kreit, partner with accounting firm EisnerAmper, about the firm’s recent “Concerns About Risks Confronting Corporate Boards” survey. Director worries haven’t changed much since last year, with reputation risk and cyber-security perennial causes of angst, according to the survey. However, there does ...

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    TOMI Appoints Three New Independent Board Members


    TOMI Environmental Solutions, a global bacteria decontamination and infection prevention company, has appointed three new independent directors to its board, bringing its total to five members.

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    FASB Member Daryl Buck to Retire


    The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) last week announced that Financial Accounting Standards Board member Daryl Buck will retire from FASB, effective December 31, 2016. Buck was appointed to the FASB in February 2011 and is currently serving in his second term.

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    Layne Christensen Appoints New Board Member


    Layne Christensen, a global solutions provider to the world of essential natural resources, has appointed Alan Krusi to its board of directors, effective Jan. 15.

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    Nielsen Elects New Chairman


    Nielsen Holdings, a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy, has elected James Attwood as non-executive chairman of its board of directors, effective as of Jan. 1.  Attwood succeeds David Calhoun who served as executive chairman of the board since 2014.

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    UHY Elects New Chair


    UHY, the international accounting and consultancy network, this month elected Bernard Fay as its new chairman, following 17 years as a UHY board director. With Fay’s election, the UHY network will be led for the first time by a director from outside its founding countries, the United States and ...

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    OGE Energy Appoints New Board Member


    OGE Energy has appointed Frank Bozich to the company's board of directors and as member of its audit committee, effective with its first regular meeting in 2016. Bozich's term will expire at the company's annual shareholders' meeting scheduled for May 19, 2016, at which time he will stand for re-election ...