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    Council of Institutional Investors Elects New Board, Names New Chair


    The Council of Institutional Investors this week elected a new board of directors and named Michael McCauley, senior officer of investment programs and governance at the Florida State Board of Administration, as chair of the board. Details inside.

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    Netflix Appoints Two New Board Members


    Netflix, an Internet television network, has appointed Anne Sweeney, recently co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney-ABC Television at the Walt Disney Co., and Brad Smith, general counsel, legal and corporate affairs at Microsoft, to its board of directors. Details inside.

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    Petrobras Nominates Vale CEO as Chairman


    Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras last week nominated Murilo Ferreira, chief executive officer for global mining company Vale, as its new chairman. The nomination comes at a time when the company faces several investigations for its involvement in a widespread money-laundering scandal. Details inside.

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    eBay to Add Two Independent Directors


    eBay this week announced the appointment of two new independent directors in anticipation of completing its previously announced separation of eBay and PayPal. Tony Bates, President of GoPro, and Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross, have been appointed to eBay's board of directors. Details inside.

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    SEC Investigating American Apparel


    Embattled retailer American Apparel said this week in a Form 10-K filing that the Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered a formal investigation against it related to the ousting of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney. The company also provided the latest details on an internal investigation launched in ...

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    Adams Resources Adds Two Board Members


    Adams Resources & Energy has increased its board of directors to seven positions with the appointments of Michelle Earley and Murray Brasseux, effective March 17.  These appointments increase the board's independent director positions from the current three to five positions.

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    Standard Chartered Beefs Up Financial Crime Risk Committee


    Standard Chartered today announced the appointment of three external advisor members to its board financial crime risk committee. The banking giant announced the formation of the committee last year as part of a strategic priority to combat financial crime and continue to invest in its compliance program in the wake ...

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    Willis Lease Finance Adds New Board Member


    Willis Lease Finance, an independent jet engine lessor in the commercial finance sector, has elected Robert Keady to its board of directors, effective immediately. Keady also will serve on the compensation and audit committees. Details inside.

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    BofA Accounting Chief; Two Directors Step Down


    Bank of America said this week in a securities filing that its chief accounting officer will be stepping down. The bank also said that two of its board members would not stand for re-election at its 2015 annual meeting of stockholders. Details inside.

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    Barington Capital Group to Nominate Two Directors to Eastern Board


    Investment firm Barington Capital Group this week announced its intention to nominate two independent directors to the Eastern Company's board of directors at its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. "Barington has been deeply disappointed by the performance of the company, which has significantly underperformed its peers and the market as ...

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    TimkenSteel Elects New Independent Directors


    TimkenSteel elected two new independent directors: Randall Edwards, president and chief operating officer of Premier Pipe, and Ronald Rice, president and chief operating officer of RPM International. Details inside.

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    RIMS Appoints New President for 2015 Term


    The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) has elected Rick Roberts as president for the 2015 term, effective Jan. 1. Roberts is the director of risk management and employee benefits for aerospace and defense company Ensign-Bickford Industries. Details inside.

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    AR Capital Shakes Up Its Board


    Nicholas Schorsch, co-founder of AR Capital, will be stepping down from the board of directors of RCS Capital, New York REIT, and eleven non-traded real estate investment trusts and direct investment programs sponsored by AR Capital. The announcement comes at a time when the investment management firm faces a defamation ...

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    Texas Rare Earth Resources Appoints Board Member


    Texas Rare Earth Resources, an exploration company targeting heavy rare earth minerals, has appointed Eric Noyrez to join its board of directors, with immediate effect. Noyrez brings to TRER extensive senior management and board level experience in the major multinational industrial and chemical companies that constitute the modern rare earth ...

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    FuelCell Energy Audit Chair Resigns


    James Gerson, who served as a board member of FuelCell Energy for 22 years, resigned from his position on Dec. 18, citing the company's failure to address limited domestic sales. Gerson was also chairman of the audit and finance committee and a member of the executive committee, as well as ...

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    Knowles Appoints New Board Member


    Knowles, a global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components, has appointed appointed Didier Hirsch to its board of directors effective immediately. He will also serve on the audit committee and the governance and nominating committee. Details inside.

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    Survey: Directors Uneasy About Risk Strategies


    Dec. 16—Many directors are unhappy with their approach to risk oversight and mitigation, frequently feeling out-of-the-loop when it comes to cyber-security threats, according to a new survey by the National Association of Corporate Directors. The survey found that many directors want changes to how risk oversight responsibilities are allocated, with ...

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    Brinker International Names General Counsel, Corporate Secretary


    Brinker International, a casual dining restaurant company, has named Scarlett May as general counsel and secretary of the company, effective Dec. 15, 2014. Details inside.

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    Sears Holdings Elects New Board Member


    Sears Holdings has appointed Kunal Kamlani to its board of directors. Kunal until recently served as president and chief operating officer of Prestige Cruise Holdings, where he was responsible for both the Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. Details inside.

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    Halliburton Names New Board Member


    Halliburton has named Abdulaziz Al Khayyal to the company’s board of directors, effective as of Dec. 4, 2014. Details inside.