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    1. Robin Walker-Lee Elected to the EMCOR Group, Inc. Board of Directors

      Robin Walker-Lee Elected to the EMCOR Group, Inc. Board of Directors

      NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EMCOR Group. Inc. (NYSE:EME) today announced the election of Robin Walker-Lee to the Company’s Board of Directors.  Ms. Walker-Lee, 64, served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of TRW Automotive Holdings, a large, global automotive supplier, from February 2010 to May 2015...

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    2. Why Your Franchise Needs a Board of Advisors

      Why Your Franchise Needs a Board of Advisors

      If you're a franchise corporate officer or CEO, this is probably one of your fundamental values, and likely a focus or top goal for the upcoming year. It's what we all want: to grow thriving, successful franchise brands and businesses that provide good opportunities for our franchisees, our team, and ourselves. A board of advisors can help you do this unlike anything else. A big reason is that it can inspire a higher level of performance from the entire corporate team because there is now a new level and type of accountability present. And this time it's ...

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    3. Hitachi to Announce Purchase of ABB's Power Grid Business Monday

      Hitachi to Announce Purchase of ABB's Power Grid Business Monday

      TOKYO/ZURICH (Reuters) - ABB will sell a majority stake in its Power Grids division to Japan's Hitachi and return the proceeds to shareholders, bowing to pressure from an activist investor to sell the business that makes transformers and converters. The acquisition, which values the unit at $11 billion (8.7 billion pounds), will see Hitachi become one of the largest players in the power grid industry...

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    4. EOG Resources Appoints Julie J. Robertson to Board of Directors

      EOG Resources Appoints Julie J. Robertson to Board of Directors

      EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) today announced the appointment of Julie J. Robertson to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2019. Robertson has served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Noble Corporation, one of the world's largest offshore drilling companies, since January 2018...

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    5. Uber, Lyft, China and More — Top Tech Investment Bankers Share Their Biggest Hopes and Fears for IPOs in 2019

      Uber, Lyft, China and More — Top Tech Investment Bankers Share Their Biggest Hopes and Fears for IPOs in 2019
      • Market volatility at the end of 2018 put a pause on the IPO pipeline, but tech investment bankers expect the deals to flow at the turn of the calendar year.
      • With a long list of marquee names like Uber and Lyft, IPOs in 2019 could set new records in terms of valuation and exits for Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
      • But VCs aren't the only ones set to win. Bankers expect to see private equity firms try their hands at tapping the public markets, as well...
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    6. Vivendi Calls for the Replacement of Five of Telecom Italia's Board Members

      Vivendi Calls for the Replacement of Five of Telecom Italia's Board Members

      PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) - French media giant Vivendi called on Friday for the replacement of five of Telecom Italia's board members put forward by U.S. activist fund Elliott, citing a "substantial lack of independence". The move is the latest twist in a months-long battle between Vivendi, which holds a stake of around 24 percent in Telecom Italia (TIM), and Elliott over how to revive Italy's biggest phone group, an underperforming business saddled with 25 billion euros (£22.48 billion) of debt...

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    7. Top Mears Group Investor Wants Chair Appointed Swiftly

      Top Mears Group Investor Wants Chair Appointed Swiftly

      LONDON (Reuters) - Activist investor Shareholder Value Management has called on Mears Group to move swiftly to appoint a new chairman or it will call a fresh extraordinary general meeting, a letter to the company seen by Reuters showed. The move is the latest in a long-running attempt by the German-based fund, Mears Group's third-biggest investor, to push through a board change at the social housing maintenance and repair services provider...

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    8. Alexis Maybank, Co-Founder of Gilt Groupe, Joins 2U Board of Directors

      Alexis Maybank, Co-Founder of Gilt Groupe, Joins 2U Board of Directors

      /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in education technology, today announced that Alexis Maybank will join its Board of Directors. As a successful entrepreneur and proven operator, Maybank has spent her career at the forefront of digital transformation and e-commerce. She co-founded Gilt Groupe in 2007 and served as the company's first CEO. Maybank chairs the board of Girls Who Code and is a vocal advocate for female entrepreneurship, protecting the environment, and education...

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    9. Littelfuse Appoints Kristina A. Cerniglia to Board of Directors

      Littelfuse Appoints Kristina A. Cerniglia to Board of Directors

      CHICAGO-- (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control and sensing, announced the appointment of Kristina A. Cerniglia, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI), to the company’s board of directors, effective today...

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    10. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. and Plains GP Holdings Announce Appointment of New Board Member

      Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. and Plains GP Holdings Announce Appointment of New Board Member

      HOUSTON-- (Business Wire) -- Plains All America Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) and Plains GP Holdings (NYSE: PAGP) today announced that Alexandra Pruner has been appointed to serve as an independent member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of PAA GP Holdings LLC (“GP Holdings”). The GP Holdings Board has responsibility for managing the business and affairs of PAA and PAGP...

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