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    1. Prenosis Announces New Board Members

      Prenosis Announces New Board Members

      Prenosis, Inc., a precision medicine company, today announced four new members to its Board of Directors and nine members to its Clinical & Scientific Board.  The academic and industry leaders will provide guidance to the company's executive team.  The new board members include leading experts in business development, corporate development and M&A, commercialization of health IT, pharmaceutical, and diagnostic products, and venture capital investments...

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    2. Nuvalent Appoints Michael L. Meyers, MD, PhD, to Board of Directors

      Nuvalent Appoints Michael L. Meyers, MD, PhD, to Board of Directors

      Nuvalent, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on creating precisely targeted therapies for clinically proven kinase targets in cancer, today announced the appointment of Michael L. Meyers, M.D., Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. An experienced drug developer and medical oncologist who has contributed to the successful development and commercialization of multiple new therapies for patients with cancer, Dr. Meyers has served as a Senior Clinical Advisor to Nuvalent since 2020...

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    3. Selina to Add Eric J. Foss, Catherine Dunleavy, Eileen Moore Johnson, Richard S. Stoddart and Adi Soffer Teeni to Its Board of Directors

      Selina to Add Eric J. Foss, Catherine Dunleavy, Eileen Moore Johnson, Richard S. Stoddart and Adi Soffer Teeni to Its Board of Directors

      Selina, the fast-growing lifestyle and experiential hospitality platform targeting millennial and Gen Z travelers, is pleased to announce the strategic appointment of five new independent directors to its Board of Directors: Eric J. Foss, who will serve as the Chair of the Board, Catherine Dunleavy, Eileen Moore Johnson, Richard S. Stoddart and Adi Soffer Teeni. Their appointments will be effective upon the closing of the business combination between Selina and BOA Acquisition Corp., such that the public-company Board will comprise seven directors in total, including Rafael Museri and Daniel Rudasevski, the co-founders of Selina and Chief Executive Officer and Chief ...

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    4. Mallinckrodt Announces Appointment of Susan Silbermann to its Board of Directors

      Mallinckrodt Announces Appointment of Susan Silbermann to its Board of Directors

       Mallinckrodt plc (OTCMKTS: MNKPF) ("Mallinckrodt" or the "Company"), a global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has appointed Susan Silbermann to its Board of Directors, effective October 5, 2022. With the addition of Ms. Silbermann, the Mallinckrodt Board will expand to nine directors, eight of whom are independent...

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    5. ANALYSIS: Why Activists’ Boardroom Blues Might Brighten in Q4

      ANALYSIS: Why Activists’ Boardroom Blues Might Brighten in Q4

      Activist campaigns with objectives that target board and management changes—a significant tool that investor activists wield to accomplish change at a company—didn’t succeed in the 2022 proxy season at the same rate as in 2020 and previous years. But that may not be the end of the story for the performance of activist efforts in 2022...

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    6. Louisiana Divests from BlackRock over ESG policies: 'Would Destroy Louisiana’s Economy'

      Louisiana Divests from BlackRock over ESG policies: 'Would Destroy Louisiana’s Economy'

      Louisiana Treasurer John Schroder penned a letter to BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, explaining the state would liquidate all BlackRock investments within three months and, over a period of time, divest nearly $800 million from the bank's money market funds, mutual funds or exchange-traded funds. The state treasurer blasted Fink's pursuit of so-called environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards that promote green energy over traditional fossil fuels...

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    7. Traeger Announces Appointment of Steven Richman to Its Board of Directors

      Traeger Announces Appointment of Steven Richman to Its Board of Directors

      SALT LAKE CITY, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Traeger, Inc. (“Traeger” or the “Company”) (NYSE: COOK), creator and category leader of the wood pellet grill, today announced the appointment of Steven P. Richman, Group President of Milwaukee Tool, to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective October 3, 2022. Mr. Richman will serve as a member of the Compensation Committee...

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    8. Precision Drilling Corporation Announces Addition of New Director

      Precision Drilling Corporation Announces Addition of New Director

      Precision Drilling Corporation (“Precision” or the “Company”) (TSX:PD; NYSE:PDS) is pleased to announce the addition of Lori A. Lancaster to its Board of Directors (the “Board”). Lori has over 25 years of experience as a strategic and financial advisor to the global natural resources sector and has served as a board member of both publicly traded and private companies within the sector...

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    9. Porch Group Appoints Amanda Reierson and Camilla Velasquez to Board of Directors as Independent Directors

      Porch Group Appoints Amanda Reierson and Camilla Velasquez to Board of Directors as Independent Directors

      Porch Group, Inc. (“Porch Group” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: PRCH), a leading vertical software company reinventing the home services and insurance industries, today announced that Amanda Reierson and Camilla Velasquez have been appointed to its Board of Directors (“Board”), effective immediately. With the appointment of these two accomplished women, Porch Group’s Board will comprise eight directors, fifty percent of whom are members of diverse communities...

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    10. ESG and Cybersecurity Compliance Are Every Employee’s Concern

      ESG and Cybersecurity Compliance Are Every Employee’s Concern

      In late spring 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged an elite investment adviser for “misstatements and omissions” about Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations related to its managed mutual funds. This same financial firm has also faced myriad cybersecurity problems over the past fifteen years, including a data breach and deficient cybersecurity practices. It’s not a unique scenario: companies large and small, public and private, are facing increased challenges in managing the requirements and responsibilities of ESG and cybersecurity...

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    11. How New Guidelines Can Help Corporate Boards Confront A Turbulent Future

      How New Guidelines Can Help Corporate Boards Confront A Turbulent Future

      Changes to the traditional board/management dynamic may be necessary if corporations are to successfully confront increasing uncertainty and manage greater societal expectations.That’s the core message offered by the National Association of Corporate Directors, in its newly released principles, “A Framework for Governing into the Future.” The estimable thought leadership organization promotes a more substantial platform for corporate governance to address a global environment that more and more appears to un-governable...

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    12. Icahn had Twitter Stake Worth Over $500 mln Before Musk's About-Face - WSJ

      Icahn had Twitter Stake Worth Over $500 mln Before Musk's About-Face - WSJ

      Activist investor Carl Icahn amassed a Twitter (TWTR.N) stake worth more than $500 million in the past few months and made a sizable profit on Tuesday after Elon Musk proposed to go ahead with his takeover of the social media platform, the Wall Street Journal reported. Twitter shares jumped more than 22% to end at $52.00 on Tuesday after a securities filing showed Musk intends to go ahead with his April offer of $44 billion to take the company private, signaling an end to a legal battle that could have forced Musk to pay up...

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    13. What America’s Top CEOs are Worried About as They Look Ahead to 2023

      What America’s Top CEOs are Worried About as They Look Ahead to 2023

      Last year, the word “recession” did not appear anywhere in KPMG’s U.S. CEO Outlook report, and “inflation” was mentioned only once.  The 2022 report tells a completely different story. A majority of surveyed CEOs, 91%, anticipate a recession, with only one-third believing it will be short and mild. At the same time, nearly three-quarters of chief executives worry that rising inflation and living costs will affect their ability to retain talent...

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    14. Ray Dalio Relinquishes Control of Bridgewater and Steps Down as Co-CIO in Succession Endgame

      Ray Dalio Relinquishes Control of Bridgewater and Steps Down as Co-CIO in Succession Endgame
      • Billionaire Ray Dalio relinquished his Bridgewater voting rights on September 30 and stepped down as one of three co-CIOs.
      • He will retain a minority stake, keep a seat on the board, and take on the title of founder and CIO mentor.
      • Dalio founded Bridgewater — now the world's largest hedge fund — in 1975 and began transition plans as far back as 2010...
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    15. Summit Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Robert Booth, Renowned Executive and Scientific Leader, to its Board of Directors

      Summit Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Robert Booth, Renowned Executive and Scientific Leader, to its Board of Directors

      Summit Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SMMT) (“Summit,” “we,” or the “Company”) today announced that Dr. Robert Booth, PhD, has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Booth initiated the BTK inhibitor program at Celera Genomics, Inc. that ultimately became Pharmacyclics, Inc.’s IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib), the blockbuster drug that changed the paradigm of treatment for many hematological cancers...

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    16. Cambridge Bancorp Announces Andy Zelleke to join its Board of Directors

      Cambridge Bancorp Announces Andy Zelleke to join its Board of Directors

      Cambridge Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATC) (the "Company"), and its subsidiary, Cambridge Trust Company today announced a new member to its Board of Directors. Joining the board is Andy S. Zelleke. "We are delighted to welcome Dr. Zelleke to our Board.  His background in corporate governance and in leadership development at Harvard Business School, combined with his experience as a practicing attorney earlier in his career, make him an excellent addition. We look forward to Andy's contribution to the Board," noted Denis K. Sheahan, Chairman and CEO of Cambridge Bancorp and Cambridge Trust Company...

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    17. Jushi Holdings Inc. Strengthens Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team

      Jushi Holdings Inc. Strengthens Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team

       Jushi Holdings Inc. (“Jushi” or the “Company”) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQX: JUSHF), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator, today announced that it has appointed Bill Wafford to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. In addition to his appointment as Independent Director, Mr. Wafford will serve as Chair of the Audit Committee...

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