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    1. Nike Argues for Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Board of Directors

      Nike Argues for Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Board of Directors

      Attorneys for Nike on Friday argued during a court hearing that a lawsuit against the company's board of directors should be dismissed because it lacks sufficient facts. The lawsuit was the second sweeping lawsuit filed against the sportswear giant in the wake of claims about a toxic workplace. Plaintiffs argued the lawsuit has enough facts to survive Nike's motion to dismiss. A ruling is expected within three weeks...

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    2. Exact Sciences Appoints Former Kansas Governor, Secretary of U.S. Dept. of Health, to its Board of Directors

      Exact Sciences Appoints Former Kansas Governor, Secretary of U.S. Dept. of Health, to its Board of Directors

      Exact Sciences Corp., the maker of the Cologuard take home colon cancer test and one of the largest public companies in Wisconsin, has appointed Kathleen Sebelius, the former governor of Kansas and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to its board of directors, the Madison company announced Tuesday...

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    3. Curtiss-Wright CEO Joins Snap-on Board of Directors

      Curtiss-Wright CEO Joins Snap-on Board of Directors

      Snap-on Inc. said that David Adams, chairman and chief executive officer ofCurtiss-Wright Corp., has been appointed to the Snap-on board of directors, effective Thursday.

      The addition of Adams as an independent director increases the size of the board to 10 members, Kenosha-based Snap-on (NYSE: SNA) said. Adams’ term will expire with the 2017 annual meeting of shareholders, when he becomes subject to annual election to the board....

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    4. Former Orbitz CEO Joins Board of Paul English's Etartup

      Former Orbitz CEO Joins Board of Paul English's Etartup

      Kayak co-founder Paul English's newest travel startup announced it has added a new board member and closed $19.7 million in new funding. The startup, Lola, announced new board member Barney Harford, formerly the CEO of Chicago-based OrbitzWorldwide, which was bought in 2015 by Expedia for $1.3 billion. He will be the startup's non-executive chairman ...

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    5. Juliette Kayyem on Why She Joined the Advisory Board of a New York Startup

      Juliette Kayyem on Why She Joined the Advisory Board of a New York Startup

      Former Obama administration Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem might have lost her bid for governor of Massachusetts, but she's now entered the tech world by serving on the advisory board of Lua, a New York-based mobile messaging startup. Kayyem will receive shares in the startup, according to a spokeswoman...

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    6. TriZetto Corp. hires new CEO after 10-month search

      TriZetto Corp. hires new CEO after 10-month search

      TriZetto Corp. has appointed a new CEO — R. Andrew Eckert, the former head of CRC Health Group, a provider of substance abuse treatment and adolescent youth services.

      Eckert replaces Trace Devanny, who stepped down suddenly in May. He takes over a company that opened a 168,000-square-foot world headquarters in Douglas County one year ago and recently reported record earnings for 2013. 

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