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    1. CNBC's Scott Wapner: Ackman's Bet Against Herbalife Was 'Dangerous'

      CNBC's Scott Wapner: Ackman's Bet Against Herbalife Was 'Dangerous'

      Legendary investor Bill Ackman made an incredibly risky move when he bet that nutrition giant Herbalife would be shut down by the government, CNBC's Scott Wapner said on Wednesday. Ackman had bet that he would make $1 billion in his short against the nutrition-selling company, accusing it of being a pyramid scheme. "It was a binary bet and it's dangerous. He was betting that the government was going to intervene and shut Herbalife down," Wapner told " Mad Money " host Jim Cramer...

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    2. RGA Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

      RGA Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

      ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA), a leading global life and health reinsurer, today announced the appointment of John J. Gauthier and Hazel M. McNeilage to its Board of Directors. The two independent directors will begin their service in July 2018. The addition of Mr. Gauthier and Ms. McNeilage increases the number of RGA directors to 11. “I am very pleased to welcome John and Hazel to the RGA board...

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    3. Aqua Metals Announces Executive Management Succession and Board Enhancement

      Aqua Metals Announces Executive Management Succession and Board Enhancement

      ALAMEDA, Calif., April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aqua Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AQMS) (“Aqua Metals” or the “Company”), which is commercializing an electrochemical lead recycling technology called AquaRefining™, today announced executive management changes under its previously announced succession plan and notable enhancements to the structure of its Corporate Governance. Executive Management Succession The Board has named Company co-founder and current COO Selwyn Mould as interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately ...

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    4. Cybersecurity and Disruptive Innovations Top List of Concerns for Corporate Boards in 2018

      Cybersecurity and Disruptive Innovations Top List of Concerns for Corporate Boards in 2018

      STAMFORD, Conn., Corporate Board Member, a division of Chief Executive Group and a market leader in board education, along with Spencer Stuart, a global, senior executive search firm, have released the results of the 15th annual What Directors Think survey, which reflects the opinions of more than 200 directors at publicly traded U.S. companies...

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    5. Credit Suisse CEO Pay Falls After Shareholder Mutiny

      Credit Suisse CEO Pay Falls After Shareholder Mutiny

      Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam earned slightly less in 2017 during his third year on the job, as shareholder scrutiny during the final stages of a major overhaul dampened executive pay. Thiam earned 9.7 million Swiss francs ($10.26 million) last year, a 5.3 reduction over his prior-year compensation, Switzerland's second-biggest bank said on Friday...

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    6. HighPoint Resources Announces Appointment of New Board Members

      HighPoint Resources Announces Appointment of New Board Members

      /PRNewswire/ -- HighPoint Resources Corporation ("HighPoint" or the "Company") (NYSE: HPR) today announced that it has recently appointed five new outside members to its board of directors, effective immediately, expanding the size of the Board from six to eleven members. The new board members are: Mark S. Berg, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Pioneer Natural Resources; Scott A. Gieselman, partner at NGP Energy Capital Management L.L.C...

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    7. Brigade Strongly Supports Glass Lewis Recommendation to Vote AGAINST Kindred Healthcare Merger

      Brigade Strongly Supports Glass Lewis Recommendation to Vote AGAINST Kindred Healthcare Merger

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brigade Capital Management, LP (“Brigade”), on behalf of funds managed by it, announced today that it strongly supports the recommendation by leading independent institutional investor advisor, Glass Lewis, to vote AGAINST the Kindred Healthcare’s 2018 merger-related proxy proposals...

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    8. TEGNA Board Elects Howard Elias as New Chairman, Stuart Epstein as New Director

      TEGNA Board Elects Howard Elias as New Chairman, Stuart Epstein as New Director

      MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that Howard D. Elias has been elected as non-executive chairman of the board. Elias will replace Marjorie Magner who is retiring after serving as a director of the company since 2006 and as chairman since 2011. Elias will assume the chairman role immediately following the company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 26...

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