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    1. Avalon GloboCare Appoints Finance Veteran Yue ''Charles'' Li to the Board of Directors

      Avalon GloboCare Appoints Finance Veteran Yue ''Charles'' Li to the Board of Directors

      FREEHOLD, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / April 8, 2019 / Avalon GloboCare Corp.AVCO, -5.96% a leading global developer of innovative and transformative cell-based technologies and therapeutics, announced today the addition of Yue "Charles" Li to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Li qualifies as an independent director and will serve on the acquisition task force committee...

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    2. Ken Ludlum Appointed to IRIDEX Board of Directors

      Ken Ludlum Appointed to IRIDEX Board of Directors

       (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IRIDEX Corporation IRIX, -2.17% a provider of innovative ophthalmic laser-based medical products for the treatment of glaucoma and retinal diseases, announced today that Ken Ludlum has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ludlum with also serve on the Company's Compensation and Audit committees...

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    3. Rolls-Royce Shares Fall as ValueAct Cuts Stake

      Rolls-Royce Shares Fall as ValueAct Cuts Stake

      By Oliver Griffin Shares in Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (RR.LN) fell Monday after activist investor ValueAct Capital Management LP cut its stake in the company by around 1.5%. ValueAct has sold 1.9 billion of its shares in Rolls-Royce. Shares at 0956 GMT were down 1.6% at 889.40 pence, valuing the 1.5% holding at around 254.1 million pounds ($335.5 million). The activist investor is the largest individual shareholder in Rolls-Royce and continues to hold a 9.5% stake in the company...

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      Mentions: Management KKR stake
    4. Inovio Appoints Global Commercial Leader to its Board of Directors

      Inovio Appoints Global Commercial Leader to its Board of Directors

      PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. INO, -2.69% announced today the appointment of Dr. Ann C. Miller to its Board of Directors. Dr. Miller had an outstanding marketing career launching and building blockbuster products for Merck, Amgen, Eisai and Sanofi. While at Sanofi, she led the Sanofi Oncology Global Marketing function including its pipeline, launch, and life cycle management activities...

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    5. Bristol-Myers Squibb Board of Directors Sends Letter to Shareholders

      Bristol-Myers Squibb Board of Directors Sends Letter to Shareholders

      Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s BMY, -1.55% Board of Directors today sent an open letter to the Company’s shareholders regarding the previously announced definitive merger agreement with Celgene Corporation CELG, -1.65% In addition to its March 19 investor presentation, the Company today also made available on Bristol-Myers Squibb’s website ...

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    6. Renovo Names Former General Motors Executive To Board of Directors

      Renovo Names Former General Motors Executive To Board of Directors

      CAMPBELL, Mar 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- CAMPBELL, Calif., March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Renovo, a global autonomous vehicle software company and creators of the AWare platform, today announced that Tony Posawatz, the President of Invictus iCAR LLC and former General Motors executive has been elected to the Renovo Board of Directors. Coming on the heels of recent expansion into Europe, the addition of Mr Posawatz to the Board Of Directors signals the strong momentum at Renovo...

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    7. Whistleblowers Promise to Make 2019 a Year of Reckoning in the Workplace

      Whistleblowers Promise to Make 2019 a Year of Reckoning in the Workplace

      If 2018 was the year of truth-telling, 2019 will be the year of reckoning. We closed out 2018 with the U.S. workplace situated squarely in the eye of a storm, a time of relative calm after the first torrent and ahead of the inevitable next wave. #MeToo shed light on a workplace full of predation, emboldening victims to finally speak out with less fear of reprisal because they were sheltered, in part, by the numbers. In the light, the details of assaults were as heartbreaking as their scale...

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      Mentions: Dodd-Frank Ethics SEC
    8. Breaking News: Caesars to Add 3 Board Directors in New Deal with Carl Icahn

      Breaking News: Caesars to Add 3 Board Directors in New Deal with Carl Icahn

      Caesars Entertainment Corp. shares CZR, +2.01% rose 2.9% in premarket trade Friday, after the casino operator said it has reached an agreement with activist shareholder Carl Icahn regarding the composition of its board and other issues. The company has agreed to add three directors to its board, Keith Cozza, Courtney Mather and James Nelson, with immediate effect...

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    9. BP Board Will Back Shareholder Push to Align Goals with Paris Climate Agreement

      BP Board Will Back Shareholder Push to Align Goals with Paris Climate Agreement

      Oil major BP PLC’s board said Friday it will back a shareholder resolution at its annual meeting this year that would force the company to align its business strategy with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The move comes after shareholders passed a motion in 2015 that asked the company to improve its corporate reporting and transparency on climate change-related risks...

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    10. E.l.f. Beauty Shares Jump 6% After Activist letter Asks for Re-Evaluation at the Stockholders Agreement

      E.l.f. Beauty Shares Jump 6% After Activist letter Asks for Re-Evaluation at the Stockholders Agreement

      E.l.f. Beauty Inc. ELF, +3.76% shares jumped 6.2% in Friday premarket trading after the company received a letter from activist investors Marathon Partners Equity Management LLC requesting, among other things, a re-evaluation of the shareholders agreement. "We believe the board has been overly accommodative to the interests of TPG on several levels, and this stance has harmed the independent public shareholders of e.l.f.," Marathon's letter said...

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    11. Corporate Boards Pick Up the Pace at Diversifying, Study Finds

      Corporate Boards Pick Up the Pace at Diversifying, Study Finds

      NEW YORK — America’s largest companies added women and minorities to their boards of directors at a faster pace over the past two years, a period when sexual harassment scandals thrust workplace equality into the spotlight, a study shows. The rate of change remains slow, but minorities are making visible gains for the first time in many years, according to the 2018 Board Diversity Census, released Wednesday by the Alliance for Board Diversity and the consulting firm Deloitte...

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    12. Dollar Tree Would Lose Money if it Tried to Sell Family Dollar as Starboard is Pushing

      Dollar Tree Would Lose Money if it Tried to Sell Family Dollar as Starboard is Pushing

      Dollar Tree has few options to deal with its Family Dollar problems. If Dollar Tree Inc. were to sell Family Dollar, it would be “fortunate” to get two-thirds of the $9 billion paid for the rival chain, according to Raymond James analysts. Activist investor Starboard Value LLP has taken a 1.7% stake in the company and is making demands for board seats and changes to the company, including a possible sale of Family Dollar...

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    13. Former SEC Commissioner Stein Says She’s Proud of Modernization Effort, Frustrated by Lack of Dodd-Frank Progress

      Former SEC Commissioner Stein Says She’s Proud of Modernization Effort, Frustrated by Lack of Dodd-Frank Progress

      Kara Stein, the departing commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, told MarketWatch she was focused during her five-and-a-half years as a regulator on bringing the regulator into the digital age. Her efforts have paid off with initiatives like the consolidated audit trail that she says will make a computerized marketplace more resilient to shocks...

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    14. Dollar Tree Shares Rise After Activist Investor Takes a Stake, Makes Nominations for the Board

      Dollar Tree Shares Rise After Activist Investor Takes a Stake, Makes Nominations for the Board

      Dollar Tree Inc. DLTR, +2.35% shares rose 3.2% in Monday premarket trading after Starboard Value LP announced its nominations for the retailer's board. Starboard has taken a 1.7% stake in Dollar Tree, valued at about $370 million, and is seeking a majority stake in the 12-person board, according to The Wall Street Journal...

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    15. Activist Investor Starboard Takes Stake in Dollar Tree, Seeks Changes

      Activist Investor Starboard Takes Stake in Dollar Tree, Seeks Changes

      Activist investor Starboard Value LP has taken a stake in Dollar Tree Inc. and is pushing the retailer to sell its Family Dollar business and tweak its pricing model, according to people familiar with the matter. The New York hedge fund has a 1.7% stake in Dollar Tree DLTR, +2.35% worth roughly $370 million and is also seeking majority control of the company’s 12-person board, the people said...

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    16. Tesla’s Addition of Larry Ellison to Board is a ‘home run appointment’, Analyst Says

      Tesla’s Addition of Larry Ellison to Board is a ‘home run appointment’, Analyst Says

      News that Tesla Inc. is adding two new directors to its board was cheered by bulls on Friday, while critics questioned whether a personal friendship with controversial Chief Executive Elon Musk and a large stake in the electric-car maker will create a conflict of interest for one of those new board members. Tesla said it is adding Oracle Corp ...

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    17. Campbell Soup Names its New CEO, with Nod From Third Point

      Campbell Soup Names its New CEO, with Nod From Third Point

      Campbell Soup Co. CPB, -2.54% said late Thursday its board of directors has elected Mark A. Clouse to serve as the company's president and chief executive effective Jan. 22. Clouse, who previously was the CEO of Pinnacle Foods Inc., succeeds Campbell's interim CEO Keith McLoughlin, who will remain a director and will work closely with Clouse "to ensure a seamless transition," Campbell Soup said in a statement...

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    18. Newell Brands Stock Gains After Icahn Increases Stake

      Newell Brands Stock Gains After Icahn Increases Stake

      Newell Brands Inc. NWL, -4.72% shares increased in after-hours trading Wednesday, as a filing showed that activist investor Carl Icahn had increased his stake in the company. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Icahn reported owning 9.9% of the company known for owning Rubbermaid and other products, up from a previous stake of 8.3%. The filing showed that Icahn and his son, Brett, had purchased more than a million shares last month at prices ranging from $20 to $20.50...

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    19. Sarepta Therapeutics Appoints Mary Ann Gray, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors

      Sarepta Therapeutics Appoints Mary Ann Gray, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors

      (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. the leader in precision genetic medicine for rare diseases, announced today that it appointed Mary Ann Gray, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Gray has more than three decades of biotechnology and healthcare experience, with a track record of successfully guiding high-potential companies evolve to their next stage of growth. She will serve as a member of both Sarepta's Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees...

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    20. Elliott Says it Takes Position in Pernod Ricard

      Elliott Says it Takes Position in Pernod Ricard

      Elliott Management Corp. said Wednesday that it holds an interest of more than 2.5% in Pernod Ricard SA (RI.FR) and is recommending changes to generate value for stakeholders. The U.S. activist fund said there is significant potential for improving the French company, and recommends launching a "more ambitious operational-improvement plan" that will help Pernod catch up to peers in profitability, along with making changes to its corporate governance...

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