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BRIEF-Bombardier Appoints Diane Giard To Its Board

* APPOINTMENT OF DIANE GIARD TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Teva's Yitzhak Peterburg resigns from board

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd said on Tuesday Yitzhak Peterburg, who previously served as the company's chairman and interim chief executive, resigned from its board, effective immediately.

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BRIEF-Cohbar Increases its Board Size To Six On John Amatruda's Appointment

* COHBAR INC - ON DEC, 6 BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF CO INCREASED NUMBER OF ITS DIRECTORS TO SIX AND APPOINTED JOHN AMATRUDA, AS A MEMBER OF BOARD-SEC FILING Source : ( http://bit.ly/2jaYtdY ) Further company coverage:

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Oracle's Safra Catz among two new members named to Disney board

(Reuters) - Media company Walt Disney Co on Thursday named Oracle Corp's chief executive, Safra Catz, and her counterpart at Illumina Inc , Francis A. deSouza, to its board.

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Canada's Rogers Communications says chairman to step down Jan 1

TORONTO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Canada's Rogers Communications Inc said on Thursday that the chairman of its board, Alan Horn, will step down effective Jan. 1 and be replaced by Edward Rogers, the company's current deputy chair and son of founder Ted Rogers.

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BRIEF-Advanced Disposal Announces A Change To Its Board Of Directors

* ADVANCED DISPOSAL ANNOUNCES A CHANGE TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS AS IT CONTINUES TO ENHANCE BOARD INDEPENDENCE

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T-Mobile rolls out buyback plan after Sprint deal talks collapse

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said its board approved the U.S. wireless carrier's first-ever buyback program, a month after the company and rival Sprint Corp ended their deal talks.

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UPDATE 2-T-Mobile rolls out buyback plan after Sprint deal talks collapse

Dec 6 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said its board approved the U.S. wireless carrier's first-ever buyback program, a month after the company and rival Sprint Corp ended their deal talks.

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T-Mobile board approves up to $1.5 billion buyback program

(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday its board authorized a buyback program for up to $1.5 billion of the company's common stock.

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UPDATE 2-Exactech gets higher $737 mln cash offer from TPG Capital

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Medical device maker Exactech Inc said on Monday TPG Capital raised its offer to buy the company to $737 million cash and its board agreed to the amended terms, saying the offer was in the best interests of shareholders.

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Rio Tinto holds course as it looks inward for new chairman

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Global miner Rio Tinto signaled on Monday it will stick with its "value over volume" strategy, outlining further moves to boost shareholder returns and appointing a new chairman from within its board.

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BRIEF-Bellerophon Appoints Ted Wang To Its Board Of Directors

* BELLEROPHON APPOINTS TED WANG, PH.D., OF PUISSANCE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Activist White Tale to take demands to Clariant shareholders

ZURICH (Reuters) - Activist investor White Tale said it would take its demands directly to Clariant's shareholders after the Swiss specialty chemicals maker snubbed its request for an independent strategic review and three seats on its board of directors.

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SandRidge sets poison pill after Icahn reveals stake

(Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc said on Monday its board approved a plan to limit stake ownership in the company, days after activist investor Carl Icahn revealed a 13.5 percent stake, saying he would vote against the oil producer's bid for rival Bonanza Creek Energy .

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BRIEF-Marina Biotech appoints Isaac Blech to board

* MARINA BIOTECH APPOINTS ISAAC BLECH TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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P&G continues to review vote tally as Peltz awaits board seat

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co is still reviewing a tally of shareholder votes cast at its annual meeting more than a month ago, after a fierce proxy contest narrowly handed activist investor Nelson Peltz a board seat.

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BRIEF-Avivagen appoints Aubrey Dan to its board of directors

* Avivagen announces the appointment of Mr. Aubrey Dan to the board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Macrogenics names Jay Siegel to its board of directors

* Macrogenics names Jay Siegel to its board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Medicines Co names Fred Eshelman executive chairman

* The Medicines Company names Dr. Fred Eshelman as executive chairman; appoints Geno Germano to its board of directors

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BRIEF-NQ Mobile Inc authorizes up to $150 mln buyback program of shares and convertible notes

* NQ Mobile Inc. announces its board of directors has authorized an up to US$150 million buyback program of shares and convertible notes

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BRIEF-Imex Systems announces addition to its board

* Imex Systems Inc announces addition to the board achieving listing compliance Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Consolidated Tomoka appoints Chris Haga to its board

* Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co - ‍ Expects increase in size of its board to eight members resulting from Chris Haga's appointment will be temporary​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Gulfport Energy Corp appoints Paul Westerman to its board of directors

* Gulfport Energy Corporation appoints Paul Westerman to its board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Incyte Corp names new member to its board of directors

* Incyte names new member to its board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Sprouts Farmers Market adds Joseph O’Leary to its board

* Sprouts Farmers Market adds Joseph O’Leary to its board of directors

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UPDATE 1-CSX postpones investor conference amid leadership shakeup

Oct 25 (Reuters) - CSX Corp, the third-largest U.S. railroad operator, said on Wednesday it was postponing an Oct. 30 investor conference to a later date, and said its board approved a $1.5 billion share buyback program.

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CSX postpones investor conference amid leadership shakeup

(Reuters) - CSX Corp , the third-largest U.S. railroad operator, said on Wednesday it is postponing an Oct. 30 investor conference to a later date, and said its board approved a $1.5 billion share buyback program.

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BRIEF-Ivanhoe Mines says has requested and accepted Marc Faber's resignation from its board

* Ivanhoe Mines requests and accepts Marc Faber’s resignation as a member of the company's Board of Directors

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BRIEF-Rosetta Stone says board unanimously voted to increase size to seven members​

* Rosetta Stone Inc - ‍board of directors of co unanimously voted to increase size of its board by one seat to seven members​ - SEC filing Source: (http://bit.ly/2gecQt7) Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Qatar Investment Fund to broaden focus into Gulf beyond Qatar

DUBAI, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Qatar Investment Fund Plc is to broaden its investment strategy from focusing largely on Qatar to targeting other rich oil exporting countries in the region, its board said on Monday, adding that it would also change its name.

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BRIEF-Adamas appoints Mardi C. Dier to its board of directors

* Adamas appoints Mardi C. Dier to its board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Rennova Health Inc says size of its board increased to six members‍​

* Rennova Health Inc says effective October 11, 2017, co's board of directors increased the size of our board to six members‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2xzdXi0) Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Banco Bradesco chairman steps down, CEO takes role

SAO PAULO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The chairman of Banco Bradesco SA, 91-year-old Lázaro de Mello Brandão, is stepping down after running its board for nearly three decades, accelerating the succession process for Brazil's second-largest private lender.

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Procter & Gamble Declares Victory in Proxy Battle; Peltz Says, Not So Fast

The company said it defeated an attempt by the activist investor Nelson Peltz to win a seat on its board. But Mr. Peltz’s company said the vote was too close to call.

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Trian's Peltz to face close Procter & Gamble shareholder vote

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co on Tuesday will become the biggest ever company to face a shareholder vote over a proxy contest, seeking to prevent activist hedge fund Trian Fund Management LP CEO Nelson Peltz from securing a seat on its board of directors.

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RPT-UPDATE 2-GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday.

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GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

(Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co , which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co, which major shareholder Trian Fund Management has been pressuring to conduct a more thorough restructuring, appointed the hedge fund's chief investment officer to its board on Monday.

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GE names Trian co-founder Ed Garden to board

(Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co said on Monday it had elected Ed Garden, the founding partner and chief investment officer of activist investment firm Trian Fund Management, to its board of directors.

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BRIEF-ConocoPhillips appoints Caroline Maury Devine to its Board

* ConocoPhillips appoints Caroline Maury Devine to its Board of Directors; announces Richard Auchinleck’s intent not to stand for re-election in 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Yext announces appointment of Tamar Yehoshua to its board

* Yext announces appointment of Tamar Yehoshua to its board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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In Power Move at Uber, Travis Kalanick Appoints 2 to Its Board

Mr. Kalanick, the former Uber chief, who has been embroiled in a fight with other directors at the ride-hailing company, moved to assert his control over its board.

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BRIEF-Johnson Outdoors announces increase in cash dividend

* Johnson Outdoors - announced approval by its board of directors of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.010 per Class A share and $0.0909 per Class B share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Hain Celestial, activist investor agree on board changes - WSJ

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Hain Celestial reached an agreement with activist investor Engaged Capital LLC for changes in its board, which could pave the way for a potential sale of the organic food and beverage company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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SK Hynix set to invest in Toshiba chip unit, details consortium's plans

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said on Wednesday its board had approved its participation in a Bain Capital-led consortium that plans to purchase Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit for 2 trillion yen ($17.7 billion).

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SK Hynix board approves plan to invest in Toshiba chip unit

SEOUL, Sept 27 (Reuters) - South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said its board had approved its participation in a consortium led by Bain Capital that plans to purchase Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit for 2 trillion yen ($17.7 billion).

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BRIEF-P&G says believes adding Peltz to its board would risk its progress​

* P&G says ‍strongly believes that putting someone like Nelson Peltz on P&G's board of directors "would risk derailing company's progress​" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-eBay appoints Adriane Brown, Diana Farrell to board

* eBay appoints Adriane Brown and Diana Farrell to its board of directors

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Progress Software rejects activist investor's demands

(Reuters) - Progress Software Corp on Tuesday rejected calls by activist investor Praesidium Investment Management to change its acquisition strategy and replace the chairman of its board.

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 12

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 12 points higher at 7425.4 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHELL: Royal Dutch Shell Plc began restarting its 325,700 barrel per day (bpd) joint-venture Deer Park, Texas, refinery on Monday night, said sources familiar with plant operations. * CABOT: Cabot Credit Management's planned 1 billion pound ($1.3 billion) initial public offering has been delayed by the resignation from its board of the former

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BRIEF-SITO appoints Karen Seminara to its board of directors

* SITO appoints former CEO of ESPN and NFL network Steve Bornstein and Nickelodeon Group CFO Karen Seminara to its board of directors

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BRIEF-Dropbox adds Hewlett Packard Enterprise's CEO Whitman to its board - blog

* Dropbox says adds Hewlett Packard Enterprise's President and Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman to its board Source text (http://bit.ly/2eR70NJ) Further company coverage:

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Cabot IPO delayed as Provident Financial ex-CEO quits board

LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Cabot Credit Management's planned 1 billion pound ($1.3 billion) initial public offering has been delayed by the resignation from its board of the former boss of Provident Financial.

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BRIEF-Blumetric Environmental appoints Jane Pagel as chairman of its board

* Says Jane Pagel appointed chairman of the board Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 2-Tenet to replace CEO, board directors under activist pressure

NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Tenet Healthcare Corp said on Thursday it would replace longtime Chief Executive Trevor Fetter and members of its board, as pressure builds from its largest shareholder to shake up the hospital company's management.

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Tenet to replace CEO, 'refresh' board

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp said on Thursday it is replacing Chief Executive Trevor Fetter and would "refresh the composition of its board."

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UPDATE 1-Finish Line adopts 'poison pill', cuts profit forecast

Aug 28 (Reuters) - Finish Line Inc said on Monday its board adopted a shareholder rights plan and cut its adjusted profit forecast for fiscal 2018, sending its shares down 23 percent in aftermarket trading.

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BRIEF-The Bon-Ton Stores appoints William Tracy to its board

* The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. appoints William Tracy to its board of directors

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BRIEF-Airgain announces share repurchase program

* Airgain Inc says its board approved a share repurchase program pursuant to which Airgain may repurchase up to $7 million of shares of its common stock Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Investors want former CEO Nilekani to return to Infosys board

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A group of 12 major institutional investors in Infosys Ltd has asked the Indian IT services company to bring former CEO Nandan Nilekani back on to its board to try to resolve a feud with the company's founders.

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BRIEF-L Brands Inc names two new members to its board of directors

* L Brands Inc - ‍announced appointment of Patricia S. Bellinger and Robert H. Schottenstein to its board of directors​

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BRIEF-Carriage Services announces repurchase of shares from chairman of its board and CEO

* Carriage services announces repurchase of shares from its chairman of the board and chief executive officer

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BRIEF-Nasdaq's Boardvantage® to expand presence in Canada

* Nasdaq corporate solutions - plans for expansion of its boardvantage board portal, leadership collaboration software into canada Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Akzo Nobel: Elliot Advisors will end legal action, support board nominations

AMSTERDAM, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement with its largest shareholder, Elliott Advisors, committing the hedge fund to put legal actions against the Dutch paints company on hold and to support its board nominations.

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Wells Fargo announces board changes, names new chair

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co on Tuesday announced multiple changes in its board of directors, including a new chair, adding a new independent director and changing the composition of board committees.

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UPDATE 1-Corvex warns of proxy fight with Energen after raising stake

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Corvex Management threatened a proxy battle against Energen Corp if the U.S. oil and gas producer did not agree to add the activist investor's nominees to its board.

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Raytheon names former U.S. deputy defense secretary to board

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Tomahawk missile maker Raytheon Co on Monday named former U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work as a director to its board.

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Brazil's BRF may sell up to $165 mln in stock to boost cash

SAO PAULO, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian food processor BRF SA said late on Thursday that its board of directors authorized the company to sell up to 13.4 million shares currently held by its treasury department.

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BRIEF-Katie J. Stanton appointed to Time Inc. board of directors

* Time Inc - ‍appointment of Katie J. Stanton, former vice president, Global Media at Twitter, to its board of directors​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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ADP says Ackman's Pershing Square seeking control of company

(Reuters) - William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management is seeking effective control of Automatic Data Processing Inc by nominating five directors to its board, the HR services provider said in a statement on Friday.

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Toyota board to consider expanded alliance with Mazda

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday said its board of directors will consider a proposal about further partnership with rival Mazda Motor Corp, after a report the Japanese automakers plan to build a factory together in the United States.

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BRIEF-Parkland Fuel appoints Steven Richardson to its board

* Parkland Fuel Corporation appoints Steven P. Richardson to its board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Lyft appoints former Obama adviser to board

July 31 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc said on Monday it appointed Valerie Jarrett, an adviser to former President Barack Obama, to its board.

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Wells Fargo board not changing quickly enough: NYC Comptroller

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co needs to work more quickly to remake its board of directors following a sales scandal and public rebuke at the bank's annual meeting in April, New York City Comptroller...

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BRIEF-Micron Solutions appoints Rodd E. Friedman to its Board

* Micron Solutions, Inc. appoints Rodd E. Friedman to its Board of Directors

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BRIEF-Alphabet appoints Sundar Pichai to its board

* Says ‍Pichai's appointment was effective July 19, 2017​ Source text (http://bit.ly/2tU9lwf) Further company coverage:

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Alphabet appoints Google CEO Pichai to board

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc said it appointed chief executive of its Google unit, Sundar Pichai, to its board.

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Asset manager Pictet appoints three non-executive directors

(Reuters) - Pictet Asset Management Holding SA said it appointed three senior executives to its board, effective July 1.

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BRIEF-Allergan appoints Joseph Boccuzi to its board

* Joseph H. Boccuzi appointed to Allergan Plc board of directors

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BRIEF-Akoustis Technologies appoints Suzanne Rudy to its board

* Akoustis Technologies appoints former Qorvo vice president and treasurer to its board of directors

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Tesla adds two to board, including James Murdoch

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Monday that it had appointed two new directors to its board, including Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Chief Executive James Murdoch, increasing its board size to nine.

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UPDATE 1-Uber shareholders discuss stock sale to SoftBank, others -Bloomberg

July 14 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's shareholders and its board, led by venture capital firm Benchmark, have discussed selling some of their stock to Masayoshi Son's SoftBank Group Corp and other potential investors, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Uber shareholders discuss stock sale to SoftBank, others: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's shareholders and its board, led by venture capital firm Benchmark, have discussed selling some of their shares to Masayoshi Son's SoftBank Group Corp  and other potential investors, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Uber shareholders discuss stock sale to SoftBank, others -Bbg

July 14 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's shareholders and its board, led by venture capital firm Benchmark, have discussed selling some of their shares to Masayoshi Son's SoftBank Group Corp and other potential investors, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-Dominion Diamond says formed special committee to explore strategic alternatives, including sale of co

* On March 27, 2017, Dominion announced that its board of directors had formed a special committee​

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BRIEF-ConocoPhillips appoints Sharmila Mulligan to its board

* ConocoPhillips appoints Ms. Sharmila Mulligan to its board of directors

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Brazil's Petrobras board approves IPO for fuel distribution unit

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 11 (Reuters) - Brazil state oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said on Tuesday its board has approved an initial public offering of shares for its fuel distribution unit Petrobras Distribuidora on the Sao Paulo stock exchange.

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BMW to make Mini electric car plant decision by end-September

CHICHESTER, England (Reuters) - BMW will decide whether to build its new electric Mini car in Britain or elsewhere by the end of September, its board member for sales told Reuters, in a test of the country's ability to continue to attract investment as it leaves the EU.

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BRIEF-Abbott Laboratories names John Stratton to its board

* Abbott Laboratories - ‍on June 29, 2017, John G. Stratton was named to Abbott Laboratories' board of directors, effective immediately​

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Brazil's JBS should call shareholder meeting by Friday -source

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, has until Friday to schedule a shareholder meeting to discuss the possible ousting of the controlling shareholders, the Batista family, from its board, a person close to the discussions said on Thursday.

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Fred's adopts rights plan ahead of Walgreens-Rite Aid deal decision

June 28 (Reuters) - Fred's Inc said its board adopted a short-term shareholder rights plan in light of "increased trading activity" related to its involvement in Walgreens Boots Alliance's deal to buy Rite Aid Corp .

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BRIEF-Navios Maritime appoints Orthodoxia Zisimatou to its board

* Navios Maritime Partners L.P. announces appointment of Orthodoxia Zisimatou to the board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-CVB Financial appoints Rodrigo Guerra Jr. to its board

* CVB Financial Corp - appointment of Rodrigo Guerra Jr. as a board member effective July 1, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Men's Health magazine publisher Rodale explores strategic review

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21 (Reuters) - Rodale Inc, a privately held media company known for publishing magazines such as Men's Health and Runner's World said on Wednesday that its board of directors had decided to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the company.

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MOVES-Britain's Metro Bank adds Monique Melis to board

June 21 (Reuters) - Britain's Metro Bank Plc said on Wednesday it appointed Monique Melis as an independent non-executive director to its board.

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Japan government-Bain consortium chosen as preferred bidder for Toshiba chip unit

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Wednesday its board has chosen a Japanese government-led consortium as the preferred bidder for the conglomerate's prized flash memory chip business.

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BRIEF-Microsoft's board declares quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share

* Microsoft says its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Imperial Brands names cannabis expert to board

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - Tobacco company Imperial Brands has named an expert in medicinal cannabis to its board of directors, it said on Tuesday, the latest example of tobacco companies moving beyond their traditional products.

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ISS recommends voting against ten Mylan board nominees

(Reuters) - Influential proxy firm ISS on Monday urged shareholders of generic drugmaker Mylan NV to vote against most of the company's nominees to its board of directors, ahead of a shareholder meeting later this month.