Corporate governance

Elvictor Group Inc. Provides Corporate Strategy Update

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 1:35pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elvictor Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: ELVG) (Elvictor or the Company) following the filing of its financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021 on November 15, 2021, provided today the following update on its corporate strategy.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elvictor Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: ELVG) (Elvictor or the Company) following the filing of its financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021 on November 15, 2021, provided today the following update on its corporate strategy.
  • Konstantinos Galanakis, Chief Executive Officer of Elvictor stated, Elvictor is a leader in crew management, offering one-stop shop crewing solutions to our clients servicing over 110 vessels.
  • Elvictor has also expanded the SaaS Platform of its Ship Management services to include commercial, technical, and operations management support.
  • Elvictor Group, Inc. (OTC Pink: ELVG), a Nevada corporation, is a technology centric company driving innovation and efficiencies in global ship management.

CSW Industrials Names Bobby Griffin to Board of Directors, Enhancing Diversity, Independence, and Experience

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 1:45pm

DALLAS, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSW Industrials, Inc. (the Company) (Nasdaq: CSWI) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Bobby Griffin as an independent director.

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  • DALLAS, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSW Industrials, Inc. (the Company) (Nasdaq: CSWI) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Bobby Griffin as an independent director.
  • Mr. Griffin has served as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) since February 2021.
  • We are pleased to welcome Bobby to the Board, said Joseph B. Armes, CSWIs Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President.
  • CSW Industrials is a growth-oriented, diversified industrial company with industry-leading operations in three segments: Contractor Solutions, Engineered Building Solutions, and Specialized Reliability Solutions.

China Finance Online Appoints Wumei CEO as Independent Director

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:40am

The Board has also elected current director, Mr. Frank J. Mitsch, as the new Chairman of the Audit Committee, effective as of November 29, 2021.

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  • The Board has also elected current director, Mr. Frank J. Mitsch, as the new Chairman of the Audit Committee, effective as of November 29, 2021.
  • Mr. Bin Zhang is the Chief Executive Officer of WumeiGroup, one of the largest and earliest omni-channel retailers with significant online and offline presence in China with over 2,000 brick-and-mortar stores.
  • Dr. Z. James Chen, Chairman and CEO of China Finance Online commented, "We are delighted to have Mr. Bin Zhang joining our board as we embark on an exciting journey to perfect our technology-enabled wealth management services.
  • China Finance Online also provides brokerage services in Hong Kong.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend, Adopts Share Repurchase Program of up to $25 Million and Names Narayan Iyengar and Lesli Rotenberg to Board of Directors

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:30pm

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.25 per share and authorized a share repurchase program of up to $25 million.

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  • Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.25 per share and authorized a share repurchase program of up to $25 million.
  • The company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Narayan Iyengar and Lesli Rotenberg to its Board of Directors.
  • We are delighted to welcome Mr. Iyengar and Ms. Rotenberg to our Board of Directors.
  • He led the digital transformation and launched various e-commerce and omnichannel offerings, expanded the loyalty program and enhanced the digital experience.

Owl Rock Announces Appointment of Victor Woolridge to Boards of Directors

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 9:05pm

NEW YORK, Nov.30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Owl Rock, a division of Blue Owl Capital Inc. (NYSE: OWL), today announced the appointment ofVictor Woolridgeto the boards of directors for its business development companies ("BDCs"): Owl Rock Capital Corporation (NYSE:ORCC), Owl Rock Capital Corporation II, Owl Rock Capital Corporation III, Owl Rock Technology Finance Corp., Owl Rock Core Income Corp., Owl Rock Technology Income Corp. and Owl Rock Technology Finance Corp. II.

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  • NEW YORK, Nov.30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Owl Rock, a division of Blue Owl Capital Inc. (NYSE: OWL), today announced the appointment ofVictor Woolridgeto the boards of directors for its business development companies ("BDCs"): Owl Rock Capital Corporation (NYSE:ORCC), Owl Rock Capital Corporation II, Owl Rock Capital Corporation III, Owl Rock Technology Finance Corp., Owl Rock Core Income Corp., Owl Rock Technology Income Corp. and Owl Rock Technology Finance Corp. II.
  • Co-Founder of Blue Owl Capital and CEO of the Owl Rock BDCs, Craig Packer said: "We are excited to welcome Victor to our Boards of Directors.
  • Owl Rock, a division of Blue Owl Capital Inc. (NYSE: OWL), is a direct lending platform with approximately $34.6 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2021.
  • Owl Rock's platform provides multiple investment funds with management services,including public and private business development companies and other products.

May Tan Appointed to Manulife's Board of Directors

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 4:30pm

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Manulife today announced thatMay Tan has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2021.

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  • TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Manulife today announced thatMay Tan has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2021.
  • Ms. Tan joins the Manulife Board's Management Resources & Compensation Committee and Risk Committee.
  • Visit Manulife.com for more information on the Company's Board of Directors and Corporate Governance.
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UPL Ranked No.1 For Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers For Second Year Running

Friday, November 26, 2021 - 1:41pm

LONDON, Nov. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL) (BSE: 512070) has been ranked by Sustainalytics as the highest performing top-tier global crop protection company for overall sustainability performance in the 2021 ESG Risk Rating. With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system.

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  • With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system.
  • UPL's ESG risk score of 24.9 reflects the best ESG Risk amongst a peer group of global crop protection companies.
  • Jai Shroff, Global CEO of UPL Ltd, said:
    "We are delighted that the hard work and determination of UPL has been recognised and acknowledged by Sustainalytics.
  • UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $5.2 billion.

UPL Ranked No.1 For Sustainability Performance Amongst Its Peers For Second Year Running

Friday, November 26, 2021 - 1:33pm

With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system.

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  • With significant improvements across multiple categories, this achievement recognises the work that UPL is doing to Reimagine Sustainability within the global food system.
  • UPL's ESG risk score of 24.9 reflects the best ESG Risk amongst a peer group of global crop protection companies.
  • Jai Shroff, Global CEO of UPL Ltd, said:
    "We are delighted that the hard work and determination of UPL has been recognised and acknowledged by Sustainalytics.
  • UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $5.2 billion.

PSEG Named To Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 14th Consecutive Year

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Public Service Enterprise Group has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the 14th consecutive year recognizing PSEG's commitment to sustainable and ethical practices and long track record of achievement across environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

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  • NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Public Service Enterprise Group has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the 14th consecutive year recognizing PSEG's commitment to sustainable and ethical practices and long track record of achievement across environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.
  • Sustainability encompasses how we have helped our employees navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, providing resources and flexibility so that no one is left behind.
  • "Our inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index now for 14 years and running is a reflection of our commitment to having a positive impact on the world around us," Izzo said.
  • "PSEG is proud to have sustainability and ESG woven into the very fabric of who we are and how we do business."

Oasis Petroleum Inc. Appoints Marguerite Woung-Chapman to Board of Directors

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

HOUSTON, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NASDAQ: OAS) ("Oasis" or the "Company") announced today the appointment of Marguerite Woung-Chapman to the Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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  • HOUSTON, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NASDAQ: OAS) ("Oasis" or the "Company") announced today the appointment of Marguerite Woung-Chapman to the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
  • With the addition of Ms. Woung-Chapman, the Oasis Board now comprises eight directors, seven of whom are independent.
  • Oasis remains committed to regular director refreshment to ensure that its Board has the skillsets, independence and diversity to effectively oversee the Company's strategy and operations.
  • Douglas E. Brooks, Board Chair, said, "It is a privilege to welcome Marguerite Woung-Chapman as an independent director to the Oasis board.