Board of directors

The proposal of Valmet's Shareholders' Nomination Board for the composition and remuneration of the Board of Directors

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 1:26pm

"The proposed Board composition possesses an extensive and mutually complementary experience from international companies, varied educational background and relevant qualifications.

Key Points: 
  • "The proposed Board composition possesses an extensive and mutually complementary experience from international companies, varied educational background and relevant qualifications.
  • I believe it supports Valmet's business operations and good corporate governance", says Antti Mkinen, Chairman of the Nomination Board.
  • The Nomination Board notes that all proposed Board members are independent of the company.
  • Furthermore, the Nomination Board proposes that a meeting fee of EUR 1,500 shall be paid to Board members for a Board travel meeting.

Sabrina Kay Appointed to MannKind Board of Directors

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) today announced that Sabrina Kay Ed.D.

Key Points: 
  • WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) today announced that Sabrina Kay Ed.D.
  • has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effectiveDecember 1, 2020.Dr.
  • Kayand her years of invaluable leadership to our Board of Directors, saidKent Kresa, Chairman of the Board.
  • Kay, there are nine members of the MannKind Board of Directors.

JOYY Inc. to Hold 2020 Annual General Meeting on December 18, 2020

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

No proposal will be submitted for shareholder approval at the annual general meeting.

Key Points: 
  • No proposal will be submitted for shareholder approval at the annual general meeting.
  • Instead, the annual general meeting will serve as an open forum for shareholders of record and beneficial owners of the Companys American depositary shares (ADSs) to discuss Company affairs with the management.
  • The board of directors of the Company has fixed the close of business on November 30, 2020 as the record date (the Record Date) for determining the shareholders entitled to receive notice of the annual general meeting or any adjourned or postponed meeting thereof.
  • Beneficial owners of the Companys ADSs are welcome to attend the annual general meeting in person.

The Lion Electric Company and Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. Announce Merger and Commitments for $200 Million in a PIPE; Combined Company Expected to be Listed on NYSE

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 11:30am

Marc Bedard will continue as CEO - Founder of the combined company, overseeing the Companys strategic growth initiatives and expansion.

Key Points: 
  • Marc Bedard will continue as CEO - Founder of the combined company, overseeing the Companys strategic growth initiatives and expansion.
  • The board of directors of Northern Genesis, and the board of directors and the shareholders of Lion, unanimously approved the transaction.
  • About Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp.
    Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: NGA) is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, stock exchange, acquisition, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses.
  • Northern Genesis and Lion anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause Northern Genesis and Lions assessments to change.

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Appoints Christopher J. Swift and Lee Alexander to Board of Directors

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 11:59am

Swift and Lee Alexander to its board of directors, effective February 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Swift and Lee Alexander to its board of directors, effective February 1, 2021.
  • Swift will serve on the board's Risk Committee, and Mr. Alexander will serve on the boards Audit Committee.
  • We are pleased to welcome both Chris and Lee to our board of directors, said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Van Saun.
  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nations oldest and largest financial institutions, with $179.2 billion in assets as of September 30, 2020.

Ziopharm Comments on Institutional Shareholder Services’ Recommendation to Reject WaterMill’s Attempt to Remove Half of Ziopharm’s Board of Directors

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 10:31pm

In its report, ISS recommends that Ziopharm shareholders reject WaterMills attempt to remove half of the Ziopharm Board of Directors (the Board) and to vote against the addition of Mr. Postma to the Board.

Key Points: 
  • In its report, ISS recommends that Ziopharm shareholders reject WaterMills attempt to remove half of the Ziopharm Board of Directors (the Board) and to vote against the addition of Mr. Postma to the Board.
  • Additionally, key information in the public domain relating to WaterMill nominee Holger Weis raises questions regarding his suitability as a director.
  • ISS states that the Board rejected the resignations of Elan Ezickson and Dr. Scott Braunstein, but that is not correct.
  • However, the Company has not found any evidence that Mr. Weis has public company board experience, an assessment supported in WaterMills own disclosures.

Pernod Ricard: Combined Shareholders’ Meeting of 27 November 2020

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 6:59pm

In addition, Gilles Samyn's resignation from his position as Director took effect at the end of the Shareholders' Meeting.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, Gilles Samyn's resignation from his position as Director took effect at the end of the Shareholders' Meeting.
  • Pernod Ricards shareholders approved the compensation items paid or granted to the Directors for the 2019/20 financial year.
  • The Shareholders Meeting approved the compensation policy items applicable to the Directors for the 2020/21 financial year.
  • A table summarizing the composition of the Board Committees at the end of our Shareholders' Meeting is appended to this press release.

FAIR Canada announces new funding and the election of its Board of Directors

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 6:00pm

FAIR Canada is also pleased to announce the election of the Board of Directors at the annual meeting of members held on November 9, 2020, the selection of Ellen Roseman to serve as its Chair, and Preet Banerjee as Vice-Chair of the Board.

Key Points: 
  • FAIR Canada is also pleased to announce the election of the Board of Directors at the annual meeting of members held on November 9, 2020, the selection of Ellen Roseman to serve as its Chair, and Preet Banerjee as Vice-Chair of the Board.
  • Neils experience at FAIR Canada and as Chair of the Investor Advisory Panel, as well as his extensive experience as a securities lawyer, will be invaluable to FAIR Canada as we execute our strategic priorities.
  • On behalf of the Board of Directors, we welcome Neil back to FAIR Canada in his new role and look forward to his contribution, said Ellen Roseman.
  • FAIR Canadas Board of Directors is composed of the following individuals:

DGAP-News: Roland Boekhout, Board Member for Corporate Clients, leaves Commerzbank - Michael Kotzbauer appointed as his successor

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 1:07pm

Roland Boekhout, Board Member for Corporate Clients, leaves Commerzbank - Michael Kotzbauer appointed as his successor

Key Points: 
  • Roland Boekhout, Board Member for Corporate Clients, leaves Commerzbank - Michael Kotzbauer appointed as his successor
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • - Roland Boekhout, Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank responsible for the Corporate Clients segment, has offered a mutually agreed termination of his contract to the Supervisory Board.
  • At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Commerzbank decided to accept the mutually agreed termination of Roland Boekhout's contract.
  • In the same meeting, the Supervisory Board decided to appoint Michael Kotzbauer, currently Divisional Board Member in the Corporate Clients segment responsible for Mittelstandsbank Central/East, as new Executive Board Member for Corporate Clients from 1 January 2021.

Roland Boekhout, Board Member for Corporate Clients, leaves Commerzbank - Michael Kotzbauer appointed as his successor

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 1:07pm

Roland Boekhout, Board Member for Corporate Clients, leaves Commerzbank - Michael Kotzbauer appointed as his successor

Key Points: 
  • Roland Boekhout, Board Member for Corporate Clients, leaves Commerzbank - Michael Kotzbauer appointed as his successor
    Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • - Roland Boekhout, Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank responsible for the Corporate Clients segment, has offered a mutually agreed termination of his contract to the Supervisory Board.
  • At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Commerzbank decided to accept the mutually agreed termination of Roland Boekhout's contract.
  • In the same meeting, the Supervisory Board decided to appoint Michael Kotzbauer, currently Divisional Board Member in the Corporate Clients segment responsible for Mittelstandsbank Central/East, as new Executive Board Member for Corporate Clients from 1 January 2021.