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Regional Management Corp. Appoints Philip Bancroft to Board of Directors

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:30pm

Regional Management Corp. (NYSE: RM), a diversified consumer finance company, today announced the appointment of Philip Bancroft to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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  • Regional Management Corp. (NYSE: RM), a diversified consumer finance company, today announced the appointment of Philip Bancroft to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
  • Mr. Bancrofts appointment increases the size of Regional Managements Board of Directors from eight directors to nine directors.
  • We are delighted to welcome Phil to our Board, said Maria Contreras-Sweet, Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of Regional Managements Board of Directors.
  • Regional Management operates under the name Regional Finance in approximately 350 branch locations in 13 states across the United States.

"JEWISH NOBEL" AWARDED TO PFIZER CEO ALBERT BOURLA

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:33pm

JERUSALEM, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Genesis Prize Foundation announced Dr. Albert Bourla, Chairman and CEO of Pfizer, as the 2022 Genesis Prize Laureate. Dr. Bourla received the largest number of votes in a recently concluded global campaign, during which 200,000 people in 71 countries voted online. The choice of the voters was unanimously endorsed by the nine judges on the Genesis Prize Selection Committee.

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  • Dr. Bourla received the largest number of votes in a recently concluded global campaign, during which 200,000 people in 71 countries voted online.
  • The Committee commended Dr. Bourla for his leadership, determination, and especially for his willingness to assume great risks.
  • The President of Israel Isaac Herzog will present the Genesis Prize to Dr. Bourla at a ceremony in Jerusalem planned for June 29.
  • "I am delighted to welcome Dr. Albert Bourla to the distinguished family of Genesis Prize Laureates," said Co-Founder and Chairman of The Genesis Prize Foundation Stan Polovets.

"JEWISH NOBEL" AWARDED TO PFIZER CEO ALBERT BOURLA

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:06pm

JERUSALEM, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Genesis Prize Foundation announced Dr. Albert Bourla, Chairman and CEO of Pfizer, as the 2022 Genesis Prize Laureate. Dr. Bourla received the largest number of votes in a recently concluded global campaign, during which 200,000 people in 71 countries voted online. The choice of the voters was unanimously endorsed by the nine judges on the Genesis Prize Selection Committee.

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  • Dr. Bourla received the largest number of votes in a recently concluded global campaign, during which 200,000 people in 71 countries voted online.
  • The Committee commended Dr. Bourla for his leadership, determination, and especially for his willingness to assume great risks.
  • The President of Israel Isaac Herzog will present the Genesis Prize to Dr. Bourla at a ceremony in Jerusalem planned for June 29.
  • "I am delighted to welcome Dr. Albert Bourla to the distinguished family of Genesis Prize Laureates," said Co-Founder and Chairman of The Genesis Prize Foundation Stan Polovets.

SEC Seeks Candidates for Investor Advisory Committee

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 4:40pm

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 19, 2022) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking candidates for appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee to help protect investors and improve securities regulations.

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  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 19, 2022) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking candidates for appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee to help protect investors and improve securities regulations.
  • The Investor Advisory Committee and its diverse and talented members are key to ensuring a wide array of investor perspectives are represented in SEC policymaking, said SEC Chairman Gary Gensler.I look forward to working with the members of the Investor Advisory Committee to continue to uphold the SECs mission of providing transparent and fair markets for all investors.
  • In August 2020, the SEC announced new procedures regarding the process to nominate candidates for appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee.Candidates for vacancies on the Committee will be identified by a nominating committee composed of staff from across the SECs divisions and offices.
  • Members of the public are encouraged to express their interest in serving on the Investor Advisory Committee.

Orbus Therapeutics’ Phase 3 Eflornithine STELLAR Study Reaches Full Patient Enrollment

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 2:00pm

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbus Therapeutics Inc., a private, late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapies that treat rare diseases, today announced that patient enrollment of its Phase 3 STELLAR clinical study of eflornithine in patients with recurrent anaplastic astrocytoma is complete. The STELLAR study completed full enrollment with a total of 343 patients.

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  • PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbus Therapeutics Inc., a private, late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapies that treat rare diseases, today announced that patient enrollment of its Phase 3 STELLAR clinical study of eflornithine in patients with recurrent anaplastic astrocytoma is complete.
  • The STELLAR study completed full enrollment with a total of 343 patients.
  • We are delighted to announce that we have completed enrollment of patients in the STELLAR study.
  • The STELLAR study is the largest randomized Phase 3 study that has been conducted in this patient population, said Bob Myers, co-founder and CEO.

Small Business and the COVID-19 Pandemic – Biz2Credit Hosts Online Panel with Rep. Antonio Delgado and Rep. Byron Donalds on Thurs, Jan. 20

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 6:29pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biz2Credit will host an online panel featuring U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY) and U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) covering Small Business and the COVID-19 Pandemic on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biz2Credit will host an online panel featuring U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY) and U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) covering Small Business and the COVID-19 Pandemic on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m.
  • Representative Delgado, of the 19th Congressional District of New York, serves on the House Committees on Small Business, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Agriculture.
  • As a member of the House Committee on Small Business, Ive worked throughout the past two years to help develop and improve essential pandemic relief programs, said Rep. Delgado.
  • Representative Donalds, of the 19th Congressional District of Florida, also serves on the Committee on Small Business.

Michele Merrell Joins Forbes Communications Council as a Contributing Writer

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 1:00pm

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michele Merrell, President of Merrell Consulting Group based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been accepted into the Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only community for executives in communications, marketing, and public relations.

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  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michele Merrell, President of Merrell Consulting Group based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been accepted into the Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only community for executives in communications, marketing, and public relations.
  • "We are honored to welcome a seasoned marketing communications professional like Michele Merrell into the Forbes community," said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils.
  • "I am delighted to join the prestigious Forbes Communications Council as a thought leader and look forward to contributing timely and relevant articles that can help impact businesses and assist them in their mission to achieve growth targets," said Michele Merrell.
  • Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC).

A New Way for Boards to Attract Better Candidates

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 4:00pm

Recruitment continues to be a challenge for boards of all kinds, and many boards struggle when new directors aren't prepared for the role.

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  • Recruitment continues to be a challenge for boards of all kinds, and many boards struggle when new directors aren't prepared for the role.
  • The Board EXCELerator: Candidate Edition prepares them for what to expect, and saves boards a lot of time before and after the recruitment process," Susan says.
  • "Governance and Nomination Committee members have been telling us that they need a way to screen out candidates who aren't really interested in the servant-leadership role.
  • For more information on how to incorporate the Board EXCELerator: Candidate Edition into your board's succession plan, visit browndogconsulting.com .

Flux Power Appoints Cheemin Bo-Linn to its Board of Directors

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 1:31pm

Flux Power Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLUX ), a developer of advanced lithium-ion battery packs for electrification of commercial and industrial equipment, today announced the appointment of Cheemin Bo-Linn, a global technology industry veteran, to its Board of Directors as an independent director, effective January 14, 2022.

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  • Flux Power Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLUX ), a developer of advanced lithium-ion battery packs for electrification of commercial and industrial equipment, today announced the appointment of Cheemin Bo-Linn, a global technology industry veteran, to its Board of Directors as an independent director, effective January 14, 2022.
  • Ms. Bo-Linns appointment as an independent director increases the total number of board members to six, with four independent directors.
  • We are privileged to welcome Cheemin to the Board, bringing diverse and valuable technology industry experience in manufacturing, software, clean tech and battery storage, said Ron Dutt, Chief Executive Officer of Flux Power.
  • Flux, Flux Power, and associated logos are trademarks of Flux Power Holdings, Inc. All other third-party brands, products, trademarks, or registered marks are the property of and used to identify the products or services of their respective owners.

Adams Street Announces New Partners and Principal Promotions

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Adams Street Partners , a private markets investment firm with more than $49 billion under management, today announced the promotions of seven professionals to Partner and nine professionals to Principal, effective January 1, 2022.

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  • Adams Street Partners , a private markets investment firm with more than $49 billion under management, today announced the promotions of seven professionals to Partner and nine professionals to Principal, effective January 1, 2022.
  • Adams Street is proud to recognize these exemplary members of our team, said Jeffrey Diehl, Managing Partner and Head of Investments of Adams Street.
  • He joined the Adams Street Co-Investment Team in 2020 after spending eight years as a member of the Adams Street Primary Investment Team.
  • He works closely with many Adams Street Partners' clients including multiemployer TaftHartley Plans, Public/Corporate pensions, foundations, endowments, and family offices.