Non-executive director

HKIoD Releases Revised Guide for INEDs

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:58am

To provide up-to-date practice guidance, The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") releases a complete revision of one of its flagship publications, Guide for Independent Non-Executive Directors ("the Guide").

Key Points: 
  • To provide up-to-date practice guidance, The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD") releases a complete revision of one of its flagship publications, Guide for Independent Non-Executive Directors ("the Guide").
  • "While listed companies are mandated by Listing Rules to appoint INEDs to the board, non-listed companies may introduce diversity in perspectives on the board by appointing INEDs."
  • One important emphasis of the Guide is on corporate sustainability through ESG adoption and reporting led by the board, with INEDs serving as catalyst.
  • The HKIoD Guide for Independent Non-Executive Directors can be downloaded for free and nominations of candidates for Directors Of The Year Awards 2021 are welcomed.

Limelight Networks Names Current Board Member David C. Peterschmidt Non-Executive Chairman

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 10:01pm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW), a leading provider of video delivery and edge cloud access services, today announced the appointment of Dave Peterschmidt as non-executive chairman.

Key Points: 
  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW), a leading provider of video delivery and edge cloud access services, today announced the appointment of Dave Peterschmidt as non-executive chairman.
  • It's also good corporate governance practice to rotate board roles to maintain a fresh perspective," said Bob Lyons, Chief Executive Officer at Limelight Networks.
  • "The changes happening at Limelight across a number of areas are exciting and allow us to capitalize on the enormous opportunity in front of us," said Peterschmidt.
  • "I'm honored to be named Chairman of the Board and be a part of taking Limelight to the next level."

Arrival Announces Two New Members to Global Board of Directors

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 8:00am

Arrivals initial global Board of Directors is expected to include:

Key Points: 
  • Arrivals initial global Board of Directors is expected to include:
    Peter Cuneo, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, CIIG
    F. Peter Cuneo has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Board of Directors at CIIG Merger Corp. (NASDAQ: CIIC) since its inception in 2019.
  • At Arrival, he will serve as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board as well as a member of the Boards Audit Committee.
  • Arrival has now announced all of its nominees for global Board of Directors, including the final two members - Tawni Nazario-Cranz and Rex Tibbens.
  • Neither Arrival Group, Arrival nor CIIG gives any assurance that either Arrival Group, Arrival or CIIG will achieve its expectations.

Executive and Board Remuneration Report: A Study of Trends in Board Compensation and Pay Structure - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 5:09pm

The "The 2020 Executive and Board Remuneration Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "The 2020 Executive and Board Remuneration Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Executive and Board Remuneration Report offers a detailed analysis of Board level compensation.
  • The report covers 5 years from FY16 to FY20 and covers both executive and non-executive Directors including Chairmen, CEOs, CFOs, Company Secretaries, Executive Directors, Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) and Non-Executive Chairmen.
  • The analysis also includes many non-compensation parameters such as Board size, independence, governance, gender diversity, and so on.

Trinity Industries, Inc. Adds Billy Ainsworth to its Board of Directors

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 9:15pm

Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) (Trinity) today announced the election of William P. (Billy) Ainsworth to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) (Trinity) today announced the election of William P. (Billy) Ainsworth to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
  • The addition of Mr. Ainsworth expands Trinitys Board of Directors from nine to ten members.
  • Mr. Ainsworth will serve as a member of the Finance and Risk Committee and Corporate Governance and Directors Nominating Committee.
  • We are pleased to welcome Billy Ainsworth to Trinitys Board of Directors, said Leldon E. Echols, Trinitys Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.

Directorate change

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 10:01am

In compliance with Listing Rule 9.6.14 (2), with effect from 1 March 2021, JP Rangaswami, Non-Executive Director of DMGT, will be appointed as a Non-Executive Director of EMIS Group plc and be a member of its audit, remuneration and nomination committees.

Key Points: 
  • In compliance with Listing Rule 9.6.14 (2), with effect from 1 March 2021, JP Rangaswami, Non-Executive Director of DMGT, will be appointed as a Non-Executive Director of EMIS Group plc and be a member of its audit, remuneration and nomination committees.
  • EMIS Group plc's shares are listed on AIM.
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Janus Henderson Announces Appointment of Alison Davis to Board of Directors

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 9:00am

Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE/ASX: JHG, Janus Henderson, the Company) announces the appointment of Alison Davis as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective today.

Key Points: 
  • Janus Henderson Group plc (NYSE/ASX: JHG, Janus Henderson, the Company) announces the appointment of Alison Davis as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective today.
  • Ms Davis will serve as a member of the Boards Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Risk Committee.
  • In addition, she has significant governance experience having served on boards of directors of both public and private companies.
  • Ms Davis appointment brings the Company's total number of directors to ten, nine of whom are Independent Non-Executive Directors.

Custodian REIT plc : Board Changes

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 7:02am

Custodian REIT (LSE: CREI), the UK property investment company, announces that, after nearly seven years of service, Professor Barry Gilbertson will retire as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 January 2021 as part of its Board succession plan.

Key Points: 
  • Custodian REIT (LSE: CREI), the UK property investment company, announces that, after nearly seven years of service, Professor Barry Gilbertson will retire as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 January 2021 as part of its Board succession plan.
  • The Board would like to thank Barry for his significant contribution to the development of the Company since his appointment at IPO in February 2014.
  • As described in the Interim Report the Board has in place a succession plan under which the process to appoint a further Non-Executive Director is underway.
  • Barry has therefore decided to retire from the Company's Board to ensure it retains a strong majority of independent Directors.

Custodian REIT plc : Board Changes

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 7:01am

Custodian REIT (LSE: CREI), the UK property investment company, announces that, after nearly seven years of service, Professor Barry Gilbertson will retire as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 January 2021 as part of its Board succession plan.

Key Points: 
  • Custodian REIT (LSE: CREI), the UK property investment company, announces that, after nearly seven years of service, Professor Barry Gilbertson will retire as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 January 2021 as part of its Board succession plan.
  • The Board would like to thank Barry for his significant contribution to the development of the Company since his appointment at IPO in February 2014.
  • As described in the Interim Report the Board has in place a succession plan under which the process to appoint a further Non-Executive Director is underway.
  • Barry has therefore decided to retire from the Company's Board to ensure it retains a strong majority of independent Directors.

Guess?, Inc. Announces Chairman of the Board Transition

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 9:30pm

Effective August 14, 2020, the Guess Board has appointed Alex Yemenidjian, an independent Board Member for over 15 years and the current Lead Independent Director, to replace Maurice Marciano as non-executive Chairman of the Board.

Key Points: 
  • Effective August 14, 2020, the Guess Board has appointed Alex Yemenidjian, an independent Board Member for over 15 years and the current Lead Independent Director, to replace Maurice Marciano as non-executive Chairman of the Board.
  • Maurice Marciano will continue in his role as a member of the Guess Board.
  • In the meantime, we know that Alex will continue his exemplary service to Guess in his new role as non-executive Chairman of the Board.
  • Guess?