Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Linda Park is currently appearing in The Antaeus Company‘s play Top Girls. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Armin Shimerman and his wife Kitty Swink are associate artistic directors and board members of The Antaeus Company. Top Girls, written by Caryl Churchill, is the story of what happens when “politics get personal in […]
Radio Free Europe is reporting there are five journalists and Ukrainian activists missing in Crimea. The latest are Andriy Shchekun, head of Crimea’s Ukrainian Council, and Anatolyy Kovalskiy, director of board of trustees of the Ukrainian School in Simferopol. Show More Summary
EBay said that it has rejected two of Carl C. Icahn's nominees for its board and instead chose to renominate every director up for re-election this year. Separately, Mr. Icahn published another criticism of the company's chief executive, John J. Donahoe.
DSM, the Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, is pleased to announce that it will propose to appoint Geraldine Matchett as Member of the Managing Board of Directors as of 1 August 2014. As from 1 December 2014, she will then become Chief Financial Officer of Royal DSM, succeeding Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, who currently holds that position. Show More Summary
An important comment was submitted on my post below, in which I argued that the service of the University of Illinois Dean of Medicine on the Board of Directors of a medical device and pharmaceutical company was unwise. Recall that I...Show More Summary
The Biblical epic Noah, a new film by director Darren Aronofsky, has been banned in a number of Middle Eastern nations: Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. Censorship boards in all three nations told Paramount they will not release the film because goes against Islamic law with its portrayal of religious prophets.
At the Feb. 24 meeting, the Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority Board of Directors unanimously elected Robert Pickels, Yuma County Administrator and Greg Wilkinson, Yuma city administrator, as the chairperson and vice...
FLIR Systems, Inc. announced that Cathy Stauffer and Catherine A. Halligan have been elected to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The addition of Stauffer
For the last several weeks, activist investor Carl Icahn has been waging a written war against eBay's board of directors. In particular, he's been attacking the ethics of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen. Andreessen keeps firing back with his own biting responses. Show More Summary
The Allen Lund Co., La Cañada, Calif., has announced Jim McGuire’s election to its board of directors. McGuire joins the board as its thirteenth member.
Wärtsilä Corporation's, Annual General Meeting, on 6, March 2014, amongst various other matters, approved the Board of Directors' proposal to pay a dividend of EUR 1.
The latest complication of the CareFusion/ Dr Denham/ NQF/ Dr Cassel/ ABIM case was the revelation that the current president of the NQF, Dr Christine Cassel, after resigning her position on the board of directors of for-profit publicly...Show More Summary
In yet another sign that Gigya’s roots in social login and gamification have led it to become a “connected consumer management suite” that helps brands understand and market to digital consumers, Marketo CEO Phil Fernandez has joined Gigya’s board of …
Yesterday Willamette Week announced the retirement of Rick Gustafson as the Executive Director of Portland Streetcar, Inc. This morning, as a member of the PSI Board, I had the chance to vote for his successor, Dan Bower, who for the last several years has been the leader of PBOT’s Active Transportation group. Show More Summary
At the Jan. 16 meeting, the SolTrans Board of Directors unanimously elected city of Benicia Councilmember Mark Hughes and city of Vallejo Mayor Osby Davis, as the chairperson and vice chairperson, respectively, for the 2014-15 term, which runs from...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's film board has banned the screening of director Lars von Trier's movie "Nymphomaniac Volume 1" at cinemas in the country because of the film's sex scenes. Cem Erkul, who heads the Cinema General Directorate,...Show More Summary
In its latest issue, Bloomberg Businessweek says that Steven A. Ballmer, then Microsoft's chief executive, chafed when fellow directors questioned the wisdom of buying any part of Nokia's hardware operations.
Are hover boards real? That was what Back to the Future II’s director claimed back in 1989. Safe to say it wasn’t true, but it did serve as a promotional tool for the movie. In fact fast forward to today, many of us are still waiting...Show More Summary
The REA Group today announced that Managing Director and CEO, Mr Greg Ellis will depart the business on 14 March 2014. The Board has appointed existing REA Group non-executive Director, Mr Peter Tonagh, as Interim CEO.