All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Board Of Directors’

Andreessen Leaves eBay’s Board of Directors

Marc Andreessen announced he is resigning from eBay’s board of directors as the company prepares to split into two separate entities: eBay and PayPal. Andreessen has been on the board for six years. He joined in September of 2008. He said that now is the right time to step down with the split-up on the way. eBay President and CEO …

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Apple Adds Sue Wagner To Board Of Directors As Bill Campbell Retires

Apple announced on Thursday that Sue Wagner, founding partner and director of BlackRock (not to be confused with politician Sue Ellen Wagner), has been elected to its board of directors as Bill Campbell retires. Campbell is the board’s longest-serving member, and has been a part of it for seventeen years. Apple CEO Tim Cook said, “Sue is a pioneer in …

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Facebook Adds UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann to Its Board

Facebook has just announced that University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann has joined its board of directors. Desmond-Hellmann is the second woman to join the board in the past year, after Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg became the first woman to join back in June 2012. According to Facebook, Desmond-Hellmann “oversees all aspects of the university and medical …

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Groupon Board of Directors Gets Financially Savvy

Groupon, who has been having a lot of financial difficulty lately, added some new members to their board of directors yesterday. Daniel Henry, chief financial officer at American Express, and Robert Bass, vice chairman at Deloitte LLP. will both join the board as well as the audit committee with chairman Ted Leonsis. Eric Lefkofsky, Groupon Chairman, comments on the additions …

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Microsoft Adds Tenth Member to Board

Microsoft Corp. today announced that John W. Thompson, chief executive officer of privately held Virtual Instruments and former chairman and CEO of Symantec Corp., was appointed to the company’s board of directors, returning the board’s size to 10 members. Thompson currently serves as CEO of Virtual Instruments, a privately held company located in San Jose, Calif., whose products are designed …

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AOL Names Post-Time Warner Board of Directors

AOL has named eight members to serve on its Board of Directors, once the company’s separation from Time Warner is Complete. The members have experience in Internet media, entertainment, marketing, and finance.

1. Former Amazon Senior Vice President and CIO Richard Dalzell holds a B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. He has also worked as Vice President of the Information Systems Division at Wal-Mart.

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Carl Icahn’s History Of Shaking Up Companies

Is it just me, or does Carl Icahn shake-up the Board of Directors at every company he invests in?

News today suggests he’s hell-bent on replacing Yahoo’s board at the August 1st annual meeting.

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Yahoo’s Board Of Directors Gets Fresh Face

Following the Semel-Yang switcheroo, many of us wondered if there would be a lot more changeups among Yahoo’s leaders.  There weren’t.  But Maggie Wilderotter, formerly a senior vice president of Microsoft, has now joined the Yahoo Board of Directors.

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Yahoo’s Board To Walk The Plank?

Terry Semel has stepped down, but Semel wasn’t Yahoo’s one and only problem.  It stands to reason, then, that more “corrective actions” may take place, and that some of those actions may affect people, not software.

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