Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC announced that portfolio company Suwannee Lumber Company LLC has named James H. Langdale Chief Executive Officer, according to a Business Wire press release.
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Private Company Q&A: Darcy Howe
[Editor's note: the following is an installment of our Private Company Director Q&A series. We will continuously update this section with responses from different directors of private companies covering a wide range of topics.]
Director, Heatron; Advisory Board Member, The Bama Companies
What do you look for in a company whose boards you might sit?
Sparkcentral, the leading enterprise customer engagement platform for real-time customer service, announced that Barmak Meftah, president and CEO of the Unified Security Management company AlienVault, has been elected to join Sparkcentral’s Board of Directors, according to a Business Wire press release.
As Sparkcentral continues to gain traction in the enterprise space, Meftah’s appointment is an important step towards ensuring the cutting-edge security for Sparkcentral customers.
Fantex Holdings, Inc. announced that Wall Street veteran Duncan L. Niederauer – former CEO of The New York Stock Exchange – has joined its board of directors, according to a Business Wire press release.
What Boardrooms Can Learn from the Success of Family Firms
[Editor’s note: the following article was written by David Beatty and Matt Fullbrook and published on The Globe and Mail web site]
One of the most valuable and enduring outcomes of the global financial crisis – not to mention the major corporate blowups of the early 2000s – has been the elevation of corporate governance to a daily topic of conversation.
First Data Corporation, the global leader in payment technology and services solutions, announced that global business executive and influential leader, R.K. Sehgal, has joined the First Data International Advisory Board, according to a Business Wire press release.
Who Will Be Selected as Director of the Year?
The National Directors Institute is looking for submissions for its third Annual Director of the Year Award program. Nominees can come from private and public company directors and the winners will be announced during the NDI Executive Exchange Dinner on Nov. 23, 2015.
The winner will then discuss their views on directorships and corporate governance with the audience. NDI will take place at The Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago on November 4, 2015 with the DOY awards presentation during dinner the evening before.
Aerohive Networks announced that Curt Garner has been appointed to its Board of Directors, according to a Business Wire press release.
Curt is a proven business executive that brings more than 20 years of IT experience to Aerohive’s Board.
Perfecto Mobile, the world’s leader in mobile app quality and experience, announced the appointment of George Kadifa to its Board of Directors, according to a Business Wire press release.
As a Board member, Kadifa will expand Perfecto Mobile’s vision towards enterprise digital engagement and accelerate the momentum with Agile and DevOps teams.
CohnReznick, one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S., has named Margaret Shanley, a principal, the Firm’s Transaction and Advisory Services Practice Leader and Jeremy Swan, a principal, the Firm’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry Practice Leader with additional responsibility for leading the M&A Consulting Services Practice.