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Retired Rear Admiral Wendi Carpenter Named Chair of Serve1st’s Board of Directors

Submitted by robchakler on Mon, 04/27/2015 - 14:39

Serve1st Electronic Payment Solutions announced the appointment of Rear Admiral (USN retired) Wendi Carpenter as chair of its board of directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

Carpenter will be a public face for the new company, working to set a strategic trajectory for growth, establishing the important framework of governance.

Graham Atkinson Elected as Director of Sentry Insurance

Submitted by robchakler on Wed, 04/22/2015 - 17:50

Sentry announced the election of Graham Atkinson to the board of directors of Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company.

Atkinson is the retired chief marketing and customer experience officer for Walgreen Co. in Deerfield, Ill. He also served as an executive vice president of United Air Lines, Inc.

Atkinson earned an Honors Degree in Business Studies from West London University, Ealing School of Business in London, England.

Thomas F. Eggers Joins Archer Board of Directors

Submitted by robchakler on Wed, 04/22/2015 - 15:37

Archer announced that Thomas F. Eggers, the former chief executive officer of The Dreyfus Corporation, joined its board of directors effective April 1, 2015, according to a Business Wire press release.

Eggers will serve in an advisory capacity to Archer’s executive management team. He joins as an outside director of Archer.

Eggers has served as president and CEO of Scudder Investments, the $150 billion U.S. Asset Management arm of Deutsche Bank.

BeyondTrust Appoints Dr. Ronald D. Sugar to Board of Directors

Submitted by robchakler on Wed, 04/22/2015 - 15:31

The former Northrop Grumman chairman and CEO Dr. Ronald D. Sugar has been appointed to BeyondTrust’s board of directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

During Dr. Sugar’s tenure with Northrop Grumman, the company grew to become one of the world’s largest aerospace and defense companies with 120,000 employees and $35 billion in annual revenue.

Ritter Pharmaceuticals Names Paul V. Maier to Board of Directors

Submitted by robchakler on Mon, 04/20/2015 - 16:03

Ritter Pharmaceuticals brought its board of directors total to six members with the appointment of Paul V. Maier, according to a Business Wire press release.

Maier served as the chief financial officer of life sciences company Sequenom, Inc. for the last five years. He currently serves on the board of directors of International Stem Cell Corporation, Apricus Biosciences, MabVax Therapeutics, and Biological Dynamics.

Crowdtap Appoints Gayle Troberman to Board of Directors

Submitted by robchakler on Mon, 04/20/2015 - 15:57

Crowdtap announced that Gayle Troberman, CMO of of iHeartMedia, Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors. The company also announced that John Windsor, founder and CEO, Victors & Spoils, to its advisory board, according to a Business Wire press release.

Troberman spent time at Microsoft, where she was chief creative officer, as well as IPG Mediabrands as chief marketing & ideas officer.

RR Donnelley COO Daniel L. Knotts Named to FM Global Board of Directors

Submitted by robchakler on Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:41

Daniel L. Knotts, chief operating officer of RR Donnelley, has been named to the Board of Directors of commercial property insurer FM Global, according to a press release.

Knott joined RR Donnelley in 1986 and served in a variety of finance, operations, sales management and business unit leadership positions. He was named COO in 2012.

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