Ericsson Witnesses Board Changes
Ericsson elected Kristin S. Rinne, 61, and Helena Stjernholm, 45, as new Board members. Rinne serves as SVP of Architecture and Planning for AT&T. Prior, she served as VP of Technology and Product Realization at Cingular.
Stjernholm is President and CEO of Aktiebolaget Industrivärden. She has 17 years of experience in private equity at IK.
Twitter Witnesses Board Shuffle
Twitter appointed Martha Lane Fox to serve as a member of the Board. Lane Fox has served as the founder and chair of doteveryone.org.uk, an organization advancing the understanding and use of Internet enabled technologies, and in September 2014 was appointed Chancellor of Open University.
Twitter appointed Debra L. Lee, Chairman and CEO of BET Networks, to serve as a Board member.
Additionally, the Board has appointed Marjorie Scardino as lead independent director. She succeeds Peter Currie in the role, whose term will end following the Annual Meeting.
Micro Focus Appoints Long-Time HR Leader as Non-Executive Director
Micro Focus International plc appointed Amanda Brown as a board member. She is currently Group HR Director at Hiscox Ltd. Prior, she held a number of HR roles at Whitbread, most recently as Director of Organization & Learning, spent five years at PepsiCo, after starting her HR career at Mars.
Autohome Announces Chairman Changes
Autohome, the leading online destination for automobile consumers in China, appointed Cynthia Whelan as the Chairman replacing Timothy Y. Chen. Chen will continue to serve as a director. Whelan was appointed Group Executive for Telstra International and New Businesses in September 2015.
TangramCare Co-Founder and CEO to Step Down From Allscripts’ Board
Anita V. Pramoda, 40, a member of the Board of Directors of Allscripts will not stand for re-election to board. Pramoda is a Co-Founder of TangramCare and serves as its CEO.
Pegasystems Appoints ReachLocal CEO as Newest Director
Pegasystems appointed Sharon Rowlands, 57, as a board member. Rowlands is an accomplished CEO with expertise in digital marketing and more than 20 years' experience growing complex business services and software companies. She joined ReachLocal in 2014 as its CEO and a member of its Board.
Betsy Atkins Resigns from Polycom Board
Betsy Atkins, 62, has resigned from the Polycom Board of Directors in order to pursue other opportunities including her recent election to the Volvo board. Atkins is an American business executive and entrepreneur. She is known for her early stage investments in Yahoo and eBay in association with the venture capital firm, Baja LLC.
Boohoo.com Appoints Entrepreneur and Businesswomen as Non-Executive Director
eCommerce brand Boohoo.com plc named Sara Murray as non-executive director. Sara is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully started, grown and sold three technology companies - Ninah Consulting (sold to ZenithOptimedia, a subsidiary of Publicis Groupe in 2003); Inspop (owner of Confused.com, the online insurance marketplace which was sold to Admiral Group in 2002); and Buddi, the leading remote health and location monitoring technology business in 2005.
Date Range: April 1st - May 17th