Nokia Announces Changes to the Board Following Alcatel Deal
Nokia confirms the composition of the Board of Directors following the successful public exchange offer for Alcatel-Lucent securities. Elizabeth Doherty, 58, who was a member of the Board of Directors until the successful closing of the exchange offer for Alcatel-Lucent securities, has stepped down from the Board of Directors.
Infosys Appoints Director with Experience in Investment Management and Financial Markets
Infosys appointed Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha, 53, as an independent director. Dr. Sinha is the Founder and Managing Partner of Pacific Pacific Paradigm Advisors. She served as a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group; Senior Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Blackstone Asia Advisors; Senior Managing Director Asia Closed-End Funds and Senior Managing Director of India Closed-End Funds at The Blackstone Group.
VMware Sees Changes on the Board and Leadership Team
Retired CFO of Accenture Pamela J. Craig, 58, resigned from the Board of Directors of VMware. Craig served as the CFO of Accenture from 2006 until her retirement in 2013. During her 34 years at Accenture, she held a variety of consulting, line management, operational and finance leadership roles.
Frontier Communications Appoints Lead Director as Chairman; Separates Chair/CEO Roles
Frontier Communications announced its planned succession in the leadership of its Board of Directors. Maggie Wilderotter, the company’s CEO for ten and one-half years and its executive chairman since April 2015, will be succeeded as chairman by Pamela D. A. Reeve. Reeve joined the Frontier Communications Board in 2010 and currently serves as Lead Director. During her 15 year tenure at Lightbridge, Reeve held executive positions including president and CEO.
Match Group Announces Series of Board Shuffles
Match Group, a digital spinoff of IAC that owns properties like Tinder and OKCupid, announced a series of board senior management appointments to more effectively manage the business and drive global growth. Greg Blatt, Chairman of Match Group, will become Chairman and CEO of the company.
Sam Yagan, currently CEO of Match Group, will join the Match Group Board. He will serve as Vice Chairman, a non-executive position that will encompass his service on the Match Group Board, his continuing service on the Tinder Board, and an ongoing advisory relationship with the company.
Ann L. McDaniel, 59, was elected to the Board of Directors. McDaniel has served as SVP of Graham Holdings Company since June 2008. Prior to that time, McDaniel served as VP-HR of Graham Holdings Company since September 2001.
XO Group CFO Joins Board of Monster Worldwide
Monster Worldwide appointed Gillian Munson, 44, CFO, XO Group, to its board of directors. Munson was Research Analyst at Morgan Stanley, Research Division.
Date Range: November 27th 2015 - January 19th 2016