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Nominations Committees’ Resolutions Series: #5 – The Importance of Improving Shareholder Communication

Open and effective communication regarding director appointments, executive committee appointments, succession plans, nomination governance and process, board evaluations, will all boosts transparency and good governance recognition which strengthen shareholders’ trust. Whichever communication approach, nominations committees should reassure shareholders of the sustainability of the board and executive management by disclosing relevant information.live streaming film Underworld: Blood Wars 2016

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Aegerion Names Mary Szela as CEO

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialisation of innovative therapies for patients with debilitating rare diseases, has appointed Mary Szela as CEO and a member of board of directors. Szela replaces interim CEO Sandford Smith who took over after the resignation of former CEO Marc Beer in July 2015. After stepping down as Interim CEO, Smith was appointed chairman of the board of directors, allowing him to continue to work closely with the management team to maintain the momentum on key company initiatives.

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Aegerion succumbs to investor pressure in C-suite rout

Aegerion has faced increasing investor pressure of late, with a barrage of hostilities from activist investor, Alex Denner. He won a breakthrough earlier this year when a standstill agreement was reached with the board and CEO, Marc Beer, to nominate an independent board director  for his investment firm Sarissa Capital Management, installing Jorge Plutzky as the nominated independent director . Denner is a former investor with Carl Icahn, also famed for his aggressive investor activism and ability to use corporate governance to enforce change.

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Onyx deal signals broader interest in orphan drugs

Authored by Karl Simpson

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Isis gains milestone from GSK for rare disease trial and Aegerion takes them on in HoFH

Authored by Karl Simpson

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10 companies driving forward the rare disease market

Authored by Liftstream

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Aegerion brings new hope to HoFH patients

Authored by Karl Simpson

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Shareholder Value Creation Through Effective Clinical and Regulatory Management

Authored by Karl Simpson

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