Dawn Arnall, Jane Lubchenco and Frederick J. Ryan Jr. Are Elected to National Geographic Society Board of Trustees


WASHINGTON (Oct. 27, 2014)—Dawn Arnall, chair of National Geographic’s International Council of Advisors; Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Distinguished Professor and Advisor in Marine Studies at Oregon State University; and Frederick J. Ryan Jr., publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post, have been appointed to the National Geographic Society board of trustees. Arnall was appointed to the board in April, and Lubchenco and Ryan were elected to the board earlier this month. They join 18 Read more [...]

Brian Moynihan Elected Chairman of the Board of Directors


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. Bovender Elected Lead Independent Director Bank of America’s Board of Directors elected Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan as chairman, succeeding Charles “Chad” Holliday, Jr., effective immediately. Jack Bovender, Jr., a member of the board of directors since August 2012, will become the board’s Read more [...]

National Geographic and CASIS Partner to Develop a Multi-Sensor, Next-Generation Imaging Suite on Board the International Space Station


KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. (Sept. 25, 2014) – The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced a partnership with the National Geographic Society to utilize data produced on board the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory capable of developing images to inspire and educate from humankind’s greatest learning platform. This follows a prior announcement between CASIS and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNOSAT) last month Read more [...]

Microsoft announces board changes and quarterly dividend increase


REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 16 , 201 4 — Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that Teri List-Stoll, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kraft Foods Group Inc., and Charles W. Scharf, chief executive officer of Visa Inc., have been appointed to the company’s board of directors and will join the board effective Oct. 1, 2014.The company also announced that Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon have decided not to seek reelection to the board of directors and will retire Read more [...]

Microsoft adds new board member


REDMOND, Wash. — July 30 , 201 4 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that John W. Stanton, a pioneer and innovator in the U.S. and global wireless industry, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, increasing the board’s size to 11 members. “John brings extraordinary experience in the mobile communications industry and deep business acumen, and we are delighted that he is joining Microsoft’s board of directors,” said John W. Thompson, Microsoft Read more [...]

Steve Ballmer steps down as board member at Microsoft


Dear Satya,As I approach the six month mark of my retirement and your appointment as CEO, I have been reflecting on my life, my ongoing ownership of Microsoft stock, and my involvement with the company. I have reached some conclusions and wanted to share them with you. I know August is the key month during which the company starts to prepare the proxy statement for the next shareholders’ meeting, and so these thoughts are probably timely for that too. First, Microsoft has been my life’s work Read more [...]

Sue Wagner Joins Apple’s Board of Directors


CUPERTINO, California—July 17, 2014—Apple® today announced that Susan L. Wagner, founding partner and director of BlackRock, has been elected to Apple's board of directors. Bill Campbell, the board’s longest-serving member, is retiring after 17 years of service.   Wagner co-founded BlackRock in 1988 and helped it become one of the world’s most successful asset-management companies, holding a range of leadership positions including vice chairman until Read more [...]