NBA players union elects new executive director (Yahoo Sports)


The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American pro sports union. The Washington trial lawyer defeated tech industry CEO Dean Garfield and Dallas Mavericks CEO Terdema Ussery in the final vote. ''After all the hours and time (invested by) our executive committee, along with an amazing search committee that helped throughout this process, it's an unbelievable feeling to have the wonderful Michele Roberts Read more [...]

Sears Holdings Elects Cesar L. Alvarez To Board


Dec 18, 2013 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today the election of Cesar L. Alvarez, co-chairman of the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, to membership on the Sears Holdings board of directors. "I am delighted that Cesar is joining our board," said Sears Holdings Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward S. Lampert. "His expertise in advising large organizations, working on complex matters, and diverse Read more [...]