Navigation Links
Icahn Indicates That Biogen Board Refuses To Close Polls
Date:6/3/2009

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Icahn announced today that Biogen is acting in its usual shareholder unfriendly way by manipulating the annual meeting of shareholders in order the prevent the votes that have been submitted from being counted. They are doing so in order to attempt to keep two of the Icahn nominees from winning seats on the Board. If the Board is successful, Richard Mulligan, a prominent scientist and physician, may be kept from legitimately being elected to the Board. This is a consistent theme of this Board. Do everything possible to keep shareholders from entering into the Board's private club to ensure that shareholders are kept in the dark about what the Board is doing, just as they were about last year's sale process. Mr. Icahn concluded that "shareholders should demand that this Board finally act in their interest instead of just attempting to relect themselves. There is absolutely no reason to adjourn the meeting for hours in order to keep the polls open. Do not let them get away with hijacking the election."


'/>"/>
SOURCE Carl Icahn
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related biology technology :

1. Amylin Issues Statement in Response to Carl Icahn
2. Icahn Asks Amylin to Allow Discussions With Eastbourne
3. Icahn Responds to Cornelius
4. Icahn Confirms Intention to Nominate Three Directors at Biogen
5. Baseline Research Indicates High Interest in Centocor-Ortho Biotechs SIMPONI(R)
6. New study indicates smallpox vaccination effective for decades
7. New study indicates smallpox vaccination effective for decades
8. Data Presented at ASH Annual Meeting Indicates the Potential of T-Cell Engaging BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab as a Consolidation Treatment for Aggressive Leukemias
9. Vaccines are Likely to Cause Insulin Dependent Diabetes in Over 2% of Children With a Strong Family History of Insulin Dependent Diabetes, New Data Indicates
10. New Independent Research Study Indicates That Cylexs ImmuKnow Test May Identify Kidney Transplant Patients at Risk for Early Acute Rejection
11. Abbott & BioGenex Extend the Technology Co-development and Distribution Agreement for Marketing the Xmatrx(R) Advanced Staining Platform for the Automation of FISH, IHC and ISH Molecular Diagnostic Assays
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/18/2017)... 18, 2017   Boston Biomedical , an industry ... target cancer stemness pathways, will feature data from two ... the 2017 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, held from January ... Napabucasin is an orally-administered investigational agent designed ... Cancer stem cells (CSCs) possess the property of ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... Jan. 18, 2017   Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy ... end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne) , today announced ... Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Talem Technologies (Talem) ... robotic technology to assist people living with Duchenne. ... technology – an embedded computer, software, a force sensor ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 18, 2017 , ... ... that Dr. Dante Leven successfully implanted SpineFrontier’s A-CIFT™ Solofuse-P™. The operation took place ... in Valley Stream, NY. The procedure was an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... ... funded bio-focused Manufacturing Innovation Institutes (MII). U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has ... (NIIMBL), and the Department of Defense has announced the award of a new ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:12/16/2016)... DUBLIN , Dec 16, 2016 Research ... Access System Market - Global Forecast to 2021" report to ... ... projected to grow at a CAGR of 14.06% from 2016 to ... 2016, and is projected to reach 854.8 Million by 2021. The ...
(Date:12/15/2016)...   WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... today that on December 13, 2016, it received a ... Stock Market LLC which acknowledged that, as of December ... stock had been at $1.00 or greater for ten ... Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) of the Nasdaq Stock Market. ...
(Date:12/15/2016)...  There is much more to innovative access systems ... Continental will demonstrate the intelligence of today,s solutions at ... Through the combination of the keyless entry and start ... the international technology company is opening up new possibilities ... "The integration of biometric elements brings our expertise ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):