Member access

4-Traders Homepage  >  News  >  Business Leaders  >  All news

Business Leaders

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesHot NewsMost Read NewsRecomm.Business LeadersVideosCalendar 
HomeAll newsMost read newsBusiness Leaders Biography 
Birthday : 02/16/1936
Place of birth : New York (New York) - USA
Biography : Mr. Carl C. Icahn is President & Chief Investment Officer at Icahn Associates Corp., Chairman at Tro

AMERICAN RAILCAR INDUSTRIES, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers

07/02/2014 | 05:04pm US/Eastern
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(a)  Resignation of Director
On July 1, 2014, Carl C. Icahn resigned from the Board of Directors of American
Railcar Industries, Inc. (the "Company"). Mr. Carl Icahn's resignation from the
Board of Directors of the Company was not a result of any disagreement with the
Company or the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Carl Icahn resigned because he
currently serves on several boards of directors and wanted to decrease his
number of directorships as a result of certain ISS standards.
(d)  Election of Director
Also on July 1, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Company, pursuant to the
Company's Bylaws, elected Courtney Mather to fill the vacancy created by
Mr. Carl Icahn's resignation.
Mr. Mather has served as a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, the entity
through which Mr. Carl Icahn manages investment funds, since April 2014. Mr.
Mather is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and monitoring investment
opportunities and portfolio companies for Icahn Capital. Prior to joining Icahn
Capital, Mr. Mather was Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co, where he served
in various investment roles from 1998 to 2012.  Mr. Mather has been: a director
of CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, since
May 2014, a director of CVR Energy, Inc., a diversified holding company
primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer
manufacturing industries, since May 2014, and a director of the Loan
Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), an organization that develops
policies and market practices with firms transacting in loans and related
claims, in 2011; CVR Refining and CVR Energy are each indirectly controlled by
Mr. Carl Icahn.  Mr. Mather received a B.A. from Rutgers College and attended
the United States Naval Academy.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Mather and any other
persons pursuant to which he was selected as a director of the Company, and he
has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be
disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Appointment of Board Chairman
Also on July 1, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Company, pursuant to the
Company's Bylaws, appointed SungHwan Cho to serve the role of Chairman of the
Board of Directors due to the resignation of Mr. Carl Icahn as Chairman of the
Board of Directors. Mr. SungHwan Cho has been a director of the Company since
2011.



--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

React to this article
Latest news about Carl Icahn 
03/30 CARL ICAHN : Battle heats up over casino-college plan in Atlantic City
03/26 CARL ICAHN : Carl Icahn Still Apple's #1 Fan
03/23 CARL ICAHN : Icahn raises stake in Chesapeake Energy to 11 percent
03/13 CARL ICAHN : Union pickets Taj Mahal casino over benefits elimination
03/09 CARL ICAHN : Icahn deal to keep Donald Trump's name on Taj Mahal Casino
03/05 CARL ICAHN : Meet the New Activist Investors
03/02DJCARL ICAHN : Gannett Settles With Icahn Over Corporate Governance -- Update
02/27DJCARL ICAHN : Icahn's Investments Again Hit by Energy Prices
02/26DJCARL ICAHN : Judge Dismisses Icahn's Malpractice Suit Against Wachtell -- Update
02/19 CARL ICAHN : Proving Once Again He's Still Smarter Than Everyone Else
02/11 CARL ICAHN : Icahn values Apple at more than $1 trillion
02/11 CARL ICAHN : U.S. filing
02/09 CARL ICAHN : Uni-Select to sell U.S. auto parts business to Icahn Enterprises
02/09DJCARL ICAHN : Uni-Select to Sell Assets to Icahn Enterprises for $340 Million
01/29 CARL ICAHN : Casino union protests Taj Mahal cuts outside Icahn office
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10Next

Advertisement
Most Read News 
04/25 FERDINAND PIËCH : Ferdinand Piech resigns, ending an era at Volkswagen
04/24DJCHARLES SCHWAB : Putting Robo Advisers to the Test
04/21 NELSON PELTZ : DuPont's weak sales, forecast gives Peltz more ammo in proxy war
04/24 FERDINAND PIËCH : Volkswagen mired in crisis as board members criticize Piech
04/24DJMARK ZUCKERBERG : Facebook's Zuckerberg 2014 Compensation Valued at $610,455
04/23DJFERDINAND PIËCH : VW Chairman Piech Denies Trying to Oust CEO Winterkorn - Report
04/23 CHARLES SCHWAB : Schwab CEO praises fast 'robo advisor' start, laments low rates
More news

Popular Business Leaders 
Sheldon Adelson Paul Allen Mukesh Ambani Bernard Arnault Conrad Black Vincent Bolloré Martin Bouygues Richard Branson Warren Buffett Benjamin De Rothschild Paul Desmarais Albert Frère Bill Gates Philip Green Carl Icahn Steve Jobs Li Ka-shing Arnaud Lagardère Peter Lynch Lakshmi Mittal Rupert Murdoch Nelson Peltz François-henri Pinault Zong Qinghou Patrick Ricard Jim Rogers Naguib Sawiris Carlos Slim George Soros Donald Trump
A-Z Business Leaders
Dynamic quotes  
ON
| OFF