NEW YORK, June 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — INNOVATE Corp. (“INNOVATE” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VATE), today announced that directors Michael Gorzynski, Shelly C. Lombard and Kenneth S. Courtis have informed the Company that they will not stand for re-election to the Board of Directors at INNOVATE’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”).
Gorzynski, Lombard and Courtis each irrevocably tendered their resignations as directors of INNOVATE’s Board and any of INNOVATE’s subsidiaries, including any applicable committee or subcommittee of the Board or any subsidiary, in each case. Their resignations will be effective as of 12:01 a.m., Eastern Time on June 17, 2022.
“We thank Michael, Shelly and Ken for their service to our Board and appreciate their insights, perspectives and contributions to INNOVATE Corp. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors,” said Avie Glazer, Chairman of INNOVATE.
No other nominees for election at the Annual Meeting will be named. The Board of Directors intends to identify new independent directors and expeditiously fill the three Board vacancies. The Company expects to proceed with the Annual Meeting as scheduled on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time.
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About INNOVATE Corp.
INNOVATE Corp., is a portfolio of best-in-class assets in three key areas of the new economy – Infrastructure, Life Sciences and Spectrum. Dedicated to stakeholder capitalism, INNOVATE employs approximately 3,902 people across its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit: www.INNOVATECorp.com.
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