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Advanced Micro Devices, Manulife Financial, Public Service Enterprise Group, and YRC Worldwide Join NACD

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Joining peers who believe strongly in boardroom excellence, 31 corporate boards became NACD Full Board Members during the second quarter of 2014.

NACD's membership network of more than 14,000 corporate directors now includes over 1,000 Full Board Members ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to small- and mid-cap companies, as well as private companies and nonprofit organizations.

The list of companies whose corporate boards became NACD Full Board Members during the second quarter of 2014 includes:

Advanced Micro Devices Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Cincinnati Bell Manulife Financial
Delek U.S. Holdings MiMedx Group
Destination Maternity Modine Manufacturing Co.
Entegris Public Service Enterprise Group
Frank's International N.V. SCRA Applied R&D
Freescale Semiconductor Securities Investor Protection Corp.
Government Employees Health Association Sterling Construction
Hancock Holding Co. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals
Heritage Oaks Bank The Independent Order of Foresters
Higher One Holdings Tredegar Corp.
IHS United Student Aid Funds
Inteliquent Vail Resorts
Invesco WhiteWave Foods Co.
JBT Corp. YRC Worldwide Inc.
LGI Homes

"We are proud to welcome these organizations as NACD Full Board Members joining over 14,000 corporate directors committed to advancing exemplary board leadership," said Ken Daly, president and CEO of NACD. "A board's membership with NACD showcases their directors' dedication to continuous learning, sharpening their strategic agility, and bolstering stakeholder confidence."

The boards of America's leading companies and institutions join NACD to gain proprietary insights about current and emerging issues and leading practices, participate in NACD's world-class director education and credentialing programs, reinforce stakeholder confidence, and help ensure the economic sustainability of their companies.

View NACD's Full Board Members at NACDonline.org/members.

The annual investment in NACD Full Board Membership is $7,500 for 10 directors and executives. Individual Membership is available for $775 per year. To learn more about NACD, visit NACDonline.org.

To join NACD, e-mail Kelly Dodd at kkdodd@NACDonline.org, call Kelly at 202-380-1891, or visit NACDonline.org/Join.

About NACD

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the recognized authority focused on advancing exemplary board leadership and establishing leading boardroom practices. Informed by more than 35 years of experience, NACD delivers insights and resources that more than 14,000 corporate director members rely upon to make sound strategic decisions and confidently confront complex business challenges. NACD provides world-class director education programs, national peer-exchange forums, and proprietary research to promote director professionalism, ultimately enhancing the economic sustainability of the enterprise and bolstering stakeholder confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. To learn more about NACD, please visit www.NACDonline.org.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Henry Stoever Chief Marketing Officer 202-775-0509 hstoever@NACDonline.orgSource:National Association of Corporate Directors