Nuance names 2 independent directors to board
Oct 08, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) has named Brett Icahn and David Schechter to the company's board of directors, effective immediately.
Icahn and Schechter are co-managers of the Sargon Portfolio, a designated portfolio of assets within the various private investment funds comprising the Investment segment of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP). With these additions, Nuance's Board now comprises 11 directors.
Icahn has been employed by Carl Icahn and his affiliated investment funds since 2002 and is currently responsible for co-executing an investment strategy across all industries as a Portfolio Manager of the Sargon Portfolio for Icahn Capital. Icahn currently serves as director of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., Cadus Corp., Voltari Corp. and American Railcar Industries, Inc. Icahn received a B.A. from Princeton University.
Schechter has been employed by Carl Icahn and his affiliated investment funds since 2004 and is currently responsible for co-executing an investment strategy across all industries as a portfolio manager of the Sargon Portfolio for Icahn Capital. Schechter currently serves as a director of Mentor Graphics Corp. and The Hain Celestial Group Inc. Schechter received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Nuance is a provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. For more information, visit: nuance.com.
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