Directors Sample Clauses

Directors. (a) Promptly upon the consummation of the Stock Purchase and the acceptance for payment by the Company of any Shares, Buyer shall be entitled to designate the number of directors, rounded up to the next whole number, on the Company's Board of Directors that equals the product of (i) the total number of directors on the Company's Board of Directors (giving effect to the election of any additional directors pursuant to this Section) and (ii) the percentage that the number of Shares owned by Buyer bears to the total number of Shares outstanding, and the Company shall take all action necessary to cause Buyer's designees to be elected or appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, including, without limitation, increasing the number of directors and seeking and accepting resignations of incumbent directors. At such times, the Company will use its best efforts to cause individuals designated by Buyer to constitute the same percentage as such individuals represent on the Company's Board of Directors of (x) each committee of such Board (other than any committee of such Board established to take action under this Agreement), (y) each board of directors of each Subsidiary (as defined in Section 4.06) and (z) each committee of each such board. Notwithstanding the foregoing, until the Effective Time (as defined in Section 2.01(b)), the Company shall retain as members of its Board of Directors at least two directors who are directors of the Company on the date hereof (the "COMPANY DESIGNEES").
Directors. (a) Promptly upon the payment by Sub for any Shares accepted by Sub for payment pursuant to the Offer at the Acceptance Time, which Shares represent at least a majority of the issued and outstanding Shares pursuant to the Offer, Parent shall be entitled to designate such number of directors on the Company Board of Directors as will give Parent, subject to compliance with Section 14(f) of the Exchange Act, representation on the Company Board of Directors equal to at least that number of directors, rounded up to the next whole number, which is the product of (x) the total number of directors on the Company Board of Directors (giving effect to the directors elected pursuant to this sentence) multiplied by (y) the percentage that (I) such number of Shares so accepted for payment and paid for by Sub plus the number of Shares otherwise owned by Parent, Sub or any other subsidiary of Parent bears to (II) the number of such Shares outstanding, and the Company shall, at such time, cause Parent’s designees to be so elected; provided, however, that in the event that Parent’s designees are appointed or elected to the Company Board of Directors, until the Effective Time, the Company Board of Directors shall have at least three (3) directors who are directors on the date of this Agreement and who are “independent directors” for the purposes of NASDAQ listing requirements (the “Independent Directors”); and provided, further, that, in such event, if the number of Independent Directors shall be reduced below three (3) for any reason whatsoever, any remaining Independent Directors (or Independent Director, if there shall be only one remaining) shall be entitled to designate persons to fill such vacancies who shall be deemed to be Independent Directors for purposes of this Agreement. The Company may designate, prior to the Acceptance Time, two alternate Independent Directors that the Company Board of Directors shall appoint in the event of the death, disability or resignation of the Independent Directors, each of whom shall, following such appointment to the Company Board of Directors, shall be deemed to be an Independent Director pursuant to this Section 6.10. From and after the Acceptance Time, the Company and Parent shall use commercially reasonable best efforts, as permitted by applicable Laws and the rules of NASDAQ Global Select Market, upon Parent’s request, also cause persons elected or designated by Parent to constitute the same percentage (rounded up to the next wh...
Directors. (a) Promptly upon the purchase of and payment for, and as long as Parent directly or indirectly owns, not less than a majority of the issued and outstanding shares of Company Common Stock on a fully diluted basis by Parent or any of its direct or indirect Subsidiaries pursuant to the Offer, Parent shall be entitled to designate for appointment or election to the Company's then existing Board of Directors, upon written notice to the Company, such number of directors, rounded up to the next whole number, on the Board of Directors such that the percentage of its designees on the Board shall equal the percentage of the outstanding shares of Company Common Stock owned of record by Parent and each of its direct or indirect Subsidiaries. In furtherance thereof, the Company shall, upon request of Merger Sub, use its reasonable efforts promptly to cause Parent's designees (and any replacement designees in the event that any designee shall no longer be on the Board of Directors) to be so appointed or elected to the Company's Board, and in furtherance thereof, to the extent necessary, increase the size of the Board of Directors or use its reasonable efforts to obtain the resignation of such number of its current directors as is necessary to give effect to the foregoing provision. At such time, the Company shall also, upon the request of Parent, use its reasonable efforts to cause the Persons designated by Parent to constitute at least the same percentage (rounded up to the next whole number) as is on the Company's Board of Directors of each committee of the Company's Board of Directors. Notwithstanding the foregoing, until the Effective Time, the Board of Directors of the Company shall have at least two directors who are directors of the Company on the date of this Agreement and who are not officers of the Company (the "Independent Directors"); provided, however, that (x) notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the requirement to have at least two Independent Directors result in Parent's designees constituting less than a majority of the Company's Board of Directors unless Parent shall have failed to designate a sufficient number of Persons to constitute at least a majority and (y) if the number of Independent Directors shall be reduced below two for any reason whatsoever (or if immediately following Consummation of the Offer there are not at least two then-existing directors of the Company who (1) are Qualified Persons (as defined below) and (2) are willing...
Directors. (a) Promptly upon the purchase of and payment for any Shares pursuant to this Agreement by Parent or any of its subsidiaries which represents at least a majority of the outstanding Shares (on a fully diluted basis), Parent shall be entitled to designate such number of directors, rounded up to the next whole number, on the Board of Directors of the Company as is equal to the product of the total number of directors on such Board (giving effect to the directors designated by Parent pursuant to this sentence) multiplied by the percentage that the number of Shares so accepted for payment bears to the total number of Shares then outstanding. In furtherance thereof, the Company shall, upon request of the Purchaser, use its best efforts promptly either to increase the size of its Board of Directors or secure the resignations of such number of its incumbent directors, or both, as is necessary to enable Parent's designees to be so elected to the Company's Board, and shall take all actions available to the Company to cause Parent's designees to be so elected. At such time, the Company shall also cause persons designated by Parent to constitute at least the same percentage (rounded up to the next whole number) as is on the Company's Board of Directors of (i) each committee of the Company's Board of Directors, (ii) each board of directors (or similar body) of each Subsidiary (as defined in Section 3.1) of the Company and (iii) each committee (or similar body) of each such board. Notwithstanding the foregoing, after such purchase and payment until the Effective Time (as defined in Section 1.5 hereof), the Company shall use all reasonable efforts to have at least two members of the Board of Directors who are neither officers of Parent nor designees, shareholders or affiliates of Parent and Parent and Purchaser shall take no action to prevent or inhibit the foregoing. The Company shall promptly take all actions required pursuant to Section 14(f) of the Exchange Act and Rule 14f-1 promulgated thereunder in order to fulfill its obligations under this Section 1.3(a), including mailing to shareholders the information required by such Section 14(f) and Rule 14f-1 as is necessary to enable Parent's designees to be elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Parent or the Purchaser will supply the Company any information with respect to either of them and their nominees, officers, directors and affiliates required by such Section 14(f) and Rule 14f-1. The provisions of this Se...
Directors. If the number which may be so elected at any special meeting does not amount to the required number, the holders of the Preferred Stock shall have the right to make such increase in the number of Directors as shall be necessary to permit the election by them of the required number. After the holders of the Preferred Stock shall have exercised their right to elect Directors in any default period and during the continuance of such period, the number of Directors shall not be increased or decreased except by vote of the holders of Preferred Stock as herein provided or pursuant to the rights of any equity securities ranking senior to or pari passu with the Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock.