Ironwood: Sarissa intends to nominate CIO Alex Denner to board
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals announced that it has received notice from Sarissa Capital Management LP that it intends to nominate its chief investment officer Alex Denner to stand for election to the Ironwood Board of Directors at Ironwood's 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Ironwood's Board and management team will consider the input of its shareholders prior to the Board making a recommendation in Ironwood's definitive proxy statement. Ironwood maintains open and ongoing communications with its shareholders and welcomes views and opinions that may advance its goal of creating shareholder value. Members of Ironwood's management team had one introductory meeting with Sarissa's representatives prior to Sarissa notifying the company of their intention to nominate a director candidate. Ironwood remains open to continuing a constructive dialogue.