BLUCORA, INC. (NASDAQ:BCOR) Files An 8-K Other Events

BLUCORA, INC. (NASDAQ:BCOR) Files An 8-K Other Events

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On June 19, 2017, Blucora, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that
Ann J. Bruder joined the Company as its Chief Legal Officer and
Secretary. Ms. Bruder replaces Mark Finkelstein, who, as previously
disclosed, has elected not to make the move to the Companys new
headquarters location in Irving, Texas and will resign from the
Company on July 1, 2017. Ms. Bruder will report directly to the
Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, John Clendening.
Ms. Bruder, 53, previously served as the Vice President, General
Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at
Airlines Reporting Corporation, or ARC, which is a leading provider
of data, products and services to the travel industry, from 2015
through 2017. She served as the President of Global Strategic
Services, LLC, a boutique strategic advisory firm, from 2014
through 2015. Prior to that, she was employed by Commercial Metals
Company (CMC), a publicly traded global company with sales and
operations in more than 40 countries, from 2007 through 2013. At
CMC, Ms. Bruder served as the Senior Vice President of Law,
Government Affairs and Global Compliance, General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary from 2009 through 2013 and the Deputy General
Counsel from 2007 through 2009. Earlier in her career, she served
in various legal roles at CARBO Ceramics Inc., American Airlines,
Inc., Continental Airlines, Inc. and the law firm of Thompson
Coburn LLP. Ms. Bruder has a Juris Doctorate degree from Washington
University and Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Public
Relations with a minor in Economics from the University of Wyoming.
A copy of the press release announcing the appointment of Ms.
Bruder is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit No.
Press release dated June 19, 2017

EX-99.1 2 exhibit991bruderpressrelea.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit Exhibit 99.1Blucora Announces Appointment of Ann Bruder as Chief Legal Officer IRVING,…
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Blucora, Inc. is a provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small business owners and tax professionals. The Company operates through two segments: the Wealth Management, which consists of the HD Vest, Inc. (HD Vest) business, and the Tax Preparation, which consists of the TaxAct, Inc. (TaxAct) business. Its Wealth Management segment distributes products and services through financial advisors. HD Vest provides financial advisors with an integrated platform of brokerage, investment advisory and insurance services to assist in making each financial advisor a financial service center for his/her clients. Its Tax Preparation segment provides digital do-it-yourself tax preparation solutions for consumers, small business owners and tax professionals. TaxAct provides digital tax preparation solutions. It also offers a range of tax preparation solutions and online lead generation capabilities to enable the filing of over 60 million federal consumer tax returns.

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