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    1. 'Losing direction': Allergan Investors are Unhappy After a Wild 4 Hour Takeover Drama

      'Losing direction': Allergan Investors are Unhappy After a Wild 4 Hour Takeover Drama
      • Allergan's stock closed down 4% on Thursday, after the pharma giant said it was "in the early stages of considering a possible offer" for UK-listed Shire, only to say four hours later that it wouldn't make an offer.
      • The drama extends what's been a tough year for the Botox-maker, with the stock vastly underperforming the broader biotech index...
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    2. Rexford Industrial Realty (REXR) Appoints Diana Ingram To Board Of Directors

      Rexford Industrial Realty (REXR) Appoints Diana Ingram To Board Of Directors

      "We are very pleased to welcome Diana to the Board of Directors of Rexford," stated Tyler Rose, Director and Chairman of the Company's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. "She brings her extensive experience in technology and operations, as well as deep relationships in Southern ...

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    3. AutoNation Shareholders Vote Against Split in Chair, CEO Roles

      AutoNation Shareholders Vote Against Split in Chair, CEO Roles

      ...who has owned stock in AutoNation since 2000, was rejected by 72 percent of shareholders. Chevedden is an activist shareholder who makes proposals at the nation’s largest companies. He has had some success in getting proposals approved. He couldn’t immediately be reached for comment after the vote because he was not at the meeting. The proposal was made in person by Heather Mar, who did not otherwise identify herself....

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    4. Marissa Mayer Blames Short-Sighted Activist Investors for Causing Yahoo to Lose out on Tens of Billions of Dollars of Upside by Selling Alibaba Stake

      Marissa Mayer Blames Short-Sighted Activist Investors for Causing Yahoo to Lose out on Tens of Billions of Dollars of Upside by Selling Alibaba Stake
      • In her first interview since leaving Yahoo, Marissa Mayer said selling the company's stake in Alibaba was a mistake.
      • Mayer blamed shortsighted activist investors for pressuring the company to do the deal.
      • Yahoo sold half of its 40% stake in Alibaba for $7.6 billion in 2012. Yahoo obtained the entire stake for $1 billion in 2005.

      Before Yahoo was swallowed up by Verizon, it was a struggling internet company led by CEO Marissa Mayer, trying to bring back its glory days...

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    5. Corporate Boards Are Looking for CEOs Who Aren’t Old White Men

      Corporate Boards Are Looking for CEOs Who Aren’t Old White Men

      For most of the past decade, Cheryl Miller has spent her days trying to put more cars on America’s roads—first as the treasurer and now as the chief financial officer of AutoNation Inc. , the largest auto retailer in the U.S. And for the past year she’s been working on behalf of another of the country’s biggest companies, Tyson Foods Inc. , as one of the newest members of its board of directors...

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    6. Carl Icahn's Detailed Presentation On 'Rescuing And Revitalizing' Xerox

      Carl Icahn's Detailed Presentation On 'Rescuing And Revitalizing' Xerox

      Both the substance of the proposed value-destroying transaction and the conflict-tainted process by which it was hatched are an insult to long-suffering Xerox shareholders and make a mockery of well-established corporate governance norms. Fuji - with the able assistance of Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson ...

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    7. One in 10 of Britain’s Biggest Firms Falling Short on Boardroom Gender Targets

      One in 10 of Britain’s Biggest Firms Falling Short on Boardroom Gender Targets

      One in 10 of Britain’s biggest firms falling short on boardroom gender targets Oil giant BP is among 35 companies being taken to task for failing to meet gender targets (Nick Ansell/PA) 0 comments Oil giant BP and retailer Sports Direct are among 35 of the UK’s biggest companies being taken to task for failing to meet targets to increase the number of women in the boardroom...

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    8. Cybersecurity and Disruptive Innovations Top List of Concerns for Corporate Boards in 2018

      Cybersecurity and Disruptive Innovations Top List of Concerns for Corporate Boards in 2018

      STAMFORD, Conn., Corporate Board Member, a division of Chief Executive Group and a market leader in board education, along with Spencer Stuart, a global, senior executive search firm, have released the results of the 15th annual What Directors Think survey, which reflects the opinions of more than 200 directors at publicly traded U.S. companies...

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    9. Opus Bank Announces Appointment of Marsha Cameron to Its Board of Directors

      Opus Bank Announces Appointment of Marsha Cameron to Its Board of Directors

      Opus Bank (“Opus”) ( NASDAQ: OPB ) announced today that Marsha Cameron has been appointed to Opus’ Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective April 13, 2018, and will serve as the Chair of the Board’s Compensation Committee and as a member of the Board of Directors’ Executive Committee...

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    10. Whitestone REIT Mails Letter to Shareholders Highlighting Board’s Significant Industry Expertise and Diverse Perspectives

      Whitestone REIT Mails Letter to Shareholders Highlighting Board’s Significant Industry Expertise and Diverse Perspectives

      HOUSTON, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR) (“Whitestone” or the “Company”) announced today that its Board of Trustees and management team has sent a letter to shareholders in connection with Whitestone’s upcoming 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 17, 2018...

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