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    1. UK: Royal Mail Loses the Plot Disregarding Shareholders Anger Over Boardroom Pay

      UK:  Royal Mail Loses the Plot Disregarding Shareholders Anger Over Boardroom Pay

      Ni-Chionna is unrepentant in spite of an overwhelming rejection of Back’s pay package and a golden handshake for former chief executive Moya Greene. That she should also be in charge of remuneration at Burberry where pay, bonuses and expenses are famously excessive is inexplicable. Holding down six jobs (many of us have trouble with one) obviously is taking its toll on sound judgement...

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      Mentions: Amazon Disney risk
    2. Paulson Seeks to Replace Entire Detour Gold Board

      Paulson Seeks to Replace Entire Detour Gold Board

      Activist investor Paulson & Co. Inc. has nominated a slate of eight directors to replace the entire board of Canadian miner Detour Gold Corp. The hedge fund run by billionaire John Paulson, which said it owns a 5.4 percent stake in Toronto-based Detour, has formally called for a meeting of shareholders to elect its slate no later than Sept. 28...

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    3. Nestle Counts on Better Second Half to Keep Third Point at Bay

      Nestle Counts on Better Second Half to Keep Third Point at Bay

      ZURICH (July 26): Food giant Nestle said it expects an improvement in sales and profitability in the second half of 2018 as it seeks to assuage activist shareholder Third Point, with its infant formula business helping second-quarter results. Packaged food groups have seen sales slow as health-conscious consumers switch to fresh, local foods...

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      Mentions: CEO Nestle Unilever
    4. LinkedIn Cofounder Reid Hoffman Boils Down His Rule for Hiring a Replacement When a Company Has 'the wrong CEO'

      LinkedIn Cofounder Reid Hoffman Boils Down His Rule for Hiring a Replacement When a Company Has 'the wrong CEO'
      • In his journey to becoming one of Silicon Valley's most influential entrepreneurs and investors, LinkedIn cofounder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman has seen the full scale of success, failure, and everything in between.
      • Sometimes, a startup outgrows its chief executive. Hoffman stepped down as CEO of LinkedIn, twice, when he realized he wasn't the best fit for the job...
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    5. Papa John's Missteps Have Wall Street Wondering Whether it's Beyond Recovery

      Papa John's Missteps Have Wall Street Wondering Whether it's Beyond Recovery

      The debacle Papa John's former CEO John Schnatter kicked off with his NFL comments last fall, bad as it was, has only gotten worse. It's highlighted an apparent lack of internal controls, illustrated the dangers of tying a company's brand to its CEO and opened the door to potentially nasty litigation. It's also left the company vulnerable to takeover...

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      Mentions: CEO crisis Takeover
    6. Cation Capital Sends Letter to Crescent Point Shareholders

      Cation Capital Sends Letter to Crescent Point Shareholders

      Cation Capital Inc. (together with its affiliates and associates, "Cation Capital" or "Cation"), a private investment firm and shareholder of Crescent Point Energy Corp (TSX/NYSE: CPG) ("Crescent Point"), today sent a letter to fellow shareholders of Crescent Point outlining its concerns with the current state of governance, strategy and operations of the Company...

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    7. Intel Has a Shot at Boosting Diversity -- in the CEO’s Office -

      Intel Has a Shot at Boosting Diversity -- in the CEO’s Office -

      (Bloomberg) -- Former Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich used to say his push to make the chipmaker’s workforce less male-dominated was motivated by a desire to build a better technology industry for his daughters to work in someday. His power to directly expand opportunities for women at Intel ended when he was forced to resign in June over an extramarital workplace relationship...

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    8. Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne, a Legend of the Modern Auto Industry, Has Died at 66

      Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne, a Legend of the Modern Auto Industry, Has Died at 66
      • Former FCA and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne has died at age 66.
      • He had reportedly been in a coma in intensive care at a hospital in Zurich after complications from surgery.
      • The boards of FCA and Ferrari named his replacements following emergency meetings over the weekend.
      • Marchionne was an auto industry legend, leading a turnaround at Fiat and taking Chrysler from bankruptcy to renewed prosperity...
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      Mentions: Management CEO IPO
    9. Investors: Hold McKesson Accountable for Exacerbating Opioid Crisis

      Investors: Hold McKesson Accountable for Exacerbating Opioid Crisis

      Every day, the opioid epidemic claims 115 American lives, while communities across the country are awash in prescription drugs that fuel the crisis. But while the human toll of this tragedy has become all too clear, the fight to hold accountable those responsible for exacerbating the crisis continues. Nowhere will this be more apparent or urgent than at San Francisco-based McKesson’s annual meeting Wednesday...

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      Mentions: Opinion Investors CEO
    10. 'It is a Full Blown War Going On': The CEO of MoviePass' Parent Company Wants to Use its Subscribers as an Army Against Traditional Theaters

      'It is a Full Blown War Going On': The CEO of MoviePass' Parent Company Wants to Use its Subscribers as an Army Against Traditional Theaters
      • HMNY, which owns 92% of MoviePass, doubled down on the company's bet against traditional theaters on Monday.
      • "Make no bones about it, it is a full blown war going on," CEO Ted Farnsworth told shareholders at a special meeting.
      • Investors approved two proposals at the meeting that could help the company avoid being booted from the Nasdaq stock exchange...
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    11. MoviePass Shareholders Approve 2 Measures to Keep the Company From Being Kicked off its Stock Exchange

      MoviePass Shareholders Approve 2 Measures to Keep the Company From Being Kicked off its Stock Exchange
      • Helios & Matheson investors — which own 92% of MoviePass — approved two measures designed to help the company avoid delisting on Monday.
      • Shareholders approved the possibility of issuing 4.5 billion new shares, as well as a possible reverse stock split.
      • The stock has fallen dramatically in the past year, and now trades 99% off its high record high near $40...
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      Mentions: Investors Nasdaq AMP
    12. Loeb's Third Point Takes PayPal Stake, Sees Stock Rising to $125

      Loeb's Third Point Takes PayPal Stake, Sees Stock Rising to $125

      Dan Loeb’s Third Point has taken a stake in PayPal Holdings Inc. in a vote of confidence for the payments processor as it faces increasing competition from the likes of Amazon.com Inc. The New York-based hedge fund said Paypal stock could reach $125 per share within 18 months on above-consensus earnings, according to an investor letter obtained by Bloomberg...

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