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    1. Tesla Speeding Toward Capital Raise Crunch Time

      Tesla Speeding Toward Capital Raise Crunch Time

      NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Tesla is speeding toward capital-raise crunch time. The electric-car maker on Wednesday reported a loss of $710 million in the first three months of the year. It also experienced a slew of other problems, including annoying a regulator after disclosing information about a fatal crash and losing more key staff. A Tesla Supercharger station is shown in Cabazon, California, U.S. May 18, 2016...

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    2. Can a CEO Also Be The Chair of a Corporate Board?

      Can a CEO Also Be The Chair of a Corporate Board?

      Can the CEO be his own boss? Easy to answer, no? Yet decades have passed and that question is still being asked, posed this spring in a shareholder proposal attached to the order of business for Loblaw Cos. Ltd.'s annual general meeting, being held Thursday. Not for the first time, the words of Andrew Grove have been deployed to underscore the point that every corporate leader needs a boss, even the CEO...

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    3. 'You're Not a Shareholder:' One Way Corporations Avoid Investor Opinions

      'You're Not a Shareholder:' One Way Corporations Avoid Investor Opinions

      Corporate shareholder meetings are notorious for their awkward moments, with disgruntled investors griping about everything from the value of their stock to factory closings and lending policies. Not infrequently, an executive or board member is urged to resign. But the stammering, the dismissals and the pregnant silences keep occurring year after year because shareholders are guaranteed the right to gather — at least once a year, in most cases — and give management some form of input...

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    4. IVTY Proxy: Board Compensation Is Shameful - Invuity (NASDAQ:IVTY)

      IVTY Proxy: Board Compensation Is Shameful - Invuity (NASDAQ:IVTY)

      When Christopher Byron died last year, I was reminded of the years I knew him, my first two out of college, when I was an editorial assistant at the (old) New York Observer and he wrote a weekly column about executive compensation. The obscenity of executive pay at the time was still relatively new and it was awesome to hear him talk about the issue. Now executive comp is an old obscenity, like a grandmother's curse. "Feh!"..

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    5. 24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Warren Buffett and His $84.7 Billion Fortune

      24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Warren Buffett and His $84.7 Billion Fortune

      Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has a net worth of $84.7 billion.

      • Buffett is a generous philanthropist having given away more than $27 billion in the last decade.
      • The billionaire is known for his frugal habits, like his daily McDonald's breakfast and insistence on using a flip phone...
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    6. How Warren Buffett's Annual Q&A Meetings Exploded to Become a Must-Go Extravaganza for Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Around the World

      How Warren Buffett's Annual Q&A Meetings Exploded to Become a Must-Go Extravaganza for Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Around the World
      • On May 5, Warren Buffett will once again host thousands of shareholders who flock to Omaha for a chance to listen to him answer questions for several hours and maybe get to ask one.
      • The annual pilgrimage had more modest beginnings in the lunchroom of one of Berkshire Hathaway's subsidiaries...
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    7. From Disney to Dior, Norway Wealth Fund Challenges CEO Pay

      From Disney to Dior, Norway Wealth Fund Challenges CEO Pay

      OSLO (Reuters) - Executive pay is firmly in the crosshairs of Norway's $1 trillion (727 billion pound) sovereign wealth fund as it puts its votes to work at some of the more than 9,000 companies it is invested in. The world's biggest sovereign wealth fund, built on Norway's oil revenues, has become a more active shareholder in recent years and since 2017 has called for changes including the scrapping of long-term incentive plans and simpler and more transparent packages...

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    8. The Successful CEO's Secret Side Hustle: A Seat on Another Company's Board

      The Successful CEO's Secret Side Hustle: A Seat on Another Company's Board

      As an entrepreneur, you're busy, busy, busy . You have a company to run, employees to manage, and customers to satisfy . Yet I'm going to suggest that you make time to do something counterintuitive: help manage another business by joining a company's board . "It's connections. It's learning...

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    9. Wells Fargo, You're the Worst': Scenes from Testy Annual Meeting

      Wells Fargo, You're the Worst': Scenes from Testy Annual Meeting

      The rolling caravan of outrage at Wells Fargo rumbled into Iowa on Tuesday. Activists descended on the bank’s annual meeting in Des Moines to air a diverse set of grievances to CEO Tim Sloan and board chair Elizabeth “Betsy” Duke. They chastised Wells Fargo for its various consumer scandals, its use of arbitration to settle customer disputes, and its business ties to gun manufacturers, payday lenders, fossil fuel companies and private prison firms...

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    10. Corporate Boards are Still Mostly White, Mostly Male - and Getting Even Older

      Corporate Boards are Still Mostly White, Mostly Male - and Getting Even Older

      Corporate America's boardrooms have long been criticized for being too old, too white and too male. But while the race and gender makeup of corporate boards have come under scrutiny in recent years -- with shareholders pushing companies to add women and minorities and the media calling out board homogeneity when companies try to tout equal pay -- the age part of the "old boy's club" stereotype has gotten far less attention...

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    11. LSE Directors Should Confront Management ‘Behavioral Issues’

      LSE Directors Should Confront Management ‘Behavioral Issues’

      London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s directors should be prepared to confront “behavioral and performance issues” among management, according to a review that absolved its board of blame in the acrimonious departure of former Chief Executive Officer Xavier Rolet. Rolet abruptly left LSE in November amid a battle between the 217-year-old bourse’s board and activist investor TCI Fund Management , which wanted Rolet’s contract extended and sought to oust Chairman Donald Brydon instead...

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    12. United CEO Rejects 2017 Bonus (Don’t Worry, He Still Made Nearly $10 Million)

      United CEO Rejects 2017 Bonus (Don’t Worry, He Still Made Nearly $10 Million)

      United In late 2015, Oscar Munoz was appointed as United’s CEO. Oscar Munoz was universally loved, including by employees and passengers, which is extremely rare. It seemed like he really wanted to change the airline for the better, and he made his motto “actions speak louder than words.” Unfortunately for Munoz, United has had a really rough time in 2017 and 2018, with seemingly more public relations nightmares than any other airline...

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    13. Aqua Metals Announces Executive Management Succession and Board Enhancement

      Aqua Metals Announces Executive Management Succession and Board Enhancement

      ALAMEDA, Calif., April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aqua Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AQMS) (“Aqua Metals” or the “Company”), which is commercializing an electrochemical lead recycling technology called AquaRefining™, today announced executive management changes under its previously announced succession plan and notable enhancements to the structure of its Corporate Governance. Executive Management Succession The Board has named Company co-founder and current COO Selwyn Mould as interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately ...

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    14. A Board Interview Guide for Prospective CEOs

      A Board Interview Guide for Prospective CEOs

      A board interview guide for prospective CEOs A board interview guide for prospective CEOs Article Actions Share this article on Facebook Working through these questions as they prepare to take the top job can help executives clarify their thinking. Over the years, we’ve spoken with many clients who were preparing to be interviewed for CEO roles. We’ve also debriefed with them after the event, and we’ve spoken with corporate board members on how to structure the selection process...

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    15. 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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    16. Zuckerberg's $1.5 Million Worth of Private-Plane Trips—and Other Perks of Being the Boss

      Zuckerberg's $1.5 Million Worth of Private-Plane Trips—and Other Perks of Being the Boss

      The benefits of running a large public company go well beyond paychecks and stock awards. Take Mark Zuckerberg , who crisscrossed the U.S. last year to attend a rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas, speak with Muslim students in Dearborn, Michigan, and fish salmon in Alaska, all part of a personal challenge to meet and talk with regular people...

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