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    1. Destination Maternity Appoints Andrea J. Funk to Board of Directors

      Destination Maternity Appoints Andrea J. Funk to Board of Directors

      MOORESTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ: DEST) (the “Company”) today announced that it has appointed Andrea J. Funk to the Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective immediately. Ms. Funk brings over 20 years of public and private company leadership experience, with a focus on financial expertise, strategic operations, corporate governance and manufacturing...

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    2. Tesla Surges After Elon Musk offers Details About his 'Funding Secured' Tweet

      Tesla Surges After Elon Musk offers Details About his 'Funding Secured' Tweet
      • Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote in a blog post Monday that he left a meeting on July 31 with "no question that a deal with the Saudi sovereign fund could be closed."
      • The blog post offers new details into Tesla's plan to go private at $420 per share, which the billionaire announced last week, saying funding had been secured.
      • Shares initially surged to an all-time high, before wiping out all their gains as lawyers said the tweet may have broken securities laws and reports of the SEC investigating...
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    3. Activist Elliott Management to Push Nielsen Holdings to Sell

      Activist Elliott Management to Push Nielsen Holdings to Sell

      Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. has taken a big stake in Nielsen Holdings PLC and plans to push the TV-ratings company to sell itself. The New York hedge fund owns more than 8% of Nielsen, worth at least $640 million, people familiar with the matter said Sunday. Elliott, which has been launching campaigns at a blistering pace this year, could unveil the new effort as soon as Monday. Multiple...

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    4. California May Mandate a Woman in the Boardroom, But Businesses are Fighting It

      California May Mandate a Woman in the Boardroom, But Businesses are Fighting It

      California is moving toward becoming the first state to require companies to have women on their boards –assuming the idea could survive a likely court challenge. Sparked by debates around fair pay, sexual harassment and workplace culture, two female state senators are spearheading a bill to promote greater gender representation in corporate decision-making...

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    5. Vecima Adds Derek J. Elder to Board of Directors

      Vecima Adds Derek J. Elder to Board of Directors

      (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vecima Networks Inc. (“Vecima” or “the Company”) (TSX:VCM) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Derek J. Elder as a new director to the Company’s board effective today. Derek’s 25-year career has encompassed a unique blend of operational, strategic and financial leadership roles in both large and small companies...

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    6. The Strange Story of a Goldman Sachs Whistleblower Who's Taking Aim at Top Execs' Dealmaking

      The Strange Story of a Goldman Sachs Whistleblower Who's Taking Aim at Top Execs' Dealmaking
      • Christopher Rollins, a 16-year veteran of Goldman Sachs, sued the bank this week over his termination.
      • Rollins claimed he was unfairly terminated over his role in a series of transactions involving an unnamed financier who had legal issues in the past. He's seeking $50 million in damages.
      • The lawsuit set tongues wagging on Wall Street and in the City of London, given that it names several of Goldman Sachs' most senior staff in London...
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    7. Hedge Fund Third Point Calls for Sale of Campbell Soup

      Hedge Fund Third Point Calls for Sale of Campbell Soup

      Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb and fellow Campbell Soup Co shareholder George Strawbridge on Thursday called for a sale of the iconic U.S. food company best known for its canned soups, according to a regulatory filing. The joint effort, first reported by Reuters earlier on Thursday, could prove difficult as descendants of former Campbells Soup Chairman John Dorrance own a combined stake of about 41 percent in the company...

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    8. Visa Inc. Appoints Denise M. Morrison to its Board of Directors

      Visa Inc. Appoints Denise M. Morrison to its Board of Directors

      SAN FRANCISCO  --   Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced today that its board of directors has appointed Denise M. Morrison as a new independent director, effective August 2, 2018. Ms. Morrison was chief executive officer of Campbell Soup Company from 2011 until her retirement in 2018. Ms. Morrison has a distinguished background of building strong businesses and growing iconic brands. She has an extensive background in sales, marketing, operations, and business development, and served in senior leadership roles at Kraft Foods, Inc., Nabisco, Inc., and Nestlé SA prior to joining Campbell Soup. Ms. Morrison also serves on the board of directors of ...

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