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    1. BoardProspects Member Terri Bettinger Appointed to Board of First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FDEF)

      BoardProspects Member Terri Bettinger Appointed to Board of First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FDEF)

      BoardProspects would like to congratulate Member Terri Bettinger on her recent appointment to the Board of Directors of First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FDEF).  First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF), headquartered in Defiance, Ohio, is the holding company for First Federal Bank of the Midwest, First Insurance Group and Corporate One Benefits. First Federal Bank operates 42 full-service branches and numerous ATM locations in northwest and central Ohio, southeast Michigan and northeast Indiana and a loan production office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

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    2. Valeant CEO Papa says Drugmaker has 'Turnaround Opportunity of a Lifetime'

      Valeant CEO Papa says Drugmaker has 'Turnaround Opportunity of a Lifetime'

      (Bloomberg) -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. became a household name with its historic rise and fall. Reviving the drugmaker is proving a unique challenge. “This is a turnaround opportunity of a lifetime,” Chief Executive Officer Joseph Papa, who took over in May 2016, said during a presentation Wednesday at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco...

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    3. AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson appointed chairman of Federal Reserve in Atlanta

      AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson appointed chairman of Federal Reserve in Atlanta

      He previously served on the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Miami Branch, and he led the branch's board in 2013. Additionally, Myron A. Gray, president of U.S. operations of United Parcel Service in Atlanta, was appointed as deputy chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of ...

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    4. The first female big pharma CEO had the perfect response to a question about women in leadership

      The first female big pharma CEO had the perfect response to a question about women in leadership

      GlaxoSmithKline CEO Emma Walmsley made history in 2017, when she became the first woman to head up a major pharmaceutical company. 

      In her first company presentation at an industry conference as the CEO of GSK, Walmsley was asked about female leadership in the pharmaceutical industry. She responded not by talking about gender, but by running through how she thinks about her responsibilities as CEO. 

       

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    5. Qualcomm Creates Severance Plan for Workers Should Broadcom's Hostile Takeover Succeed

      Qualcomm Creates Severance Plan for Workers Should Broadcom's Hostile Takeover Succeed

      A Broadcom spokesman said the company continues to hope Qualcomm's board would engage in merger talks but declined further comment. A Qualcomm ... The new severance plan defines change of control to include a replacement of a majority of Qualcomm's current board of directors . Broadcom ...

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    6. Sustainability & Disclosure: New demands on corporate boards

      Sustainability & Disclosure: New demands on corporate boards

      It’s a new era of environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure and directors need to take notice.

      Many investors are voicing concerns about the limited nonfinancial disclosure in companies’ annual reports and proxy disclosures, even for areas like material climate-related risks that have been the subject of Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) guidance. And although most public companies produce sustainability reports for consumers and other corporate stakeholders, these reports often lack the quality, reliability and comparability investors need for financial analysis.

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    7. Some Thoughts for Boards of Directors in 2018

      Some Thoughts for Boards of Directors in 2018

      As 2017 draws to a conclusion and we reflect on the evolution of corporate governance since the turn of the millennium, a recurring question percolating in boardrooms and among shareholders and other stakeholders, academics and politicians is: what’s next on the horizon for corporate governance? In many respects, we seem to have reached a point of relative stasis. The governance and takeover defense profiles of U.S. public companies have been transformed by the widespread adoption of virtually all of the “best practices” advocated to enhance the rights of shareholders and weaken takeover defenses.

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    8. Global and Regional Trends in Corporate Governance for 2018

      Global and Regional Trends in Corporate Governance for 2018

      At the end of each year, Russell Reynolds Associates interviews over 30 institutional and activist investors, pension fund managers, public company directors, proxy advisors, and other corporate governance professionals in five key markets regarding the trends and challenges that public company boards will face in the following year.

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    9. Warren Buffett says Bitcoin 'Definitely will Come to a Bad Ending'

      Warren Buffett says Bitcoin 'Definitely will Come to a Bad Ending'
      • "What's going on definitely will come to a bad ending," said Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's CEO, on cryptocurrencies.
      • Buffett told CNBC the firm will never have a position in cryptocurrencies.

      Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett said Wednesday that the firm had no interest in jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon.

      "We don't own any, we're not short any, we'll never have a position in them," Buffett said in an interview on CNBC...

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    10. The Stars Group Appoints Observer to Board of Directors and Announces Agreement with Mr. Tang ...

      The Stars Group Appoints Observer to Board of Directors and Announces Agreement with Mr. Tang ...

      In connection with that agreement, Melvin Yanmin Zhang has been appointed as an observer member of the board of directors of The Stars Group as a nominee of Mr. Tang, effective immediately. Mr Zhang will serve as an observer until such time as he and Mr. Tang have received certain licenses and ...

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    11. ‘These are bad facts for him’: Intel CEO's $24 Million Stock Sale Before Disclosing the Chip Flaw Could Trigger Lawsuits, SEC Inquiry (

      ‘These are bad facts for him’: Intel CEO's $24 Million Stock Sale Before Disclosing the Chip Flaw Could Trigger Lawsuits, SEC Inquiry (

      Institutional investors are talking to plaintiffs lawyers about potentially filing suit against Intel over CEO Brian Krzanich's massive stock sale in November.

      • Krzanich gained some $24 million by selling all the shares and options he was allowed to sell under a plan he put in place only the month before. His plan was put in place months after Intel was informed of a major security vulnerability in its chips...
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      Mentions: Investors CEO SEC
    12. Jana Partners on Apple iPhone Addiction Problem: Easy Fix for Apple

      Jana Partners on Apple iPhone Addiction Problem: Easy Fix for Apple

      Jana Partners believes Apple could easily fix what the firm sees as a growing problem of young people getting addicted to the tech giant's iPhones. In an interview Tuesday with CNBC's " Fast Money Halftime Report, "Jana's Barry Rosenstein and Charles Penner explained why Jana — a leading activist shareholder — and the California State Teachers' Retirement System, or CalSTRS — one of the nation's largest public pension plans — are putting pressure on Apple to address this issue...

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      Mentions: CEO Facebook Jana
    13. Chase CEO Sheepishly Says He's Sorry For Being Mean To Bitcoin

      Chase CEO Sheepishly Says He's Sorry For Being Mean To Bitcoin

      Back in September, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon famously declared Bitcoin a "fraud," and the market for the cryptocurrency quickly by eight per cent. Then it recovered - by a lot. This week, Dimon said that he regrets the remark and he says "the blockchain is real." Dimon's earlier assessment has become a common citation for anyone trying to shit on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general...

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    14. Mike Avon's ICX Media Builds Out Executive Team, Board of Directors as It Gears Up for 2018

      Mike Avon's ICX Media Builds Out Executive Team, Board of Directors as It Gears Up for 2018

      Along with this announcement, ICX Media has also recruited Laura Lang, former TIME Inc. CEO, to its board of directors . ICX Media offers a data platform for performers, artists and social media stars so they can see who exactly is consuming their content and find the best way to expand their online ...

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    15. Eastern Bank Board of Directors Elects Deborah Jackson as Lead Director

      Eastern Bank Board of Directors Elects Deborah Jackson as Lead Director

      BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Bank, America's oldest and largest mutual bank, today announced Deborah Jackson will lead its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2018. Jackson is the first woman and 2 nd person of color to serve as Eastern's Lead Director in its 200-year history. She joined Eastern's Board of Directors in 2000 and most recently served as Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee...

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    16. Time to Revisit Executive Compensation Arrangements in Light of Recent Tax Reform

      Time to Revisit Executive Compensation Arrangements in Light of Recent Tax Reform

      The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”) signed into law on December 22, 2017, will significantly impact many public company executive compensation plans and arrangements. Companies should take this opportunity to revisit their overall compensation design and consider whether changes are appropriate to enhance flexibility and/or better align compensation design with the company’s business objectives...

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    17. Activist Investor Starboard Calls for 'Substantial Change' at Israel's Mellanox

      Activist Investor Starboard Calls for 'Substantial Change' at Israel's Mellanox

      In a letter to Israel’s Mellanox Technologies Ltd., activist investor Starboard Value LP, which is the company’s largest shareholder, attributed the firm’s underperformance compared to other semiconductor companies to “weak execution,” “excessive spending” and “missed growth opportunities.” Starboard, a New York-based investment adviser that invests in publicly traded US companies, in November acquired a 10.7 percent stake in the Israeli maker of servers and storage switching solutions, in a bid to turn around its fortunes. “We invested in Mellanox because we believe the company is deeply undervalued and there are significant opportunities to create value based ...

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      Mentions: Investment CEO crisis
    18. No, Amazon Is Not Buying Target, Kohl's, or Any Other Retailer

      No, Amazon Is Not Buying Target, Kohl's, or Any Other Retailer

      Amazon.com 's (NASDAQ: AMZN) $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market shook up the retail sector, stunning investors and sending supermarket stocks plunging. Indeed, it was a surprising move and indicated a new direction for Amazon, but the worst lesson investors seemed to take from the deal is that it immediately conveyed value on all other brick-and-mortar retailers as if they could be the next targets of Amazon...

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