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    1. Activist Investor Nelson Peltz Resigned From Pentair Board After 5 Months as Director

      Activist Investor Nelson Peltz Resigned From Pentair Board After 5 Months as Director

      Pentair PLC PNR, +1.14% disclosed Tuesday that activist investor Nelson Peltz, founder of the hedge fund Trian Fund Management LP, has resigned from the industrial manufacturer's board, as of Sept. 10. Peltz became a director in April 2018, which was when the company completed the spinoff of its electrical business, nVent Electric PLC, to its shareholders...

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    2. Les Moonves, One of the Highest-Paid CEOs in the US, Leaves CBS with a Net Worth of $700 Million

      Les Moonves, One of the Highest-Paid CEOs in the US, Leaves CBS with a Net Worth of $700 Million
      • CBS Corporation CEO and Chairman Leslie Moonves has left the company after The New Yorker published a new report detailing sexual harassment and assault allegations from six women against the media executive.
      • The accusations followed sexual misconduct and harassment accusations from six other women in July, as The New Yorker reported.
      • Moonves is worth an estimated $700 million and was one of the highest-paid CEOs in the US, according to Forbes...
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    3. Jack Ma Will Step Down as Chairman of Chinese e-cCommerce Giant Alibaba in September 2019

      Jack Ma Will Step Down as Chairman of Chinese e-cCommerce Giant Alibaba in September 2019
      • Jack Ma, the founder of online Chinese retailing giant Alibaba, will step down as Chairman on September 10, 2019.
      • Ma will be succeeded by Daniel Zhang, Alibaba’s current CEO.
      • Ma wrote a letter to customers and shareholders explaining his decision.

      Chinese online retailing giant Alibaba has announced that founder Jack Ma will step down as chairman, one year from today...

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    4. Pay Governance Responds to Senator’s Proposed Dramatic Departure from Shareholder Primacy

      Pay Governance Responds to Senator’s Proposed Dramatic Departure from Shareholder Primacy

      NEW YORK- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s recently proposed Accountable Capitalism Act, which would hold large U.S. corporations accountable not only to their shareholders but to all corporate stakeholders, is not the optimal path for corporate America, contends executive compensation consulting firm Pay Governance ( paygovernance.com )...

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    5. Ryanair Shareholders Urged to Reject Executive Pay Proposal

      Ryanair Shareholders Urged to Reject Executive Pay Proposal

      Glass Lewis has called on Ryanair shareholders not to re-elect chairman David Bonderman over his links to chief executive Michael O’Leary. Ryanair shareholders have been advised to reject the company’s pay proposal at its annual general meeting later this month due to a lack of transparency around how executives are compensated...

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    6. A Top Deutsche Bank Shareholder is Reportedly Going to Unload its $10 Billion Stake

      A Top Deutsche Bank Shareholder is Reportedly Going to Unload its $10 Billion Stake
      • One of the top shareholders in Deutsche Bank is reportedly planning to sell its entire stake in the lender.
      • Chinese conglomerate HNA is reportedly selling the stake in Germany's largest lender as part of an effort to refocus on its core business after several years of investing heavily in overseas businesses.
      • The move comes as Deutsche Bank undergoes a major restructuring under new CEO Christian Sewing...
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    7. Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma is Getting Ready to Quit, and Says he's Following the Bill Gates Playbook

      Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma is Getting Ready to Quit, and Says he's Following the Bill Gates Playbook
      • Chinese tech billionaire Jack Ma is getting ready to leave his role at Alibaba.
      • He told Bloomberg he is dedicating more time and money to building his philanthropic foundation for education.
      • The move mirrors that of Bill Gates before he left Microsoft.
      • It's not clear exactly when Ma will leave Alibaba.
      • Ma is currently the chairman and co-founder of the e-commerce giant. He was CEO until 2013...
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      Mentions: CEO Alibaba Microsoft
    8. Campbell Soup: Third Point Looks to Replace Campbell Soup's Entire Board

      Campbell Soup: Third Point Looks to Replace Campbell Soup's Entire Board

      (Reuters) - Activist investor Daniel Loeb's hedge fund Third Point LLC on Friday said it nominated a slate of directors to replace Campbell Soup Co entire board. Third Point, which owns a 5.65 percent stake in Campbell Soup, said the outcome of the company's recent strategic review was disappointing and was evidence that its board is unable to take the action needed to address the soup maker's problems...

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    9. Carl Icahn Still Opposes Dell Deal on Valuation Concerns

      Carl Icahn Still Opposes Dell Deal on Valuation Concerns

      (Bloomberg) -- Dell Technologies Inc., one of the world’s largest closely held technology companies, will likely face an up uphill battle convincing at least one vocal investor that its $21.7 billion plan to go public is fair for shareholders. Dell’s earnings release Thursday marks one of investors’ last opportunities to see whether Dell is on track to meet its robust sales expectations before a vote on the company’s cash-and-stock offer for its tracking stock, DVMT, in October...

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