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    1. Cracker Barrel takes aim at Biglari

      Cracker Barrel takes aim at Biglari

      In a letter to shareholders, Cracker Barrel President and CEO Sandra Cochran said the company believes Biglari's “true intentions may be to take control of Cracker Barrel without paying shareholders a premium.” Biglari lost out in a bid to gain a seat on Cracker Barrel's board last year, but now he wants a seat on the board for himself and Biglari Holdings Vice Chairman Philip Cooley — Biglari's ...

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    2. Board of Directors Compensation on the Rise, but less of it is cash

      Board of Directors Compensation on the Rise, but less of it is cash

      The board of directors is simultaneously one of the most and least important bodies in a company, and certainly it's the one most of the world pays the least attention to — you only see news stories about boards when companies are sold or someone does something colossally stupid and needs to be fired....

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    3. Area CEO pay up 81% in 2011

      Area CEO pay up 81% in 2011

      [...] Napier also gained $17.02 million in previous stock options and vested stock awards, a windfall that by itself accounts for much of the large jump in the area's cumulative executive pay. The second-, third- and fourth-largest executive earners in the area also garnered large 2011 pay gains from stock options and vested stock awards in amounts that surpassed their base salary. The growing ...

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    4. Massachusetts Governor Summons Westfield State Board of Trustees Over President's Spending

      Massachusetts Governor Summons Westfield State Board of Trustees Over President's Spending

      The Patrick administration has summoned Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle and his board of trustees to Boston next week to answer questions about reports of Dobelle using university-related credit cards for personal expenses and costly business travel such as $8,000 for a four-night hotel stay in Bangkok...

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    5. Multi-Million Dollar Salaries and Perks for University CEOs on the Rise

      Multi-Million Dollar Salaries and Perks for University CEOs on the Rise

      Some years ago, there was a survey conducted by a couple of national nonprofit leadership organizations to ascertain the “core values of the nonprofit sector.” How do the ever-rising salaries of private university presidents—while faculty salaries stagnate and tuition costs to students skyrocket—reflect the core values of the nonprofit sector? Jaeah Lee and Maggie Severns writing for Mother Jones note that a number of private universities—and, to be fair, public universities as well—are providing pay and perks to university presidents that are kind of mind-boggling...

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    6. Deutsche Bank Plans to Extend Contract of CEO

      Deutsche Bank Plans to Extend Contract of CEO

      Deutsche Bank announced on Wednesday that it planned to extend the tenure of its co-chief executive, Jürgen Fitschen, in a move aimed at pre-empting leadership questions at Germany’s largest financial institution.  The employment contract of Mr. Fitschen, 65, was set to expire in early 2015 but will now be extended until March 31, 2017, and match that of Deutsche Bank’s other co-chief executive, Anshu Jain...

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    7. CEO Pay More Closely Matches' Firms' Results

      CEO Pay More Closely Matches' Firms' Results

      The push to more closely align chief executive pay with company performance is showing signs of working, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.  When companies exceed expectations or outpace rivals, CEOs are reaping bigger-than-projected rewards. But when financial results or stock-market returns fall short, executives lose much of their potential pay...

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    8. Engaged Capital Sends Additional Letter to AeroVironment’s Board of Directors

      Engaged Capital Sends Additional Letter to AeroVironment’s Board of Directors

      Engaged Capital, LLC (“Engaged Capital”), an investment firm specializing in small and mid-cap North American equities and beneficial owner of approximately 5.1 percent of the common stock of AeroVironment, Inc. (“AeroVironment” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:AVAV), today sent a letter to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), included below and also filed today with an amendment to its Schedule 13-D...

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