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    1. Netflix Shareholders Raise Governance Issues At Annual Meeting

      Netflix Shareholders Raise Governance Issues At Annual Meeting

      Investors supported a number of stockholder proposals that would give investors a role in the nomination of directors and the ability to make changes with a simple majority vote. “The voice of shareholders is being ignored and has been ignored for many years,” said James McRitchie, publisher of a popular corporate governance portal CorpGov.Net. “Once again, let’s send a message to the board...

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    2. Norway's $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Wants Elon Musk Out as Chairman of Tesla

      Norway's $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Wants Elon Musk Out as Chairman of Tesla
      • Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund said on Wednesday it had backed an initiative to wrest the role of chairman away from Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk.
      • The proposal, which was defeated in a vote at Tesla's annual meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, represented the strongest challenge yet to Musk's grip on the Silicon Valley car company...
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    3. Tesla Board Overcomes Critics as Investors Back Musk, Directors

      Tesla Board Overcomes Critics as Investors Back Musk, Directors

      (Bloomberg) -- Tesla Inc. shareholders sided with its besieged board by defeating a proposal to require that the chairman be an independent director and approving the re-election of three directors criticized by an activist investor group. Shareholders sided with the board’s recommendations on all agenda items, Todd Maron, Tesla’s general counsel, said during the company’s annual meeting Tuesday in Mountain View, California...

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    4. BREAKING NEWS: Elon Musk Appears Emotional As He Overcomes Vote to Remove Him From Tesla Board

      BREAKING NEWS:  Elon Musk Appears Emotional As He Overcomes Vote to Remove Him From Tesla Board

      Tesla shareholders voted to maintain Elon Musk’s role as chairman of Tesla’s board during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday despite a controversial proposal to strip him of that position. The vote of confidence is a major boon for Tesla’s embattled chief executive and founder, but arrives six months into what is...

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    5. Google Is Pushed to Tie Executive Pay to Progress on Diversity

      Google Is Pushed to Tie Executive Pay to Progress on Diversity

      Larry Page and Sergey Brin have more than half the voting power. In opposing the plan, the company said in a filing that it won’t "enhance Alphabet’s existing commitment to corporate sustainability," noting that Page collects a salary of just $1. A spokeswoman said the firm had no further comment beyond the statement in the filing. Proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis & Co. are split...

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    6. Allergan Responds to Public Shareholder Letter

      Allergan Responds to Public Shareholder Letter

      DUBLIN , June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc ( NYSE: AGN ) today issued the following statement in response to a public shareholder letter: Allergan's board of directors and management welcome input from all our shareholders, and take into account their views. Our board and management are committed to creating a world class biopharmaceutical and aesthetics business and driving shareholder returns...

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    7. AmTrust Delays Shareholder Vote on Going-Private Deal

      AmTrust Delays Shareholder Vote on Going-Private Deal

      AmTrust Financial Services Inc. said it is delaying a shareholder vote on its $2.7 billion going-private deal, indicating it doesn’t yet have the votes to approve the transaction in the wake of opposition from activist investor Carl Icahn. A special shareholder meeting for the vote had been scheduled for Monday, but the New York insurer said it intended to adjourn the meeting until June 21. In...

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    8. The Chairman of the Company Behind Snickers and M&Ms Reveals What's Next for the Chocolate Giant

      The Chairman of the Company Behind Snickers and M&Ms Reveals What's Next for the Chocolate Giant
      • Mars Inc — the company behind Snickers, M&Ms, Milky Way, Pedigree, Uncle Ben's Rice, and other food brands — has historically been a very secretive company.
      • But the 106-year-old company, which is entirely owned by the Mars family, has been opening up about its business and what's next for the company.
      • Business Insider spoke to Mars chairman Stephen Badger about why the $35 billion firm is ditching its secretive past and why it is "100% committed to staying private."...
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    9. Natus Medical Board of Directors Mails Letter to Shareholders

      Natus Medical Board of Directors Mails Letter to Shareholders

      PLEASANTON, Calif. , June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) (“Natus”) mailed a letter on June 1, 2018 to shareholders in connection with the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (“Annual Meeting”) to be held on June 22, 2018. The full text of the letter follows: Vote ...

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    10. Athenahealth CEO Bush Faces New Allegations as Video Emerges

      Athenahealth CEO Bush Faces New Allegations as Video Emerges

      (Bloomberg) -- New allegations of questionable behavior by Athenahealth Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Bush are emerging as the health technology executive attempts to fend off a takeover proposal from an activist investor. In the past week, Bush has apologized for assaulting his ex-wife, and public records have surfaced alleging that he subjected a female employee to what she described as a “sexually hostile environment.” Now more examples of potentially inappropriate behavior by Bush have emerged. A 2017 video clip seen by Bloomberg of Bush at a health-care industry event features the CEO dressed up as a race car driver, pretending ...

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