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    1. The Web of Board Members That Link American Corporations, Mapped

      The Web of Board Members That Link American Corporations, Mapped

      America’s corporate landscape is interwoven by a dense network of shared board members–for instance, Apple has board members that are also board members at Disney, Chevron, Amgen, GE, and JP Morgan Chase. The data analysis expert Erik Rood used publicly available information from the S&P 500 top 50 to create an unusual map of these connections, resulting in this interactive graphic that lets you explore the network in unprecedented detail...

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    2. Facebook Dive Sparks Investor Calls to Loosen Zuckerberg's Grip

      Facebook Dive Sparks Investor Calls to Loosen Zuckerberg's Grip

      Facebook Inc. has always had one absolute leader, cemented by a share class structure that maintained Mark Zuckerberg’s voting control even when he sold millions of shares. Some investors grumbled, but most were happy to stay quiet as the stock surged. This week’s plunge upended that dynamic, increasing calls for changes at the top. “It’s never an issue until things go wrong,” said Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser...

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    3. UK: Royal Mail Loses the Plot Disregarding Shareholders Anger Over Boardroom Pay

      UK:  Royal Mail Loses the Plot Disregarding Shareholders Anger Over Boardroom Pay

      Ni-Chionna is unrepentant in spite of an overwhelming rejection of Back’s pay package and a golden handshake for former chief executive Moya Greene. That she should also be in charge of remuneration at Burberry where pay, bonuses and expenses are famously excessive is inexplicable. Holding down six jobs (many of us have trouble with one) obviously is taking its toll on sound judgement...

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      Mentions: Amazon Disney risk
    4. Paulson Seeks to Replace Entire Detour Gold Board

      Paulson Seeks to Replace Entire Detour Gold Board

      Activist investor Paulson & Co. Inc. has nominated a slate of eight directors to replace the entire board of Canadian miner Detour Gold Corp. The hedge fund run by billionaire John Paulson, which said it owns a 5.4 percent stake in Toronto-based Detour, has formally called for a meeting of shareholders to elect its slate no later than Sept. 28...

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    5. Nestle Counts on Better Second Half to Keep Third Point at Bay

      Nestle Counts on Better Second Half to Keep Third Point at Bay

      ZURICH (July 26): Food giant Nestle said it expects an improvement in sales and profitability in the second half of 2018 as it seeks to assuage activist shareholder Third Point, with its infant formula business helping second-quarter results. Packaged food groups have seen sales slow as health-conscious consumers switch to fresh, local foods...

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      Mentions: CEO Nestle Unilever
    6. LinkedIn Cofounder Reid Hoffman Boils Down His Rule for Hiring a Replacement When a Company Has 'the wrong CEO'

      LinkedIn Cofounder Reid Hoffman Boils Down His Rule for Hiring a Replacement When a Company Has 'the wrong CEO'
      • In his journey to becoming one of Silicon Valley's most influential entrepreneurs and investors, LinkedIn cofounder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman has seen the full scale of success, failure, and everything in between.
      • Sometimes, a startup outgrows its chief executive. Hoffman stepped down as CEO of LinkedIn, twice, when he realized he wasn't the best fit for the job...
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    7. Papa John's Missteps Have Wall Street Wondering Whether it's Beyond Recovery

      Papa John's Missteps Have Wall Street Wondering Whether it's Beyond Recovery

      The debacle Papa John's former CEO John Schnatter kicked off with his NFL comments last fall, bad as it was, has only gotten worse. It's highlighted an apparent lack of internal controls, illustrated the dangers of tying a company's brand to its CEO and opened the door to potentially nasty litigation. It's also left the company vulnerable to takeover...

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      Mentions: CEO crisis Takeover
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