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    1. Tesla’s new Model 3? Three board members to evaluate any take-private deal

      Tesla’s new Model 3? Three board members to evaluate any take-private deal

      A production associate works on a Tesla Model 3 at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) By Rex Crum | | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: August 14, 2018 at 7:59 am | UPDATED: August 14, 2018 at 6:20 pm They might not be the Model 3, but three of Tesla’s independent board directors could soon be at the center of the latest drama involving the electric carmaker.

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    2. Frustrated With Facebook, Google, Tesla? So Are Their Shareholders

      Frustrated With Facebook, Google, Tesla? So Are Their Shareholders

      Facebook, Google and Tesla shareholders have something in common: They’re not happy with management. In the past week, the three companies’ investors shot down shareholder proposals seeking more accountability from the companies and their leaders. All three companies’ founders own considerable stakes in each of the companies they founded — or have outsize influence — so shareholder proposals are usually an exercise in futility. That may not be unique in the business world...

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    3. Wells Fargo New Accounts Plunge after Scandal

      Wells Fargo New Accounts Plunge after Scandal

      SAN FRANCISCO — New account openings at Wells Fargo plunged in October, the first full month after the bank became mired in a scandal linked to bogus accounts opened without the permission of its customers, the financial services giant reported Thursday. Wells Fargo said consumer checking account openings fell 27 percent in October, compared with September activity. Account openings also were down 44 percent compared with October 2015...

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      Mentions: Management
    4. For Steph Curry, Other Athletes, it's Game Time on the Court and in the Boardroom

      For Steph Curry, Other Athletes, it's Game Time on the Court and in the Boardroom

      For Steph Curry, other athletes, it's game time on the court and in the boardroom By Marisa Kendall, mkendall@bayareanewsgroup.com Posted: 07/16/2016 08:52:10 AM PDT Updated: 07/16/2016 09:01:00 AM PDT Bryant Barr, second from left, CEO and co-founder of Slyce, has a meeting with investors and team members at Slyce in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, July 15, 2016. From left are: Michael Spector, Barr, Jim Cai, Jason Mayden, Fern Madelbaum and Lilika Teu.....

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      Mentions: Investors CEO
    5. What the Boss Makes: GoPro CEO Nick Woodman is Silicon Valley's Best-Paid

      What the Boss Makes: GoPro CEO Nick Woodman is Silicon Valley's Best-Paid

      GoPro CEO Nick Woodman earned $77.4 million in compensation, making him the best-paid CEO in the Bay Area, according to What the Boss Makes, the annual Equilar Silicon Valley CEO Pay Study conducted for the Bay Area News Group. The 40-year-old Silicon Valley native hit the jackpot when the video camera company he founded after a 2002 surfing trip went public last summer...

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      Mentions: CEO stock options
    6. Koret Foundation's Quiet 'Chairwoman for Life' Direction Fighting for Control

      Koret Foundation's Quiet 'Chairwoman for Life' Direction Fighting for Control

      Susan McClain Koret, 'chairwoman for life' of the prestigious $500 million Koret Foundation, is asserting herself in a legal action to return the philanthropic group's mission to what she says is the original vision of its founder, her late husband, Joseph Koret. The foundation's directors, though, have countersued to remove her from the board...

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    7. O'Brien: Bad news for boards: That superstar CEO you just hired will probably fail

      'Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over Compensation! -- Cause, Effect, and Solution,' was released last month. Don't let the dry-as-toast title fool you. This report should be required reading for every person in Silicon Valley who sits on a board of any size. I found it particularly illuminating with so many of our largest companies either having tapped new CEOs in the past year (Hewlett ...

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