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    1. Hawaiian Electric Industries blasts activist investor letter on replacing CEO

      Hawaiian Electric Industries blasts activist investor letter on replacing CEO

      Hawaiian Electric Industries on Tuesday blasted a letter sent by the CEO of activist investor ValueAct Capital Management urging company stakeholders to look outside the company for President and CEO Constance Lau’s successor as a “misguided, factually inaccurate and misleading attack.”...

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    2. WeWork Adds First Woman to its Board of Directors

      WeWork Adds First Woman to its Board of Directors

      WeWork announced yesterday ahead of a planned initial public offering that it will add the first woman to its board of directors. Harvard Business School technology and operations professor and former Uber senior vice president Frances Frei will join the board at WeWork, also known as the We Company, after the IPO is complete, the Los Angeles Times reported...

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    3. Nike Argues for Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Board of Directors

      Nike Argues for Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Board of Directors

      Attorneys for Nike on Friday argued during a court hearing that a lawsuit against the company's board of directors should be dismissed because it lacks sufficient facts. The lawsuit was the second sweeping lawsuit filed against the sportswear giant in the wake of claims about a toxic workplace. Plaintiffs argued the lawsuit has enough facts to survive Nike's motion to dismiss. A ruling is expected within three weeks...

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    4. Exact Sciences Appoints Former Kansas Governor, Secretary of U.S. Dept. of Health, to its Board of Directors

      Exact Sciences Appoints Former Kansas Governor, Secretary of U.S. Dept. of Health, to its Board of Directors

      Exact Sciences Corp., the maker of the Cologuard take home colon cancer test and one of the largest public companies in Wisconsin, has appointed Kathleen Sebelius, the former governor of Kansas and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to its board of directors, the Madison company announced Tuesday...

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    5. Curtiss-Wright CEO Joins Snap-on Board of Directors

      Curtiss-Wright CEO Joins Snap-on Board of Directors

      Snap-on Inc. said that David Adams, chairman and chief executive officer ofCurtiss-Wright Corp., has been appointed to the Snap-on board of directors, effective Thursday.

      The addition of Adams as an independent director increases the size of the board to 10 members, Kenosha-based Snap-on (NYSE: SNA) said. Adams’ term will expire with the 2017 annual meeting of shareholders, when he becomes subject to annual election to the board....

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    6. Former Orbitz CEO Joins Board of Paul English's Etartup

      Former Orbitz CEO Joins Board of Paul English's Etartup

      Kayak co-founder Paul English's newest travel startup announced it has added a new board member and closed $19.7 million in new funding. The startup, Lola, announced new board member Barney Harford, formerly the CEO of Chicago-based OrbitzWorldwide, which was bought in 2015 by Expedia for $1.3 billion. He will be the startup's non-executive chairman ...

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