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    1. P&G Proxy Fight Pits Former Finance Chief Against Longtime Protégé

      P&G Proxy Fight Pits Former Finance Chief Against Longtime Protégé

      By Sharon Terlep and David Benoit CINCINNATI -- Clayton Daley gave 35 years of his professional life to Procter & Gamble Co., rising to finance chief and then grooming his successor, Jon Moeller. Now, the mentor and his former protégé are on opposing sides of a boardroom fight over how best to reinvigorate P&G, a consumer-products giant that at one time boasted brands in nearly every aisle of the supermarket...

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    2. General Electric : Former GE CEO Immelt out of running to Lead Challenged Uber

      General Electric : Former GE CEO Immelt out of running to Lead Challenged Uber

      Former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt has taken himself out of the running to lead Uber as the ride-hailing giant seeks to overcome its ethical scandals and turn itself into a profitable business. Immelt announced Sunday on Twitter: "I have decided not to pursue a leadership position at Uber ." He added that he has "immense respect" for the company and its founders. Uber 's fractured eight-member board has been meeting this weekend to find a new leader...

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    3. AkzoNobel : Akzo Nobel Wins Again in Court Battle with Hedge Fund Elliott

      AkzoNobel : Akzo Nobel Wins Again in Court Battle with Hedge Fund Elliott

      Akzo Nobel does not have to let shareholders vote on whether to dismiss its chairman, a Dutch court ruled on Thursday, handing the paint company another victory in its battle with U.S. activist investor Elliott Advisors. Akzo Nobel ( >> AkzoNobel ) does not have to let shareholders vote on whether to dismiss its chairman, a Dutch court ruled on Thursday, handing the paint company another victory in its battle with U.S. activist investor Elliott Advisors...

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    4. P&G Hits Back at Peltz, says Investor not Entitled to Board Seat

      P&G Hits Back at Peltz, says Investor not Entitled to Board Seat

      Procter & Gamble blasted Nelson Peltz's efforts to join the consumer goods conglomerate's board, saying the investor was not entitled to a seat and that he was being wrongly advised by people who were not in tune with the company's operations. P&G's salvo comes weeks after Peltz's Trian Fund Management sought a board seat for the activist investor at the company, making P&G the largest company ever to face a proxy battle...

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    5. Bank of New York Mellon: BNY Mellon Names Former Visa Executive Scharf CEO and Chairman

      Bank of New York Mellon: BNY Mellon Names Former Visa Executive Scharf CEO and Chairman

      Bank of New York Mellon Corp. named former Visa Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. executive Charles Scharf as its chairman and chief executive, as the trust bank looks to jump-start growth and embrace the technological changes sweeping through the financial-services industry. Mr. Scharf, 52 years old, replaces Gerald Hassell. The 65-year-old Mr. Hassell will remain chairman at BNY Mellon until Dec. 31, when he will hand the title to Mr. Scharf...

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    6. London Stock Exchange : Britain Seeks Looser IPO Rules to lure Saudi Aramco, Worries Investors

      London Stock Exchange : Britain Seeks Looser IPO Rules to lure Saudi Aramco, Worries Investors

      Britain wants to loosen rules on listing state companies, a move that critics say is designed to help London win the lucrative IPO of Saudi Arabian oil giant Saudi Aramco but could weaken minority investor protection. The Financial Conduct Authority's proposals on Thursday would create a new listing category for companies controlled by sovereign states and come as exchanges around the world are vying to win the Aramco listing, which is expected to be the largest initial public offering (IPO) ever. But they met with criticism from British fund managers, who have already expressed concerns about Aramco's governance...

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      Mentions: IPO LSE Xavier Rolet
    7. Wells Fargo : Judge Gives Initial OK to Wells Fargo Settlement

      Wells Fargo : Judge Gives Initial OK to Wells Fargo Settlement

      The settlement agreement includes a process to compensate customers for increased borrowing costs due to credit-score impact associated with a potentially unauthorized account. The process will be led by an independent expert hired by class counsel. Compensation will be paid if a customer's credit score dropped because of a potentially unauthorized account and the customer opened an authorized credit product with any lender within time periods specified in the agreement...

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    8. Mylan : More than a Third of Mylan investors Voted Against Chairman

      Mylan : More than a Third of Mylan investors Voted Against Chairman

      More than a third of investors voting at Mylan NV annual meeting last week cast votes against Chairman Robert Coury's re-election as the generic drugmaker faced a shareholder campaign against its directors and executive pay packages. The generic drugmaker announced the vote totals from the meeting in a filing with regulators on Wednesday...

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    9. Loeb's Third Point Hedge Fund Targeting Nestle for Strategic Changes

      Loeb's Third Point Hedge Fund Targeting Nestle for Strategic Changes

      Nestle SA, is being targeted by activist investor Daniel Loeb's hedge fund Third Point LLC, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Loeb has recently bought a stake in the world's largest packaged foods maker as he seeks strategic changes in the company, Bloomberg said. Nestle said earlier this month that it may sell its $900 million-a-year U.S. confectionery business in the Swiss food group's latest effort to improve the health profile of its sprawling portfolio...

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    10. Cedar Fair : Unitholders Re-Elect Three To Board Of Directors

      Cedar Fair : Unitholders Re-Elect Three To Board Of Directors

      SANDUSKY, Ohio, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today announced that its unitholders re-elected Gina D. France, Matt Ouimet and Tom Klein to the Board of Directors of its general partner, Cedar Fair Management, Inc., for three-year terms expiring in 2020...

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    11. Conagra Brands : to Sell Wesson Oil to Smucker for $285M

      Conagra Brands : to Sell Wesson Oil to Smucker for $285M

      OMAHA - Wesson Oil, dresser of salads and fryer of chickens for generations, is the latest part of the business to be pruned from Conagra Brands . It's the first grocery store brand to be removed from the company's cupboard of labels under a years-long turnaround effort initiated by its CEO that has included moving the company's headquarters and carving off other units of the firm...

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    12. Congratulations to BoardProspects' Member, Debra Kelly-Ennis on her recent board appointment to TFI International!

      Congratulations to BoardProspects' Member, Debra Kelly-Ennis on her recent board appointment to TFI International!

      TFI International Inc. a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Debra Kelly-Ennis to its Board of Directors, effective May 29, 2017 . Ms. Kelly-Ennis is an experienced CEO and Corporate Board member whose executive career spans consumer-packaged goods, durables, automotive, hospitality and real estate organizations.

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    13. Women CEOs Don't Get Paid Less Than Men in Big Business, They Make More

      Women CEOs Don't Get Paid Less Than Men in Big Business, They Make More

      Women in command of America's biggest businesses are reaping rich rewards. In an unusual reversal of the gender pay gap, female chief executives at some of the largest U.S. companies repeatedly outearn their male counterparts. Last year, 21 female CEOs received a median compensation package of $13.8 million, compared with the $11.6 million median for 382 male chiefs, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of S&P 500 leaders who held the job a full year...

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      Mentions: Diversity CEO Mylan
    14. Buffalo Wild Wings : With increasing Acrimony, Buffalo Wild Wings and Activist Investor Head for Final Showdown

      Buffalo Wild Wings : With increasing Acrimony, Buffalo Wild Wings and Activist Investor Head for Final Showdown

      On a Tuesday last May, five days after Buffalo Wild Wings held its annual meeting with shareholders, a San Francisco investment firm called to say it had purchased a sizable number of shares and wanted to meet executives. This Friday, at the annual meeting, that investment firm wants shareholders to support its plan to effectively take control of the Golden Valley -based company, which has 1,250 restaurants and $2 billion in annual sales...

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    15. 'All White Men': Charlotte's Cato Corp. Criticized Over Board Makeup | 4-Traders

      'All White Men': Charlotte's Cato Corp. Criticized Over Board Makeup | 4-Traders

      An activist shareholder is criticizing Charlotte's Cato Corporation for its all-male board, in the latest backlash the women's fashion retailer is getting over the issue. The shareholder, Ohio -based Needmor Fund , describes Cato's board as consisting of "all white men," according to a statement a Needmor representative is expected to read Friday at Cato's annual meeting of shareholders...

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    16. Caterpillar : Faces Call to Shake Up Audit Panel

      Caterpillar : Faces Call to Shake Up Audit Panel

      An investment group wants to shake up Caterpillar Inc.'s audit committee, amid mounting scrutiny of the machinery giant's offshore tax strategy. CtW Investment Group, an arm of union coalition Change to Win, issued a public letter Wednesday asking shareholders to vote against three Caterpillar board members that the group says kept an inadequate watch over Caterpillar's tax strategy and outside auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP...

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