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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. '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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    9. 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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    10. United Continental : Despite Outrage Against Airlines, Little is Likely to Change, Experts Say | 4-Traders

      United Continental : Despite Outrage Against Airlines, Little is Likely to Change, Experts Say | 4-Traders

      From viral Internet videos to bluster on Capitol Hill , the airline industry -- and United Airlines in particular -- has taken a beating. A series of public relations faux pas by United, capped by the unceremonious removal of David Dao , who was dragged off an overbooked plane in Chicago , set off a torrent of memes, boardroom rants and congressional venting as airlines were put on notice. In recent weeks, United announced a slew of changes...

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    11. SEC loses appeal in case challenging administrative law judges

      SEC loses appeal in case challenging administrative law judges

      A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's request that it reconsider a ruling holding that its in-house administrative judges are not constitutionally appointed. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver declined to rehear the case of Colorado businessman David Bandimere, which led to a major setback for the SEC amid attacks by defendants who question its administrative court system's fairness.

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    12. Fortis : Announces Executive Appointments | 4-Traders

      ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND and LABRADOR - Barry Perry, President and CEO, Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS)(NYSE:FTS), announced today the appointment of Phonse Delaney as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Gary Smith as Executive Vice President, Eastern Canadian and Caribbean operations, at Fortis Inc. Both appointments are effective June 1, 2017.

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    13. Apple's $250 Billion Cash Pile Enlivens Hopes, Fuels Expectations

      Apple's $250 Billion Cash Pile Enlivens Hopes, Fuels Expectations

      In its quarterly results on Tuesday, Apple Inc. likely will report that its cash hoard has topped a quarter of a trillion dollars, an unrivaled milestone for a private corporation that raises a question: Why would any company want to hold that much money? Apple has added to its pile at a blistering pace, doubling it in just over four-and-a-half years. In the last three months of 2016 it wracked up new cash at a rate of about $3.6 million an hour...

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    14. Caterpillar Exec Leaves with $15.5M in 201 Compensation

      Caterpillar Exec Leaves with $15.5M in 201 Compensation

      The former top executive of Caterpillar Inc. , Doug Oberhelman , departed the company with total compensation of $15.5 million for fiscal 2016. Oberhelman retired as chief executive on Jan. 1 and as executive chairman on March 31 . James Umpleby III was promoted to chief executive from group president. Oberhelman's total compensation declined 13.6 percent compared with fiscal 2015. Oberhelman's salary was unchanged for the third consecutive year at just more than $1.6 million...

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    15. New Nationwide Survey Exposes Alarming Divide Between Men and Women Executives About Gender Parity in the Boardroom and C-Suite

      NEW YORK, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a national survey by Women's Forum of New York released today revealed that while an overwhelming majority of executives believe gender parity in the boardroom is good for business, staggering disparities persist in how men and women executives currently view gender equality at the top-most leadership positions.

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    16. Credit Suisse Seeks to Catch Up with Rivals with $4 Billion Cash Call | 4-Traders

      Credit Suisse Seeks to Catch Up with Rivals with $4 Billion Cash Call | 4-Traders

      Credit Suisse will raise around 4 billion Swiss francs ($4 billion) (3.14 billion pounds) from its shareholders, the embattled bank said on Wednesday, trying to close the gap in financial strength with rivals. Credit Suisse will raise around 4 billion Swiss francs ($4 billion) (3.14 billion pounds) from its shareholders, the embattled bank said on Wednesday, trying to close the gap in financial strength with rivals...

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      Mentions: CEO IPO Credit Suisse
    17. AIG Nears a Selection for CEO

      AIG Nears a Selection for CEO

      By Joann S. Lublin and Leslie Scism Former American International Group Inc. executive Brian Duperreault is a leading candidate to replace departing AIG Chief Executive Officer Peter Hancock, according to people familiar with the matter. The onetime lieutenant of Maurice 'Hank" Greenberg spent roughly two decades at AIG before leaving to run three other companies...

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    18. Bollore's Re-Election as Vivendi Board Member Opposed by Proxy Adviser ISS

      Bollore's Re-Election as Vivendi Board Member Opposed by Proxy Adviser ISS

      Telecom Italia shareholders should not support board candidates proposed by Vivendi, two advisory firms said, potentially dealing a fresh blow to Vivendi chairman Vincent Bollore's attempts to build a southern European media empire. Glass Lewis and ISS, the world's two biggest shareholder advisory firms, said Telecom Italia ...

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    19. Wells Fargo Board Faces High-Stakes Vote

      Wells Fargo Board Faces High-Stakes Vote

      Wells Fargo & Co. faces something few other big banks have dealt with since the financial crisis: a serious effort to vote out most of its directors. As the bank's annual shareholder meeting approaches April 25, bank executives and directors are scrambling to meet with key investors and deal with the possibility that they could see one or more fail to win reelection, people familiar with the process said...

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    20. Credit Suisse : Proxy Adviser ISS Opposes Credit Suisse Management Bonuses

      Credit Suisse : Proxy Adviser ISS Opposes Credit Suisse Management Bonuses

      Influential U.S. proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has advised Credit Suisse shareholders to vote against proposed bonuses for the Swiss bank's executive board totalling almost 80 million Swiss francs (63.84 million pounds). This follows similar recommendations from other proxy advisers Glass Lewis and Ethos. A Credit Suisse spokeswoman said on Tuesday the bank took note of the recommendations and that it respects shareholder democracy...

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