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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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
    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. 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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    11. 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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    12. BHP Billiton : Activist Elliot Calls For BHP To Spin-Off US Petroleum Assets | 4-Traders

      BHP Billiton : Activist Elliot Calls For BHP To Spin-Off US Petroleum Assets | 4-Traders

      LONDON ( Alliance News ) - BHP Billiton PLC has come under fire from activist investor Elliot Management, which is calling for the miner to unlock shareholder value by spinning off its US petroleum assets, the Financial Times reported.

      Elliott revealed it has a 4.1% stake in BHP's London -listed shares and has sent a letter to BHP Billiton's directors outlining a plan to "unlock value and improve capital returns" to shareholders by around 50%, according to the report...

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    13. Timeline of Irene Rosenfeld's Tenure as CEO of Mondelez International

      Timeline of Irene Rosenfeld's Tenure as CEO of Mondelez International

      Irene Rosenfeld , 63 years old, is chief executive of Mondelez International Inc. and has run the company or its predecessor since 2006. Since she was named CEO, the share price of Mondelez, which is preparing to look for a successor to Ms. Rosenfeld, has more than doubled. Some milestones: 1981: Ms. Rosenfeld joins General Foods, which would later be merged with Kraft Foods 2004: Ms. Rosenfeld leaves Kraft to be chairman & CEO of Frito-Lay, a unit of PepsiCo...

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    14. Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Suggests Wells Fargo Shareholders Vote Against 12 of 15 Directors

      Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Suggests Wells Fargo Shareholders Vote Against 12 of 15 Directors

      Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. took a rare step Friday in suggesting that Wells Fargo & Co. shareholders should vote against the majority of the bank's directors following last fall's sales-practices scandal. ISS recommended a vote against 12 of Wells Fargo's 15 board members at the bank's upcoming annual shareholders meeting. Wells Fargo's board said in a statement that it strongly disagrees with the "extreme and unprecedented" ISS recommendation...

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    15. Coca Cola : ISS Opposes Coca-Cola CEO's Pay Package

      Coca Cola : ISS Opposes Coca-Cola CEO's Pay Package

      The biggest proxy adviser is challenging the $17.6 million pay package given last year to Coca-Cola Co.'s outgoing chief executive. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. said it opposes Chief Executive Muhtar Kent's 2016 package because his total compensation increased from $14.6 million in 2015 despite weaker financial performance and unmet financial goals...

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    16. BlackRock to Add Cisco Chief Executive to Board

      BlackRock to Add Cisco Chief Executive to Board

      BlackRock Inc. has nominated Cisco Systems Inc. leader Chuck Robbins as a director, making him the first technology chief executive on the board of the world's largest money manager. The expected election of Mr. Robbins at BlackRock's May 25 annual meeting comes ahead of the firm's expanded reliance on highly sophisticated technology...

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    17. Can an Outside CEO Succeed? Look at the Board's Diversity

      Can an Outside CEO Succeed? Look at the Board's Diversity

      By Joann S. Lublin Outsiders -- whether in business or politics -- offer a powerful allure. They often bring innovative ideas and a healthy disregard for established practices. Companies keen for such fresh perspectives frequently go outside for a new chief executive. Faced with falling revenue, retailer Office Depot Inc. recently hired Gerry Smith from Lenovo Group. He takes command next week...

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    18. Zillow C : adds Slack exec to board, its first female director | 4-Traders

      Zillow C : adds Slack exec to board, its first female director | 4-Traders

      Zillow Group has added Slack executive April Underwood to its board of directors. Underwood, who is the first woman on Zillow's board, also co-founded a women-owned angel investing group called #Angels. She previously held high-level product roles at Twitter and WeatherBill. Underwood started as vice president of product at Slack, developer of the popular work-messaging application, in June 2015 ...

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    19. Baxter International : Appoints Dr. Stephen Oesterle To Its Board; Industry Veteran Complements Current Board Expertise

      Baxter International : Appoints Dr. Stephen Oesterle To Its Board; Industry Veteran Complements Current Board Expertise

      Baxter International Inc. today announced it has appointed Stephen (Steve) N. Oesterle , M.D., to its Board of Directors, bringing the total number serving the company to 12. Dr. Oesterle now also serves on Baxter's Public Policy Committee . 'We are excited to welcome Steve to Baxter's board,' said Jose (Joe) E. Almeida , chairman and chief executive officer...

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