Vicki Hollub is an engineer who spent time on three continents working her way up to the top of Occidental Petroleum Corp. She doesn't have much experience at M&A, and that has made her an easy target for critics. Her recent bid to deepen the company's bet in the red-hot Permian Basin is bold...
Ellen won the proxy fight but still her board folded like lawn furniture.
Even when keeping everything equal, women are still a far more likely target.
The fact is, we just don't give females as long of a leash.
At the end of the day, we viewed him as free consulting.
The word choice for some of the criticism would have a very gender-focused bent.
I don't think they would call men buying companies a shopping spree.
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