1. Articles in category: BoardNews

    1-24 of 11658 1 2 3 4 ... 484 485 486 »
    1. Disney Heiress Makes Documentary Criticizing Pay Gap of Disney Employees

      Disney Heiress Makes Documentary Criticizing Pay Gap of Disney Employees

      A Disney heiress has created a documentary criticizing the pay gap of Disney employees, focusing on wage earners, or “cast members,” at Disneyland, some of whom say they are unable to afford sufficient food on their pay. Abigail E. Disney — granddaughter of Roy O. Disney, who co-founded the company with brother Walt Disney — co-directed the movie...

      Read Full Article
    2. Activist Investor Blackwells Capital Pushes Peloton to Fire CEO

      Activist Investor Blackwells Capital Pushes Peloton to Fire CEO

      (Reuters) -Activist investor Blackwells Capital LLC wants exercise equipment maker Peloton Interactive Inc. to fire its chief executive and consider selling itself to a fitness or technology company, two sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The pandemic turned Peloton which offers stationary bikes and treadmills with livestreamed workouts from popular instructors into one of the market's hottest stocks, but the company's stock price has plummeted 84% in the last year...

      Read Full Article
    3. Activist Investor to Call on Peloton to Fire Its CEO

      Activist Investor to Call on Peloton to Fire Its CEO

      An activist investor wants Peloton Interactive Inc. to fire its chief executive and explore a sale after the stationary-bike maker’s stock plummeted more than 80% from its high, as growth slowed. Blackwells Capital LLC has a significant stake of less than 5% in Peloton and is preparing to push the company’s board to fire CEO John Foley and pursue a sale, according to people familiar with the matter...

      Read Full Article
    4. Pressure for Shake Up Expected at Unilever as Activist Investor Buys Stake in Firm

      Pressure for Shake Up Expected at Unilever as Activist Investor Buys Stake in Firm

      Unilever is expected to face pressure to shake up its business model after it emerged the activist investor Nelson Peltz has built a stake in the troubled FTSE 100 company. The consumer goods company, best known for Dove soap, Hellmann’s mayonnaise and Marmite, has been thrown into turmoil after a £50bn tilt at GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare division caused fury among its shareholders...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: stake Unilever GSK
    5. How BlackRock is Managing 'the greatest investment opportunity of our lifetime'

      How BlackRock is Managing 'the greatest investment opportunity of our lifetime'

      In his 2022 letter to CEOs , BlackRock ( BLK ) CEO Larry Fink urged other heads of companies to prepare for and participate in the green transition as part of a broader defense of stakeholder capitalism. “I believe the decarbonizing of the global economy is going to create the greatest investment opportunity of our lifetime,” Fink wrote...

      Read Full Article
    6. House Oversight asks Big Oil Board Members to Testify

      House Oversight asks Big Oil Board Members to Testify

      The House Oversight and Reform Committee is calling members of the boards of directors of four oil companies to testify next month, expanding its investigation into the industry’s efforts to downplay climate change. The panel yesterday asked members of the board from Exxon Mobil Corp., BP PLC, Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Chevron Corp. to appear at a Feb. 8 hearing focused on the companies’ net-zero emissions pledges and whether they are sufficient to curb climate change...

      Read Full Article
    7. Kohl’s Said to Get $9 Billion Bid Backed by Investor Starboard

      Kohl’s Said to Get $9 Billion Bid Backed by Investor Starboard

      (Bloomberg) -- A group backed by activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP is offering about $9 billion for retailer Kohl’s Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. The offer for Kohl’s from parties led by Acacia Research Corp. is $64 per share in cash, according to two people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because the information was private. That’s a 37% premium to the department store chain’s closing price of $46.84 on Friday...

      Read Full Article
    8. European Firms Make Slow Progress in Appointing More Women to Boards

      European Firms Make Slow Progress in Appointing More Women to Boards

      (Reuters) - The proportion of women in leading positions at major European companies rose last year, but fell behind schedule to reach the European Commission's proposed target of 40% for 2025, a study by an EU-sponsored non-profit organisation showed on Thursday. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said earlier this month she would try to unblock legislation for a quota of women on EU company boards, which has been stuck since 2012...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Women Female Target
    9. Disney CEO Bob Chapek’s Pay Package More Than Doubled In 2021 To $32.5M; Bob Iger Took In Almost $46M In Last Year

      Disney CEO Bob Chapek’s Pay Package More Than Doubled In 2021 To $32.5M; Bob Iger Took In Almost $46M In Last Year

      Disney CEO Bob Chapek saw his total compensation more than double in fiscal 2021 compared with 2020, to $32.5 million, according to a new SEC filing. The longtime Disney exec is about to enter the third and final year of his current contract as CEO. He took over for Bob Iger, who segued to a stint as executive chairman before wrapping up his four-decade run at Disney and ABC at the end of last month. Chapek’s pay puts him significantly below the level of many other media executives...

      Read Full Article
    10. Competition for Compliance Officers Intensifies Amid Regulatory Pressures

      Competition for Compliance Officers Intensifies Amid Regulatory Pressures

      A labor-market squeeze and evolving regulatory pressures are driving demand for compliance officers. Competition for such talent has heated up in recent months as companies fear they will be short-staffed at a time of rapid growth and increasing regulatory scrutiny, and businesses are luring compliance staff with salary increases, remote-working opportunities and company equity...

      Read Full Article
    11. State Street CEO Announces Expectation that Companies Will Issue Climate Disclosures Aligned With TCFD

      State Street CEO Announces Expectation that Companies Will Issue Climate Disclosures Aligned With TCFD

      Specifically, State Street announced that its "main focus in 2022 will be to support the acceleration of the systemic transformations underway in climate change and the diversity of boards and workforces."  In other words, State Street has embraced the recent focus on "material environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues." ...

       

      Read Full Article
    12. Activision Investors Question Bobby Kotick's Potential Golden Parachute

      Activision Investors Question Bobby Kotick's Potential Golden Parachute

      An activist investor group that previously called on Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick to resign is now raising concerns about the executive’s golden parachute, should he exit the company. Why it matters: Microsoft’s plans to buy Activision Blizzard for $70 billion may alter the consequences coming to Kotick, who has led the company for three decades...

      Read Full Article
    1-24 of 11658 1 2 3 4 ... 484 485 486 »
  1. Categories

    1. BoardProspects Features:

      BoardBlogs, BoardKnowledge, BoardMoves, BoardNews, BoardProspects Announcements, BoardProspects CEO, CEO Blog, Competitor Corner, In the News, Member Report, Partner Publications, Question of The Week, Sponsored Content
  2. Popular Articles

  3. People in the News

    1. (17 articles) CEO
    2. (8 articles) York
    3. (3 articles) BlackRock
    4. (3 articles) Board Diversity
    5. (3 articles) Exxon Mobil Corp
    6. (2 articles) Bob Iger
    7. (2 articles) Tim Cook
    8. (2 articles) CFO
    9. (2 articles) Bob Chapek
    10. (2 articles) Emma Walmsley
    11. (2 articles) Bobby Kotick
    12. (1 articles) Jeff Williams
  4. Organizations in the News

    1. (6 articles) Exxon
    2. (6 articles) Exxon Mobil
    3. (5 articles) Amazon
    4. (5 articles) Bloomberg
    5. (5 articles) Microsoft
    6. (4 articles) GSK
    7. (4 articles) Apple
    8. (4 articles) Engine No. 1
    9. (4 articles) ESG
    10. (3 articles) NYSE
    11. (3 articles) Activision
    12. (3 articles) Jana
  5. Locations in the News

    1. (5 articles) Investment
    2. (4 articles) Management
    3. (4 articles) UK
    4. (4 articles) Hedge Fund
    5. (2 articles) New York City
    6. (1 articles) China
  6. Subjects in the News

    1. (32 articles) activist investor
    2. (22 articles) Investor
    3. (21 articles) Activist
    4. (14 articles) Board
    5. (12 articles) stake
    6. (11 articles) Companies
    7. (10 articles) Stock
    8. (7 articles) Investors
    9. (7 articles) acquisition
    10. (7 articles) stock options
    11. (6 articles) Change
    12. (6 articles) technology