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    1. Amazon Elects Former Goldman Sachs Executive and Slack Director Edith Cooper to Board

      Amazon Elects Former Goldman Sachs Executive and Slack Director Edith Cooper to Board

      Amazon’s board of directors Monday elected Edith W. Cooper, who formerly helmed Goldman Sachs’ human resources department, to join their ranks.  Cooper will be the only Black member of Amazon’s board, following the departure earlier this year of former Starbucks chief operating officer Roz Brewer, who left to become CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance, which owns the pharmacy chain Walgreens...

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    2. Boeing Details Final 2019 Compensation to Muilenburg and Other Top Execs

      Boeing Details Final 2019 Compensation to Muilenburg and Other Top Execs

      Former Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, who was fired by the board in late December after missing too many of his own predictions for the return to service of the 737 MAX, received last year $2 million in salary, another $2 million in other perks and benefits, plus long-term incentive stock awards that prorated could be worth about $39 million, according to the company’s annual proxy filing Friday...

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    3. Experts Question Whether Boeing’s Board of Directors is Capable of Righting the Company

      Experts Question Whether Boeing’s Board of Directors is Capable of Righting the Company

      Experts question whether Boeing’s board of directors is capable of righting the company Feb. 8, 2020 at 6:00 am Grounded 737 MAX passenger planes crowded the south end of Boeing Field in September. The MAX crisis has focused new attention on the company’s board of directors, which oversees management...

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    4. US Regulators Lift Strict Oversight of Prudential

      US Regulators Lift Strict Oversight of Prudential

      WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of federal regulators on Wednesday lifted the strict government oversight imposed on big insurer Prudential Financial Inc. It was the last financial company still carrying the label that subjected it to special restrictions stemming from the 2008 financial crisis. The unanimous decision by the Financial Stability Oversight Council closed the books on its actions tagging selected big financial companies as potential threats...

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    5. New Tesla Chair Must Rein in CEO Musk at Key Moment

      New Tesla Chair Must Rein in CEO Musk at Key Moment

      WASHINGTON (AP) — It won’t be an easy job.

      Whoever becomes the new chairman of Tesla Motors will face the formidable task of reining in Elon Musk, the charismatic, visionary chief executive with an impulsive streak, while also helping Musk achieve his dream of turning Tesla into a profitable, mass-market producer of environmentally-friendly electric cars...

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    6. Think You Don’t Belong in the Boardroom? Think Again

      Think You Don’t Belong in the Boardroom? Think Again

      For the longest time, a “board” filled my mind with images of older white men wearing suits and sitting around a table making decisions. Unfortunately, the data back up my mental images. This 2016 study by the Alliance for Board Diversity and Deloitte shows that 3.8 percent of Fortune 500 board seats are held by minority women, compared to 69.2 percent by white men. This should be an urgent call for greater diversity in the boardroom...

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    7. Steve Ballmer Reflects on Microsoft’s Ill-Fated Phone Moves, Relationship with Bill Gates

      Steve Ballmer Reflects on Microsoft’s Ill-Fated Phone Moves, Relationship with Bill Gates

      If he could do it over again, Steve Ballmer says he would have pushed Microsoft into the smartphone hardware business earlier. The former chief executive said in an interview with Bloomberg television that his decision to get deep into the hardware business, with Surface tablets and later with the purchase of Nokia’s handset business, caused a split with the company’s board of directors and strained his relationship with co-founder Bill Gates...

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    8. Expedia Says No Pay Gap Between Men and Women in its Ranks

      Expedia Says No Pay Gap Between Men and Women in its Ranks

      Expedia says no pay gap between men and women in its ranks Originally published June 17, 2016 at 7:28 am Expedia released findings from an internal study on gender pay and representation. Share story Female employees are paid equally to men at Expedia, the company said after conducting an internal review of its workforce, but more still needs to be done.....

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    9. BP Chief Weathers Shareholder Discontent Over CEO’s $20M Pay Pack

      BP Chief Weathers Shareholder Discontent Over CEO’s $20M Pay Pack

      BP says it’s ready to listen to shareholder concerns about its executive compensation policy after some of the company’s largest shareholders opposed plans to increase CEO Bob Dudley’s pay package by 20 percent to $19.6 million even after earnings plunged. Aberdeen Asset Management, which manages ...

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