1. Articles from jake_kanter

    1-5 of 5
    1. Facebook Shareholder Revolt Gets Bloody: Powerless Investors Vote Overwhelmingly to Oust Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman

      Facebook Shareholder Revolt Gets Bloody: Powerless Investors Vote Overwhelmingly to Oust Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman

      It’s now clear that independent Facebook investors voted overwhelmingly in support of proposals last week to fire Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and scrap the firm’s share structure. According to the results of votes at Facebook’s annual shareholder meeting, 68% of outside investors want the company to hire an independent chairman. The majority was up from 51% last year...

      Read Full Article
    2. Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition

      Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition
      • Amazon shareholders will stage an unprecedented vote on Wednesday on whether to stop the company from selling its facial recognition technology to government agencies.
      • Activist shareholders are concerned that the technology, known as Rekognition, will be used for surveillance and has been found to produce inaccurate results...
      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Amazon Sky Congress
    3. Facebook Investors are Making Another Dramatic Bid to Oust Mark Zuckerberg and Abolish the Firm’s Share Structure

      Facebook Investors are Making Another Dramatic Bid to Oust Mark Zuckerberg and Abolish the Firm’s Share Structure

      Facebook’s activist shareholders are making another attempt to fire Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and rip up the company’s share structure. They will vote on two proposals to overhaul Facebook’s governance at the social network’s annual shareholder meeting on May 30. Some investors are unhappy about the tsunami of scandals that have engulfed Facebook and believe that Zuckerberg has too much power. Their chances of success are extremely slim, however...

      Read Full Article
    4. Mark Zuckerberg's Spectacular Failure of Leadership Shows Why Some Facebook Investors are Desperate to Fire Him

      Mark Zuckerberg's Spectacular Failure of Leadership Shows Why Some Facebook Investors are Desperate to Fire Him
      • The New York Times exposé on Facebook's crisis management exposes a spectacular failure in leadership from CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
      • The report suggests he was at best uninterested in some of the scandals that engulfed his company, and at worst, complicit in exacerbating them.
      • It's red meat to powerful investors who want to oust Zuckerberg as chairman...
      Read Full Article
    5. Powerful Facebook Investors Just Co-Filed a Proposal to Take Down Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman

      Powerful Facebook Investors Just Co-Filed a Proposal to Take Down Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman
      • Four powerful institutional Facebook investors have co-filed a shareholder proposal calling for Mark Zuckerberg's dual role as CEO and chairman to be split.
      • The proposal was originally filed by activist investor Trillium Asset Management and revealed by Business Insider in July after Facebook's brutal second quarter earnings...
      Read Full Article
    1-5 of 5
  1. Categories

    1. BoardProspects Features:

      BoardBlogs, BoardKnowledge, BoardMoves, BoardNews, BoardProspects Announcements, BoardProspects CEO, CEO Blog, In the News, Partner Publications, Question of The Week, Sponsored Content
  2. Topics in the News

    1. (10 articles) Board
    2. (9 articles) Board of Directors
    3. (4 articles) Mark Zuckerberg
    4. (4 articles) Facebook
    5. (4 articles) Management
    6. (4 articles) Investors
    7. (4 articles) Nasdaq
    8. (3 articles) CEO
    9. (3 articles) Cambridge Analytica
    10. (3 articles) voting power
    11. (3 articles) Board of Directors
    12. (3 articles) CEO
    13. (2 articles) SEC
    14. (2 articles) data breach
    15. (2 articles) Independent Director
    16. (2 articles) Apple
    17. (2 articles) technology
    18. (2 articles) Gender Diversity
    19. (2 articles) Boards
    20. (2 articles) Diversity
  3. Popular Articles

  4. Picture Gallery

    Powerful Facebook Investors Just Co-Filed a Proposal to Take Down Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman Mark Zuckerberg's Spectacular Failure of Leadership Shows Why Some Facebook Investors are Desperate to Fire Him Facebook Investors are Making Another Dramatic Bid to Oust Mark Zuckerberg and Abolish the Firm’s Share Structure Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition Facebook Shareholder Revolt Gets Bloody: Powerless Investors Vote Overwhelmingly to Oust Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman Two Companies Backed by Warren Buffett Strike Deals Worth a Combined $8.6 Billion How Gender Diversity Makes Financial Sense for Tech Firms in 2020 Dexcom Appoints Karen Dahut to Board of Directors P&G Appoints Debra Lee to Board of Directors LKQ Corporation Appoints Jacob H. Welch to its Board of Directors U.S. Appeals Court Throws Out Antitrust Ruling Against Qualcomm Tesla Announces Five-For-One Stock Split as Shares Continue to Rip Higher