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    1. Breaking News: Papa John's Board OKs 'Poison Pill' to Block Founder From Gaining Control

      Breaking News:  Papa John's Board OKs 'Poison Pill' to Block Founder From Gaining Control

      The boardroom battle at Papa John’s got a little uglier on Sunday. The pizza chain’s board, looking to further distance itself from the company’s controversial founder , voted on Sunday to adopt a poison pill to keep John Schnatter from gaining a controlling stake in the Louisville, Kent., company, according to a report. The move is expected to be made public on Monday, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter...

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    2. PPG Appoints Anne M. Foulkes as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

      PPG Appoints Anne M. Foulkes as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

      PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the appointment of Anne M. Foulkes, currently vice president, associate general counsel and secretary, as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Aug. 1. She will immediately join the company’s operating and executive committees, reporting to PPG chairman and CEO, Michael H. McGarry...

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    3. Women Board Director Appointments Hit Record High

      Women Board Director Appointments Hit Record High

      CHICAGO, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In a significant shift from the previous year, women have made substantial progress in the boardroom, according to a new report from Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII), a premier provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services globally...

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    4. Homebuilder Joins the One Percent of US Public Companies with Majority Female Boards

      Homebuilder Joins the One Percent of US Public Companies with Majority Female Boards

      SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- National homebuilder and developer Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (NYSE: TMHC) today announced the appointment of veteran New York Times executive Denise Warren and former Banana Republic Global President Andrea (Andi) Owen to its board of directors, creating the first majority female board among public homebuilders...

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    5. Thyssenkrupp: Investor Elliott Demands Appointment of New 'External' CEO

      Thyssenkrupp: Investor Elliott Demands Appointment of New 'External' CEO

      FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp should replace Guido Kerkhoff as chief executive with a new external candidate, activist investor Elliott Associates told the company's supervisory board. Kerkhoff was installed as acting chief executive following the resignation of Heinrich Hiesinger earlier this month. Kerkhoff is only an interim solution Elliott said in a letter sent to the company's supervisory board...

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    6. UK: Royal Mail Suffers Shareholder Defeat Over Directors’ Pay

      UK: Royal Mail Suffers Shareholder Defeat Over Directors’ Pay

      Royal Mail shareholders have voted against the firm’s plan for directors’ pay after a row over a salary rise for its new Zurich-based boss. The directors’ remuneration report (DRR) was rejected in a vote declared at its annual general meeting in Sheffield on Thursday, with 70% of proxy shareholders voting against the package...

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    7. Premier Foods Says Some Brands Could be Sold Ahead of Activist Showdown

      Premier Foods Says Some Brands Could be Sold Ahead of Activist Showdown

      The boss of Premier Foods has said it is open to selling off some brands ahead of a showdown with activist investor Oasis at the Mr Kipling maker’s annual meeting today. Oasis has called for investors to vote against the re-election of chief executive Gavin Darby after Premier sparked a furious row by opting not to sell off its fast-growing Batchelors brand , but last night Mr Darby told reporters he was open to divestments at the right price...

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    8. ThyssenKrupp Labour Union, Activist Investor Cevian Capital Call for Peace

      ThyssenKrupp Labour Union, Activist Investor Cevian Capital Call for Peace

      Thyssenkrupp AG’s labour unions and activist investor Cevian Capital said they should sit down to hash out plans for the company’s future after the shock resignation of chairman Ulrich Lehner. Talks could potentially bridge a contentious divide between investors, who believe ThyssenKrupp needs to streamline its businesses, and unions that want to safeguard jobs...

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    9. Owens Realty Mortgage Stacks the Board and Deprives Shareholders of Their Vote, According to Hovde Capital

      Owens Realty Mortgage Stacks the Board and Deprives Shareholders of Their Vote, According to Hovde Capital

      Hovde Capital calls for a Stop to the Governance Abuses of ORM through management’s use of stall tactics to prevent shareholders from exercising their right to vote. Hovde Capital Advisors issued the following statement: At the Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. (NYSEAM: ORM) annual meeting of shareholders held on Monday July 16, 2018, the Company announced two unnamed directors would be appointed to the Company’s board, bypassing shareholders’ most basic right of having the ability to elect their directors. ORM’s board has now added three new directors in the midst of a proxy contest, an unheard-of practice. Further ...

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    10. 'I always knew this day would come': Read the memo outgoing Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein just sent to staff

      'I always knew this day would come': Read the memo outgoing Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein just sent to staff
      • David Solomon will succeed Lloyd Blankfein as Goldman's new CEO, the firm said Tuesday.
      • Solomon will officially take the reigns from Blankfein, the longest-serving Wall Street CEO alongside JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon, in October. He'll then join the board.
      • Blankfein will serve as chairman through the end of year, and Solomon will add the title in January. Blankfein becomes senior chairman when he retires...
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    11. The Thirty Percent Coalition Commends 38 New Companies Adding Women to their Boards of Directors during 2018 Adopt a Company Campaign

      The Thirty Percent Coalition Commends 38 New Companies Adding Women to their Boards of Directors during 2018 Adopt a Company Campaign

      Representing $3.5 trillion in assets under management, the institutional investor members of the Thirty Percent Coalition continue to collaboratively promote diversity in the US corporate boardroom. With the addition of 38 companies adding a woman to their board during the past proxy season...

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