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    1. Will Huawei's Real Leader Please Stand Up

      Will Huawei's Real Leader Please Stand Up

      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- In March, Huawei Technologies Co. announced a series of management changes that went almost unnoticed. Four executives were promoted to deputy chair while one, Liang Hua, was elected chairman of the board. Three of those deputy chairs were also given the position of rotating chairman. Founder Ren Zhengfei remained CEO and a board member, the Shenzhen-based company said in its statement...

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    2. President Trump is Almost Due for his Annual Physical. What Would an Executive Get?

      President Trump is Almost Due for his Annual Physical. What Would an Executive Get?

      A little less than a year ago, President Donald Trump put his inimitable stamp on the presidential physical. White House physician Ronny L. Jackson pronounced the president in “excellent” health, despite some troubling cholesterol findings and a weight that put him just shy of the official boundary for obesity...

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    3. Billion-Dollar Award Made a CEO Uneasy. Now He's Fixing It

      Billion-Dollar Award Made a CEO Uneasy. Now He's Fixing It

      (Bloomberg) -- The prospect of a billion-dollar windfall left Rick Smith uneasy. It crept up on the chief executive officer in February, while he was telling employees about an audacious goal to grow Taser-maker Axon Enterprise Inc., the firm he founded in 1993, by more than fivefold over the next decade. If they could pull it off, shareholders would see handsome returns and Smith would pocket about $1.3 billion through a radical compensation plan...

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    4. Goldman Board Goes On Female Hiring Spree, Leaves Old-Boy Era Behind

      Goldman Board Goes On Female Hiring Spree, Leaves Old-Boy Era Behind

      The boardroom of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. ( GS ) is finally catching up with the #metoo era. The Wall Street firm, historically man-heavy in its executive suite as well as among directors, said Thursday it had named former U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Jan Tighe to its board. Her appointment boosts the share of women on the board to four out of 14 total directors, or 29%...

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    5. Seven questions about Ghosn and Nissan

      Seven questions about Ghosn and Nissan

      WASHINGTON - When Nissan Motor Co.’s then-Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested soon after his private jet landed at Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Nov. 19, media attention focused on his alleged underreporting of massive amounts of compensation from the carmaker. In the weeks following, however, it has become clear that the arrest represents many more complexities than one executive’s alleged misconduct...

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    6. Just Eat Activist's Letter to Santa Is Wishful Thinking

      Just Eat Activist's Letter to Santa Is Wishful Thinking

      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- As with so many of the letters received by Father Christmas around this time of year, the epistle sent by an activist investor to the management of Just Eat Plc on Monday seems like rather wishful thinking. The demands made by Cat Rock Capital Management LP, which says it owns about 2 percent of the British food delivery website, include asking management to set more ambitious targets and holding officials accountable by tying pay packets more clearly to the end results...

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    7. Why Your Franchise Needs a Board of Advisors

      Why Your Franchise Needs a Board of Advisors

      If you're a franchise corporate officer or CEO, this is probably one of your fundamental values, and likely a focus or top goal for the upcoming year. It's what we all want: to grow thriving, successful franchise brands and businesses that provide good opportunities for our franchisees, our team, and ourselves. A board of advisors can help you do this unlike anything else. A big reason is that it can inspire a higher level of performance from the entire corporate team because there is now a new level and type of accountability present. And this time it's ...

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    8. Uber, Lyft, China and More — Top Tech Investment Bankers Share Their Biggest Hopes and Fears for IPOs in 2019

      Uber, Lyft, China and More — Top Tech Investment Bankers Share Their Biggest Hopes and Fears for IPOs in 2019
      • Market volatility at the end of 2018 put a pause on the IPO pipeline, but tech investment bankers expect the deals to flow at the turn of the calendar year.
      • With a long list of marquee names like Uber and Lyft, IPOs in 2019 could set new records in terms of valuation and exits for Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
      • But VCs aren't the only ones set to win. Bankers expect to see private equity firms try their hands at tapping the public markets, as well...
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    9. Explainer: Ex-Nissan Chief Ghosn Affair Raises Issues Beyond One Man, One Company

      Explainer: Ex-Nissan Chief Ghosn Affair Raises Issues Beyond One Man, One Company

      TOKYO (Reuters) - How big should executive pay packets be? How widespread is lax corporate governance in Japan? And what's the future of the alliance between Nissan and France's Renault? These are the broader issues brought into focus by the indictment of ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman Carlos Ghosn. Ghosn was arrested on Nov. 19 charged with understating his compensation by about half of the 10 billion yen (69.77 million pounds) he was awarded over five years from 2010...

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    10. Activist Investor Elliott Faces Hostility Over Pernod Ricard Stake

      Activist Investor Elliott Faces Hostility Over Pernod Ricard Stake

      Current and former chief executives of mining giant BHP, Dulux paints maker Akzo Nobel (Amsterdam: AKZA.AS - news ) , electronics group Samsung and the consumer goods group Nestlé will know exactly how Alexandre Ricard feels today. All have been targeted in the recent past by Elliott Advisors, the aggressive US activist investor, which on Wednesday announced it had built a stake of more than 2.5% in Pernod Ricard (TLO: RI-U.TI - news ) - the French drinks giant behind The Glenlivet scotch whisky, Jameson Irish whiskey, Ballantine's scotch whisky, Beefeater gin, Martell cognac and Kahlua liqueur - where he is chairman and......

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    11. Jonathan Bush: Running a Company with an Activist Investor is Like Having a 'Gun to Your Head'

      Jonathan Bush: Running a Company with an Activist Investor is Like Having a 'Gun to Your Head'

      Athenahealth co-founder and former CEO Jonathan Bush called out activist investment firm Elliott Management for its role in influencing the sale of the company during an interview with CNBC 's "Squawk on the Street" Dec. 12. In May 2017, about a year before athenahealth's decision to sell itself, Elliott purchased a 9.2 percent stake in the company...

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    12. Soul-Searching is in Order for Nissan's Board After Ghosn Allegations, Governance Experts Say

      Soul-Searching is in Order for Nissan's Board After Ghosn Allegations, Governance Experts Say

      Turmoil at Japan's Nissan Motor surrounding allegations of impropriety by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn raises questions about the oversight role of the company's board of directors, corporate governance experts said this week. Ghosn, long seen as a superstar of the global auto industry, was arrested last month after allegedly under reporting compensation and misusing assets...

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    13. Protege of Carl Icahn: Invest for Long Term Leave Trading to Computers

      Protege of Carl Icahn: Invest for Long Term Leave Trading to Computers

      Keith Meister, founder of Corvex Management, advises stock investors in these tumultuous times to "do what you do really well." "Everyone has different skill sets," said Meister, formerly CEO of billionaire Carl Icahn 's investment firm. "There's people who are going to make a lot of money trading the market [short term]. There's people who are going to make a lot of money having duration" — investing for the long term...

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