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    1. Week Ahead: Ballots, Battles, Boardroom Blues?

      Week Ahead: Ballots, Battles, Boardroom Blues?

      As corporate earnings season nears an end for this quarter, a few shareholder battles are about to begin. On Tuesday: BP. The oil giant is expected to face demands at a meeting to set tougher targets on climate change ... From activists and investors. It's backed a resolution to be more transparent and link executive pay to reducing emissions from its own operations .... To keep to goals set by the 2015 Paris climate deal...

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    2. How Betsy Atkins Has Managed To Be On 60+ Boards

      How Betsy Atkins Has Managed To Be On 60+ Boards

      Betsy Atkins is often asked “How can I get on a board?” So after 20+ years in the boardroom and multiple roles in public and private companies she is ready to share her secrets. In her book, "Be.. Credit: AOL Build VOD Duration: 26:41 Published 8 hours ago Betsy Atkins, author of "Be Board Ready," talks about some of the crazy PR moments from the past couple of years and what people can learn from how the companies handled them...

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    3. Campbell Soup Co. Shareholders and Board Fight for Control

      Campbell Soup Co. Shareholders and Board Fight for Control

      The future of the iconic Campbell's soup brand is uncertain amid falling sales and turmoil over who should take control of the company. Last month, activist investor Daniel Loeb accused board members of "mismanagement, waste, ill-conceived strategy, and inept execution," and suggested replacing them all. He sued Campbell Soup Company on Thursday claiming it misled investors and has demanded it be sold...

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    4. Provident Financial Services, Inc. and Provident Bank Name James P. Dunigan to the Board of Directors

      Provident Financial Services, Inc. and Provident Bank Name James P. Dunigan to the Board of Directors

      ISELIN, N.J., May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) (the “Company”) today announced that James P. Dunigan has been named to the boards of directors of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Provident Bank...

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    5. ArmorText Names Dr. Harry G. Broadman to Its Advisory Board

      ArmorText Names Dr. Harry G. Broadman to Its Advisory Board

      Today, ArmorText, the developer of a secure messaging and file-sharing platform for companies in domestic and international markets, announced the appointment of Dr. Harry G. Broadman to its Advisory Board. Broadman is a former private equity executive, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) senior managing director, White House trade negotiator, Rand Corporation consultant, and Harvard faculty member....

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    6. Thirteen Years in, Facebook Says it will Appoint its First Black Board Member

      Thirteen Years in, Facebook Says it will Appoint its First Black Board Member

      Facebook has committed to appointing a black person to its board of directors, signaling they are making moves to increase diversity within the company.

      The news came out of a meeting between Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and lawmakers in Washington D.C. Thursday, reportedly after members of the ...

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    7. Republic Bank Adds a GE Leader to its Board

      Republic Bank Adds a GE Leader to its Board

      Republic Bank & Trust Co. is adding Ernest Marshall Jr. to its board of directors. Marshall is vice president of human resources at Cincinnati-based GE Aviation, which part of General Electric Co. Marshall provides strategic direction for more than 45,000 employees around the world for GE Aviation, a news release said. That gives him extensive experience in organizational development, employee engagement, talent assessment, cultural integration and executive compensation. "He brings a wealth of…

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    8. Energen Appoints E&P Sector Investment Banker to Board of Directors

      Energen Appoints E&P Sector Investment Banker to Board of Directors

      BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN) today announced the appointment of Lori A. Lancaster to the company’s Board of Directors effective July 21, 2017. Lancaster is a former Managing Director of the Global Energy Group at UBS Securities and the Global Natural Resources groups at Nomura Securities International and Goldman, Sachs & Co. She fills the vacancy created in May 2017 by the retirement of T. Michael Goodrich and will stand for re-election by shareholders..

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    9. General Cable Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives to Maximize Shareholder Value

      General Cable Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives to Maximize Shareholder Value

      HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), a leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that its Board of Directors has initiated a review of strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value, including a potential sale of the Company. The Company has engaged J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as...

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    10. Petropavlovsk Shareholders Poised to Remove Peter Hambro from the Board

      Petropavlovsk Shareholders Poised to Remove Peter Hambro from the Board

      Gold mining boss and banking veteran Peter Hambro is expected to be ousted from the board of the company he founded in 1994 as rebel shareholders prepare to vote against his re-election at an annual general meeting (AGM) this week.

      Shareholders owning around a 40 per cent stake in the company said they will vote against him and three other non-executive directors at the miner's AGM on 22 June, and replacements are already lined up...

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    11. Meet the Highest-Paid Bay Area Executives Under 40 in 2017

      Meet the Highest-Paid Bay Area Executives Under 40 in 2017

      Everyone knows that Silicon Valley executives rake in tons of cash — but what about Bay Area executives outside of the Valley? The Business Times has put together our annual list of the Bay Area's highest-paid executives, but this year we are focusing on companies outside of Silicon Valley. The data was complied by Equilar, an executive compensation research firm, and based on total compensation for the most recent fiscal year, in most cases 2016...

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