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    1. Activist Investor Pushes for Big Changes for Owner of International Plaza

      Activist Investor Pushes for Big Changes for Owner of International Plaza

      An activist investor is urging the the company with a majority ownership stake in International Plaza to consider selling the company or privatizing it due to “drastic discount to NAV, inferior margins, poor capital allocation and horrible corporate governance practices,” according to real estate website GlobeSt.com. Real estate investor Jonathan Litt sent a letter that was made public Wednesday to Taubman Centers Inc.’s independent directors in which he described having numerous discussions…

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    2. ​High-performing boards create a healthy tension with management

      ​High-performing boards create a healthy tension with management

      In this age of heightened risk, the need for effective governance has caused a dynamic shift in the role of the board of directors. Cyber security, rapid technological growth and a number of corporate scandals resulting from the financial crisis of 2008 all underscore the necessity of boards working constructively with management to ensure efficient ...

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    3. Boston Private Adds Mark Furlong and Joseph Guyaux to Board of Directors

      Boston Private Adds Mark Furlong and Joseph Guyaux to Board of Directors

      Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ: BPFH] today announced the appointments of Mark F. Furlong and Joseph C. Guyaux to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Messrs. Furlong and Guyaux were also elected to the Board of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, the wholly-owned banking subsidiary of the Company ...

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    4. Realogy : Appoints Matthew J. Espe to Board of Directors

      Realogy : Appoints Matthew J. Espe to Board of Directors

      Realogy Holdings Corp. recently announced the appointment of Matthew J. Espe to its Board of Directors. Mr. Espe has more than 30 years of leadership experience in sales, marketing and management of global manufacturing businesses. With his appointment as an independent director, the Realogy Board now consists of 10 directors, eight of whom are classified as independent directors for purposes of the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange.....

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    5. Solarcity Announces Layoffs, Cuts Executive Pay to $1

      Solarcity Announces Layoffs, Cuts Executive Pay to $1

      On Wednesday, SolarCity Corporation said it would cut operating costs, including slashing its chief executive's salary, to bring expenses in line with its reduced solar installation outlook. The company said Chief Executive Officer Lyndon Rive and his brother, Chief Technology Officer Peter Rive, had asked to have their annual salaries reduced to $1 from $275,000, as part of the company's cost-cutting ...

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    6. Gap Inc. Appoints Brian Goldner to Its Board of Directors

      Gap Inc. Appoints Brian Goldner to Its Board of Directors

      Gap Inc. Appoints Brian Goldner to Its Board of Directors 6 minutes ago ) SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) today announced that Brian Goldner has been elected to serve on the Gap Inc. board of directors, effective August 12, 2016. Mr. Goldner, 53, is currently chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hasbro, Inc.

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    7. 6 Reasons Why You Need Women On Your Corporate Board

      6 Reasons Why You Need Women On Your Corporate Board

      6 Reasons Why You Need Women On Your Corporate Board Wednesday, 18 May 2016 ( 38 minutes ago ) The number of women on the boards of major companies has stepped into the spotlight as a major issue. There are those who wring their hands and talk about morals and ethics, but the reality is tech businesses don't really care about this. They are more concerned with performance and keeping shareholders happy. And that's ...

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    8. Major Pandora Investor Pressures Company to Sell

      Major Pandora Investor Pressures Company to Sell

      Major Pandora investor pressures company to sell Tuesday, 17 May 2016 ( 28 minutes ago ) An activist investor is putting pressure on Internet radio giant Pandora Media Inc. to sell the company, which is facing increasing competition in the growing streaming music industry. Corvex Management, a hedge fund run by Keith Meister, on Monday wrote a letter to Pandora's board of directors...

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