Corporate Governance

10 Most Overpaid CEOs

Wide differences between chief executive officer compensation and the median compensation of any other employee have been a factor in the rise of shareholder resolutions seeking to limit a company's ...
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Is Tesla in Trouble After Another Executive Departure?

With Valentine’s Day clearly in the rear view, one of the biggest breakups this week is coming from Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA). The electric vehicle (EV) giant is parting ways ...
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SurveyMonkey Learns Lessons of Rapid Executive Departure So Soon After an IPO

Is it bad luck to have an animal name as part of your corporate name or product? Maybe not if it's a tiger, a lion or some other predator. But ...
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Amyris Shuffles the Deck With Its Executive Team

Amyris Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRS) shares dropped on Monday after the firm announced that it would shuffling the deck among its senior management. On one hand, it can be good to ...
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Activist Investor Takes the Reins at Papa John’s

Last September, Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) put out feelers seeking a buyer for the troubled pizza restaurant chain. Since then, not a lot has happened publicly, until Monday ...
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Why Symantec Is Friday’s Big Earnings Winner

When Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) released its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Thursday, it also announced a couple big changes at the top of its organization. ...
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Why Tilray Shares Are Jumping

Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY) shares jumped on Thursday after the firm made a couple updates to its business. First, Tilray announced that it has made a few additions to its ...
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Is GameStop Doomed After Not Finding a Buyer?

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) shares were crushed on Tuesday after the company announced that it would no longer be pursuing the sale of its business. Reading between the lines here, ...
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Ghosn Resigns Renault CEO Job — Finally

When the news broke in mid-November that Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance chairman, Carlos Ghosn, was being detained in Japan on allegations of misconduct, Nissan and Mitsubishi promptly named replacements. Renault punted by ...
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Number of Women CEOs Rose Significantly in 2018

After two years of relatively flat growth in the number of women CEOs at U.S. companies, 2018 saw a significant increase in both the number and percentage growth of women ...
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Can Editas Survive After Losing Its CEO?

Editas Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ: EDIT) shares were crushed on Tuesday after the company announced that its president and chief executive, Katrine Bosley, would be stepping down from these roles effective ...
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CEOs Pick Top 10 Threats for 2019

If there's anything that chief executive officers dislike more than taxes, it's government regulation. Among the top threats to businesses in 2018 was an increasing tax burden, ranking number eight. ...
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Why CVS and Walmart Are Parting Ways

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) has announced that it will be parting ways with megastore Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT). Specifically, Walmart has opted to leave the CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management ...
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PG&E Chaos: CEO Departs, Bankruptcy Looms, Tens of Billions in Liabilities

On November 8, the same day that the worst wildfire in California history broke out in Butte County, about 150 miles northeast of San Francisco, northern California utility PG&E Corp. ...
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Activision Blizzard Under the Gun After Bungie Split

Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) shares plunged on Friday after the video game giant announced that it would be parting ways with famed gaming studio Bungie. Along with this split, ...
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