Shareholders will have to decide if the board chair deserves ouster for poor governance practices—or a vote of confidence for guiding the company to outsized share price appreciation.
Some might interpret the move as a statement that white directors resigning is the only way to bring diversity to the board. That’s not what this is about.
The new resolutions represent a broader set of concerns about how companies are handling human rights and civil rights issues.
The company's board could regret parting ways former Qualcomm CEO and chairman Paul Jacobs, who was not re-nominated for his board seat.
General Electric announced its slate of director candidates for its 2018 annual meeting of shareholders, including three new faces and board slimmed down from 18 to 12 members.
Director seats are precious, and CEOs and lead directors must be able to move quickly to weed out problems to make room for what they most need.
Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt was unanimously appointed chairman of online health tech platform Athenahealth this week, but don’t expect this to be his final landing spot.
John Flannery’s decision to remove most directors of General Electric is likely to have long-term reverberations not only at one of the nation’s iconic industrial and technology conglomerates but also in boardrooms far beyond GE’s.
Helpshift CEO Linda Crawford weighs in on why she felt compelled to come out of retirement to lead her company and the lack of women in decision-making positions in business.
With more and more activists sitting on boards today, it’s critical to develop strategies for dealing with their director. Here are 8 ways to make the activist marriage work.