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As Flannery Completely Remakes GE’s Board, Insiders And Outsiders Will Take Notice

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.

P&G CEO David Taylor’s Next Steps After Peltz’s Proxy Recount Win

Proctor & Gamble CEO David Taylor and Trian Fund Management CEO Nelson Peltz are going to have to find ways to work together, with a recount of proxy votes cast last month showing that Peltz has won a seat on the company's board of directors.

Average CEO Salary: Pay Has Largely Flatlined

Forget what you’ve read about the typical CEO salary. New research from Chief Executive shows salaries have stagnated for all but a lucky few.

Sonnenfeld: Uber Investment Deal May Not Mean Smooth Sailing

Uber’s announced investment deal with Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp yesterday indicates that while former CEO Travis Kalanick and Uber investor Benchmark have found some common ground.

New Directives For Directors

During two decades serving on more than 25 public boards, Betsy Atkins has seen significant change to the way CEOs and boards engage and interact. Today, she says, times have changed.

CEO Succession: The Hidden Costs of Shortcuts

Shortcuts promise an earlier arrival, reduced effort, or less expenditure for a similar outcome. But it's difficult to foresee their risks until they suddenly emerge. Such is the case with CEO succession planning.

What To Know About Proxy Access As The 2018 Proxy Season Approaches

If one of your largest shareholders asked your company to adopt proxy access, would you know how to respond?

New Helpshift CEO Takes Gender Bias Head-On

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.

Chenault Era Ends At AmEx

American Express chairman and chief executive Kenneth Chenault will step down on Feb. 1 next year after 16 years as CEO, as the company’s board of directors announced it has appointed 32-year AmEx veteran Stephen J. Squeri as its next CEO and chairman.

Sonnenfeld Talks Peltz, P&G Proxy Fight

Yale School of Management senior associate dean for leadership studies Jeffrey Sonnenfeld appeared on CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report” yesterday to discuss his recent interview with Chief Executive.
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CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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