Tag: activist investors

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush Resigns: Avoiding a Similar Fate

Jonathan Bush was the founder and CEO of Athenahealth, a successful healthcare software company, until he was unceremoniously pushed out the door. How an activist group upended all that and what can CEOs learn from this saga.

Xerox: It Didn’t Have To End This Way

Xerox, the company that gave us the ethernet, the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the PC has succumbed as much to technology disruption as to corporate rot.

Sonnenfeld: Vote to Keep Peltz Off P&G’s Board a “Sea Change”

Proctor & Gamble shareholders narrowly voted to deny activist investor and CEO of Trian Fund Management Nelson Peltz a seat on the company’s board of directors this week, a move that could send a message to minority investors looking to force proxy contests at big corporations in the future.
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From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Remains Stable in September

Strong customer demand, lending rates, lower taxes and high employment are some of the variables CEOs say keep their confidence high. Still, tariffs and trade uncertainties remain a concern.
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