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    1. OpEd Column: Women on Boards — It's The Fiduciary Thing To Do!

      OpEd Column: Women on Boards — It's The Fiduciary Thing To Do!

      California Treasurer Fiona Ma writes that diversity on governing boards has been shown to boost performance and profitability. Post to Facebook OpEd column: Women on boards — it’s the fiduciary thing to do! California Treasurer Fiona Ma writes that diversity on governing boards has been shown to boost performance and profitability...

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    2. Putting More Women at the Helm of Corporate Boards

      Putting More Women at the Helm of Corporate Boards

      Women make great board chairs. If only there were more of them. Since 2010, we have witnessed a sharp rise in the number of female directors in many developed economies. Yet the number of female board chairs has remained very low . Even in Sweden, which leads the world in this aspect, a mere 15 percent of the largest public companies were chaired by women...

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    3. Twitter CEO's Weak Argument Why Investors Shouldn't Fire Him

      Twitter CEO's Weak Argument Why Investors Shouldn't Fire Him

      Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey might not spend six months a year in Africa, claims the real product development is under the hood and gives an excuse for deleting Vine before it could become TikTok. Today he tweeted , via Twitter's investor relations account, a multi-pronged defense of his leadership and the company's progress...

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    4. Why Elliott Management Wants to Remove Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO

      Why Elliott Management Wants to Remove Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO

      There’s a new boardroom battle in tech: activist investor Paul Singer vs. the enigmatic CEO of Twitter and Square Jack Dorsey. Elliott Management, the activist hedge fund run by billionaire Singer, has taken a nearly 5% stake in Twitter valued at about $1 billion, people familiar with the matter tell Yahoo Finance. The firm is now pushing for the ouster of Dorsey as CEO, and has nominated four members to Twitter’s board, sources say...

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    5. Disney's Iger Is Now in a Rare Role: Executive Chairman

      Disney's Iger Is Now in a Rare Role: Executive Chairman

      Robert Iger , the longtime head of Walt Disney Co., stepped aside as CEO this week. But he's not really gone: Mr. Iger has taken on the relatively rare role of executive chairman. Major corporations are increasingly splitting the positions of chairman and chief executive. Today, more than half the companies in the S&P 500 use such a structure, according to proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services, up from just 35% in 2009...

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    6. Goldman Sachs' Push for Board Diversity Doesn't go Far Enough

      Goldman Sachs' Push for Board Diversity Doesn't go Far Enough

      Several European countries - including Norway , Germany , Finland, France and Spain - have introduced quotas for women on company boards. Other countries have introduced voluntary targets and imposed penalties for failing to appoint women directors . And this year, public companies in California will face a US$100,000 penalty if their boards don't include women...

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