Board of Directors

  1. GE's Jeffrey Immelt $33 Million in 2015

    General Electric saw a dramatic changeover in 2015 from a bloated conglomerate to ...
  2. CBRE Group: An Activist Investment Analysis (CBG)

    Read about Jeffrey Ubben's amicable encroachment on CBRE Group, a financial giant ...
  3. NetApp: An Activist Investment Analysis (NTAP)

    Read about the activist push at NetApp, Inc. when hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation ...
  4. GAMCO Investors: An Activist Investor Analysis ...

    Read about famous investor Mario Gabelli and his activist firm, GAMCO Asset Management, ...
  5. J.C. Penney: An Activist Investment Analysis ...

    Learn about Pershing Square's activist investment with J.C. Penney. Discover what ...
  6. Corvex Management: An Activist Investor Analysis

    Read about activist hedge fund Corvex Management and its founder, Keith Meister, ...
  1. Twitter Adds Two New Members to Its Board (TWTR)

    The fact that Twitter didn't have a woman representation on its board has been a ...
  2. Jeffrey Smith Wants to Be on Yahoo!'s Board (YHOO)

    While both Yahoo! and Starboard have held discussions, hoping to avoid a proxy fight, ...
  3. GE's Jeffrey Immelt $33 Million in 2015

    General Electric saw a dramatic changeover in 2015 from a bloated conglomerate to ...
  4. U.S. Lags in Share of Women on Company Boards ...

    The U.S. lags behind other countries when it comes to the share of women on large ...
  5. NetApp: An Activist Investment Analysis (NTAP)

    Read about the activist push at NetApp, Inc. when hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation ...
  6. GAMCO Investors: An Activist Investor Analysis ...

    Read about famous investor Mario Gabelli and his activist firm, GAMCO Asset Management, ...
  1. Do ETFs have a board of directors?

    Yes. An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a type of security that tracks a basket of assets or an index (such as an index fund), ...
  2. Who is responsible for protecting and managing shareholders' interests?

    The average shareholder, who is typically not involved in the day-to-day operations of the company, relies on several parties ...
  3. What is a staggered board?

    A staggered board of directors (also known as a classified board) is a board that is made up of different classes of directors. ...
  4. What is the difference between a president and a chief executive officer? Can there ...

    In general, the chief executive officer (CEO) is thought of as the highest ranking officer in a company while the president ...
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