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Caterpillar Clawback Received 28% Support at Annual Meeting | Peoria Journal Star

Caterpillar Shareholders Vote on Company Policies, Directors this Week | Peoria Journal Star

FleetCor Called CEO’s Personal ATM After Paying Him $300 Million | Bloomberg

Activist Groups Want Investigation into Renault-Nissan Leader Carlos Ghosn | The Street

Investor Groups Ask for Renault-Nissan Governance Investigation | Yahoo! Finance

Urban Shareholders Vote Against Two Long-Serving Board Members | Philadelphia Magazine

Caterpillar Faces Shareholder Call to Shake Up Audit Committee | Wall Street Journal

Tiffany Draws Fire for Board Stacked with 70-Something White Men | Bloomberg

Urban Outfitters Board Slammed by Group for “Extreme Insularity” | Bloomberg

CtW Criticizes Urban Outfitters’ Board | Reuters

Musk Promises Two New Directors for Tesla Amid Shareholder Criticism | Wall Street Journal

Tesla’s Board Needs Refor…Hey, Look at That Stock Go! | Bloomberg Gadfly

Elon Musk spars with investors who want independent Tesla board | USA Today

Tesla Seeks Independent Directors as Board’s Musk Ties Eyed | Bloomberg

Chipotle’s Shareholders Pull Vote to Split CEO, Chairman Jobs | Reuters

Chipotle Strengthens Independent Lead Director; Shareholders Withdraw Proposal | Pensions & Investments

CtW Investment Calls for Governance Changes at Universal Health Services | Wall Street Journal

Want Change? Shareholders Have a Tool for That | New York Times

In May, There’ll be a Shakeup of Chipotle’s Board | Denver Business Journal

Caterpillar Tax Probe Gathers Steam | Wall Street Journal

Investment Group Asks Caterpillar for Greater Oversight | Peoria Journal Star

Investment Group Wants More Ways to Retract Caterpillar Executive Pay | Peoria Journal Star

T-Mobile Hit with Complaint over Accounting and Disclosure Policies | Fortune

T-Mobile’s Accounting Slammed by Investor Group in Letter to SEC | Market Watch

Four Large Wells Fargo Shareholder Want More Action from Board | Reuters

Chipotle Investors Propose Ousting Founder as Chairman | Reuters

These Two Tiny Firms Want to Toss Chipotle’s Founder from the Board and Clean House | The Street

Can Wells Fargo Change with Insiders Still in Charge? | The Charlotte Observer

Activist Funds to Wells Fargo: Stumpf Resignation Isn’t Enough | The Street

Elon Musk’s Magnificent Seven: How Dream Deal May Test Board | Bloomberg

After Wells Fargo, Union Fund Adviser Seeks Other Bank Reviews | Reuters

Investment Groups Calls for Executive Clawback, Two New Board Directors at Wells Fargo | The Wall Street Journal

Wells Fargo Urged by Pension Fund to Alter Board, Recoup Pay | Bloomberg

Steve Diamond on Musk’s purchase of SolarCity bonds | CNBC Interview

Shake-up Calls Mount as Lack of Diversity on US Boards Laid Bare | The Financial Times

Chipotle Interviews for New Board Member Amid Investor Scrutiny | Bloomberg

For Elon Musk, Tesla’s Impresario, the Latest Act Falls Flat | Bloomberg

Elon Musk’s Master Plan Draws Fans and Skeptics Alike | Fortune

The Deep Ties Between Tesla and SolarCity’s Boards of Directors | The Buffalo News

Elon Musk’s Pedestal is Crumbling, Exposing Tesla Risks | Market Watch

Tesla Investor Group Wants More Independent Board, Cites Musk Ties | Reuters

Investment Group Calls for Investigation into T-Mobile Accounting Practices | Puget Sound Business Journal

Discovery’s All-Male, All-White Board Receives Shareholder Scrutiny | The Washington Post

Investors Call on IoD Chairman to Quit After Fatal Mine Blast | The Guardian

Bank of America’s Vote a “Hornet’s Nest” | USA Today

Bank of America Vote Brings Out Broader Complaints | The Wall Street Journal

Florida SBA to Engage Bank of America on Separating CEO, Chairman Roles | Pensions & Investments

Bank of America Investors to Vote on CEO-Chair Split | IR Magazine

Large Pension Funds Vow to Vote Against BofA’s Chairman Move | The Charlotte Observer

BofA Investors to Vote on Moynihan Roles | Financial Times

CtW Encourages BofA Shareholders to Shut Down Bank’s Efforts to Keep Moynihan as CEO and Chairman | Charlotte Business Journal

CtW Says BofA CEO Should Not be Chairman | The Wall Street Journal

GE’s Death Perk for Immelt is a $22 Million Life Insurance Benefit | Bloomberg

JPMorgan Salary Package Grows as Pay Limits are Thwarted | Bloomberg

Are CEOs 300 Times More Valuable Than Their Workers? | The Dallas Morning News

With New CEO, Walgreens Faces Unique Governance Issues | Chicago Tribune

Rite Aid Shareholders Approve Proposal to Limit Accelerated Vesting | Central Penn Business Journal

Rite Aid Shareholders Vote to Limit CEO’s Golden Parachute | Reuters

Allegiant Board Members Under Scrutiny for Approving Contracts with CEO’s Side Businesses | Las Vegas Sun

A Third of Caterpillar Investors Reject Executive Pay Plan | Bloomberg

Cat CEO Pay in Spotlight at Annual Meeting | Crain’s

Shareholders Rebuke Caterpillar Over Executives Pay | The Wall Street Journal

At Wal-Mart, a Son-in-Law for Chairman | The Wall Street Journal

ISS Urges Rejection of Caterpillar CEO Douglas Oberhelman’s Pay Package | The Wall Street Journal

Shareholder Group Says Ernst & Young Knew About Wal-Mart Mexico Bribery Allegations | The Wall Street Journal

Pension Adviser Says Ernst & Young was Aware of Wal-Mart Mexico Bribery Allegations | Reuters

Cat CEO Didn’t Deserve Pay Raise, Union Investment Group Says | Crain’s

As Walmart Annual Meeting Looms, Investor Campaigns Against “Outsized” Executive Pay | Forbes

CtW Investment Group Calls for “No” Vote on Caterpillar Pay | The Wall Street Journal

For the Highest-Paid CEOS, the Party Goes On | The New York Times

Walgreens Gets a European Makeover, or is it a Takeover? | Chicago Tribune

Walgreens Boots Urged to Open Board Nominations to Shareholders | Chicago Tribune

Paying the Cashier More to Increase Shareholder Value | FT Agenda

Citigroup Challenged Over “Opaque” Lobbying at Fiery Meeting | Financial Times

Investment Group Assails Executive Pay at SCI | Houston Chronicle

McDonald’s Franchisee CEO Faulted as NYSE Investigation Sought | Bloomberg

McDonald’s Sales Continues to Slide | USA Today

The Latest Problem for McDonald’s Corporation is not on the Menu | The Motley Fool

Shareholder Group Demands Board Shake-Up at McDonald’s | Fortune

McDonald’s Shareholder Group Calls for Changes to Board of Directors | The Wall Street Journal

Shareholder’s Group Demands McDonald’s Refresh Board of Directors | Chicago Tribune

New McDonald’s CEO Faces Many Problems: Experts | CNBC

MCD’s “Strategic Weakness” | Squawk Box

Boots Merger with Walgreen Approved Despite Calls for Remedies from Wall Street | The Independent

Walgreen Shareholders OK Alliance Boots Acquisition | Chicago Tribune

Billionaire Boss Behind Boots the Chemist Stages Boardroom Coup Toppling the Chief Executive of American Partner Walgreen | Daily Mail

Walgreen Boots Vote Should Exclude Pessina, Pension Adviser Says | Bloomberg

Walgreen CEO to Leave After Alliance Boots Deal in Reversal of Plan | Fortune

Walgreen Says CEO to Retire After Alliance Boots’ Merger | Reuters

Walgreen CEO Is Out as Top Shareholder Pessina Takes Over | Bloomberg

CtW Urges Vote Against Walgreen’s $14.7 Billion Deal for Alliance Boots | The Wall Street Journal

Labor Pension Adviser Wants Broader SEC Probe of Walgreen | Reuters

Judge Declines to Rule on Walgreen’s Move to Seal Parts of Former CFO Suit | Chicago Tribune

Ex-CFO Bashes Walgreen in Defamation Lawsuit | CFO

Walgreen Should to Delay Deal After CFO Lawsuit, Fund Says | Bloomberg

Walgreen Faces Investor Pressure over Claims in Ex-CFO’s Suit | The Wall Street Journal

Call for SEC Probe into Walgreen’s Meetings on Moving Offshore | New York Post

Walgreen’s Ploy to Move Tax HQ Spurs Complaint | The Guardian

Walgreens Said to Consider an Tax Inversion-Free Merger with Alliance Boots | The New York Times

Burger King: Not Letting Everyone Have It Their Way | Fortune

Oracle Reduces Stock Option Grants to Larry Ellison | The Wall Street Journal

McKesson CEO’s $292 Million Golden Parachute Faces a Proxy Fight | Bloomberg Business Week

Call for SEC Probe into Walgreen’s Meetings on Moving Offshore | New York Post

Walgreen’s Ploy to Move Tax HQ Spurs Complaint | The Guardian

CEO Pay Emerges as this Year’s Hot Button Issue | BuzzFeed

Shareholders Revolt on Pay at Several Colorado Companies | The Denver Post

Wal-Mart’s Dirty Secret | New York Post

Shareholder Activism Shops at Wal-Mart | Forbes

Wal-Mart Panned for Family-Run Board | New York Post

Not Walking the Walk on Board Diversity | The New York Times

Wal-Mart Faces Pressure at Annual Meeting | The Washington Post

Investors Reject Chipotle Chiefs’ Pay Plan | The New York Times

Chipotle’s Executives Make So Much Money Even Fund Managers are Upset | The Washington Post

Soaring Earnings of Chipotle’s 2 Bosses Raise Investor Unease | The New York Times

JP Morgan’s Dimon Aims to Stay Put | The Wall Street Journal

Wal-Mart Fights Back at Proxy Firm | CNBC

Wal-Mart Board Criticized by ISS | The Wall Street Journal

Wendy’s Investors Shut Down Chairman’s Possible Payday | New York Post

Doubling Down on CEO Pay | The New York Times

How Shareholders Could Force Chipotle to Lower Co-CEOs’ Pay | The Motley Fool

Why Shareholders Are Unhappy About Domino’s and Chipotle Executive Pay | The Motley Fool

Domino’s CEO Under Fire for Exorbitant Salary | New York Post

Domino’s Boss Gets Too Large a Slice of Salary Pie, Shareholders Say | The Guardian

Shareholder Group Takes Aim at Chipotle Executive Pay | The Denver Post

KKR’s Acquisition of an Affiliate Encounters Opposition | The New York Times

Union-linked CtW calls for vote against pay at food group Domino’s | Responsible Investor

At hip Skechers, activist wants shakeup of stodgy board | Reuters

Oracle is a Two-Time ‘Say-On-Pay’ Loser | The Wall Street Journal

A Vote Goes Against Pay, but It’s Hardly a Blow | The New York Times

Activist Investors Go Big | Wall Street Journal

Is Larry Ellison Worth $78 Million A Year? | Business Insider

J.P. Morgan Juices Up Director’s Job | Wall Street Journal

Larry Ellison Is Getting Pay Heat from Oracle Investors | Wall Street Cheat Sheet

Less firing doesn’t equal more hiring | CNBC

On stage in Chicago, JPM director Jackson offers his apologies | Reuters

Recent Press Releases CtW Investment Group calls on the Oracle board to rein in CEO Ellison’s pay in wake of investor revolt at shareholder meeting

In the Wake of Unprecedented Vote Results, CtW Investment Group Calls for the Resignation of McKesson Compensation Chair Alton Irby

Dole Food Board of Directors Urged to Reject Chairman and CEO David H. Murdock’s Unsolicited Buyout Proposal

JPMorgan Directors’ Departures a Good Start but More Reforms Needed

CtW Investment Group Letter to the SEC on Proxy Fee Rule Change

CtW Investment Group Engages Aetna on Significant Political Spending Disclosure Inaccuracies

CtW Investment Group Calls on Starwood Property Trust Shareholders to Withhold Support from Insider Director Jeffrey Dishner

Archived News & Press Releases

CtW Investment Group Calls on GE Shareholders to Vote Against the Re-election of Audit Committee Chairman Douglas Warner

CtW Inv Grp Urges HP Shareholders to Vote Against the Re-election of Directors Thompson and Hammergren and the Ratification of Ernst & Young as the Independent Auditor

CtW Investment Group Calls on Hewlett-Packard to Overhaul Auditors Ernst & Young due to Failure at Autonomy

Tesco’s US Gamble: A Call for Review and Reassessment of Fresh & Easy