Rachel Graf

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CEO Mazzola of Activist-Targeted Citi Trends Resigns

CEO Mazzola of Activist-Targeted Citi Trends Resigns

Citi Trends's Jason Mazzola will resign as CEO and board member effective immediately.

EJF Capital Increases PHH Stake Amid Efforts to Shake Up Board

EJF Capital Increases PHH Stake Amid Efforts to Shake Up Board

EJF Capital increased its stake in PHH as the hedge fund attempts to add two directors to its board.

Blackhawk Adds Directors in Pact With Jana Partners

Blackhawk Adds Directors in Pact With Jana Partners

Robert Jenske and Jeffrey Fox will join Blackhawk's board as part of an agreement with activist investor Jana Partners.

Four Directors to Depart From Chipotle Board

Four Directors to Depart From Chipotle Board

A third of Chipotle's board of directors has decided not to run for reelection.

McDonald's Overtenured Board Pressured to Add Franchisee Director

McDonald's Overtenured Board Pressured to Add Franchisee Director

Segal Marco Advisors is pushing to allow franchisees to elect their own director to the board.

McDonald's Entrenched Board Pressed to Add Franchisee

McDonald's Entrenched Board Pressed to Add Franchisee

Segal Marco Advisors is pushing to allow franchisees to elect their own director to the board.

BlackRock Calls for Gender Balance in the Boardroom

BlackRock Calls for Gender Balance in the Boardroom

BlackRock is the latest asset manager to call for greater diversity on boards.

Citi Trends Tries to Fend Off Directors Linked With Failed Retailers

Citi Trends Tries to Fend Off Directors Linked With Failed Retailers

As Macellum demands board seats at Citi Trends, candidates offer history of failed retail experience.

State Street Calls for More Women on Boards

State Street Calls for More Women on Boards

In light of International Women's Day, State Street Global Advisors is pushing companies to put more women on boards, and preparing for proxy battles for companies that don't.

Apple Investors Reject Diversity Proposal

Apple Investors Reject Diversity Proposal

Investors overwhelmingly reject a shareholder proposal to increase diversity among senior management and directors.