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Goldman Board Goes On Female Hiring Spree, Leaves Old-Boy Era Behind

Goldman Board Goes On Female Hiring Spree, Leaves Old-Boy Era Behind

Goldman Sachs, historically man-heavy in its executive suite as well as the boardroom, hired retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Jan Tighe as a director, boosting the share of women on the board to four out of 14, or 29%. The firm had faced criticism for the lack of gender diversity on its board.

In Boardroom, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Surrounds Himself With Men

In Boardroom, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Surrounds Himself With Men

Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group has just one woman on an 11-person board, putting Blackstone in percentage terms near the bottom of the Standard & Poor's 500.

A Mom's Mother's Day Message to Wall Street: 'Enough Already'

A Mom's Mother's Day Message to Wall Street: 'Enough Already'

A Mother's Day message to Wall Street. Why are women and mom's still lagging when it comes to leadership and pay parity. Yes. it's 2018. Watch videos, listen to podcasts.

In Wells Fargo Board Shakeup, Women Win Big

In Wells Fargo Board Shakeup, Women Win Big

The U.S. bank's board overhaul has put five women on the bank's slate of 12 nominees for election to the board at an annual shareholder meeting Tuesday, including female Chair Betsy Duke. Women will account for 42% of the directors, a much-higher level than at rivals Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase.

When Titans Collide: Starboard's Jeff Smith Challenges Carl Icahn at Newell

When Titans Collide: Starboard's Jeff Smith Challenges Carl Icahn at Newell

The activist fund is putting up four dissident director candidates to the company's board as part of a skirmish over the Mr. Coffee maker's divestiture plans.

Steve Wynn Gives Up Control of Ex-Wife's Shares

Steve Wynn Gives Up Control of Ex-Wife's Shares

The move increases the odds that either an activist could step in to break up the $18 billion hotel and casino empire or that Wynn's wife, Elaine, relaunches an effort to get on the company's board.

Why the Boardroom Doesn't Need Ivy League Degrees

Why the Boardroom Doesn't Need Ivy League Degrees

Dozens of directors make their journey to the boardroom via community college.

Bonderman's Controversial Remarks at Uber Puts His Other Five Seats at Risk

Bonderman's Controversial Remarks at Uber Puts His Other Five Seats at Risk

The TPG Capital co-founder may still be overboarded.

Blue Apron Directors Bring Experience in Food and Financial Industries

Blue Apron Directors Bring Experience in Food and Financial Industries

The cook-at-home meal delivery service company filed preliminary documents for an IPO.

CenturyLink Adopts Succession Backed by Corvex's Meister

CenturyLink Adopts Succession Backed by Corvex's Meister

CenturyLink's move will likely obviate the need for more aggressive tactics from Keith Meister, an activist investor who's known for forcing management's hand.