Cohen & Steers Inc. plans to separate the chairman and CEO roles, effective Jan. 1.
November 11, 2013 | 05:15 pm
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., shareholders voted with corporate management on all proxy proposals, including electing all 12 directors and ratifying CEO and other top executive compensation as well...
October 18, 2013 | 03:31 pm
CalSTRS plans to vote against the election of all 12 directors, including K. Rupert Murdoch, James R. Murdoch and Lachlan K. Murdoch, to the board at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
October 15, 2013 | 04:09 pm
Total pay for outside or non-executive directors at 469 of the largest U.S. companies rose 3% to $226,994, based on the median levels of companies that filed their 2012 fiscal year proxy statements...
September 17, 2013 | 04:24 pm
PNC Financial Services Group appointed Andrew Feldstein to its board of directors on Thursday, according to Marcey Zwiebel, a spokeswoman for PNC.
August 16, 2013 | 11:34 am
CalPERS urged the SEC to strengthen investor protection, accountability, disclosure and market regulation by addressing key priorities that would promote long-term value creation.
August 14, 2013 | 02:48 pm
The mechanism for electing and replacing directors on corporate boards — the shareholder vote — isn't working as it should at many companies.
July 08, 2013
The Council of Institutional Investors called on NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX to force companies to remove so-called zombie directors, or those who fail to receive a majority of votes in uncontested...
June 21, 2013 | 03:26 pm
Despite opposition from large pension funds, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholders voted in the majority to back management recommendations on all proposals.
June 07, 2013 | 12:31 pm
California State Teachers' Retirement System, West Sacramento, will vote against all 14 of the director nominees for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., leading a list of other pension funds opposed to at least...
June 06, 2013 | 04:23 pm
New York City Retirement Systems will vote against nine of 14 director nominees for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. at the company's shareholder meeting Friday.
June 05, 2013 | 04:11 pm
Exxon Mobil Corp. shareholders defeated all shareholder proposals, including separate proposals sponsored by the New York State Common Retirement Fund, the New York City Retirement Systems, the...
May 29, 2013 | 03:56 pm
Despite a proposal seeking to split the roles of Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, major pension plans on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of Mr. Dimon's membership on J.P. Morgan Chase's board.
May 21, 2013 | 04:51 pm
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. shareholders on Tuesday rejected an advisory proposal co-sponsored by three pension funds calling for an independent chairman, endorsing the dual roles of chairman and CEO of...
May 21, 2013 | 01:05 pm
CalPERS voted in favor of a non-binding shareholder resolution that would split the dual positions held by Jamie Dimon as J.P. Morgan Chase chairman and CEO, confirmed CalPERS spokesman Joe DeAnda.