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Nominations Committees’ Resolutions Series: #5 – The Importance of Improving Shareholder Communication
Open and effective communication regarding director appointments, executive committee appointments, succession plans, nomination governance and process, board evaluations, will all boosts transparency and good governance recognition which strengthen shareholders’ trust. Whichever communication approach, nominations committees should reassure shareholders of the sustainability of the board and executive management by disclosing relevant information.live streaming film Underworld: Blood Wars 2016
Aegerion has faced increasing investor pressure of late, with a barrage of hostilities from activist investor, Alex Denner. He won a breakthrough earlier this year when a standstill agreement was reached with the board and CEO, Marc Beer, to nominate an independent board director for his investment firm Sarissa Capital Management, installing Jorge Plutzky as the nominated independent director . Denner is a former investor with Carl Icahn, also famed for his aggressive investor activism and ability to use corporate governance to enforce change.
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) recently held its annual congress in Vienna, Austria. The congress was a flood with a variety of new and updated clinical data about a number of cancer drugs currently in development. The congress was a blend of big pharma and small innovative biotech’s presenting a wide array of data. Below, Liftstream looks at some of the highlights from the congress.