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Board-Shareholder Engagement: Chico's FAS' CEO and BOD Leaders Discuss Activism

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Chico's FAS was one of the largest US public companies targeted by an activist in 2016. Following unproductive private conversations and public criticism, the activist submitted a competing slate of directors for election to Chico's FAS board wile calling for drastic changes to the Company's strate ...

Florida NACD Building a Strategic-Asset Board Highlights

Event Recap: NACD Florida Holds Highly Successful Program
on “Building a Strategic-Asset Board”, January 31, 2017

Kimberly Simpson, NACD Regional Director 

The NACD Florida Chapter’s first program of 2017 took place on January 31st at the Tower Club in Ft. Lauderdale, with more than 80 members and guests in attendance. The panel-style program featured Joseph (Joe) J. Echevarria, the retired past Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP, who currently serves on the boards of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Pfizer Inc. and Unum Group; Nora Denzel, Director of Ericsson, a telecommunications hardware and software provider, and AMD, a global semiconductor company, who served as a member of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Panel that created the Report on Building the Strategic-Asset Board; and, as moderator, Steven (Steve) R. Walker, General Counsel and Managing Director of Board Services (Board Advisory Services and Board Recruitment Services) for NACD, and Director, Objective Interface Systems and ContractRoom.

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