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Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally

04 Jun 2019

BOSTON Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company.

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally

04 Jun 2019

BOSTON, June 4 Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company.

Facebook keeps three-yearly 'say on pay' vote, amid outside investor doubts

04 Jun 2019

BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareholders would prefer, according to a vote tally released by the world's largest social media company late on Monday, following its annual meeting last week.

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations

31 May 2019

MENLO PARK, Calif./BOSTON Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech. | Video

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting

30 May 2019

MENLO PARK, Calif./BOSTON, May 30 Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji plan to greet shareholders of Facebook Inc as they gather for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off user privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech.

AIG shareholders narrowly approve CEO's $21 million pay package

21 May 2019

NEW YORK American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-At AIG, $21 mln pay package for CEO gets slim majority

21 May 2019

NEW YORK, May 21 American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday.

California synagogue shooting casts harsh light on mutual-fund darling Cloudflare

30 Apr 2019

BOSTON The gunmen accused of attacking U.S. synagogues and New Zealand mosques over the past six months brewed their ideas on online hate sites, pulling U.S. cyber-defence firm Cloudflare Inc into a debate on the balance between online speech and security.

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