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2011-04-01 14:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] today filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its proxy statement for the 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The proxy announces details about the company' s Annual Meeting, which is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 12 at the Hotel du Pont, 11th and Market Streets, Wilmington, Del. Included in the proxy are four company and three shareholder proposals requiring the votes of...

2011-03-21 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Barington Capital Group, L.P. announced today that Glass Lewis & Co. recommends that shareholders of Ameron International Corporation (NYSE: AMN) vote the Barington Group's WHITE proxy card for the election of James A. Mitarotonda to the Board of Directors at the Company's 2011 Annual Meeting. As Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has similarly recommended that shareholders vote for Mr. Mitarotonda at the Annual Meeting, the...

2011-03-03 09:29:00

DETROIT, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc. has published its sixth annual survey of physician on-call pay rates and practices, the 2010 Physician On-call Pay Survey Report. The survey report, with data from 148 health care organizations nationwide, outlines physician on-call pay practices and rates paid for 40 physician specialty areas along with data reported for trauma centers and non-trauma centers. Over half (55%) of the survey participants report...

2011-02-02 00:00:00

Industry leaders will see the new survey results as a valuable planning resource for executive compensation and gain industry insight into the latest benefit trends in the laboratory industry. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 Slone Partners is announcing today that Adam Slone, CEO, will present the 2011 Executive Compensation and Benefits Survey at the Executive War College in New Orleans on May 3-4, 2011. As the founder of Slone Partners, a premier national recruitment firm that...

2011-01-04 13:43:17

Growth is good, right? Not always. But compensation committees still tend to reward CEOs when their companies grow due to investments "“ even though that has been found to hurt long-term shareholder value "“ rather than only rewarding growth due to improved profitability, says a paper co-authored by a professor at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. The practice sends CEOs a message to grow at all costs, while hurting chances for companies to further improve...

2010-11-17 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Top executives' compensation fell in some industries and rose in others, and the median CEO of the largest companies took home almost 12 times the amount awarded to the median CEO of the smallest companies, The Conference Board reported today. Analyzing the most recent proxies from 2,316 publicly traded companies, The 2010 U.S. Top Executive Compensation Report offers a snapshot of executive compensation categorized into 22 industries, along with...

2010-11-09 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Barington Capital Group, L.P. sent a letter today to the Board of Directors of Ameron International Corporation (NYSE: AMN). In the letter, Barington states that while it is pleased that the Company followed Barington's recommendation and sold its ownership interest in TAMCO and will be returning excess cash to stockholders, there is still much more work that needs to be done. Barington urges the directors of Ameron to ensure that the Company's...

2010-11-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC U.S.'s Annual Corporate Directors Survey found that directors overwhelmingly believe CEO pay policies could be reformed by such measures as setting minimum stock ownership guidelines, re-evaluating compensation benchmarks and devising realistic peer group comparisons. While recent legislation to reform the financial markets did include several provisions to address executive compensation issues, these concepts were not included in what...

2010-10-19 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Annual Public Company Governance Survey shows that boards have made substantial strides addressing issues stemming from the financial crisis including an increased focus on risk oversight, compensation, shareholder communications and composition. Of the 700-plus corporate director respondents, an overwhelming majority (96 percent) believe their current governance structures enhance their...

2010-08-23 11:52:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board, in collaboration with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, today released a series of four Director Notes to provide guidance and examples to public companies on emerging practices following the SEC enhanced disclosure reform of December 2009. The reports, based on an analysis of the 2010 proxy statements of the 30 companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average plus those of select financial institutions, analyze disclosure on such...


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