Articles tagged “corporate governance”

What’s Wrong at Tripadvisor?

What’s Wrong at Tripadvisor?

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Question: At Tripadvisor, as a controlled company, what mechanisms did minority shareholders have to pressure Chairman Greg Maffei to make dramatic changes? Answer: Relatively few.

2 weeks ago

6 Takeaways From Airbnb’s Manifesto on Stakeholder Capitalism Ahead of Davos

6 Takeaways From Airbnb’s Manifesto on Stakeholder Capitalism Ahead of Davos

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Airbnb has legions of critics, and it knows that its articulated stakeholder goals will get intense scrutiny. But if the company turns some of these corporate governance aspirations into reality, then it could emerge looking pretty good compared with many established travel industry companies offering just lip service.

1 month ago

Ryanair Board Faced With Expanded Threat of Investor Protest

Ryanair Board Faced With Expanded Threat of Investor Protest

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Glass Lewis, an influential shareholder advisory company, has told shareholders of the budget airline to vote against several directors on its board because of concerns over proper governance. Its arguments are more persuasive than Ryanair has let on.

1 year ago

Elaine Wynn Wants to Replace Wynn Resorts Board Members After Harassment Scandal

Elaine Wynn Wants to Replace Wynn Resorts Board Members After Harassment Scandal

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Elaine Wynn is ready to clean house, and it's probably a good idea considering the stained reputation her ex-husband has left on the casino resort company that bears his name.

2 years ago