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May 17, 2023
Chewy general counsel to leave company
Susan Helfrick, general counsel and corporate secretary of Chewy, has notified the company of her decision to retire from her position, effective June 20, 2023, according to a regulatory filing. Helfrick joined the pet products firm in December 2014 as general counsel. According to her LinkedIn profile she previo...
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May 12, 2023
Shell investors urged to vote against energy resolution at AGM
Shareholders of energy conglomerate Shell should vote against the company’s energy-transition resolution at the upcoming AGM, according to Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC). PIRC, a corporate governance and shareholder advisory consultancy, recommends investors vote against resolution 25, which asks shareholders to approve Shell’s Energy Transition Progress for the year 2022. The consultants argue that the $213 bn energy giant has failed to a...
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May 10, 2023
PMG hires general counsel and CCO
Precision Medicine Group (PMG) has hired Stacey Hanna as general counsel and chief compliance officer. She reports to CEO Mark Clein. Hanna was previously vice president and general counsel for global ethics and compliance at Lonza. In that role, she led a global team involved in ethics and compliance, antitrust, diversity and inclusion, cultural change, risk management and strategy and government affairs. She joined Lonza in 2017 when it acquired her former ...
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May 08, 2023
Companies seek to limit officers’ liabilities this proxy season
Scores of Delaware-incorporated companies are sending proposals to a vote at their AGM this proxy season in an effort to limit their officers’ liabilities. According to Georgeson, 120 companies had filed such proposals as of mid-April and the consulting firm expects that number to rise as more proxy statements are finalized. By mid-April, 22 of those proposals had been voted on: 18 passed, three failed and one result was not disclosed. The average level of support...
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May 05, 2023
Investors with $10 tn in assets urge companies to reduce use of plastics
A coalition of 185 investors has called on companies to take a more ‘radical approach’ to lowering their use of plastics given the growing financial and reputational risks. The investors have written to issuers in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and grocery retail sectors, such as Britvic, Danone and Target Corp, calling for them to ‘act more swiftly to address the plastics crisis’. ‘Companies must set a clear vision to drastically reduce cons...
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