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COO of Embattled Theranos to Retire
Executive Change

COO of Embattled Theranos to Retire

The company is currently being investigated by several U.S. regulators.
Board of Directors vs. Advisory Board
Ask the Expert

Board of Directors vs. Advisory Board

Our entrepreneur expert Jeff Golfman breaks down each board and how founders can utilize them.
Jeff Golfman
American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman
American Apparel

American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman

The retailer had filed for bankruptcy in October following years of losses and the ouster of founder and CEO Dov Charney.
Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board
Yahoo

Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board

Starboard, which owns an estimated 1.7 percent of Yahoo, said it would nominate nine candidates as possible replacements.
The Yahoo Board Will Discuss Future of Company, Marissa Mayer During Meeting
Performance Ignited

The Yahoo Board Will Discuss Future of Company, Marissa Mayer During Meeting

There are rumors that the board is considering selling its core Internet business.
Theranos Restructures Board Amid Concerns About Its Technology
Leadership

Theranos Restructures Board Amid Concerns About Its Technology

The blood testing startup has shrunk its board from 12 members to five, a move it says happened back in July.
Kia Kokalitcheva
In Your Next Board Presentation, Here's What to Lead With: People
Board of Directors

In Your Next Board Presentation, Here's What to Lead With: People

Sure, PowerPoint data presentations will impress. But what's your 'people strategy'?
Duncan Lennox
9 Revelations About Toxic Leaders
Performance Ignited

9 Revelations About Toxic Leaders

If you're squeamish about dealing with ruthless, narcissistic, sadistic, maniacal, backstabbing slime-balls, executive life is not for you.
Steve Tobak
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Joins Board of SurveyMonkey
Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Joins Board of SurveyMonkey

The online polling company was recently run by Sandberg's late husband, Dave Goldberg.
A Startup Founder's Biggest Blunder?
Ready To Launch

A Startup Founder's Biggest Blunder?

Many business people -- from founders to established executives to onlookers -- misunderstand the role of boards and corporate governance, particularly for young companies.
Lucy Marcus
How Can You Ensure That Diversity Starts at the Top?
Company Culture

How Can You Ensure That Diversity Starts at the Top?

Start by asking what kinds of people sit on your company board.
Erin  McKelvey
Building a Board: Female Founders/CEOs Wanted
Women Leaders

Building a Board: Female Founders/CEOs Wanted

There's a clear, growing demand for women in leadership positions, so what are you personally doing to fill it?
Mat Franken
American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Is 'Suing Everyone'
American Apparel

American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Is 'Suing Everyone'

With supposedly only $100,000 in his bank account, majority shareholder Charney told a reporter he is going after all those who did him wrong.
Laura Entis
American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO
American Apparel

American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO

Six months after suspending him for alleged sexual misconduct, American Apparel pulls the trigger and cuts ties with its controversial founder.
Laura Entis