corporate boards

The Entire Hampton Creek Board Has Quit (Except Controversial CEO)

The Entire Hampton Creek Board Has Quit (Except Controversial CEO)

When you think of mayonnaise, do you normally think of drama and corporate intrigue? That’s been the history of plant-based food company Hampton Creek, a company whose first product was the eggless Just Mayo. After issues with Unilever and the Food and Drug Administration over the definition of the word “mayo,” the company’s entire board has quit, reportedly over disagreements with the CEO. [More]

Are Corporate Boards Ruining American Businesses? This Book Says Yes

Are Corporate Boards Ruining American Businesses? This Book Says Yes

The new book Money for Nothing looks at corporate boards: how they’re frequently hand-picked and ruled by the CEOs they’re supposed to keep in check, how they’re sidelined by various conflicts of interest and lack of accountability, and how the worst ones have massively screwed shareholders.

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