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He's appeared at a Tesla product unveiling and a SpaceX launch while his boardroom chairs have sat empty. Now, Steve Jurvetson is surfacing as the central figure in a debate over Tesla's governance.
Tesla's board is coming under more criticism, with a proxy adviser siding with investors that oppose the re-election of three directors and want the company to appoint an independent chairman.
CEO Jim Hackett says the company doesn't intend to lose customers with decision to ax sedans in favor of SUVs and pickups; Bill Ford says he remains frustrated by lagging stock price
An activist firm representing Tesla shareholders has excoriated the electric car maker, claiming that it's veered off the path to profit and urging a major overhaul of the Elon Musk-led board.
Former General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson has joined a Washington consulting firm founded by some of his former GM colleagues.
AutoNation added the first academic and second woman to its board composed entirely of outside directors under CEO Mike Jackson.
GM CEO Mary Barra said Devin Wenig will bring "significant expertise in technology, global operations and strategic planning" to the automaker's board.
Jim O'Sullivan, the retired CEO of Mazda North American Operations, has been named a board member of LotLinx, a digital marketing company.
To broaden the view of his board, Akio Toyoda has installed Toyota's first female director and appointed a British Paralympic medalist.
President Akio Toyoda has shuffled his company's board, installing the first female director and appointing a British Paralympic medalist. Also, former GM executive Mark Hogan will retire.
Renault board member Thierry Desmarest has resigned days ahead of a meeting at which CEO Carlos Ghosn will ask directors to back his chosen successor's appointment, Reuters reported.
Renault is preparing to name a successor to CEO Carlos Ghosn in February, a French newspaper reported. A committee has been interviewing candidates for the post, Les Echos reported.
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