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P&G Shareholders Push For More Power Over Board Membership

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Firm’s shareholders will be able to make board changes via simple majority votes (versus super-majority votes) if P&G adopts a proposal backed by a 59.3% of shareholders at an Oct. 9 meeting. The change could allow a shakeup of P&G leadership, with rumors circulating that activist investor William Ackman wants CEO Bob McDonald out.

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