dissident director

Dissident Director

A member of the board of directors who speaks out against the company or organization's policies and tries to change them, but lacks to votes to do so.

dissident director

A director who wishes to change a firm's policies and generally acts in opposition to the wishes of the other directors.
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The proposed rules would require proxy contestants to provide shareholders with a proxy card that includes the names of both management and dissident director nominees.
BERLIN - Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi won the Golden Bear top prize at the 65th Berlin film festival Saturday for "Taxi", his third movie made in defiance of an official ban.
With The Camden Group recommending layoffs, Chief Executive Officer Les Wong is asking the board for a severance agreement that would pay out $600,000, according to dissident director Steve Fox.
It further distances him from the days when he was known internationally as a dissident director, since his earlier films were banned by movie censors.
The letter also points to dissident director Ahmed Hussein's checkered business history and corporate governance violations.
It is rumoured dissident director Paul Gregg is planning similar tactics this time.
Fiorina's four-plus hours on the witness stand came immediately after lawyers for dissident Director Walter Hewlett said company memos and a personal diary showed that HP executives knew the Compaq deal was likely to work out far worse than what the companies were publicly touting.
Asks QSI Shareholders for Their Support in Fight with Dissident Director Ahmed Hussein
Glass-Lewis Notes QSI's Strong Performance and Track Record Under Existing Board and Dissident Director Ahmed Hussein's Lack of a Strategic Plan
All Three Leading Shareholder Voting Advisory Firms Now Support QSI in Fight with Dissident Director Ahmed Hussein
Up until Circon it was rather rare that someone ended up on a board as a dissident director.
The company also describes its belief that dissident director Ahmed Hussein's prohibited trading in QSI shares has contributed to QSI share price decline and argues that Mr.