Steven Boivie

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    Serving on corporate boards plays a vital role in the career success of executives

Serving on corporate boards plays a vital role in the career success of executives

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When Warren Buffett retired from Coca-Cola’s board in 2006, he said he no longer had the time for all of the retreats, travel, reading, meeting prep time, and committee meetings that were necessary for the role. In addition to the time requirements, board service also comes with reputational risks. For example, the current board […]

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    A trusted analyst’s opinion is worth gold for a company’s investors

A trusted analyst’s opinion is worth gold for a company’s investors

Whose reputation do investors pay attention to when determining how to value a firm? Is it the reputation of the stock analyst who covers the firm, or is it the company’s reputation? What about the reputation of the CEO?

For instance, when Matthew Boss (a J.P. Morgan professional who has been rated as a star analyst by Institutional Investor magazine) […]