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Carl Icahn and Reed Hastings have had nothing but nice things to say about each other with...

Carl Icahn and Reed Hastings have had nothing but nice things to say about each other with shares of Netflix (NFLX +0.2%) on their prolonged tear, so it's a bit of an oddity that the voting results from last week's shareholder meeting showed some discord over the company's slate of board nominees. Two Netflix directors were elected with an unimpressive 52% of the vote, while a third was actually under the 50% mark. If Icahn isn't a bit snappy over the Netflix board, then who is?
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  • Bill Maurer
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    Well it seems Leslie Kilgore may have been the sub 50% director, and she was the Chief Marketing Officer that left. So maybe shareholders don't want someone who left on the board?
    10 Jun 2013, 01:05 PM Reply Like
  • Andrew Shapiro
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    corporate governance and executive comp have been out of whack for years without change. Just because the stock price is up doesn't mean these problems don't still exist. improved governance is the best defense for the next bad events that befall this company.
    10 Jun 2013, 11:56 PM Reply Like
  • katface
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    I voted Leslie off the island because I didn't appreciate her share dumping. She probably had her reasons but the timing-S- were not good. I didn't feel she had the shareholders' or company's interest at heart.
    11 Jun 2013, 09:36 PM Reply Like
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