Erik Gordon

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The new CEO faces an unknown number of problems fostered by the culture promoted by his predecessor.feedback
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Nov 20 2017
Erik Gordon has been quoted in 36 different articles. Most recently, Erik Gordon has been quoted saying, “Peltz won't try to remove (the CEO), but Peltz won't forget how much money he spent trying to bar the boardroom door. The pressure on the CEO to grow the business goes up and the timeline gets shorter.” in an article called Trian's Peltz claims win in proxy fight, P&G says not yet. This is only one of 46 quotes from Erik Gordon. To see more examples Erik Gordon’s views and opinions, check out the section below. You can filter Erik Gordon's quotes by date and by topic to see, for example, what Erik Gordon said about Solar City recently and in the past.
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Aug 11 2017 - Uber

Even if you assume that Kalanick acted outrageously improperly, where was Benchmark when he was acting out? Did Benchmark fight tooth and nail against Kalanick's conduct, or were they willing to put up with it as long as the company's valuation, and the value of their investment in it, skyrocketed?feedback

Jun 14 2017 - Uber

The Holder report could have been written by a law student who took an introductory corporate governance course. The board shares responsibility for the wreck.feedback

Jun 04 2017 - Extremism

If we get to the point where we say, Privacy is not as important as staying alive,' I think there will be some setup which will allow the government to breach privacy. Think of the hateful stuff that is said. How do you draw the line? And where the line gets drawn determines how much money they make.feedback

May 22 2017 - Ford

I think he's going to have to prove himself. The fact that he was probably the most successful CEO in the office furniture business doesn't mean he is automatically going to be a successful CEO in an industry that requires technical knowledge.feedback

May 08 2017

It's the drug industry back in trouble again over pricing. They just don't seem to learn their lesson.feedback

Apr 29 2017 - Amazon

Bezos gets a longer leash to wander around than the typical CEO. You hesitate to bet on this being the singular team that can do something that history has shown - over and over again - is really hard to do. Leave the movie making to Bob Iger.feedback

Apr 18 2017

The company performed mediocrely in two key areas – pharmaceuticals and consumer products. It managed expenses well, but to continue to increase profits, it has to generate better sales increases.feedback

Apr 11 2017 - Samsung

Asking the right question as an activist shareholder is not enough, if you do not have a stick available to you, you become like a professor who has no power. People answer your question cause your technique might work.feedback

Apr 11 2017 - Samsung

The questions and techniques activist shareholders developed in the U.S. pertain to how investors value companies universally. The question of whether BHP is undervalued applies whether the company is Australian or American.feedback

Mar 08 2017

It's going to happen to the end of time unless you change something. It's got to not just be the rules. It's got to be the culture.feedback

Mar 05 2017

Every time he says he's stepping back, he may believe that, and he may want to do that, but when someone else does something he doesn't like, he can't resist stepping back in.feedback

Feb 27 2017

They're doing everything but the obvious, simple thing – just lower the price.feedback

Dec 12 2016

Goldman has spent the last couple of years doing their work quietly, but now they have the focus on them, which means people who weren't interested in them last week, now are. In the harsh spotlight, every wrinkle, scar and freckle shows.feedback

Dec 02 2016 - AT&T

The Obama administration seemed to have an almost gut, visceral dislike of big powerful companies. I think the Trump administration doesn't have that.feedback

Dec 02 2016 - AT&T

[However], the slight populist streak in the Trump administration means that it will bring antitrust cases where it feels that mergers will hit small and midsize companies or will put a lot of people out of work.feedback

Nov 01 2016

Some investors feel the company has careened from strategy to strategy over the past few years.feedback

Oct 25 2016 - Fox

This can put banks in an impossible position, because companies often expect them to turn down business now for the uncertain prospect of business later.feedback

Sep 20 2016

GSK will get applause for appointing a woman to a position no woman has filled but investors will be wary that the company will do more of what hasn't worked all that well.feedback

Sep 06 2016

They will make it tougher to sort out the mess.feedback

Aug 31 2016 - Tesla

Tesla will need many, not-so-small capital infusions to stay on its development plan and more as it takes over Solar City, a virtual sinkhole for capital.feedback

Aug 05 2016

It is a hallowed campaign tradition. Malign an industry, but court its wealthy big shots.feedback

Jul 13 2016

I think GM now has to think about its potential exposure as being in the billions.feedback

Apr 02 2016

To succeed in the U.S., Chinese companies will have to adapt to American styles of governance and transparency. It will be difficult to close mega deals without a more open style, so we may see more modest deals until China changes.feedback

Sep 17 2015 - Anheuser-Busch

The costs that could be saved in the distribution operations are high – and the antitrust hurdles are higher.feedback

May 19 2014

It died of multiple wounds. Too little cash, too many suspicions about Pfizer's motives, and too little confidence in its assurances about jobs.feedback

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