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January 30, 2012

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe’s has appointed Dollar General CEO Richard Dreiling, 58, to the home improvement giant's board of directors.

Dreiling will serve on the board’s audit and governance committees. The addition brings Lowe’s board of directors to 12 members, 11 of who are independent. 

January 16, 2012

After a series of talks, Illinois Tool Works (ITW) has agreed to give Relational Investors, the activist investment firm, an option to appoint its co-founder to ITW’s board of directors.

Based in San Diego, Relational Investors typically buys stocks in companies it wants a role in managing, including a seat on the board of directors. Proposals often include change in executive compensation salaries and a boost in shareholder values. 

June 2, 2011

Customer service, glue traps and corporate democracy were among the issues on the table at a wide-ranging Home Depot annual shareholders meeting in Atlanta Thursday.

Home Depot’s shareholders approved the company's recommendations for its board of directors and executive pay structure. And it defeated a shareholder proposal regarding shareholder control of corporate political gifts.

December 17, 2010

Boucherville, Quebec-based RONA announced its Board of Directors has adopted a new policy designed to facilitate continuous improvement in its governance and compensation practices as well as enhanced communication with stakeholders.

Boucherville, Quebec-based RONA announced its Board of Directors has adopted a new policy designed to facilitate continuous improvement in its governance and compensation practices as well as enhanced communication with stakeholders.

In accordance with the new policy, RONA now publishes an overview of its governance and compensation policies on the Company’s website www.rona.ca/content/governance_investorrelations and will proactively communicate to stakeholders any significant changes.

April 4, 2008

Home Depot will settle the suits for $14.5 million in attorneys fees and reimbursements of expenses....