Hess Corp. ended a four-month proxy battle with billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp., adding three of the activist investor’s five board nominees and heading off a shareholder vote on competing candidates.
Hess Corp., the oil company that’s in a proxy battle with billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp., said it will strip Chief Executive Officer John B. Hess of the chairmanship after its annual meeting next week.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a possible 2016 presidential candidate who has been the butt of jokes about his waistline, acknowledged having weight-loss surgery in February, calling it a “private” matter.
Geno Smith has no assurance of a starting job and is one of five quarterbacks on the New York Jets’ roster. Still, he’s favored by oddsmakers to win the 2013 National Football League offensive rookie of the year award.
Darrelle Revis was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from the New York Jets in the most significant step by General Manager John Idzik to rebuild a Jets franchise that missed the National Football League playoffs the past two seasons.