Einhorn takes 9.99% stake in Civeo, wants CEO gone

David Einhorn
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David Einhorn

Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn reported a 9.99 percent stake in Civeo and said that its CEO, Bradley Dodson, should be replaced because he has lost shareholders' support and confidence.

Einhorn said he spoke with the firm's board and management and would continue to discuss structural alternatives.

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