NEW YORK— Shareholders for agriculture and chemicals companies DuPont and Dow Chemical have approved their merger. DuPont said 98 percent of shareholders who participated in its meeting voted in favor of the combination, while Dow Chemical said 97 percent of participating shareholders did the same. DuPont and Dow Chemical were each founded in the 19th...
Dow CEO Andrew Liveris will get $52.8 million in cash, stock and other payments, including about $40 million he is already entitled to on his retirement, DowDuPont said in a regulatory filing. DuPont's Edward Breen, who replaced Ellen Kullman as CEO in October, will get $27.2 million, DowDuPont said. The news of Liveris's retirement was seen as a victory for Daniel...
March 3- DowDuPont, the entity to be created by the merger of DuPont with Dow Chemical Co, said the chief executives of the two companies would get a combined $80 million in "golden parachute" payments after DowDuPont splits into three. Dow CEO Andrew Liveris will get $52.8 million in cash, stock and other payments, while DuPont CEO Edward Breen will get $27.2 million,...
*Sees 2016 operating profit of $2.95- $3.10/ shr vs est. The company's previous cost-reduction plan, launched under former CEO Ellen Kullman, had pegged cuts at $1.3 billion by the end of 2016 from 2013 levels. The company said it expects full-year operating earnings of $2.95- $3.10 per share, compared with analysts' average estimate of $3.10 per share, according to...
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