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Google Forced Arbitration, RBG Hospitalized, Lucy McBath: Broadsheet November 9

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: Fortune

Google Forced Arbitration, RBG Hospitalized, Lucy McBath: Broadsheet November 9

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Google takes action after a global employee walkout, Lucy McBath wins in Georgia, and Tesla's new board chair is already exceptional. Have a wonderful weekend.
EVERYONE'S TALKING Pull up a chair. When Elon Musk settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission over his freewheeling tweet about taking Tesla private in late September, one requirement was that he step down as chair of Tesla's board of directors. There was much speculation between then and now that James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox and Tesla board member, would take over the role.
But Tesla went in a different direction, naming Robyn Denholm, CFO of Australian telecom Telstra and Tesla's first female board member, as chair.
Denholm is a relative unknown in the U.S. but has extensive experience as a financial executive in Silicon Valley and her native Australia. She's a "nuts and bolts operations expert with a keen eye for finance," as my Fortune colleague Aaron Pressman points out ,...

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