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January 27, 1992 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert Greenberg announced Sunday that he is stepping aside as chairman and chief executive of troubled L.A. Gear, the latest in a series of executive suite changes designed to bolster the sneaker maker's slipping fortunes. Greenberg, a co-founder of the nation's third-largest athletic shoe manufacturer, will be replaced by Stanley P. Gold, the general partner of Trefoil Capital Investors, which purchased a 34% stake in L.A. Gear last May for $100 million. The change is effective immediately.
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July 9, 2005 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
Walt Disney Co.'s incoming chief executive and its leading rebel shareholder declared a truce Friday, the most dramatic sign yet that the new boss is committed to sweeping aside the ill will that festered under outgoing CEO Michael Eisner The agreement between Robert A. Iger, the new chief, and Roy E. Disney brings to a close one of the nastiest executive-suite dogfights in recent corporate history, one that led last year to Eisner being stripped of his chairmanship.
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BUSINESS
January 28, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
L.A. Gear's Gold Announces Goals: Stanley P. Gold, who replaced Robert Greenberg as chairman of L.A. Gear, will focus his attention on the troubled athletic shoe maker's financial structure. "My job will be to build the financial platform upon which Mark Goldston, our new president and chief executive, can utilize his expertise to rationalize and improve the product mix, improve the quality of our products and broaden our customer base," Gold said in a statement.
BUSINESS
June 7, 2005 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
A Delaware judge has ruled that former Walt Disney Co. directors Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold can proceed with a lawsuit alleging company directors conducted a sham search before promoting President Robert Iger to chief executive.
BUSINESS
May 13, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
Walt Disney Co.'s non-management directors dismissed as "baseless and inaccurate" a lawsuit filed by dissident former directors Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold alleging that they conducted a sham job search before elevating President Robert Iger to replace Michael Eisner as chief executive.
BUSINESS
May 15, 2005
"2 Ex-Directors Allege Fraud in Disney's Search for CEO" (May 10) says, "The Delaware Chancery Court filing alleged that directors duped [Stanley P.] Gold and [Roy E.] Disney into not running an alternative slate of directors at Disney's annual meeting the previous month by misleading investors into believing that a good-faith effort was underway to find CEO Michael Eisner's successor." How could they accept representations of good faith from the very same Eisner and Disney board members whom they previously lambasted as corporate villains?
BUSINESS
June 7, 2005 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
A Delaware judge has ruled that former Walt Disney Co. directors Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold can proceed with a lawsuit alleging company directors conducted a sham search before promoting President Robert Iger to chief executive.
BUSINESS
October 15, 1988 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Polaroid Corp. lost a bid Friday in federal court in Delaware to block a hostile, $2.4-billion takeover bid by Shamrock Holdings. In a Sept. 20 lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Polaroid accused the Burbank investment firm of numerous securities law violations, including failure to disclose key information about its bid. The Cambridge, Mass., instant photography company asked for a preliminary order to stop Shamrock from proceeding with its $42-a-share offer.
BUSINESS
March 15, 1985 | KATHRYN HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
Shamrock Holdings Inc., the private company owned by the Roy E. Disney family, Thursday departed from its traditional broadcasting and real estate business by offering to acquire Central Soya Co., a major agricultural commodities company. Shamrock proposed to pay $289.5 million in cash for the 89.4% of Central Soya it does not already own, offering $23 per share for the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based company. The holding company disclosed that it already owns 4.
BUSINESS
June 2, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Former Walt Disney Co. directors Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold can't prove the company's board misled investors about the thoroughness of its search for a successor to Chief Executive Michael Eisner, Disney lawyers said Wednesday. Attorneys for Disney, the second-largest U.S. media company, made their argument while urging a Delaware judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the two former directors, which challenges the board vote that elevated company President Robert Iger to Eisner's post.
BUSINESS
June 2, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Former Walt Disney Co. directors Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold can't prove the company's board misled investors about the thoroughness of its search for a successor to Chief Executive Michael Eisner, Disney lawyers said Wednesday. Attorneys for Disney, the second-largest U.S. media company, made their argument while urging a Delaware judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the two former directors, which challenges the board vote that elevated company President Robert Iger to Eisner's post.
BUSINESS
May 15, 2005
"2 Ex-Directors Allege Fraud in Disney's Search for CEO" (May 10) says, "The Delaware Chancery Court filing alleged that directors duped [Stanley P.] Gold and [Roy E.] Disney into not running an alternative slate of directors at Disney's annual meeting the previous month by misleading investors into believing that a good-faith effort was underway to find CEO Michael Eisner's successor." How could they accept representations of good faith from the very same Eisner and Disney board members whom they previously lambasted as corporate villains?
BUSINESS
May 13, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
Walt Disney Co.'s non-management directors dismissed as "baseless and inaccurate" a lawsuit filed by dissident former directors Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold alleging that they conducted a sham job search before elevating President Robert Iger to replace Michael Eisner as chief executive.
BUSINESS
May 10, 2005 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
Dissident former directors Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold opened a new front Monday in their long-standing battle with Walt Disney Co., alleging in a lawsuit that the company's board conducted a sham search for a new chief executive before giving the job in March to President Robert Iger.
BUSINESS
December 4, 2004 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
The two men who led a shareholder rebellion against Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Michael Eisner have made a tentative peace with the company's board. Former Disney directors Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold on Friday withdrew their repeated threat to put up a rival slate of directors at the company's annual meeting in spring 2005. In a letter to the Disney board, the two men said they were encouraged by its pledge to conduct a "thorough and bona fide search" to select a new CEO by June 2005.
BUSINESS
September 29, 2004 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
In the week since the Walt Disney Co. board announced it would move quickly to find a successor to Michael Eisner, the chief executive's two fiercest critics have publicly been as quiet as, well, a mouse. But behind the scenes, former Disney directors Stanley P. Gold and Roy E. Disney have been canvassing their allies, seeking consensus on whether their work is complete. Their answer came Tuesday: Yes, with reservations.
BUSINESS
September 29, 2004 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
In the week since the Walt Disney Co. board announced it would move quickly to find a successor to Michael Eisner, the chief executive's two fiercest critics have publicly been as quiet as, well, a mouse. But behind the scenes, former Disney directors Stanley P. Gold and Roy E. Disney have been canvassing their allies, seeking consensus on whether their work is complete. Their answer came Tuesday: Yes, with reservations.
BUSINESS
December 20, 2003 | James Bates, Times Staff Writer
Two former Walt Disney Co. directors at odds with Chairman Michael Eisner won't nominate a dissident slate for the company's annual meeting, they confirmed Friday. Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold had until today to make nominations or place issues on the agenda. They said through a spokesman that "the timing was insufficient" for a shareholder campaign and would be "inconsistent with our strategy."
BUSINESS
December 20, 2003 | James Bates, Times Staff Writer
Two former Walt Disney Co. directors at odds with Chairman Michael Eisner won't nominate a dissident slate for the company's annual meeting, they confirmed Friday. Roy E. Disney and Stanley P. Gold had until today to make nominations or place issues on the agenda. They said through a spokesman that "the timing was insufficient" for a shareholder campaign and would be "inconsistent with our strategy."
BUSINESS
December 2, 2003 | James Bates and Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writers
Walt Disney Co. Chairman Michael Eisner's feud with dissident directors widened Monday as Stanley P. Gold joined his boss, investor Roy E. Disney, in quitting the board while vowing to press for the ouster of their handpicked chief executive, a man they say has dragged down the company. In an hourlong interview in their Burbank offices, Gold and Disney stopped short of saying they would call for a shareholder vote to remove Eisner.
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