- "Among other things, we believe the board successfully argues that the Dissident's actions over recent periods -- which notably encompass the submission of litigation discovery requests on Wynn's independent directors -- indicate that Ms. Wynn's interests as a significant shareholder and active litigant have increasingly taken priority over her fiduciary duties to all investors."
- "...we do believe the board is successful in suggesting Ms. Wynn's increasingly distinct interests as a shareholder of the Company have potentially impinged upon her ability or willingness to act solely as a fiduciary for independent investors."
- "[W]e believe there remains sufficient clarity around the impact of Ms. Wynn's lawsuit on core board functions, which, in our view, is the issue of primacy here.... We believe this matter reflects very poorly on the benefits investors are likely to realize through Ms. Wynn's continued access to -- and participation in -- the Wynn board room."
- "Given the totality of our concerns in this regard and the absence of what we would consider to be sound arguments that the board arrived at its present determination on questionable grounds, we believe Wynn investors should support the incumbent nominees at this time. Accordingly, we recommend shareholders vote FOR all management nominees."
Commenting on the
We are pleased that
As stated in the Company's definitive proxy statement, over the coming year, the Corporate Governance Committee intends to search for new independent director candidates and, upon identifying suitable director candidates, expects to increase the Board's size accordingly. Further, the Corporate Governance Committee intends to prioritize women and diverse candidates in its search, and will name one or more diverse directors to the Board by the end of 2015.
The Board of Directors strongly urges stockholders not to return or otherwise vote any gold proxy card sent from Ms.
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Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,748 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 186,000 square feet of casino space, 34 food and beverage outlets featuring signature chefs, two award-winning spas, an on-site 18-hole golf course, meeting space, a Ferrari and Maserati dealership, approximately 99,000 square feet of retail space as well as two showrooms; three nightclubs and a beach club.
Wynn and Encore Macau is a destination casino located in the Macau Special Administrative Region of
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