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ADP Says Pershing Square Capital Management Seeking Control of ADP
ADP Informed By Pershing That It Wants Five Seats on 10-Member Board and CEO Change; ADP Board Rejects Pershing's Request to Extend Director Nomination Deadline
"Pershing first contacted ADP on
"ADP is open to constructive input from our shareholders, and our Board respects the right of shareholders to nominate directors. However, ADP has a clearly defined Board nomination process, and the 2017 deadline for director nominations has been public for nearly a year. The Board has unanimously determined that it is not in the best interests of ADP or its other shareholders to accede to Pershing Square's last-minute request for an extension."
"ADP has a strong and independent Board, including four new directors who have joined since 2014:
"We believe our current Board has an effective balance of leadership continuity and fresh perspectives that will help us to continue this strong track record of delivering value to shareholders while successfully executing on our 'All in on HCM' strategy."
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