Thursday, July 27, 2006

Enough Anger to Make Ketchup Boil

The biggest food fight in Corporate America is about to get a lot messier. In less than three weeks, shareholders of Heinz will vote on whether to back the company's current 12-member board and its management or install Nelson Peltz's 5-member slate. As the date has approached, the proxy contest has become more than just a referendum on the company's leadership. It has become a battle of personalities, culture clashes and frequent attempts at mudslinging.

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