Almost four years ago, we became shareholders of Herbalife and now have five of our nominees on the Board. We would like to applaud Michael Johnson for doing a superb job navigating the company through a number of libelous attacks during this period. I am glad he intends to stay meaningfully involved in the company and I fully support the Board’s choice of Rich Goudis becoming CEO while Michael remains actively engaged as Executive Chairman.
Statement Regarding Herbalife
While I absolutely never spoke to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on the subject of Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney’s legislation concerning the Taj Mahal,
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