Autodesk CEO Comments Before Activist Victory A Lesson On How Not To Handle Activists

Note: This article was corrected to reflect the fact Bass spoke out before the activists were granted board seats. -- MM


Autodesk CEO Carl Bass might need a lesson in the politics of how to handle activist investors. Before his arm was recently twisted after a fight with activists, he had lashed out at the activists, making this perhaps a classic case of how not to handle an activist assault. After the activists were granted board seats Bass has not publicly lashed . . .


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