Vimeo
LinkedIn
Instagram
Share |

penny pritzker

June 27, 2013

Penny Pritzker has become the first US commerce secretary from a major family business since steel industrialist William Verity held the post during the Reagan administration.

Penny Pritzker has become the first US commerce secretary from a major family business since steel industrialist William Verity held the post during the Reagan administration.

The appointment of Hyatt second-gen Pritzker as US commerce secretary could allow her to advance the interests of family business, according to Josh Baron, a Partner with US-based Banyan Family Business Advisors. 

August 24, 2010

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, controlled by the Pritzker family, has hit the headlines again for its corporate governance practices after it was revealed that Penny Pritzker was no longer considered an independent director of the group.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, controlled by the Pritzker family, has hit the headlines again for its corporate governance practices after it was revealed that Penny Pritzker was no longer considered an independent director of the group.
 
A report in the Wall Street Journal revealed the move and it comes after the Chicago-based hotel group has come under pressure to tighten its corporate governance.
 

October 22, 2009

The Pritzker family first announced its intention to take Hyatt hotels public in August. However, some amendments to the IPO filing made last week have provoked debate about the control the family wields over the business, writes Katie Barker

The Pritzker family first announced its intention to take Hyatt hotels public in August. However, some amendments to the IPO filing made last week have provoked debate about the control the family wields over the business, writes Katie Barker

One specific amendment, which has attracted much publicity, lists family disagreements as a potential risk to those considering buying shares in Hyatt.

Click here >>
Close