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When news broke of the Tim Hortons/Burger King merger, many investors cheered. But my immediate thought was somewhat lackluster. I didn't see the non-financial synergy. Instead, I saw huge potential issues for Tim Hortons (soon to be minority) shareholders.
Lululemon and American Apparel serve as a painful reminder to boards that the corporate experience and influence of a founder can be a dual-edged sword if not handled properly.