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June 15, 2006
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Opponents of sales of Caterpillar bulldozers to the Israeli military failed in a resolution they hoped would move the company toward “greater accountability.” Howard Lenow of Jewish Voice for Peace said a resolution to separate the positions of CEO and chairman of the board — which opponents of sales to Israel hoped would make company management more amenable to their position — received 27 percent support at a Caterpillar shareholder meeting Wednesday in Chicago.

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