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Oprah gains seat on Weight Watchers board

October 19, 2015

By CNNMoney

Oprah Winfrey will join the board of Weight Watchers as part of a partnership deal in which Winfrey is buying a 10% stake in the company. Winfrey paid about $43 million for her stake in Weight Watchers, which said it would broaden its focus to emphasize health and happiness. Read the original story from CNNMoney.

 

 

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