"Under normal conditions what company would think to draft a retention plan that includes an statement specifically includes a clause addressing a "change of control of Diamond".
Boiler plate in almost every 10K.
The change of control issue is always a possibility and must be addressed,if just in passing, to ward off future suits. If a CEO retires or is dumped by the BOD that is change of control. If a BOD member resigns in protest or if the entire BOD is ousted by shareholders that is change of control. If a raider acquires a blocking position that is change of control.
There may or may not be a "deal in the works".
OTOH if more management left at this time it would be viewed in a negative light.Keeping current management on board is a smart play by Wolford.
Consider this: If there was more cess in this pool would those who still remain unbesmirched risk their livelihood and/or reputations by staying for any amount of money?