Armed and dangerous

July 2011
Director;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p35
The article discusses how companies can maintain a healthy business and keep investors happy despite shareholders' monitoring of performance and executive pay. It cites several cases of shareholders' revolt, including at bookmaker William Hill and communications group WPP. Tom Powdrill of research and advisory consultancy firm Pirc explains the factors driving the increased shareholder activism. Powdrill suggests that companies engage with investors.


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