Thursday, April 27, 2006

The Shareholder Spring

Annual shareholder meetings are typically dull, scripted affairs, but as executives and directors of public companies step into the spotlight at this year's gatherings, some for the first time are hearing organized and articulate shareholder discontent.
And officials at many of those companies are digging in their heels, using stockholder-financed war chests to resist shareholder demands for more say in executive pay practices and director elections.

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