18% increase in shareholder pay opposition - reports

Spanish company contests almost double

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Shareholders were more vocal on opposition to pay this year
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Shareholders were more vocal on opposition to pay this year

Shareholders in European companies have been vocal on their dissent over executive pay during the pandemic, with an 18% increase in opposition, according to a report by Georgeson, a corporate governance consultancy.

The findings, first reported by the Financial Times, revealed the increase was across seven European markets, including the UK, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands. Spain's Ibex 35 index experienced...

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