Non-executive directors feel the heat over boardroom pay

Phillips, Lucy
June 2009
People Management;6/4/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p13
The article reports on the issue concerning executive rewards in Great Britain. Majority shareholders at Royal Dutch Shell opposed the plans to award discretionary bonuses to executives who had missed company performance targets. Marc Jobling, assistant director of investment affairs at the Association of British Insurers (ABI), says they are looking at how to improve the accountability of directors to shareholders.


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