annual meetings

Monday, June 1, 2009

My Last Exxon Annual Meeting

Annual Meetings are one of the least commented upon contradictions in contemporary capitalism. Statutes advertise them as the time and place for management and owners to meet; for corporate executives to account for their stewardship of the investors resources; and for the shareholders to have the opportunity to hold… June 1, 2009 | annual meetings , Exxon , independent chairman , shareholder resolutions , shareholder activism
Saturday, January 1, 2005

Resolution submitted Exxon Annual Meeting 2005

2005 shareholder resolution submitted to Exxon Annual Meeting proposing an independent chairman. January 1, 2005 | accountability , annual meetings , Exxon , independent chairman , shareholder resolutions , shareholder activism , responsible ownership
Thursday, January 1, 2004

Resolution submitted Exxon Annual Meeting 2004

2004 shareholder resolution to ExxonMobil proposing an independent chairman.  January 1, 2004 | Exxon , annual meetings , directors , independent chairman , shareholder resolutions , shareholder resolutions , ownership
Thursday, January 24, 2002

SEC response to shareholder resolution proposing that Exxon separate the CEO and chairman 2002

SEC refusal to support the shareholder resolution proposing that Exxon separate the CEO and Chairman 2002. January 24, 2002 | Exxon , annual meetings , SEC , independent chairman , shareholder activism , shareholder resolutions
Tuesday, January 1, 2002

Resolution submitted Exxon Annual Meeting 2002

2002 shareholder resolution calling for Exxon to separate the positions of CEO and Board Chairman.  January 1, 2002 | Exxon , shareholder resolutions , annual meetings , shareholder activism , independent directors , independent chairman
Sunday, May 3, 1992

1992 Exxon Shareholder Resolution

In 1992, Bob Monks submitted a shareholder resolution for the Exxon annual meeting to establish a shareholder committee to give owners more say and control in decision-making at the company. 1992 Shareholder Resolution to Exxon (pdf) May 3, 1992 | accountability , CEO power , Exxon , shareholder resolutions , annual meetings , shareholder activism
Friday, April 3, 1992

Monks Letter to Exxon Shareholders

In 1992, Bob Monks wrote to his fellow Exxon shareholders about his resoultion to form a committee of shareholders that would contribute to management and board oversight at the company. Read the 1992 Letter to Exxon Shareholders (pdf) April 3, 1992 | CEO Pay , annual meetings , shareholder resolutions , shareholder activism , ownership , Exxon , accountability , CEO power , accountability
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Careless Language

I was scheduled to give a speech at the RFK Compass event in Cape Cod this week but unfornately I cannot attend. Here's the speech I prepared on the state of corporate governance. Download here or read below.   June 16, 2015 | corporate governance , annual meetings
Friday, May 24, 2013

A Stacked Deck: JPMorgan Shareholder Fight

In my business, it seems you only win the ones that don’t count. In my case: Sears pulled out all the stops to keep me off the board;   After winning a 40% precatory vote to separate the CEO and Chairman at Exxon two years running, support fell to… May 24, 2013 | CEO power , shareholder activism , JPMorgan , annual meetings , boards of directors
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Exxon 2011

ExxonMobil 2011   Two years ago I swore off going to ExxonMobil annual meetings – and I still have no plans to return. However, the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of ExxonMobil is an important event and we should take notice. The most powerful commercial entity in the world meets… May 11, 2011 | Exxon , annual meetings , shareholder activism , CEO power , responsible ownership
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