Fat cat pay in the line of fire

Britain's shareholder spring has rolled into a summer of discontent among investors, as senior executives come under fire for taking bumper pay packages while ordinary workers are struggling to make e

23rd June, 2012
Martin Sorrell, WPP.

Britain's shareholder spring has rolled into a summer of discontent among investors, as senior executives come under fire for taking bumper pay packages while ordinary workers are struggling to make ends meet.

So far, a wave of high-profile revolts has claimed the scalps of chief executives at insurance giant Aviva and newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror. Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the global advertising group WPP, was also given a bloody nose by his shareholders. Yet,...

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