Shareholders voting by hand at AGMs should be a thing of the past, according
to Marks & Spencer chairman Paul Myners.
Instead, Myners, in a report released today, thought that all votes at
shareholder meetings should be taken by electronic poll.
‘Private shareholders tend to regard voting by a show of hands as very
important,’ Myners said in the Daily Telegraph.
He added that electronic voting was a better way of registering investor
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