The Investor Forum warns short-term issues are “crowding out real conversation about long-term strategic value and broader stakeholder perspectives”.
Executive pay and and short-term results are dominating conversations between investors and company boards, instead of discussions focused on long-term strategic issues, according to the head of an investors group representing members with assets of £18.5trn under management.
The Investor Forum’s executive director Andy Griffiths made the statements when discussing the group’s annual review of activity last year. He wrote that company chairs find the conversations frustrating.
According to the report, many chairs say they would prefer to be working in private companies because of the “constraints” imposed by the public market
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