2005: back in the activism game with 13 AGMs
By Stephen Mayne
June 15, 2010
After attending only one AGM in 15 months, Crikey was sold in March 2005 in part to free up time to get back into shareholder activism. The result was a modestly improved turn-up rate of 13 AGMs for 2005, but it included a trip to New York to maintain relations with Rupert Murdoch.
National Australia Bank Jan 31, 2005
The day former CEO Nobby Clark let fly - see package of highlights.
Alumina April 27, 2005
Campaign against overpaid, underworked board - see package of highlights.
Babcock & Brown May 26, 2005
First AGM for the Macquarie Mini Me and we gave them a solid work out - see package of highlights.
Macquarie Bank July 28, 2005
Raised some issues but didn't land a major blow - see package of highlights.
News Corp, New York, Oct 21, 2005
First trip to New York to take on Rupert - see package of highlights.
Gunns (candidate) Oct 27, 2005
Disappointing vote but had a victory when John Gay submitted himself for election in 2006 - see package of highlights.
Seek Nov 9, 2005
The first AGM and we were the only shareholder asking questions - see Crikey, and The Herald Sun.
Southern Cross Broadcasting Nov 10, 2005
Huge protest on two pay resolutions for CEO Tony Bell - see Crikey.
IOOF Nov 15, 2005
They refused to disclose fund manager salaries.
RACV Nov 16, 2005
RACV AGM after failed board tilt - See Crikey.
John Fairfax Nov 18, 2005
Ran for the board and the lights went out - see package of highlights.
Yarra Valley Pre-School Nov 24, 2005
Elected President of the old kinder - see Crikey.
Macquarie Leisure Nov 28, 2005
Uneventul, although raised some issues for Anne Keating.
Primelife Nov 28, 2005
Plenty of challenges for Ron Walker and Robert de Crespigny - see Crikey.
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