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'In a biblical-type move, you even tried to turn my own brother to vote against [me], but you were unsuccessful.' The latest revelation from disgruntled easyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou. In a recent email to the board, Sir Stelios accuses chairman Sir Mike Rake of using a 'divide and rule' strategy to isolate him from the other shareholders. The row all started after his attempt to ditch non-exec Rigas Doganis was blown off course by a surprise dividend announcement - a surprise both because of timing, and the fact that the sum was far below Stelios' expectations...

by Rebecca Burn-Callander
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
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