BP board members have their 'snouts in the trough'

Quote of the day: 'You give the impression of boards' snouts in the trough at shareholder's expense'.

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

BP shareholder John Farmer accuses the company of 'insensitivity' in boosting Chief Executive Bob Dudley's £4m pay package. He said bonuses shouldn't be given until shareholders benefit from the company's fortunes. The board also faced protests from environmental campaigners at the eventful annual meeting for BP bosses. Protesters played dead before eventually being carried out, screaming, by security guards.

Source: Wall Street Journal

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