The boss of advertising and marketing giant WPP was paid almost £18million in 2012 despite last year’s investor backlash over pay.
Premier Oil and SIG yesterday joined the growing list of companies suffering unrest at their annual meetings.
Directors of oil giant BP are understood to have identified Paul Anderson, a US mining and energy executive, as the leading candidate for the role of chairman.
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell suffered a shareholder revolt yesterday amid fury over executive pay.
BP shareholders registered their anger at senior directors' pay and their connections to the Royal Bank of Scotland by only narrowly passing the firm's remuneration report yesterday.