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About Paul Voelsch

Paul is an analyst covering the Northern Europe region.

Debenhams: Chair and CEO ousted from board following dust up with Sports Direct

Following its AGM on January 10, 2019 Debenhams plc announced quite the bombshell: board chair Sir Ian Cheshire and CEO Sergio Bucher had received majority against votes of 56.62% & 55.85%, respectively – enough to [...]

By |January 16, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Debenhams: Chair and CEO ousted from board following dust up with Sports Direct

New Danish Governance Code Aims to Promote Active Stewardship

Nearly two years ago, the Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs announced that it had tasked the Committee on Corporate Governance (“Committee”) with a review of the recommendations of the Danish Corporate Governance [...]

By |December 14, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Danish Governance Code Aims to Promote Active Stewardship

Independent News & Media AGM Pitts CEO Against Chair

A dispute between the chief executive and the chairman is pushing the upcoming AGM of Ireland’s largest print media group, Independent News & Media plc (“INM”), into the headlines. In his letter to shareholders prefacing the notice of meeting, INM's board chair Leslie Buckley discloses that chief executive Robert Pitt has [...]

By |August 15, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Independent News & Media AGM Pitts CEO Against Chair
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