There has been a push recently by investors and regulators globally towards annual director elections for listed companies.
The UK Corporate Governance Code requires all directors of listed entities to be subject to annual re-elections on a comply or explain basis.
88% of S&P 500 companies in the United States now hold annual director elections.
Organisations such as ACSI are encouraging listed entities to hold annual director elections on the basis that they drive better accountability.
The Governance Institute is interested in obtaining the views of its members and broader stakeholders on the issue of annual director elections. Would they improve governance in listed entities, or would they undermine board effectiveness?
Please respond to our survey by Friday 6 December 2019.