In recent years, virtual annual shareholder meetings have gained some traction, yet largely remain an unpopular format for most investors. The COVID-19 pandemic will force hundreds of companies to shift their annual meetings to virtual-only or hybrid formats this proxy season. Do companies have the resources or the regulatory permissions to make this shift?
In this episode, Sherry Moreland, President and Chief Operating Officer for Mediant, addresses key challenges around virtual annual shareholder meetings:
- What are the biggest challenges companies and boards can expect to face?
- What can companies and boards do to avoid confusion?