Bloomberg – Amazon Shareholders Narrowly Approve Pay Plans for Executives

May 31, 2022

In spite of being urged to vote “no” on CEO Andy Jassy’s pay package, Amazon’s shareholders narrowly approved it in a Say on Pay vote for their new pay plans. In this Bloomberg article, data from the Farient Advisors Say on Pay Tracker™ is cited to help put this story into context as we continue through this year’s proxy season, which has already seen contentious Say on Pay votes and high-profile losses by companies. What does Say on Pay mean for pay plans?

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Related Say-on-Pay Content

The Farient Say on Pay Tracker monitors and aggregates Say on Pay results, providing a summary of SOP votes with easy-to-access and easy-to-read tables that contain all companies with SOP votes of <50% and 50-80%.

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