Mike Cannon-Brookes in scathing attack on AGL board over nominees
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Mike Cannon-Brookes in scathing attack on AGL board over nominees

The billionaire investor has hit back at claims his four nominees for the AGL board are not independent,and defended his agitation towards the company.

  • byNick Toscano

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Billionaire Cannon-Brookes gains ground in bid to revamp AGL board

Billionaire Cannon-Brookes gains ground in bid to revamp AGL board

Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes’ push to install new directors to AGL has won the backing of an influential shareholder adviser ahead of a crucial vote.

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Why are power bills soaring,and what can the government do about them?

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COP27 must ‘bring climate back to top’ of agenda amid energy crisis,say investors

COP27 must ‘bring climate back to top’ of agenda amid energy crisis,say investors

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Power companies can afford to share the pain of energy crisis

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Cannon-Brookes redoubles calls for AGL shareholders to vote in new directors

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Mike Cannon-Brookes has again urged AGL shareholders to vote in favour of his preferred board candidates at the company’s annual general meeting next month

  • byAmelia McGuire