- McLibel -

British Gas, British Telecom, Yorkshire Water?

Posted by: John Cable ( UK ) on May 08, 1996 at 19:41:42:

In Reply to: Re: Top executives on trial - any other examples? posted by Eric Watkins on May 07, 1996 at 21:09:31:

: : Does anybody know of another example - other than
: : McLibel - where top executives from multinationals have had no choice
: : but to stand and answer their critics questions (as they do

Chairman of British Gas at the AGM a few years back.

I believe the CE of British Telecom also had a similar
hostile reception at an EGM.

The son of the late Reo Stakis, who'd taken over as CE
when his father died was also the subject of a serious public
roasting. He was eventually removed from office.

There's probably a few others - Yorkshire Water perhaps?

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