Sky investors oppose James Murdoch's appointment as chairman
More than 28 per cent of votes were cast against him at the blue chip company’s annual meeting amid corporate governance concerns.
Murdoch returned as chairman in January after a four-year absence having stood down following the phone hacking scandal at News International, where he was also chairman.
He is chief executive of movie maker 21st Century Fox, which owns more than 39 per cent of Sky and is seen as a potential bidder.
Piers Hillier, chief investment officer at Royal London Asset Management, owner of £51.5million of Sky’s shares, said: “We continue to believe that James Murdoch’s... read more
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