Yesterday I attended the Rolls-Royce (RR.) Annual General Meeting in Derby. In former years they used to hold the meetings in London but it's been Nottingham and Derby the last couple of years. As a result, from talking to a few attendees it seemed to be mainly Rolls-Royce employees and retirees attending rather than the normal private investor crowd. The choice of venue may of course be deliberate so as to achieve a more sympathetic audience.
But the story promoted by the ...
Yesterday I attended the Annual General Meeting of Rolls-Royce Plc - held at 11.00 in Nottingham (at a conference centre on the University Park). This was certainly a good venue in some respects, and I was brought up just nearby in Chilwell so could stay with my brother overnight who still lives there. But other investors may have found it less convenient of course apart from some ex Rolls-Royce employees of which I suspect there were quite a number present. I ...
Rolls‐Royce (RR.) held their Annual General Meeting at the QEII Conference Centre in London on the
8th May. There were about 300 shareholders present I would guess.
I commented very negatively on the preliminary results when they were issued in a blog post which
you can read here for some background on the company:
Subsequently the CEO, John Rishton, announced he was retiring to be succeeded by non‐executive
director Warren East, but the former did the talking at this meeting.
On the morning of the AGM the ...