Easyjet's Stelios calls for extraordinary meeting
Tuesday 06 September 2011
Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet's founder, is calling for an extraordinary shareholder meeting to vote on the removal of Rigas Doganis as an independent non-executive director.
In a long-running dispute with the airline, Sir Stelios has criticised Mr Doganis for his part in ordering 35 new aircraft from Airbus – two weeks before easyJet was forced to issue a profits warning that has since knocked about a quarter off its share price.
The board threw its weight behind Mr Doganis, an aviation consultant appointed to the role in 2005, recommending shareholders reject his removal.
Sir Stelios's latest move comes in the month after he called for a shareholder vote on the removal of director David Michels. Mr Michels stepped down rather than go through with the vote.
- 1 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 2 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 3 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 4 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
- 5 Noel Gallagher: I lost sh*tloads of money, a few million, didn’t tell my wife
Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
Saudi Arabia says it won't rule out building nuclear weapons
Germanwings plane crash: Andreas Lubitz 'had eyesight problems' and woke from nightmares 'screaming we’re going down'
Jeremy Clarkson 'could be given minder' ahead of a potential Top Gear return
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
iJobs Money & Business
Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: To provide a prompt, friendly and efficient se...
Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: You will be the first point of contact for all...
£18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits: Ashdown Group: HR, Payroll & Benefits Of...
£35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits : Ashdown Group: A highly successful, int...