Microsoft shareholders reject proposal to put employee on board with less than 5% of votes

GeekWire | Dec 4, 2019 at 5:50 PM
  • Microsoft shareholders roundly defeated a proposal to put a rank-and-file employee on the company’s board of directors.
  • The shareholder resolution was submitted by NorthStar Asset Management, an activist investment firm that oversees more than 75,000 Microsoft shares.
  • The Boston-based asset management firm has been submitting shareholder resolutions on behalf of clients since 2000.