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Article Date: October 2017
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Sports Direct Chairman Narrowly Re-elected


With 53.2% of the independent shareholders backing him, Keith Hartwell will remain as chairman of the U.K.-based retailer that continues to make inroads in the U.S., as he has moved to clean up some of the corporate governance practices and labor issues that have troubled shareholders and the market. Hartwell had twice lost the vote of the independent shareholders but was saved by support from founder Mike Ashley who replaced Dave Forsey as CEO recently. Ashley stayed on the sidelines for ... Log in to view full article.

 


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