Should annual general meetings (AGMs) go virtual even post-pandemic? What’s needed to ensure that virtual AGMs uphold the spirit of shareholder engagement and corporate transparency? CEO of RHT Fintech Holdings, Jayaprakash Jagateesan shares his insight on Business Times

POSTED ON: Monday 04 May 2020 BY: rhtgoc

CEO of RHT Fintech Holdings, Jayaprakash Jagateesan shares that more companies will likely consider virtual meetings, especially when looking at the costs involved in holding a physical meeting. RHT GOC has been working on virtual AGM technology solutions with clients and companies are generally excited about the new possibilities. This will likely define the way companies work post-pandemic. He feels that it is more of organisation’s culture to uphold the spirit of shareholder engagement and corporate transparency than the mode of meeting. He believes that with the application of blockchain technology, it can further enhance corporate governance and be an additional technological boost to shareholder meetings in future.

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Source: The Business Times, 4 May 2020