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Pressure to conform

Paul Jackson

Pressure to conform

Compromise? Appeasement? Well, they tried.Last year, Reckitt Benckiser’s (RB.) remuneration committee, “aware of the sensitivity around executive pay”, slashed what its chief executive, Rakesh Kapoor, should have received by £11m. The irony is that, even after this cut, he received £12.5m, which could well keep him amongst the top three highest paid FTSE 100 executives. 

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