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Ocado: Rollercoaster to riches

Paul Jackson

For most companies, burning through cash and making a loss in each of the last three years, would be bad enough. For its chief executive to still receive £58.7m would be outrageous. Yet that is what Ocado’s shareholders sanctioned at the company’s annual meeting in 2014. It must have seemed like a good idea at the time.

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