Much has been written about thought leadership and best practices related to proxy materials. No doubt much of it is great advice, but many investor relations professionals are crunched for time and resources. Or maybe the proxy is largely handled by a different department in your company (Legal, perhaps).
Whatever the case, an overhaul of your proxy might seem out of reach. But in truth, there are several easy and practical ways to elevate your company’s proxy package, make for easier reading and better inform voters. Here are five of my favorite tips that are based on the current season and what I see as common sense for digesting a proxy:
1) Guide investors to key information
A simple table of contents goes a long way. Point out exactly where in the proxy…