Six Viacom Directors Opposed by Proxy Firm Over CEO Pay

  • ISS cited equity award that mostly vests even if results miss
  • Also cites ties between directors and Redstone family members

Philippe Dauman, president and chief executive officer Viacom Inc.

Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Viacom Inc., under fire from investors over its declining stock price and health concerns about its controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone, faced fresh criticism Friday when a proxy adviser recommended voting against the re-election of six directors.

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