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Shareholders should stay on their toes

Corporate veteran JY Pillay says investors should not hesitate to take firms to task to achieve better corporate governance.

Mr Pillay says shareholders should speak up about corporate governance, especially institutional shareholders who have bigger clout.

RETIREMENT might typically be a time to kick back and relax but corporate veteran JY Pillay has kept on his feet - quite literally. The 81-year-old founding chairman of Singapore Airlines does his work standing up in his office at the National University of Singapore where he is an adjunct