TEN QUESTIONS ABOUT CHINA FOR BLACKROCK CEO LARRY FINK
by David Almasi
19 May 2020
With so many of this year’s corporate shareholder meetings being held virtually, CEOs are using this new separation between themselves and their investors to dodge tough questions they usually can’t escape at traditional in-person events. Many of the questions submitted during online shareholder meetings this year by the National Center’s Free Enterprise Project (FEP) have simply been ignored. And rarely is there a chance to get them answered later.
That’s why FEP is openly presenting ten extremely important questions to Larry Fink, the CEO of the large and influential investment management service BlackRock, in advance of the company’s shareholder meeting on Thursday, May 21.
CEOs often use shareholder meetings to address the current state of the company, describe the challenges it faces and make forward-looking statements about future trends. Fink is urged to use the following questions to craft that message, since America’s relationship with the communist Chinese government should be a top concern for BlackRock and its investors.
BlackRock’s annual shareholder meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 8am Eastern. Investors can access the webcast here.
These are the ten big questions that Fink needs to address with investors during the meeting: