While conducting physical general meetings offers undeniable advantages including promoting a higher level of interactions between directors and shareholders, investors with diversified portfolios might find them impractical and expensive to attend especially during peak AGM season.

According to Kasturi Nathan, KPMG in Malaysia Head of Board Advisory Services, adopting a hybrid shareholders’ meeting is the ideal solution as it allows flexibility to the shareholders from a logistical standpoint, as well as the considerable cost savings for both parties in comparison to traditional meetings.

Read her in-depth interview with The Busy Weekly via the attached.