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Shareholder complaints: Bosses face flak from the floor

June 28, 2014

"When Sir Terry Leahy retired he left Tesco as the leading retailer in the UK. No individual on the planet can get everything right but that is a significant achievement."

Chairman Sir Richard Broadbent

"Sir Lippy Leahy was paid millions for losing us billions."

Private shareholder, rebuking Sir Terry Leahy for his recent criticism of the business

"You just have not got a clue. No wonder customers don't trust you any more. We are paying you millions, you're supposed to be the best brains in Britain. You are abusing us."

Private shareholder

"We are paying you millions yet in the last three weeks our share price has tumbled 45p."

Private shareholder.

"It's not [Tesco's] job to be loved, you're not Madonna or a church."

Private shareholder.

"Thanks to all the efforts made by my predecessors we have a strong basis to rebuild

a new Tesco."

Chief executive Phil Clarke (pictured)

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Source: Guardian (UK)

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