Finnish renewables pundit elected at Exxon board as climate investor presses for change

Approaching its annual general meeting, Exxon Mobil had urged shareholders to reelect the current board of directors, saying it was working to address the issue of climate change.

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Investors seeking to direct Exxon Mobil toward greener endeavors have secured at least two representatives on the US oil supermajor's board of directors.

Shareholders in the company yesterday elected former executive of Finland's Neste Oyj Kaisa Hietala and a former top executive at Marathon Petroleum and Andeavor Gregory Goff as board members. The votes for Aleksander Karsner are going to go through a recount.

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