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Third of Sports Direct investors rebel against Mike Ashley

A third of Sports Direct investors reportedly voted against Mike Ashley maintaining his role as CEO at the group’s annual general meeting yesterday.

It is understood that Ashley was accused by some of “poor corporate governance”, as it was revealed that the group is yet to replace its former auditor Grant Thornton, which resigned in July.

Sports Direct reportedly asked four UK accountancy firms to consider working with the business ahead of the AGM.

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