Leadership

Stockholding Employees Attend Meeting That Elects Firestone Directors

Issue 26 and Volume 62.

Stockholding Employees Attend Meeting That Elects Firestone Directors Several thousand stockholders gathered in a most largely attended meeting of stockholders at the annual meeting of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., held in Akron on December 15th. More than 95 per cent, of the stockholders present were officers and employees of the company. The meeting elected directors of the company for the ensuing fiscal year and transacted other business. This was one of the most impressive and significant business sessions ever held by the stockholders and placed the stamp of success upon a plan original and broad in its co-operative spirit which was adopted a year ago. The tire factory stopped, the offices suspended business, while several thousands of employee-stockholders marched from the main building to the Firestone clubhouse, with their executives and other stockholders, to elect the company’s governing board for the coming year. The large auditorium was the…

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