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Crowe Power executives gather for a leadership offsite to discuss the company’s mission and purpose, as many companies do. Is it surprising that a company that’s been in business for more than a century needs to figure out its purpose and mission?
Robbie Crowe has his way with his Board of Directors, which is comprised of former CEOs, Cabinet officials and foundations chiefs who are well past their prime and are compromised by special favors doled out by the company or the family.
Walker Hope is unabashedly focused on shareholder returns while Robbie Crowe stresses the importance of other “stakeholders.”
Robbie Crowe and Walker Hope both receive compensation that is hundreds of times more than the average worker in their companies, reflecting a widening gap common in large corporations.
The Crowe Power Company has been under control of the founding family for five generations. Many great companies retained family control for through a variety of means with widely differing results, and others have stumbled because of infighting or pressure from outside shareholders.