Amazon is facing a shareholder revolt over executive pay

The two firms say shareholders should block the re-election of director Judith McGrath, chair of the board’s leadership and compensation committee. Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival© Getty Images for Tribeca Film Fe

Matt Day and Frances Schwartzkopff

Amazon will face a record 18 shareholder resolutions at its annual meeting this week, with outside groups urging the company to disclose more about its treatment of employees and more closely tie executive compensation to performance.