Attempts by New Zealand Shareholders Association's (NZSA) Bruce Sheppard and and three other NZSA nominees (Glenn Walker, June McCabe and Tony Boswell) to be voted onto the board of struggling consumer finance operation Geneva Finance failed on Friday. They were rejected by between 70% and 90% of shareholders. * This article was first published yesterday in our daily subscription newsletter for the banking and finance industries. The email costs NZ$365 per annum and carries exclusive news and analysis for New Zealand banking and finance industry executives, regulators and investors. Sign up for a free trial here.