19 October, 2017

Hornby’s interim chairman sets departure time; Pettigrew quits Crest Nicholson

David Adams Hornby's interim chairman David Adams is to step down imminently from the role he has held since June. Adams had served as Hornby’s senior independent director since 2014. Mar...
John Flannery, GE

10 October, 2017

GE chairman appoints activist investor representative onto board

An activist investor representative has joined the board of GE, as new chairman and CEO John Flannery (pictured) drives more boardroom change at the industrial products giant. Ed Garden, chief inve...
Telit Communications, Oozi Cats, Telit

28 September, 2017

Telit’s governance tidy-up includes financial review and cost-cutting

An external review of finances and an ongoing search for a new chairman form part of Telit Communications’ plan to tidy up its governance affairs following the resignation of its CEO in August. I...

22 May, 2017

Low-level support for CEOs becoming chairmen, poll suggests

Research has found only minority support for chief executives to become their organisation's chairman.
Leadership, tie, chairman, CEO, chief executive

7 February, 2017

Should chairmen become CEO within the same company?

UK corporate governance reforms have adopted a particular view about senior executives that is consistent with Agency Theory. This theory, used in economics, views individuals as seeking to maximise ...

19 October, 2016

Caterpillar splits CEO and chairman roles

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James Murdoch, Sky

14 October, 2016

James Murdoch suffers shareholder revolt

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30 August, 2016

ISS: no ‘compelling reason’ for departure of Speedy Hire executive chairman

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18 May, 2016

John Menzies chairman steps down

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23 September, 2015

Should it be lonely to be a CEO?

It is a well-worn cliché of leadership that it’s lonely at the top. Prime ministers, presidents, generals and the stars of sport, stage and screen—not to mention chief executives—have all obser...