4 December, 2017

Rio Tinto appoints Simon Thompson as chairman

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Ken Olisa, Institute of Directors

23 November, 2017

Olisa lined up for Interswitch; Whitman to leave Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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Hornby

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...
Diversity, ethnic minority pipeline

17 August, 2017

Ethnic minority pipeline to FTSE100 boards rises; existing number falls

The pipeline for people from ethnic minorities to make it onto FTSE100 boards has improved for the first time in four years, according to executive consultancy Green Park, which has conducted a study ...
Standard Life Aberdeen

15 August, 2017

Governance on the agenda for newly formed Standard Life Aberdeen

The newly formed Standard Life Aberdeen aims to push for better corporate governance. Co-chief executive Keith Skeoch said that asset managers have a "big responsibility" to hold boards to account....
Telit Communications, Oozi Cats, Telit

14 August, 2017

Telit CEO Oozi Cats resigns over historic US fraud allegations

Oozi Cats, the CEO of global "Internet of Things" business Telit Communications, has resigned over allegations that he is wanted in the US for wire fraud. Cats resigned after an independent review ...

2 August, 2017

The AA removes executive chairman citing ‘gross misconduct’

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David Nussbaum, Drax, sustainable business, corporate social responsibility

20 July, 2017

Drax builds sustainability credentials with Nussbaum appointment

In a sign that sustainability issues have moved to the centre of corporate thinking, David Nussbaum, a former chief executive of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), has become a non-executive direct...