Superdry jumper with label logo

28 April, 2021

Peter Sjölander joins Superdry as chair of the board

Fashion brand Superdry has appointed Peter Sjölander as an independent non-executive director and chair of the board. H...
Pearson

27 April, 2021

Pearson appoints Annette Thomas as independent non-executive director

Annette Thomas has been appointed to the board of media and publishing company Pearson as an independent non-executiv...
Apollo website

23 March, 2021

Marc Rowan takes over as CEO of Apollo Global Management

Investment firm Apollo Global Management has announced that co-founder Marc Rowan has taken over from founder Leon Black as chief ex...
Trading screen showing share prices

19 March, 2021

Helena Morrissey and Evelyn Bourke to join the board of AJ Bell

Investment platform AJ Bell has appointed Helena Morrissey and Evelyn Bourke as non-executive directors. Baroness Morrissey is...
Shell logo outside a petrol station

11 March, 2021

Sir Andrew Mackenzie named as new chair of Shell

Sir Andrew Mackenzie has been appointed as the new chair of Shell. He will succeed Chad Holliday, who will step down in May after ...
Empty boardroom

8 March, 2021

Vin Murria joins M&C Saatchi as deputy chair of the board

Communications group M&C Saatchi has appointed Vin Murria as a non-executive director and deputy chair of the board. Murri...
Rio Tinto

4 March, 2021

Rio Tinto chair Simon Thompson to step down in 2022

Simon Thompson, chair of mining group Rio Tinto, has announced he will not seek re-election at next year’s AGM. He joined Rio...
Close-up of BT logo on its website

2 March, 2021

BT chair Jan du Plessis to step down later this year

BT chair Jan du Plessis has announced he intends to step down later this year. He will stay in place until a successor is appointed. He joined the
John Allan

8 October, 2020

Tesco’s John Allan on the role of non-executives at a time of crisis

In our latest Board Agenda podcast we interview John Allan, chair of Tesco's board and one of the UK’s foremost corporate leaders, for his insights on the role of non-executive directors, t...
SIngle red chair in a white boardroom

21 May, 2020

‘Chairman contagion’ highlighted as growing reputational risk

“Chairman contagion”—the process of trouble afflicting a shared chair spreading from one portfolio company to another—is among the key reputational risks identified by chief executives and com...