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...
Danone logo

18 March, 2021

Gilles Schnepp takes over from Emmanuel Faber as chair of Danone

Gilles Schnepp has been named as the new non-executive chair of French food company Danone. Emmanuel Faber was forced to step do...
Elon Musk

1 October, 2018

Elon Musk drops Tesla chairman role; and IG CEO leaves board

Tesla Founder Elon Musk (pictured) has agreed to step down as chairman, in a settlement with the US markets regulator over announcements he made on social media that saw the tech company’s...

8 May, 2018

Amazon faces calls to separate CEO and chairman roles

Amazon, run by the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, faces calls from shareholders for the introduction of an independent chairman. According to reports, a resolution calling for an independent chai...
Sainsbury's supermarket

1 May, 2018

Board moves at Sainsbury’s/Asda; Tesla; and Cabot Energy

Sainsbury’s/Asda The chairman and CEO of Sainsbury’s would head up the business if merged with Asda, according to a statement relating to the potential deal. Former GUS finance direct...

5 April, 2018

Sir Martin Sorrell investigated by WPP over alleged misconduct

An investigation has been launched against WPP founder and CEO Sir Martin Sorrell following an allegation of “personal misconduct”. A terse statement to the stock exchange states that independe...
British Land, Broadgate

19 January, 2018

Major board moves for British Land and insurance firm esure

Senior figures are on the move at British Land and esure. Simon Carter has joined British Land as CFO; he has held senior financial positions at both Logicor and Quintain Estates. British Land d...
Ken Olisa, Institute of Directors

23 November, 2017

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

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19 December, 2016

Overconfident CEOs are less socially responsible

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