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...
Sports Direct

18 September, 2018

Hellawell leaves Sports Direct as Ashley lambasts City and media

After a long-running battle between the board and institutional shareholders, chairman Keith Hellawell has stepped down from the business prior to its AGM. Hellawell had faced a
Christy Swords, ITN, ITV

27 July, 2018

ITV finance head to chair ITN

ITV’s director of finance has been elevated to chairman of part-owned affiliate ITN. Christy Swords, who joined ITN’s board as ITV representative in September 2017, takes over the chair from Ge...

5 July, 2018

Crozier to take ASOS chairmanship

One of the UK’s most senior and plural chairman has taken on a role with ASOS. Adam Crozier, currently Whitbread chairman, will join the online fashion retailer from 29 November 2018 as chairman ...
Standard Life Aberdeen

26 June, 2018

Board moves at TP ICAP; Standard Life Aberdeen; Ashtead Group; & Northgate

TP ICAP Lorraine Trainer has joined the world’s largest inter-sealer broker as a non-executive director, and member of the remuneration, audit and nominations and governance committees. ...
Debbie Hewitt, BGL

20 June, 2018

Board moves for comparethemarket.com; Drax; and Abcam

BGL Debbie Hewitt is the new non-executive chairman of BGL Group. The business, which operates brands including comparethemarket.com and insurance provider Junction, will place Hewitt after ...
Domino's Pizza Group

14 June, 2018

Board moves at Domino’s Pizza Group and Stanley Gibbons

Stanley Gibbons Group Graham Shircore, formerly a non-executive director at the collectible postage stamps group Stanley Gibbons, has been named its CEO. Shircore had initially joined the...

30 May, 2018

Board moves at RBS; BP; and Safestyle

RBS The chief financial officer of RBS has quit ahead of the bank’s AGM. Ewen Stevenson announced his departure today, following an “orderly handover” of his responsibilities. Chief...

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...

19 April, 2018

Board moves at Tullow Oil; Deutsche Bahn and Mothercare

Tullow Oil Experienced energy executive Dorothy Thompson has joined Tullow Oil as chair-designate. Thompson will succeed founder Aidan Heavey as chair at the conclusion of its 20 July boa...