Ken Olisa, Institute of Directors

23 November, 2017

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

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CEO and chairman, chairman

31 October, 2017

French trend sees merger of CEO and chairman roles

Research suggests that France may be going against the grain, with many companies choosing to combine the chief executive and chairman roles. Figures reported from
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...
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...
Boardroom

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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