board directors

17 January, 2019

Separation of powers makes for healthy board dynamics

Having the right structure at the top of a company is crucial for its success. We at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) think that when a single person is tasked with exercising manageme...

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...
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...
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.