30 October, 2018

Board moves: BT; ASOS; and appScatter

BT Worldpay co-chief executive Philip Jansen is to take on the top role at BT. He joins the telecoms giant on 1 January 2019, and will work with incumbent Gavin Patterson through a month-lon...

4 December, 2017

Rio Tinto appoints Simon Thompson as chairman

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Rio Tinto

27 November, 2017

Investor ire sees Sir Mick Davis’s Rio Tinto chairmanship plan shelved

Investor agitation has forced Rio Tinto to backtrack on plans to appoint Conservative Party CEO Sir Mick Davis as chairman. The Investor Forum, a group of shareholders which represents some 20% of ...
Rio Tinto

14 November, 2017

Conservative Party CEO lined up for mining return with Rio Tinto

Conservative Party chief executive Sir Mick Davis could be set for a return to the mining industry, with reports suggesting he will take over from Jan Du Plessis as Rio Tinto chairman. Sir Mick was...
Rio Tinto

12 April, 2017

Rio Tinto faces shareholder opposition over boardroom diversity

Fund manager Hermes EOS is expected to vote against the reappointment of Rio Tinto's board chairman Jan du Plessis as chair of the company's nominations committee, because of the lack of diversity am...