Anand Mahindra: the American connection

The US is a strategic focus for head of the Indian conglomerate

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Brent Saunders, Actavis: Botox initiation

Dealmaking pharma CEO ‘ambushed’ into an extreme product test

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Andrea Orcel, UBS: More dad-time

An era where bankers gamble less and see families more

Chang-Gyu Hwang, CEO of KT
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Hwang Chang-gyu: KT’s chip veteran

After Samsung fame, the South Korean attempts telecoms turnround

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Leo McKee, BrightHouse: rent-to-own CEO

UK store chain boss says it serves rather than exploits the poor

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Ren Jianxin, ChemChina chairman

Boss of chemicals giant will soon be in charge of Pirelli

Srinivasan "Venkat" Venkatakrishnan
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Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, AngloGold CEO

The gold mining boss does not shy away from tough decisions

Christophe Weber: Takeda’s outsider

The Japanese drugmaker’s new boss has taken on a big challenge

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Thor Bjorgolfsson: back from the brink

The Icelander who played a lead role in his country’s boom and bust

CEO, Andrew Mackenzie of BHP Billiton. Photographed in London.
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Andrew Mackenzie: simplicity equals truth

The Scottish scientist on his radical reshaping of BHP Billiton

Alan Joyce: piloting Qantas to profit

Australian airline’s chief has delivered a hard-won turnround

Rakesh Kapoor: no hugs for meeting target

Reckitt Benckiser CEO drives its cost cutting and innovation hard

Andy Palmer: Aston Martin’s repair man

Local lad who returned after hitting ‘Ghosn ceiling’ at Nissan

Shantanu Narayen: Adobe’s acrobat

How the software maker’s analytical chief vaulted into the cloud

Flemming Ornskov, Shire: life post-AbbVie

Pharma boss says he is not bitter about withdrawal of $55bn bid

Ross McEwan: leading RBS’s retreat

Amateur cattle farmer tends dwindling herd of bankers

Yan Jiehe, CPCG: China’s debt collector

The tycoon says suing local governments helps rule of law

Anne Stausboll, Calpers: the $300bn woman

The mighty US pension fund boss squeezing fund managers’ fees

Martin Franklin: a repentant raider

The Briton has built a consumer goods empire in the US

Masahiko Uotani: from Coke to cosmetics

The Shiseido CEO on the task of rejuvenating the Japanese group