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    1. November 24, 2014

      Mark Wilson kept AIA afloat through financial crisis

      Aviva turned to Mark Wilson in 2012 after the removal of chief executive Andrew Moss amid an investor revolt over the size...

    2. September 12, 2014

      John McFarlane’s hands-on approach needed at Barclays

      Disquiet among investors, pressure to raise capital, a workforce trying to cope with changes in strategic direction: the...

    1. June 2, 2014

      Former Aviva chief to chair advisory board of Parker Fitzgerald

      Andrew Moss, the former chief executive of Aviva, is returning to the financial services industry two years after stepping...

    2. January 9, 2014

      M&S results not bad enough to cook Marc Bolland’s Christmas goose

      There is a limit to how long you can go on reporting “signs of recovery” in a troubled business. Yet Marc Bolland, the...

    3. August 8, 2013

      After shock and awe, Aviva must build esprit de corps

      Other people are more likely to give you a break if you rarely allow yourself one. That is the philosophy of Mark Wilson,...

    4. August 8, 2013

      Aviva reassures on US disposal

      Aviva has drawn up contingency plans to ensure regulatory scrutiny does not prevent the sale its US business, its chief...

    5. July 24, 2013

      Data sharing would help to neutralise the cyber threat

      The threat of computer hacking is one of the critical business issues of our age. A shadowy army of geeks probes corporate...

    6. March 7, 2013

      Aviva pitches a necessary evil

      Investors in Aviva must feel like they have come full circle. Much of the recovery in the insurer’s share price since it...

    7. March 7, 2013

      Aviva triggers insurance investor rethink

      Top pension funds are reconsidering the size of their investments in the insurance sector after Aviva shocked the City on...

    8. February 22, 2013

      RSA faces investor anger over bonuses

      RSA, the FTSE 100 insurer, is facing the threat of a revolt over executive pay, after stoking investor anger with plans to...

    9. December 16, 2012

      Asset management pay a frosty issue

      Spring may be a distant memory but the large-scale revolt over boardroom pay, which gathered steam in April and was...

    10. November 20, 2012

      Wilson confirmed as Aviva chief

      Aviva has confirmed Mark Wilson will take the reins as chief executive to take charge of the extensive reshaping of the...

    11. November 18, 2012

      Dissent over executive pay declines

      The ‘shareholder spring’ revolt was nothing more than a mirage, according to latest research which shows dissent over...

    12. November 16, 2012

      Wilson is ‘frontrunner’ for Aviva top job

      Mark Wilson, the former chief executive of Asian life insurer AIA, has emerged as a frontrunner for the top job at Aviva,...

    13. November 8, 2012

      Aviva warns of heavy loss on US sale

      Aviva on Thursday told its shareholders to brace themselves for a heavy loss on the imminent sale of its US arm, adding that...

    14. September 27, 2012

      Aviva exits Sri Lankan joint venture

      Aviva is pulling out of Sri Lanka as part of a broad disposal plan aimed at improving its share performance. The UK-based...

    15. August 27, 2012

      Aviva activists press for directors to go

      An activist group of Aviva policyholders and private shareholders is hoping to reignite the row that prompted the insurer’s...

    16. August 26, 2012

      Investors not tied to proxy advisers

      Investors in the UK’s largest companies often ignored the guidance of third-party advisers when they voiced dissent about...

    17. August 23, 2012

      Aviva warns it may axe up to 800 UK jobs

      Aviva has warned that as many as 800 jobs at its UK business are under threat as a result of a cost-cutting push by the FTSE...

    18. July 6, 2012

      Aviva sells half its Delta Lloyd stake

      Aviva has kicked off its sweeping disposal plan by selling slightly more than half its remaining shareholding in Delta...

    19. July 5, 2012

      McFarlane will have to edit his own brief

      Bravo, author! John McFarlane’s statement for Aviva shareholders is as clear as the insurer’s communications are generally...

    20. July 5, 2012

      Investors await evidence of Aviva recovery plan

      The new chairman of Aviva pulled no punches in recounting how the insurer ran into difficulties under the tenure of Andrew...

    21. July 5, 2012

      Aviva outlines plan to boost share price

      Aviva has unveiled plans to sell or wind down about a third of its business as the FTSE 100 insurer attempts to avoid...

    22. July 1, 2012

      From Elvis tribute to shaking up Aviva

      At a farewell dinner marking his departure from the Australasian bank ANZ, John McFarlane performed an Elvis Presley song on...

    23. June 20, 2012

      Executive pay: irony in the soul

      Can you create a fairer playing field by tilting it a little? Something like that is happening in the UK. The government on...

    24. May 24, 2012

      BT chief rings up £7.7m in cash-and-shares pay

      Ian Livingston, chief executive of BT Group, took home £7.7m of cash and shares over the past year, making him one of the...

    25. May 24, 2012

      HP’s lynch mob decapitates UK tech leader

      The decapitation of Autonomy is complete. The exit of Mike Lynch from Hewlett-Packard comes less than a year after it bought...

    26. May 17, 2012

      Pru hits back after investors’ pay revolt

      Prudential has hit back after a third of shareholders failed to back its remuneration report, saying it is “absurd” to...

    27. May 17, 2012

      Fundamentalist McFarlane

      The pay plan grousing season is a sporting tradition dating back to, oh, a few weeks ago. It starts on “the Glorious 25th”...

    28. May 17, 2012

      Aviva chairman admits capital concerns

      The incoming chairman of Aviva has acknowledged that the FTSE 100 insurer needs to improve its capital position...

    29. May 13, 2012

      What a difference a decade makes or not

      “Some of the world’s most powerful investors are to demand a greater say in the way some of the biggest European companies...

    30. May 11, 2012

      Chief executives feel heat over pay

      The newfound shareholder militancy over corporate pay and performance turned even more pugnacious this week, as another...

    31. May 8, 2012

      Pay votes are bad proxies for investors’ wider gripes

      If you insist on sending messages in code, accept that not everyone will understand them. Last week investors used a vote on...

    32. May 8, 2012

      Binding pay vote could dilute investor clout

      As corporate executives consider how to deal with the investor anger dominating this year’s annual meeting season, they are...

    33. May 8, 2012

      Aviva chief’s exit raises hope of fresh approach

      Leading shareholders have welcomed the departure of Andrew Moss as chief executive of Aviva, believing it gives the...

    34. May 8, 2012

      Shareholders stir

      What took them so long? Investors have belatedly wakened from their apathetic slumber. They, after all, are the ones who...

    35. May 8, 2012

      William Hill latest to feel pay backlash

      William Hill became the latest company to feel the anger of shareholders over executive pay, after chief executive Ralph...

    36. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning, New York… FT ALPHAVILLE Aviva CEO Andrew Moss steps down. It was probably pretty embarrassing to have his...

    37. May 8, 2012

      Moss quits after pay revolt at Aviva

      Investors angry about a mismatch between executive pay and corporate performance claimed their third scalp on Tuesday as...

    38. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2012

      Moss to step down as Aviva CEO

      Whoah. 8 May 2012 Aviva announces Andrew Moss to step down as CEO John McFarlane to assume executive duties with immediate...

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