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  1. February 21, 2014

    JPMorgan avoids third showdown over Dimon role

    JPMorgan Chase has avoided a third successive showdown with shareholders at its annual meeting in Florida by convincing...

  2. September 9, 2013

    JPMorgan appoints Michael Neal and Linda Bammann to board

    JPMorgan Chase appointed two new board members and strengthened the role of its lead independent director but failed to...

  1. May 21, 2013

    Dimon escapes but directors feel force of investor anger

    Jamie Dimon walked offstage from JPMorgan Chase’s annual meeting to the sounds of The Way It Is, a song by Bruce Hornsby,...

  2. May 10, 2013

    JPMorgan directors defend Dimon

    Lee Raymond, the senior independent director at JPMorgan Chase, told shareholders not to risk a “disruptive” vote to strip...

  3. May 7, 2013

    Proxy firm Glass Lewis calls on Jamie Dimon to drop chairman role

    Jamie Dimon’s future as chairman of JPMorgan Chase suffered a setback when a second shareholder advisory group recommended...

  4. March 25, 2013

    Time to ditch the CEO as chairman

    US chief executives are beginning to wean themselves from their perplexing attachment to the role of chairman. But at a few...

  5. December 9, 2012

    Big is no longer beautiful in oil business

    For ExxonMobil, the oil business is all about many, many happy returns. More specifically, return on capital employed, or...

  6. November 2, 2012

    Exxon study wins FT book award

    Steve Coll’s Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power has won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of...

  7. October 17, 2012

    Frustration at Citi preceded Pandit’s exit

    Citigroup’s board, which oversaw the dramatic departure of chief executive Vikram Pandit on Tuesday, is a very different...

  8. August 8, 2012

    A reading list to reflect loss of faith in capitalism

    Appropriately for a US election year, the longlist for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year...

  9. June 27, 2012

    Global warming ‘manageable’, says Exxon chief

    Global warming is a “manageable” problem, but will require policy changes to adapt to its effects, the chief executive of...

  10. May 16, 2012

    Authoritative take on a corporate leader

    If there was ever a company that deserved a proper corporate biography, it is ExxonMobil. As the world’s largest...

  11. October 29, 2010

    Hayward holds informal talks with Temasek

    BP who resigned in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, has had informal talks about taking an advisory role with...

  12. FT Alphaville

    May 13, 2010

    Adding value through corporate governance

    From Robert Monks, founder of Lens Governance Advisers,  who is presenting at the CFA Institute 2010 Annual Conference,...

  13. July 18, 2007

    High oil prices threaten to linger

    Wednesday’s report on world oil and gas supplies from the US National Petroleum Council was a defining moment in the history...

  14. July 18, 2007

    US energy body urges action on emissions

    The US should adopt the toughest possible fuel economy standards for motor vehicles and join a global framework for...

  15. July 17, 2007

    US urged to act on energy

    The US should adopt the toughest possible fuel economy standards for motor vehicles and join a global framework for managing...

  16. June 27, 2007

    Exxon chief sceptical of plans to scale up biofuels production

    Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil's chairman and chief executive, may have softened the fiercely sceptical stance on global warming...

  17. May 24, 2007

    Investors demand Exxon board shake-up

    US and European institutional investors led a charge yesterday to oust an ExxonMobil board member for "inaction" on climate...

  18. May 23, 2007

    Investors demand Exxon board shake-up

    US and European institutional investors worth $700bn led a charge on Wednesday to oust an Exxon board member for “inaction”...

  19. March 7, 2007

    Lord Browne's pay cut for the second year running

    BP slashed Lord Browne's pay again last year because of the recent string of safety failures in the US. The chief...

  20. January 31, 2007

    ExxonMobil seeks to take its business to greener pastures

    For green activists such as Friends of the Earth, ExxonMobil is “the number one global warming villain”. Its former chairman...

  21. January 22, 2007

    Developing Kashagan is painfully slow

    When Paolo Scaroni took over as chief executive of Eni last year, his first major overseas trip was to Texas. The newly...

  22. January 20, 2007

    Browne's just deserts

    For campaigners against excessive executive pay, there is something that particularly grates about an ageing ex-captain of...

  23. January 19, 2007

    A tale of two cities

    Catching New York, beating the world A feeling that each of us has a purpose in life is supposed to help prevent human...

  24. July 27, 2006

    BP's search for a Rex

    Now that the messy business of agreeing Lord Browne's departure date is over (if not forgotten) the more important question...

  25. July 26, 2006

    BP

    It must be galling to announce a quarterly profit of more than $6bn, only to have everyone ask: "So, when are you leaving?"...

  26. July 25, 2006

    BP

    It must be galling to announce a quarterly profit of more than $6bn, only to have everyone ask: “So, when are you leaving?”...

  27. June 16, 2006

    'It's insane, the amount that Lee Raymond got'

    For the first time in years, investor anger at executive pay on Wall Street is spilling into Main Street. Small investors...

  28. June 10, 2006

    New kids on the block

    REX W. TILLERSON Age: 54 Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Company: ExxonMobil Company's FT rank: 1 Months in the job:...

  29. April 24, 2006

    A subtler force at the top of ExxonMobil

    On New Year's Day, Rex W. Tillerson woke up to find himself at thehelm of the world's largest publicly traded company. If...

  30. April 24, 2006

    Standard's successor

    ExxonMobil was formed by the 1999 union of the two biggest pieces of the Standard Oil Trust, the original US oil monopoly...

  31. April 23, 2006

    A subtler force at the top of ExxonMobil

    On New Year’s Day, Rex W. Tillerson woke up to find himself at the helm of the world’s largest publicly traded company. If...

  32. April 22, 2006

    Republicans act on rising petrol price fears

    The White House and Republican leaders in Congress scrambled yesterday to combat rising petrol prices, amid worries that...

  33. April 22, 2006

    Republicans act on rising petrol price fears

    The White House and Republican leaders in Congress scrambled on Friday to combat rising petrol prices, amid worries that...

  34. March 9, 2006

    Cash-rich Exxon rules out special dividend

    ExxonMobil yesterday ruled out paying a special dividend, a stance that leaves the world's largest listed oil and gas group...

  35. March 8, 2006

    Exxon rules out paying special dividend

    ExxonMobil on Wednesday ruled out paying a special dividend, a stance that leaves the world’s largest listed oil and gas...

  36. January 6, 2006

    ExxonMobil

    The ExxonMobil super-tanker is so vast that it is hard to imagine any one person shifting its course. Still, as Rex...

  37. January 5, 2006

    Lex: ExxonMobil

    The ExxonMobil super-tanker is so vast that it is hard to imagine any one person shifting its course. Still, as Rex...

  38. January 4, 2006

    Tillerson takes control of the pumps at ExxonMobil

    When Rex Tillerson assumed control of ExxonMobil from Lee Raymond this week, many analysts dismissed it as irrelevant,...

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