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  1. December 1, 2011

    The chief executive for one season

    It used to be that a chief executive would happily occupy the top seat until being presented with a carriage clock at their...

  2. FT Alphaville

    October 11, 2011

    Call for News Corp vote against Murdochs

    News Corp faced intensifying pressure for corporate governance changes on Monday as the biggest investor advisory group in...

  1. October 10, 2011

    Call for News Corp vote against Murdochs

    News Corp faced intensifying pressure for corporate governance changes on Monday as the biggest investor advisory group in...

  2. March 5, 2011

    Rose in fashion for power play

    London Fashion Week saw former Marks and Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose going strong, in the front row at the shows as...

  3. October 15, 2010

    Murdoch defends US political donations

    Rupert Murdoch has declared his dissatisfaction with Barack Obama and the Democratic party, saying that two $1m donations by...

  4. July 5, 2010

    Warning on growing road congestion

    The coalition government faces a “fundamental problem” coping with growing road use after plans to charge for road use were...

  5. April 30, 2010

    Rishton alerted BA's Sir Rod

    In the BA price-fixing trial that started this week, John Rishton , chief of Dutch retailer Ahold and the airline's former...

  6. April 28, 2010

    Branson asked aide to 'sound out' BA on prices, jury told

    Sir Richard Branson asked a senior Virgin executive to "sound out" a contact at British Airways about possible changes to...

  7. April 27, 2010

    Branson asked aide to ‘sound out’ BA, jury told

    Sir Richard Branson asked a senior Virgin executive to “sound out” a contact at British Airways about possible changes to...

  8. April 16, 2010

    Firsts for new Rio chairman

    Jan du Plessis's first meeting as chairman of Rio Tinto was marked by questions about relations in China and the developing...

  9. February 10, 2010

    Rio steers clear of mining experts

    An era will end on the Rio Tinto board as bankers David Mayhew and Sir David Clementi , and former Alcan chairman Yves...

  10. December 19, 2009

    Delayed, not cancelled

    Altering an airline's culture, Sir Rod Eddington once said, is like trying to perform an engine change in flight. For proof,...

  11. December 18, 2009

    Air travel: Delayed, not cancelled

    Altering an airline’s culture, Sir Rod Eddington once said, is like trying to perform an engine change in flight. For proof,...

  12. November 23, 2009

    BA's workaholic chief has eyes on the horizon

    Willie Walsh has said for years he wants to retire at 55 and now, a month after turning 48, he says that is still the plan....

  13. November 22, 2009

    Spanish step is start of ex-pilot’s global wish-list

    Willie Walsh has said for years that he wants to retire at 55 and now, a month after turning 48, he says that is still the...

  14. November 7, 2009

    Cost control lies at heart of airline's recovery

    As British Airways chief Willie Walsh rose to discuss the airline's eye-watering half-year losses with analysts, it was...

  15. November 6, 2009

    BA cost-control at heart of recovery

    As British Airways chief Willie Walsh rose to discuss the airline’s eye-watering half-year losses with analysts, it was...

  16. September 17, 2009

    Back down under

    Yet another top executive gets on the long-haul flight to Australia as Glasgow- based Weir Group chief Mark Selway rejoins...

  17. August 5, 2009

    Jac, the faithful son of Oz

    Jac Nasser's move into the BHP chairman's job is proof that there are not even two degrees of separation in corporate...

  18. July 24, 2009

    Eddington gives up on ANZ chairmanship

    Sir Rod Eddington, former British Airways chief and a special adviser to Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd, will not take...

  19. May 28, 2009

    Sir Rod connects

    Not that they need any favours at JPMorgan in landing work, but the bank has secured a place among those clipping fees from...

  20. April 16, 2009

    Rio payday

    JPMorgan Cazenove boss and long-standing Rio director David Mayhew managed to escape scrutiny when the subject of...

  21. February 13, 2009

    JPMorgan squared

    Don't you just love investment banks? Until a few days ago, JPMorgan Cazenove, corporate broker to Rio Tinto and 34 other...

  22. February 12, 2009

    JPMorgan Cazenove

    Don’t you just love investment banks? Until a few days ago, JPMorgan Cazenove, corporate broker to Rio Tinto and 34 other...

  23. February 10, 2009

    No prizes at Rio

    No sooner had Jim Leng picked up an award as non-executive director of the year for his role at Corus - backed by a judging...

  24. January 15, 2009

    Excavations on the Rio board

    Further changes in the Rio Tinto boardroom are expected after the appointment of Jim Leng as chairman. JPMorgan Cazenove...

  25. December 3, 2008

    Man in the BA cockpit

    A merger of British Airways and Qantas would provide a career peak for Roger Maynard, the man in charge of the UK airline's...

  26. December 3, 2008

    Flying low

    Sir Rod Eddington may have left his days at British Airways and Qantas behind him, but the wrangling over merger...

  27. December 2, 2008

    Cultural ties makemerger link-up logical choice

    Qantas’s pursuit of a merger with its largest European ally, British Airways, may be the Australian carrier’s best route to...

  28. FT Alphaville

    November 13, 2008

    Former BA chief to chair ANZ

    ANZ, Australia’s third-largest lender, has appointed Sir Rod Eddington to succeed long-standing chairman Charles Goode from...

  29. November 13, 2008

    Rod Eddington: a life in aviation

    One of Sir Rod Eddington's most urgent priorities in coming weeks will be the task of culling his extensive portfolio of...

  30. November 12, 2008

    Former BA chief to be new ANZ chairman

    ANZ, Australia’s third-largest lender, has appointed Sir Rod Eddington to succeed long-standing chairman Charles Goode from...

  31. September 23, 2008

    FitzGerald turns to spookery

    Tentacles of the spy group Hakluyt have spread as Thomson Reuters co-deputy chairman Niall FitzGerald takes over as chairman...

  32. April 18, 2008

    The last stand for Rio board?

    The prospect of it being the last Rio Tinto annual meeting was raised by one investor but was in the mind of many, judging...

  33. April 5, 2008

    Goodwill of staff is often in short supply

    Deep-rooted labour relations problems at Heathrow are ignored by airport and airline managers at their peril – especially at...

  34. April 5, 2008

    Goodwill of staff is often in short supply

    Deep-rooted labour relations problems at Heathrow are ignored by airport and airline managers at their peril - especially...

  35. January 10, 2008

    Business knights errant

    "Ah, Sir Stuart - thank you so much for coming. And thank you for the Christmas puddings - the corgis simply loved them."...

  36. October 16, 2007

    Your three best bets are inside the company

    The numeral three lies deep in our myth, literature and consciousness. "When shall we three meet again?" Macbeth's witches...

  37. October 15, 2007

    Your three best bets are inside the company

    The numeral three lies deep in our myth, literature and consciousness. “When shall we three meet again?” Macbeth’s witches...

  38. October 5, 2007

    BCC: Make transport investment a priority

    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has identified one priority above all others for the CSR and PBR and that is...

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