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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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