Fiona Woolf, the second woman to head the City of London in 800 years, said bankers in her district must keep working to regain the public’s trust and backed the Bank of England’s latest move to support lenders.
Egon Zehnder International, an executive search firm, is getting three times as many calls as last year at its Mumbai office from Indian companies seeking women for board positions, spurred by a new law.
Marisa Drew, Credit Suisse Group AG’s most senior female investment banker in Europe, expects it will take at least five years before women start to gain a greater share of senior positions in the industry.
Switzerland’s 165-year-old draft is set to withstand a third abolition attempt in two decades as voters in a Sunday referendum are seen backing a military tradition that has shaped generations of business executives.
UBS AG is using search firm Egon Zehnder to help it find a new chief executive officer, the Wall Street Journal reported on its website. The Swiss bank is considering internal and external candidates and has already contacted former JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive Bill Winters, the Journal said.
A wave of shareholder rebellions and executive retirements that’s left at least six North American oil and gas companies searching for chief executive officers is leading toward a bidding war for the industry’s best leaders.
Tata Sons Ltd. Chairman Cyrus Mistry, chasing his predecessor’s vision of boosting revenue fivefold in the next decade, is searching for a head of mergers and acquisitions, a person familiar with the plan said.
Microsoft Corp.’s next chief executive officer will need the expertise and strategic vision that can help the biggest software maker confront a broad range of threats that Steve Ballmer, for all his expertise as a salesman, was never able to repel.