He doesn’t look like a man masterminding a global takeover.
Think about restaurateurs with influence in Paris and you might come up with chefs such as Alain Ducasse, Pierre Gagnaire and Guy Savoy.
When Anna Bligh was 14, she was the only girl at Star of The Sea Convent school whose parents didn’t live together, after her mother left her alcoholic husband.
Nokia Oyj hired Stephen Elop , the head of Microsoft Corp. ’s business unit, as chief executive officer, seeking to reclaim ground lost to Apple Inc. that has wiped $61 billion off its market value.
As Apple Inc. struggles to meet demand for the latest version of the iPhone, Nokia Oyj is still waiting to ship its only model that may compete.
Rupert Murdoch faced down angry labor unions and journalists a quarter-century ago to establish a new printing plant in east London. This week he travels to the same part of town to calm unhappy employees.
Soho House Group, a chain of private members’ clubs in the U.K. and the U.S., said it will open five new venues by 2014 after reporting increased revenue and profit for 2011.
John C. Malone , the billionaire chairman of Liberty Media Corp., gave John Hopkins University’s engineering school $30 million for a research building.
"The battle for content will put long-term cost pressure on Sky at the same time that BT (BT/ A) and others will compete on price for subscribers."
- Nick Jones on Dec 17, 2014