I’m on my way to the launch of the Wates Principles on the governance of private companies. This process was started by the UK Government in the wake of BHS chair Philip Green’s abandonment of BHS pensioners following his sale of the company having … Continue readingMaking large private companies accountable
Yesterday’s discussion about the role of the chairman led me back to work Tomorrow’s Company did five years ago. It took the form of letters from different people to a new chairman. So the finance director, the General Counsel, the CEO, the Senior Independent Director, … Continue readingWhy the mandate matters
This morning I am joining a panel at KPMG to discuss: what makes a good Chairman of a company? and what are the biggest challenges? On my way to the event my main thoughts are: Ensuring that the right CEO is selected … Continue readingWhat Makes a Good Chairman?