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Kind endeavours and corporate kudos

April 3, 2006

As Barclays CEO John Varley takes the homelessness baton from HSBC co-head of CIBM John Studzinski, they talk to Karina Robinson about charity work and corporate social responsibility.

Working to turn the world orange

December 5, 2005

Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyJet and a host of other branded businesses, is a man obsessed, as Karina Robinson discovered.

Arnold’s post-Abbey ponderings

November 7, 2005

Former Abbey CEO Luqman Arnold tells Karina Robinson about his future plans and why it is important to take time out occasionally.

A fan of ping-pong and profits

October 3, 2005

Barclays CEO John Varley talks to Karina Robinson about his strategy to maintain the bank’s position as one of the most competitive in the world.

What the future holds for Mack’s Morgan Stanley

August 1, 2005

Swingeing change is likely at Morgan Stanley under its new chairman and CEO John Mack as he attempts to integrate the cultures of its many parts. 

Never mind the shirt, watch the shares

July 4, 2005

Having rewritten Lloyds TSB’s poor growth story, CEO Eric Daniels now wants to strengthen the bank’s franchise, he tells Karina Robinson.

Killer-heeled guard of Botswana’s billions

March 7, 2005

Linah Mohohlo, governor of the Bank of Botswana, talks to Karina Robinson about fighting Aids and watching South Africa .

Alvaro de Molina

February 2, 2005

Cuban immigrant Al de Molina has done an impressive job as treasurer of Bank of America (BofA). “In a difficult interest rate environment, he adroitly managed the ups and downs, with the treasury business ending up being an important contributor to the bottom line,” says Joe Morford, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets.

On guard against the knocks

January 3, 2005

Morgan Stanley CEO Phil Purcell talks to Karina Robinson about growing the business, making changes and that letter from the SEC.

Dragon slaying and reforming the euro

October 4, 2004

Gerrit Zalm is the Dutch finance minister who still believes in the Stability and Growth Pact, he tells Karina Robinson.

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