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CBD: No egos on APA's all-star team

APA chief executive Mick McCormack (left) and chairman Len Bleasel at Taronga Zoo.

CBD APA boss and amateur drummer Mick 'Fleetwood' McCormack doesn't lack a sense of humour.

No fool's gold for this conquistador

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CBD Leighton has announced the remuneration details for its Spanish boss, Marcelino Fernandez Verdes.

Qantas boss Alan Joyce thanks himself for Lazarus-like recovery

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CBD "I don’t think you can say losing $2.8 billion is crying wolf," Qantas boss Alan Joyce said on Monday, defending the airline’s Lazarus-like recovery from national basketcase to boom stock...

'God's work' doesn't always pay the bills as Emerchants has found

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CBD It's never easy making ends meet while performing 'God's work' in the finance industry.

Dr David Kemp called to court to explain prescription for carbon credits

Former federal health minister Michael Wooldridge has been banned as a company director for two years

CBD Is there a doctor in the court? That will be the question this Thursday when the John Howard-era environment minister Dr David Kemp has been ordered to show up at the Federal Court as a subpoenaed...

Uber rant from Cabcharge's new chairman

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CBD Cabcharge AGM's have always had the atmosphere of a taxi ride, and this time its debutant chairman, Russell Balding, completed the experience by providing the shock jock rantings.

ICAC star still has a home at Guildford Coal

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CBD Everything old is new again at Guildford Coal. Including some very familiar names showing up on its board.


Harvey Norman CEO Katie Page 'a bargain' at $2.07m

Harvey Norman CEO Katie Page.

CBD Retail billionaire Gerry Harvey had better be on his game on Tuesday when he fronts Harvey Norman investors and asks them to pay 50 per cent more for last year's model.

BHP chairman Jac Nasser and his green talk offers no cover for PM Tony Abbott

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CBD Even an old fossil like BHP Billiton won't give Prime Minister Tony Abbott any cover on climate change.

No cuts, just savings at ABC and SBS says the 'Minister for mirth' Malcolm Turnbull

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CBD The minister for mirth, Malcolm Turnbull, was slaying them – along with the budgets of ABC and SBS – at his comedy routine also known as The Future of our Public Broadcasters.

Sniffer dogs ate Kathmandu's homework


CBD If you are an Aussie investor in Kathmandu and haven't received your notice of AGM in the post, the outdoorwear retailer has the perfect excuse.

CBD: Another superyacht in the Lowy armada

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CBD When Westfield’s founding family, led by Frank Lowy, want to escape the worries of their property empire - and in Frank’s case the unmistakable whiff of eau de FIFA - they like to hit the...

Woolies boss Grant O'Brien is not getting fresh with Facebook

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CBD Woolies checkout chief Grant O'Brien doesn't actually want to shut down the internet like some other retailers - just Facebook.


Savouring the perks in the works

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CBD Running an arm of the Kerry Stokes empire may not be for the faint-hearted, but at least Don Voelte, the former Woodside boss now in the hot seat running the show at Seven Group, has made a...

Move over Miranda Kerr and John Alexander, James Packer has a new interest

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CBD And we thought James Packer's love life was complicated.


Iain Nairn ensures no Grinch is in store for David Jones shoppers this Christmas

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CBD The new South African owners of David Jones didn't shoot the piano man at its flagship Sydney store when they took over the joint, but CBD was alarmed by rumours they were out to spoil Christmas.

Frozen is no Disney tale for former Shell Australia boss Ann Pickard

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CBD There are few things in business that a truly black and white. But, CBD might observe that Derby Day is one that that comes close.

ABC draws line on finance editor Alan Kohler and his financial services business


CBD The ABC had to go to some unusual lengths to retain its talented finance reporter - a bloke on loan from its mates at News Corp - by the name of Alan Kohler.

Qantas still has a hold on former boss Geoff Dixon

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CBD Qantas maybe slipping in the icon stakes, but it certainly retains a hold on its former bosses. Which may explain how Geoff Dixon put his foot in it at a tourism conference in Canberra on Wednesday.

Which airline is missing from client list of Margaret Jackson's cleaning group Spotless?

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CBD Not many corporate warriors get to chair an iconic Australian company let alone two. So it is understandable that Margaret Jackson was suitably enthusiastic about her AGM debut for the recent private...