Colin Kruger

Colin Kruger

Colin Kruger is a business reporter focused on the retail and gambling industries. He joined the Sydney Morning Herald in 1999 as its technology editor. Other roles have included the Herald's deputy business editor and online business editor.

APRA boss Wayne Byres won't turn jail bird for 'Sugar' Rory Robertson

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Colin Kruger Westpac economist and anti-sugar crusader, Rory Robertson, was more than happy to sweet talk his fellow Reserve Bank alumni, APRA chair Wayne Byres, at a Sydney speech on Wednesday.

It's Vegas or bust for Andrew Hagger, the Liberace of Australia's corporate world

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Colin Kruger NAB's wealth management boss, MLC chief Andrew Hagger, has added another feather to his cap as corporate Australia's renaissance man.

Pac Brands spent millions to retain top jocks like David Bortolussi, but the plan wasn't Holeproof

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Colin Kruger Not just any old Tom, Dick or Harry can run a socks and jocks shop like Pacific Brands.

It cost Pac Brands Hard Yakka and millions to retain top executives

Colin Kruger Not just any old Tom, Dick or Harry can run a socks and jocks shop like Pacific Brands.

A $10 million dotcom acquisition is not on the cards for South32 boss Graham Kerr

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Colin Kruger Investors who come across the South32.com web site will find graphic images of intravenous drug use, and a grammatically challenged message which South32 investors probably wished they had heeded:...

Manchester United to spruik holidays in Cambodia with this Aussie casino player

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Colin Kruger It is a good thing that James Packer stood down as Crown Resorts' chairman to focus a bit more on the roulette wheels of the business, because it looks like Echo Entertainment is not the only local...

Tatts director Brian Jamieson is having trouble keeping track of his stock

Colin Kruger Tatts boss Robbie Cooke had the spit and polish out to present the company's full year results in the best light possible.

Forget the Ashes, it was a Penfolds vintage knock from this Michael Clarke

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Colin Kruger The other Michael Clarke – the Treasury Wine Boss – is definitely on a good wicket.

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Is the former Orica boss, Ian Smith, proving too explosive for public consumption?

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Colin Kruger If history is any guide, Ian Smith's abrupt departure from Transurban's board won't end well for the logistics group.

Au Revoir to Wayne McCrae, a man too colourful for copper explorer Cudeco

CuDeco chairman Wayne McCrae has resigned.

Colin Kruger The man with more colour than his notorious copper deposit in far North Queensland has finally proved too much for his new Asian investors.

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ANZ boss Mike Smith does a Linda Evangelista on $3b raising announcement

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Colin Kruger Bank watchers were reading a lot in the tea leaves at ANZ when chief teller, Mike Smith, did not show up for the announcement that it was passing the hat around to raise $3 billion.

Defiant Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh has another cash cow in his back pocket

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Colin Kruger Rio Tinto boss Sam Maurice Cossart Walsh was in a defiant mood at the miner's half-year result Thursday evening.

Ashes to Ashes, Suncorp's Patrick Snowball sees plenty of reasons for optimism

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Colin Kruger Former British tank commander Patrick Snowball offered Suncorp investors a note of optimism - depending on which side you support in the Ashes.

Gina Rinehart clashes over a less than placid Lakes Oil

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Colin Kruger A billionairess like Gina Rinehart does not really need to be dragged into a scrap at a small scale oil explorer like Lakes Oil, but minor mining entrepreneur, Nick Mather, can shoulder the blame for...

There won't be a victory lap for Federation boss Steven Sewell

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Colin Kruger What to give the man described as the driving force behind the creation of a $22 billion company? He got a redundancy slip.

Nine's Celebrity Apprentices won't stray from Mark Bouris' Yellow Brick Road

Mark Bouris is on the yellow brick road.

Colin Kruger After all of our grouching last week about Redesign My Tobacco Brand star, Todd Sampson, and his extensive extracurricular activities, CBD was pointed in the direction of a corporate titan who...

No Glory as Benny Elias and Tony Sage lose Indonesian play Kupang Resources

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Colin Kruger The corporate ref has finally blown the whistle on the Indonesian explorer run by rugby league legend Benny Elias and Perth Glory owner Tony Sage: Kupang Resources.

Gruen star Russell Howcroft's book should be a hit at Ten

Colin Kruger Network Ten's Russell Howcroft is about to publish his first book: When it's Right to be Wrong.

First day in the office but 'pay gap' on the agenda for Ten boss Paul Anderson

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Colin Kruger It wasn't an easy first day in the office for Ten's new boss, Paul Anderson, fronting a CEO forum on 'Tackling the gender pay gap' as a last minute substitute for his predecessor Hamish McLennan.

Rolf Harris, Jesus, Kim Kardashian, nothing's safe from Irish bookies Paddy Power

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Colin Kruger Paddy Power, owner of Australia's Sportsbet, raised a ruckus with its latest ad featuring Rolf Harris.