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Van Halen's flamboyant frontman David Lee Roth.

Panama! New top corporate cop has rock star connections

The story goes that ASIC chairman, Greg Medcraft, was about to hand in his badge as Australia's top corporate cop in April last year – with just one week left in office – when he heard his tenure was being extended another 18 months.

Illustration: John Shakespeare

Geldof gives Peter Costello some frank advice on super

In these financially uncertain times, who would you turn to? That's right, rock legend Sir Bob Geldoff, who headlined the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) National Adviser Conference on the Gold Coast over the weekend.

Commonwealth Bank CEO Ian Narev is off to Israel for a visit.

Light Horse escapade for CBA boss Ian Narev

We don't see Commonwealth Bank boss, Ian Narev, as the sort of person to sit back and ride out his final months in charge of our biggest bank - even as his chairwoman Catherine Livingstone rampages like a financial wrecking ball through his money making machinery.

Mick McMahon said sales had also been helped by relatively high red meat prices that meant more shoppers turned to chicken.

No chickenfeed for Ingham's boss after $11.6m payday

As the Mick McMahon-led Ingham's Group prepares for its first anniversary as a listed stock, he can at least breathe a sigh of relief over the fact that the chook stock has flown comfortably above its $3.15 IPO price.

Barely months after leaving his well-remunerated CEO position at Australia Post, Fahour has found himself another ...

Ex-Australia Post boss Ahmed Fahour's new role

Ahmed Fahour turns 51 this month, and is obviously not ready to be put out to pasture just yet. Barely months after leaving his well-remunerated CEO position at Australia Post, Fahour has found himself another executive role.