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.
Colin Kruger, CBD
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.
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.
What possessed Myer chairman Paul McClintock to tempt fate by announcing in September that he won't be stepping down before next months shareholder meeting - as he promised at last year's AGM.
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.
Something magical happened to the pay packet of Trevor Croker, the new CEO of poker machine maker, Aristocrat Leisure, when he moved to the US. It more than doubled.
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.
Have you ever wondered what would happen if News Corp terminated the employment of its founder, 86-year-old Rupert Murdoch, "for cause"?
The retirement of Commonwealth Bank's New Zealand CEO, Barbara Chapman, only highlights the unseemly volume of talent turnover at the scandal prone bank.
Former All Blacks World Cup winning captain (and CBD's former boss at Fairfax Media) David Kirk was happy to put in the boot on a disastrous investment in his Bailador tech fund.