Rat Race: MBA. CFA. Real Talent.

By the names alone, we should already have an idea of what they are all about. I mean, I’m talking about what recruitment firms like Robert Walters is referring to as options for business professionals seeking to better their careers. And, it is either the MBA or Master in Business Administration, or the CFA or…

Rajeev Suri, Nokia’s Saviour?

April 29. Nokia appoints Rajeev Suri as its new Chief Executive. Rajeev who? Well, Suri is actually no stranger to Nokia as before his appointment he was then leading Nokia Solutions and Networks, the company’s network equipment unit before its handset business was sold to software giant Microsoft for over $7B. Incidentally, Suri’s another native…

Apple turning Green

Apple is going green. With new hire, Lisa Jackson, former EPA chief, Apple has decided to take better care of its skin. As Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Jackson performed as expected until she resigned from her post because she did not want the Keystone Pipeline System to materialize during her time. And just…

Executive Search: Anglo CEO

There’s been tremors over at the mining industry as a couple of CEOs are on their way out. But for this article, let’s just focus on Anglo American plc, the U.K. mining company who’s Chief Executive Cynthia Carroll would be stepping down after 6 years on her post. What happened? After immense pressure from the…

Scott Thompson, ShopRunner CEO

People make mistakes, whether circumstantial or intentional; however, there is what you call a venial sin and a mortal sin. In religion, this could result to penitence and some prayers to excommunication. And in business, you could even get expelled with many perks thrown out… but then, with good breaks, you’d find light at the…