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Rolls-Royce crisis is a big test for microchip kingpin Warren East

Mr East, the new Rolls CEO, says he will introduce a restructuring plan and management cuts.


WHEN microchip kingpin Warren East was named as the next chief executive officer of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc in April, the aircraft-engine maker highlighted his "outstanding record of innovation" and "strong commitment to R&D". Those aren't the attributes the company most needs