TOO much of a good thing can lead to indigestion - this axiom extends well beyond gastronomical delights, to mergers and acquisitions in the corporate scene. And so it is that at BNP Paribas, the...

BEEFING up capabilities in digital and innovation has been high on the agenda for Brian McNamara since he took the helm as chief executive officer of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s consumer healthcare...

AS TEMPTING as it can be to draw lessons from history, Richard Fenning cautions against doing so blindly - as a one-time student of history himself, and as chief executive officer of global...

FOR a best-selling author who doesn't hold back on certain politicians, historian Yuval Noah Harari seems a tad reserved in person...

SOME might think it audacious. But Mike Stankey, vice-chairman at Workday, is one businessman who's convinced that his company has it in it to create a new business model for its industry - that...

ALL is for the best in the best of all possible worlds. This line from Voltaire's Candide also applies to the advertisements that follow you from site to site on the open Internet...

SITTING across the table at St Marc's cafe and enjoying a chocolate croissant, Ehab Abou-Oaf, regional president of Mars Wrigley Confectionery, laughs and says: "I like to say I eat 50kg of...

SHORT-TERM home rental platform Airbnb is here to stay, which means that hoteliers must step up their game, says global industry veteran John Kidd.

RIGHT after college, Jim Chirico, Avaya's president and CEO, wanted to join the Federal Bureau of Investigation and he came pretty close to bagging his dream job...

GETTING a friendly thwack over the head with a rolled up brochure was not what this reporter was expecting after an interview, but Joseph "Yossi" Vardi is anything but ordinary...