How to remove a company director

The decision to remove a director can have serious repercussions, both within and outside the boardroom.

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‘I saw myself as CEO of Qantas’: ex-Virgin boss

Paul Scurrah, who has worked in aviation, tourism and now runs Pacific National, didn’t overthink his version of success but had an ambition to run an airline.

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Origin Energy director Mick McCormack says Australia has wasted 17 years on energy policy

Australia has wasted almost two decades to resolve its energy policy and still has no plan for the transition away from fossil fuels, a non-executive director of Origin Energy has…

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Aged-care funding ‘doesn’t stack up’

With aged-care policy dominating the early days of the unofficial election campaign, BUPA Asia Pacific chief executive Hisham El-Ansary said even after the budget response to the…

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It’s not you, it’s us ALP warrior Joel Fitzgibbon warns of Labor split

Joel Fitzgibbon has warned Labor could split into two separate parties if it fails to bring together its working-class and socially progressive supporter bases, as ­Anthony…

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The virus is far from Australia’s only threat in 2020

Scott Morrison sounds PM-style polite but blunt. Both China and the US have a special responsibility to uphold a “common set of rules” that build an international society, he…

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Australia not doing enough to curb emissions, warns Parkinson

A co-author of the Rudd government's carbon reduction scheme has warned Australia is still not doing enough to reduce greenhouse emissions or prepare for a warmer climate, while…

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Westpac’s woes laid bare

A Federal Court affidavit by Austrac’s Kathryn Haigh provides a rare insight into the dealings between the regulator and its latest bank prey: Westpac.

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These are Australia’s best-value boards

Global biotech CSL can add having the country's best value board to its list of accolades, a new study has found.

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The perfect age to become CEO

If you're approaching your 47th birthday, it's time to start schmoozing your company's board.

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