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Former WHSmith chief executive Kate Swann left the retailer after holding bonus payments, shares and options worth up to £13m, it has emerged.
Land Securities executive director Richard Akers is set to step down from the board next year, ending an almost 20-year career.
Veteran retail analyst Tony Shiret is to return to the City to take up a role with Portuguese bank Espirito Santo.
The Co-operative Group chairman Len Wardle has exited the business early following the scandal over its former banking chair Paul Flowers.
Asda has started piloting a new store management structure in two shops that strips out its middle management, reduces internal bureaucracy and cuts costs.
Human resources analysis
It’s all change at Walmart - last month it was announced Doug McMillon will become chief executive, while Richard Mayfield will join from Asda as CFO.
Doubtless a few eyebrows were raised in the City when it was reported that outgoing Burberry boss Angela Ahrendts was to receive a multimillion pound payout on becoming head of Apple’s global retail division. While the exact value of Ahrendts windfall has not been revealed the financial press speculated that the American could benefit to the tune of around £25m from a combination of share awards, bonus payments and signing on fee even before Apple’s generous long-term pay scheme is ...
Human resources comment
Only Thomas Cook among the FTSE 250 have taken the plunge in appointing a digital advisory board (DAB) citing its digital strategy as a key element of its turnaround.
I doubt many of our customers spend much time thinking about our distribution network and how the food on our shelves comes to be there.