Monthly Archives: July 2010

BP: Board gaggle or giggle?

If there ever was a case that demonstrates what ails 21st century boards still stuck in the 20th century, then the naming of Robert Dudley as worldwide CEO of BP more than qualifies. Here’s why: 1.) While Dudley deserves major credit for leading during the worst ever corporate disaster in U.S. history, his tenure will… Read more »

Spencer Stuart guides Nokia CEO Search

ATLANTA (July 20, 2010) — The Garlington Report (TGR) has learned that executive search firm, Spencer Stuart, is guiding an effort to find a new CEO at Nokia, the Espoo, Finland-based phone manufacturer. One of the firm’s market leaders, Jim Citrin, is reportedly leading the search for Nokia’s board yet directly refused further comment earlier… Read more »

For every owner and brand steward Every now and then a major business owner will stand up for what he or she thinks is in the best interests of the brand. This doesn’t happen very often and rarely if ever does it occur at the Fortune 500 manager or glorified CEO level. Playboy majority shareholder and founder Hugh Hefner is… Read more »