Charles Taylor sentenced to 50 years in prison for war crimes. Judge at court in The Hague says ex-Liberia president’s crimes were of the ‘utmost gravity in scale and brutality’.
Richard Wallace and Tina Weaver depart as Mirror titles go seven-day. Long-serving editors dramatically ousted as the People’s Lloyd Embley takes over at the two papers.
BlackBerry maker confirms ‘significant’ job cuts amid review.
Adam & Eve’s horror-themed spot for Phones4U was the Advertising Standards Authority’s most complained about ad of 2011 but escaped censorship by the watchdog.
The head of prime brokerage sales for Singapore, Carl Davey, will be leaving the firm after 16 years to join Citigroup’s unit providing services such as clearing trades and lending money to hedge funds in Asia-Pacific.
The British life insurer said it appointed Jim McConville as its finance director with effect from June 6.
The bank appointed John Inch as a managing director covering the multi-industry sector in the United States at its equity research group. It also named Ross Sandler as a director covering the Internet sector in the United States.
ELECTRA PRIVATE EQUITY PLC
The company appointed Roger Yates as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
AVOCA CAPITAL HOLDINGS
The credit investment management company said it appointed James Hatchley as its co-chief executive.
ROYAL LONDON ASSET MANAGEMENT
The company, which manages more than 40 billion pounds ($62.81 billion) of assets invested globally, said it appointed Azhar Hussain as head of Global High Yield.
WR Berkley Corp
The insurer appointed Michael Connor as president of Continental Western Group, LLC, effective immediately.