Swiss to vote on executive pay curbs

22 November 2013 Last updated at 00:04 GMT By Imogen Foulkes BBC News, Bern How many years would you have to work to earn $17.1m – one year’s salary for Novartis’ chief?Swiss voters are going to the polls this weekend to decide on strict new laws to limit executive pay.The measures, if approved, would limit Read more about Swiss to vote on executive pay curbs[…]

Chess master turned chief executive

18 November 2013 Last updated at 00:10 GMT By Matthew Wall Business reporter, BBC “Why are we so bad at thinking logically?” asks Alan Trefler with genuine puzzlement.It’s a question that Star Trek’s Spock also often asked.But then Spock – and Mr Trefler, a chess master and chief executive of business software group Pegasystems – Read more about Chess master turned chief executive[…]