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Westpac dumps personal financial advice for the masses

Westpac dumps personal financial advice for the masses

Two of the bank’s top executives will leave the business as a result of the shake-up with consumer bank executive George Frazis leaving to pursue other opportunities and BT CEO Brad Cooper leaving after assisting with the transition. Mr Cooper is also the deputy chairman of lobby group the Financial Services Council.Westpac will continue to…


For Nine CEO Hugh Marks, happiness is a T-shirt and uggs

For Nine CEO Hugh Marks, happiness is a T-shirt and uggs

Hopefully you can get some downtime after a trip with that many time zones?Yes, I’ll take some time off to head to our property at Berry, just to potter around the house, look after the vegies, check fences, that kind of thing. Over Easter, the extended family go to my Mum and Dad’s place at…


Rio Tinto sounds climate alarm for iron ore’s future

Rio Tinto sounds climate alarm for iron ore’s future

This will affect companies such as Rio’s fellow mining giant BHP, Bluescope Steel, coalminers Whitehaven, New Hope Group and Yancoal, and cement makers Adelaide Brighton and Boral. Last week Swiss mining giant Glencore said it wouldn’t expand its Australian thermal coal production any more, under pressure from investors in the Climate+100 group. Mainstay of prosperityIron…



Snack food giant Mondelez Australia creates product lab to snare shoppers

Snack food giant Mondelez Australia creates product lab to snare shoppers

HomeBusinessRetail23 Jan 2019 — 1:00 PMMondelez Australia, one of Australia’s largest food companies, has established an innovation hub to fast-track new products and routes to market in response to growing consumer demand for healthier, more convenient snacks.A “growth team” set up outside Mondelez’s core operations in Melbourne has been tasked with exploring opportunities such as…