In keeping with the message, the medium was suitably high-tech: a transadantic encounter conducted live by television satellite. Up on the giant screen in the London conference hall, Robert Shapiro, chief executive officer of the Monsanto Co., listened patiently as the American biotechnology conglomerate he heads was raked over the coals by Peter Melchett, the British aristocrat who is executive director of the environmental organization Greenpeace in Britain.By Barry Came5 min
If the instincts of senior Air Canada executives had been correct eight years ago, Don Carty would now be leading them into battle instead of advising their biggest enemy. In 1991, airline officials thought retiring CEO Claude Taylor was so close to hiring Carty as his replacement that they drafted a news release to that effect.By Anthony Wilson-Smith4 min
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