Mastercard man to slot in after Carr at Centrica

Mastercard’s Chairman will take over from Sir Roger Carr when he steps down as Chairman of British Gas owner Centrica. Richard (Rick) Haythornthwaite will become Non-Executive Chairman from 1 January 2014. The former BP man – he spent 17 years at the British oil giant – is also Chairman of arts organisation the Southbank Centre. […]

Centrica chairman hits back at EU quota for women

Bringing in European laws to make sure there is a minimum amount of women on the boards of large firms is unnecessary, according to the chairman of Centrica. Yesterday the head of British Gas’s parent company, Sir Roger Carr, wrote to the Times on behalf of the CBI to claim firms are happy to embrace […]