How public companies announce CEO sackings for bad behaviour

This list looks at the way public companies announce they have sacked their CEO for poor behaviour. Many CEOs are terminated against their wishes, but few disclose the specifics.

Apr. 5, 2022

Current non-independent nominee directors of ASX300 companies

This list looks at current non-independent shareholder nominee directors of ASX300 companies, excluding founders.

Apr. 16, 2022

Executives who have sat on other boards

This list tracks CEOs or executive directors of major companies who have simultaneously been non executive directors of other un-related major public companies, a practice which really should only happen at the tail end of a CEO's executive career.

Jan. 9, 2022

Former pollies on ASX-listed boards

This list tracks the former Australian politicians who have or still serve on public company boards. Send any corrections of additions to

Apr. 16, 2022

The busiest Australian directors at a point in time

This list looks at Australia's busiest directors at a point in time in their careers.

Feb. 14, 2022

Female directors who resigned early

A typical director will do 6-10 years on a public company board so when someone chooses to go in less than two terms, it should be explained. This list looks at the trend where female directors tend to leave boards after shorter terms.

Jun. 7, 2021

What happens to directors in takeovers?

This list tracks the so-called "social issues" at board level when public companies merge or are taken over.

Apr. 16, 2022

Female chairs of ASX 200 companies

This list tracks all the female directors who have chaired ASX200 companies.

Apr. 16, 2022

Biggest votes against incumbent chairs as directors

This list tracks the biggest double digit votes against incumbent chairs of ASX200 listed companies.

Apr. 16, 2022

ASX-listed chairs rushed into the job

We are of the view that a director needs at least 12 months on a board before taking over as chair. This list tracks chairs of ASX100 companies who were rushed into the job.

Jun. 7, 2021

Constitutional requirements for boards

This list tracks the board size constraints and nomination requirements at major ASX listed companies.

Apr. 11, 2022

How chairs and CEOs depart in quick succession

Chairs and CEOs of troubled companies tend to depart in quick succession, as this list demonstrates.

Jul. 24, 2020

Tenure of AFL Presidents

This list tracks the tenure of AFL Presidents ahead of the 2017 footy club AGM season.

Jun. 7, 2021

Tenure limits in place with boards and leaders

This list looks at tenure limits, binding and advisory, that apply in various leadership institutions. Interesting concept should be more widely applied.

May. 30, 2019

Voting support for non-independent executive chairs

This list tracks the voting support that non-independent executive chairs of ASX200 companies have attracted since 2002. What it demonstrates is that despite all this talk about having an independent chairman, investors are reluctant to vote against the chairman.

Jun. 7, 2021

Past female CEOs of ASX-listed companies

This list tracks past female CEOs of ASX-listed companies and assesses how they fared. Needs an update.

Apr. 16, 2022

Rating expat CEOs of Australian companies

Here is a list looking at the records of expat CEOs brought in to run Australian companies.

Jun. 7, 2021

Australia's longest serving non-executive directors

Ever wondered who our longest serving executive and non-executive directors are? Try these out for interesting lists. We've set a $500 million cut-off in terms of market capitalisation, so please send any additions or corrections to

Jun. 7, 2021

The out of town chairs whose companies struggle

The Mayne Report has long had a theory that trouble is more likely to hit public companies which have a chairman who lives in a different city from the head office and CEO. The near collapse of Commander Communications is the latest addition to the list.

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