Australian mining board expert Bob Every retires

A BASE SALARY PLUS INCENTIVE SHARES IS WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO WHEN JOINING A COMPANY BOARD. Former Chairman of mineral sands developer Iluka, Bob Every has a view on remuneration which is simple: it’s a base salary plus incentive shares which they don’t vest for four years. Bob Every was once President of BHP …

It’s time blue-chip investors take stock

WITH INVESTORS FACING THEIR LOWEST RETURNS IN YEARS FROM THEIR BHP SHARES, IT’S NO WONDER THEY’RE FEELING LOST AND CONFUSED. The lowering domestic commodity prices, the downturn of the mining boom, and the Chinese economic slowdown are all adding deadweight to these investors’ woes. In a front page article in The AFR Weekend, 14-15 November 2015, writer Matthew Smith* comments …