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Adam Schwab

Business director and commentator

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United Airlines' object lesson in how not to handle a PR crisis

United Airlines' object lesson in how not to handle a PR crisis

Adam SchwabApr 12, 20177 Comments

More than US$255 million has been wiped of United’s market value since yesterday's incident.

The hubristic tragedy of Slater & Gordon

The hubristic tragedy of Slater & Gordon

Adam SchwabMar 6, 2017

The disaster at Slater & Gordon would have been exactly the kind of collapse that would have led to a class action led by Slater & Gordon itself.

Good riddance to Ahmed Fahour

Good riddance to Ahmed Fahour

Adam SchwabFeb 24, 201712 Comments

Though Fahour certainly went down boasting.

How to solve housing affordability literally overnight

How to solve housing affordability literally overnight

Adam SchwabFeb 20, 201716 Comments

Now everyone (other than perhaps wealthy land barons) hopefully agree expensive housing is a problem that needs fixing, but what’s the best way to do it?

Eight ridiculous excuses for paying Ahmed Fahour an obscene amount of money

Eight ridiculous excuses for paying Ahmed Fahour an obscene amount of money

Adam SchwabFeb 14, 20176 Comments

We now know Ahmed Fahour was paid $5.6 million last year. How can Australia Post possibly justify such a ridiculous salary?

The 2016 Crikeys: the best and worst of business

The 2016 Crikeys: the best and worst of business

Adam SchwabDec 20, 20165 Comments

Another year, another bunch of businesses and businesspeople to live in infamy.

AusPost fails to deliver the goods on CEO pay packet

AusPost fails to deliver the goods on CEO pay packet

Adam SchwabDec 19, 20167 Comments

Despite having one of the highest-paid executives in the country, AusPost is even refusing to tell taxpayers exactly how much they are paying him.

Incompetent and overpaid CEOs hate proxy advisers, which is why you should love them

Incompetent and overpaid CEOs hate proxy advisers, which is why you should love them

Adam SchwabDec 12, 20163 Comments

The more unhappy CEOs are about proxy advisers, the better job they are doing.

The Fin ties itself in knots to justify exorbitant CEO pay

The Fin ties itself in knots to justify exorbitant CEO pay

Adam SchwabOct 17, 20161 Comment

Shareholders of CSL, rightly, told the board to go jump when the board proposed an enormous payrise for the CEO and directors. But don't expect to read that in the Financial Review.

Failed experiment GWS Giants the elephant in the change room

Failed experiment GWS Giants the elephant in the change room

Adam SchwabSep 26, 201619 Comments

The AFL has thrown its (financial) weight behind the Giants. But what has it got to show for it?

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