CEOs

In the last month, two of Spain’s best-known family businesses have ditched their family CEOs in favour of outsiders

Niels Christiansen joins a growing list of bosses with family business backgrounds

The French drinks company’s shares have skyrocketed since third-generation Alexandre Ricard took over.

Research shows that power is becoming concentrated at large American companies. For all their inefficiencies, family firms don’t have the same problem. 

A recent study argues that non-family CEOs are best for family firms, but only when monitored by a group of family members. 

A paper from a think-tank suggests that family members work so much less than non-family peers that their firms lose 2.6% in performance.