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November 17, 2011

Family-owned supermarket chain Giant Eagle has appointed fourth-generation Laura Shapira Karet as chief executive, as the company looks to expand operations to more parts of the US.

Family-owned supermarket chain Giant Eagle has appointed fourth-generation Laura Shapira Karet as chief executive, as the company looks to expand operations to more parts of the US.

Karet, who was so far the chief strategy officer and senior executive vice president, will be succeeding her father David Shapira to the role, who will step down to become executive chairman of the Pennsylvania-based grocery business.

September 26, 2011

London socialite Chloe Green is hoping to lead her father Sir Philip Green’s fashion company Arcadia with her brother in the future. 

London socialite Chloe Green is hoping to lead her father Sir Philip Green’s fashion company Arcadia with her brother in the future.

Speaking to The Daily Mail, the star of reality TV show Made In Chelsea said she hopes to be involved with running the creative side of Arcadia, which owns high street shops such as Topshop, Miss Selfridge, Evans, Wallis and Dorothy Perkins.

September 1, 2011

Is a degree key to success or are family members better off jumping straight into the business? For some, like Sir Anthony Bamford, the billionaire chairman at JCB, joining the family business was the preferred option.  

Every August, British newspapers are full of pictures of smiling young people, jumping for joy with hands clutched around a piece of paper.

In the accompanying articles, the students, who’ve just received their A-level results - the final set of secondary education exams in the UK - outline their plans for the future. “It’s medicine at Durham University for me”, or “I’m doing law at Oxford”, they say, setting out on the same career path as their parents, or carving out their own niche.

August 24, 2011

Families in Asia who manage their philanthropic activities as a unit need to develop strong strategies for accommodating inter-generational differences to ensure the success of their efforts, according to a specialist in philanthropy.

Families in Asia who manage their philanthropic activities as a unit need to develop strong strategies for accommodating inter-generational differences to ensure the success of their efforts, according to a specialist in philanthropy.

August 12, 2011

Just 20 or 30 years ago, octogenarian family-business leaders were few and far between. Now, as life expectancy rises, an increasing number of business leaders are in their 80s and demographic trends will ensure this rises further in the future. But does it make good business sense?

Just 20 or 30 years ago, octogenarian family-business leaders were few and far between. Now, as life expectancy rises, an increasing number of business leaders are in their 80s and demographic trends will ensure this rises further in the future. But does it make good business sense?

July 25, 2011

The Philippines’ largest housing developer, family-controlled Vista Land and Lifescapes, has promoted the second generation of the family to a higher position, as the company looks to expand operations.

The Philippines’ largest housing developer, family-controlled Vista Land and Lifescapes, has promoted the second generation of the family to a higher position, as the company looks to expand operations.

The Manila-based group said in a statement that Manuel Paolo Villar, son of company founder Manuel Villar Sr, has been appointed as group president and chief executive.

May 27, 2011

Family-owned construction company Wates Group has added three more family members to the company’s executive board in a move to increase the family’s management role.

Family-owned construction company Wates Group has added three more family members to the company’s executive board in a move to increase the family’s management role.

A spokeswoman for the group told CampdenFB that Andy, Charlie and Tim Wates have joined as directors of the board.

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