That most loveable of ageing industrialists, Sir John Harvey Jones, was back aboard the good ship Arcadia last week, once again chairing the Finance Director’s Forum.
The old seadog was booked for his ‘extraordinary insight and unique humour’, and he lived up to his billing. Urging delegates not to miss the muster station drill, he suggested this exercise was held at the request of the London Stock Exchange.
The exchange, he quipped, was concerned that should 300 FDs drown, there would be a sudden surge in share prices. Boom boom.
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