Anthony Habgood, chairman, Reed Elsevier and Whitbread
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My Bottom Line: Anthony Habgood, Reed Elsevier and Whitbread

Anthony Habgood is chairman of Reed Elsevier and Whitbread.

He argues that the best thing a chairman can do for his or her company is to ensure it has a strong and independent board.

Anthony appeared on The Bottom Line which is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service. Subscribe to the podcast or watch it on the BBC News Channel.

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  • 28 Oct 2010
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