FD watch Andrew Langford

Andrew Langford, group finance director of FBD Holdings, has been appointed chief executive of the insurance and financial services organisation.

Exclusive: When Cherie Blair met Sarah Brown

The present and former prime minister’s wife met at last night’s Real Business Asian Women of Achievement awards. They were among many celebrity guests. But the real stars were the winners…

So, you want to open an office in Malaysia

OB10, a £4m-turnover e-invoicing company, opened an office in Kuala Lumpur a year and half ago. Matthew Hammond is the general manager charged with keeping the business on the rails – despite the best efforts of the elements.

The female Murdoch

Elisabeth M, founder of Shine, is taking her TV business in interesting new directions.