The founder of Fever-Tree, Charles Rolls, has cashed in on the growth of his drinks company by offloading 4.5m shares and pocketing ?73m in the process.
Boards that are willing to take a proactive and bold response can crystallise that rarest outcome of a crisis: an opportunity.
With almost 30 years of retail experience with Arcadia and Sainsbury's, Poundland's existing chairman Darren Shapland has also been appointed as the new chairman of notonthehighstreet.com.
David Somers has brought to a close his 16-month term as chairman of Scottish football team Rangers and declared that the warnings he received before entering the position were a “gross understatement”.
In the early years of a business corporate governance may seem like an expensive afterthought.