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January 1, 2008

When a business is passed from one generation to another, the newcomers are faced with immense pressures and responsibilities. Gordon Cairns meets two next generation members from contrasting cultures who have taken different routes to the top

When a business is passed from one generation to another, the newcomers are faced with immense pressures and responsibilities. Gordon Cairns meets two next generation members from contrasting cultures who have taken different routes to the top

For the next generation, taking over the family business does not only bring financial rewards and a boost to one's self esteem, it also brings the responsibility of securing the company that has been nurtured by generations of your family and, more importantly, taking this business forward in the modern world.

November 1, 2007

Family-owned media group Bonnier has appointed Jonas Bonnier as new CEO. Jonas is currently executive vice president of Bonnier

Family-owned media group Bonnier has appointed Jonas Bonnier as new CEO. Jonas is currently executive vice president of Bonnier.

"During the past few years Jonas Bonnier has proven himself to be the right man for the job. He has deep knowledge of our industry, international experience and knows the Group inside out," says chairman Carl-Johan Bonnier.

Non-family member Bengt Braun, who will now leave the CEO position after 10 years, has been appointed vice-chairman of Bonnier. He will also serve in additional board of directors within the Sweden-based group.

January 1, 2006

The FBN’s distinguished professors, business leaders and consultants all have an opinion – as was witnessed at the recent FBN summit in Brussels. The answers, says Scott McCulloch, are as diverse as the network’s members

The FBN's distinguished professors, business leaders and consultants all have an opinion – as was witnessed at the recent FBN summit in Brussels. The answers, says Scott McCulloch, are as diverse as the network's members

"Ownership becomes responsible when one accepts there may be some short-term sacrifices and long-term patience involved in supporting a family business." When Philippe Haspeslagh, a professor from Insead uttered these words to delegates at the FBN's recent annual conference in Brussels, there were nods of approval and thoughtful stroking of chins.

July 1, 2005

As a head honcho of a leading Swedish business newspaper, Hans-Jacob Bonnier has years of experience at the helm of a successful family business. This stands him in good stead as chairman of the Family Business Network, writes Scott McCulloch

Scott Mcculloch is editor of Families in Business

As a head honcho of a leading Swedish business newspaper, Hans-Jacob Bonnier has years of experience at the helm of a successful family business. This stands him in good stead as chairman of the Family Business Network, writes Scott McCulloch

January 1, 2004

Just one year before the Bonnier Group celebrates its 200th anniversary, the Bonnier Group were the recipients of the 2003 IMD – Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch Distinguished Family Business Award

Joachim Schwass is Professor of Family Business IMD and Director, the IMD – Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie Family Business Centre.

Just one year before the Bonnier Group celebrates its 200th anniversary, the Bonnier Group were the recipients of the 2003 IMD – Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch Distinguished Family Business Award

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