Susan Sobbott, president of global corporate payments at American Express, is a 24-year veteran of the organisation and has recently shifted her focus from the US market to international customers
As Director meets Susan Sobbott at London’s Goring Hotel she’s on a whirlwind tour of Europe – her second since taking on the role of president […]
Anne-Marie Huby, co-founder of fundraising website JustGiving, joins the stellar line-up at the IoD Women in Business conference
Anne-Marie Huby, who launched JustGiving in 2000, will share the secrets of the charitable website’s success at the IoD Women in Business conference at 116 Pall Mall on 7 November. JustGiving has enabled more than 22 million people […]
The founder and chairman of boutique technology merchant bank Restoration Partners looks back on his career
Foodie entrepreneurs Eric Partaker and Dan Houghton spill the beans on raising £2.16m through crowdfunding for their Mexican restaurant chain Chilango via a ‘burrito bond’.
Balancing a huge chicken-and-steak-filled burrito in one hand and a pen and notepad in the other – while still maintaining a modicum of decorum – is no easy task, but as […]
The Dragons’ Den star and long-standing IoD member has had a diverse career – from selling ceramics, to running a family travel business, to owning a textile mill. As she collected an honorary doctorate from Bath Spa University, the serial entrepreneur told us what she’s learnt so far.
Location, location, location. That was the first business […]
The value of synergy, sharing and mutual support
The state-funded British Business Bank is helping SMEs secure much-needed finance, says Keith Morgan
First Direct’s chief executive Matt Colebrook on the bank’s secret to coming top of polls for employee loyalty