Andrew Forrest


A fair shake or a vicuñacino?

10:56PM | Tuesday, 2 October 2012 |  When I read last week that “Twiggy” Forrest would no longer provide tomato sauce to his staff to save costs, I thought it was a little harsh. That was before I learnt what a vicuña is.

THE NEWS WRAP: Australian businesses cut spending

3:29AM | Friday, 2 March 2012 |  Australian businesses cut their spending in the fourth quarter, with the economy still propped up by the mining industry, new figures have revealed.

THE NEWS WRAP: Shareholders handed greater powers over executive pay

6:22AM | Tuesday, 21 June 2011 |  Company directors could be removed if they ignore shareholder concerns over their pay, under laws passed by the Senate last night.

THE NEWS WRAP: Fortescue Metals’ Andrew Forrest steps down as chief executive

6:09AM | Thursday, 2 June 2011 |  Andrew Forrest, the billionaire founder of Fortescue Metals Group, is to step down as chief executive of the company and will become chairman.

BRW executive rich list dominated by mining

3:11PM | Thursday, 24 March 2011 |  Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has bumped media mogul Rupert Murdoch off the top spot in this year’s BRW Executive Rich List.