Martin Vander Weyer Martin Vander Weyer

Why Bob Diamond deserves respect — and the cosmic meaning of the Burger King sale

If I say that Bob Diamond richly deserves his promotion to chief executive of Barclays, I do not intend any snide reference to the fact that he is enormously rich.

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