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Bacardi mixes its markets

Joaquin Bacardi, president and CEO of Bacardi Corporation, tells Karen E Thuermerabout the rum's growing popularity in the BRIC countries, as well as his expansion plans for its production facilities in the Caribbean

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GoGrid reveals global ambitions

US cloud computing company GoGrid signals its intention to service  customers around the world, starting with a new data centre in Europe


Company profile: Bangladesh's Beximco flies the frontier market flag

Bangladesh-based Beximco Pharmaceuticals is looking to build on last year's growth with expansion into the GCC. Spencer Anderson talks to managing director Nazmul Hassan about his plans

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View from the C-suite: Kaspersky Lab's CEO Eugene Kaspersky

Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, tells MichaƂ Kaczmarski about the prospects for growth in the antivirus software industry and details the pros and cons of conducting business in Russia

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Vodafone looking at data services for growth

With the voice market showing signs of saturation in the European  market, Vodafone is banking on data to fuel its future growth

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Vestas battling winds of change

Vestas has been a major wind energy foreign investor in North America, Asia and Europe over the past decade. However, a recent spate of layoffs and difficult conditions in Europe foretell challenging times for the company

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Tax risk management: the rules of engagement

As the relationship between corporate governance and tax regulation comes under the spotlight, company managers could be forgiven for thinking tax risk is beyond their control. But with the correct processes in place, says Anuschka J Bakker, it can be identified and managed

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View from the C-suite: Trillium Wind Power's John Kourtoff

Trillium's CEO tells Spencer Anderson how wind power will confound its critics and play a crucial role in meeting the world's energy needs, particularly now that the Asian behemoths are investing in its potential

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Company profile: E.ON sets itself ambitious renewable goal

In the process of shifting its portfolio into more carbon-neutral territory, energy giant E.ON has set itself some aggressive targets to reach by 2030

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Trouble abroad: companies cut costs of overseas staff deployments

Sending staff overseas for long periods involves costs and challenges. This is expected to continue to expand, but in these austere times, firms are cutting the length of deployments and benefits offered

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