Terry Leahy

Type: Person
Name: Terry Leahy
Title: Chief executive officer
Organization: Tesco
Date of Birth: 28/02/1956
Place of Birth: Liverpool, England
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Terry Leahy
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco needs more than just a 'back-to-the-floor' stunt

New Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis began his first day in the job a month ago, by writing to the company's 500,000 employees. In his letter he said the company would put the customer first and he would get around as many shops as possible in the coming ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

A Lesson From Tesco PLC For Glencore PLC & Rio Tinto plc Shareholders

At first sight there’s little in common between struggling supermarket chain Tesco (LSE: TSCO) and these two global miners, Rio Tinto (LSE: RIO) (NYSE: RIO.US) and its would-be suitor Glencore (LSE: GLEN) — though both sectors are facing difficult ... [Published Motley Fool UK - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

Warren Buffet: Investing in Tesco was a 'huge mistake'

Even after a £250m accounting overstatement was uncovered last week, new Tesco boss Dave Lewis will probably have been hoping some of the supermarket’s biggest investors were in it for the long haul. But now even famously far-sighted investor Warren Buffett ... [Published Management Today Magazine - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Awkward questions for Tesco should be answered by its accountants too

Illustration by Daniel PudlesSo the supermarket that shoved horsemeat in its burgers now admits to sprinkling horse manure on its balance sheet. That quip has been doing the rounds since Tesco confessed last week to exaggerating its profits by £250m, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Rise and Fall of U.K. Grocer That 'Owned the World'

Byline: Bloomberg NewsBerkshire Hathaway Inc. Vice Chairman Charles Munger recently summed up the past seven years of Tesco Plc, Britain's biggest grocer, in a beat."Tesco owned the world," said Munger, whose firm last disclosed a 3.7 percent stake in ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

What a difference a decade makes: Tesco's boss Terry Leahy 10 years ago

With a £250m hole in its accounts and shareholders baying for boardroom blood, Tesco 2014 has hit a new low. By contrast, 2004 Tesco was right at the top of its game, super-confident, relentlessly customer-focused and apparently unstoppably profitabl ... [Published Management Today Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Every extra million unnoticed helps Tesco’s shareholders

Tesco shares lost £1.5 billion in value at the start of this week (Pic: Flickr/Gordon Joly)Bosses of Britain’s biggest supermarket have found, that when trying to bluff your way out of a profit crisis, every little helps.Tesco suspended four of its top ... [Published Socialist Worker - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Rise and Fall of U.K. Grocer Tesco That ‘Owned The World’

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/B) Vice Chairman Charles Munger recently summed up the past seven years of Tesco Plc, (TSCO) Britain’s biggest grocer, in a beat.“Tesco owned the world,” said Munger, whose firm last disclosed a 3.7 percent stake in the company. ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco: why did it all go so wrong? | Andrew Simms

'Tesco invested heavily in large edge-of-town and out-of-town stores, which were hit by the rise of internet shopping.' Photograph: Rex Features“There are two types of chancellor,” Gordon Brown used to joke. “Those who fail and those who get out in time.” ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco: why did it all go so wrong? | Andrew Simms | Comment is free

“There are two types of chancellor,” Gordon Brown used to joke. “Those who fail and those who get out in time.” Tesco’s former chief executive, Terry Leahy[1], now enjoying a lucrative career as a feted business guru, got out in time. The irony is that ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 3 reports

It’s too late for the blame game – Tesco’s new boss needs fresh ideas, and quickly

It is academic now on whose watch the Tesco crisis began. Were the seeds sown before Sir Terry Leahy, the architect of much of its growth, departed? Those international adventures, notably into America, have proved costly to unwind. And all the while ... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Has Sir Terry’s poison chalice been handed on once again?

The parallels between Tesco and Manchester United grew even stronger yesterday as the latest chapter in the saga of Britain’s biggest supermarket unravelled. Philip Clarke reluctantly took up the board’s decision to resign after failing to fill the enormous ... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]

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The six questions facing Tesco’s Dave Lewis [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 19 2014]
New chair to lead Atlantic Gateway investment p... [Published B Daily - Oct 15 2014]
Tesco needs more than just a 'back-to-the-floor... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 09 2014]
A Lesson From Tesco PLC For Glencore PLC & Rio ... [Published Motley Fool UK - Oct 07 2014]
Warren Buffet: Investing in Tesco was a 'huge m... [Published Management Today Magazine - Oct 02 2014]
Tesco puts Blinkbox up for sale, according to r... [Published Computing.co.uk - Oct 02 2014]
ALEX BRUMMER: New chief executive Mike Coupe ha... [Published This Is Money - Oct 01 2014]
Edgy questions for Tesco must be answered by it... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 01 2014]
Awkward questions for Tesco should be answered ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
The Rise and Fall of U.K. Grocer That 'Owned th... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 26 2014]
Growing economies by rights [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 26 2014]
MARKET REPORT: Sainsbury's slips on faltering s... [Published This Is Money - Sep 25 2014]
Tesco problems bigger than Sainsbury's and Mark... [Published Telegraph - Sep 24 2014]
What a difference a decade makes: Tesco's boss ... [Published Management Today Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
Every extra million unnoticed helps Tesco’s sha... [Published Socialist Worker - Sep 24 2014]
The Rise and Fall of U.K. Grocer Tesco That ‘Ow... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 23 2014]
Tesco: why did it all go so wrong? | Andrew Sim... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 22 2014]
Tesco: why did it all go so wrong? | Andrew Simms [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 22 2014]
BAT Seeking to Have Tobacco Alternative Availab... [Published European Supermarket Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Health24.com | Medicinal nicotine inhaler appro... [Published Health24 - Sep 15 2014]
Medical licence for BAT nicotine inhaler [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 14 2014]
Consort Medical plc Surges After Announcing Dea... [Published Motley Fool UK - Sep 12 2014]
BAT's novel e-cigarette rival wins UK medical a... [Published Sharenet - Sep 12 2014]
The Business: Monday September 1 2014 [Published The First Post: Latest - Sep 01 2014]
It’s too late for the blame game – Tesco’s new ... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Tesco profits to hit nine-year lows as the empi... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Clean-up on every Tesco aisle: where to start [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Corporate kitchen sinkers from Justin King to A... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Tesco timeline – the highs and lows of the UK's... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
CallMiner Ranked as #1 Speech Analytics Vendor [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 17 2014]
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Shop horror [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Jul 21 2014]
PHILIP CLARKE did not sit still during his three years as boss of Tesco, the world’s second-largest retailer by sales. After taking over from Terry Leahy as chief executive, he pulled out of an ill-advised venture into America and scaled back Tesco’s ...
Market movers – Tesco, Imperial Tobacco, BSkyB,... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Jul 21 2014]
A 2% rise in Tesco 's ( LON:TSCO ) share price is salt in the wound for boss Philip Clarke, who is now headed for the checkout after a pretty undistinguished period in charge of Britain’s largest retailer. He will leave in October, making way for Dave ...
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