The top business leaders in Asia making headlines last week in select global and regional media. Powered by Dow Jones Factiva and edited for relevance and clarity.
Former President, Olympus
Mr. Woodford met with members of Japan’s ruling party to discuss the fate of the embattled company.
Chairman, China Petroleum & Chemical
Mr. Fu is leading a US$ 2.15 billion unsolicited bid for China Gas amid a broader expansion effort.
Chief Executive, Cathay Pacific Airways
The carrier unveiled plans to launch new long-haul economy-class cabins.
Mr. Chandler’s eponymous fund, Sino-Forest’s largest shareholder, opposes the company’s refusal to pay debt holders, dealing a blow to its fight for survival.
President, Tokyo Electric Power
The Japanese government said Tepco’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant had reached cold shutdown.