Sir John Bond Vodafone
Chairman of the Vodafone Group plc. Assumed office July 2006.
Stepping down 2011 to take over at Xstrata.
Salary – Bonuses – Pension etc
About the organisation
Chairman of the HSBC May, 1998 – May 2006.
Chief Executive Officer of HSBC, January 1993 – May 1998.
Chairman Vodafone 2006 -2012
Chairman Xstrata (Glencore) Minining and Commodities 2012
Born 24 July 1940 (age 70) Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Married to Lady Elizabeth Bond, with 3 children
Bond failed to gain admittance to Oxford University, so on leaving school he spent two years in the USA, one as an English-Speaking Union scholarship student at Cate School, near Santa Barbara, California, before being given passage on a ship from Long Beach to Hong Kong as a deck hand.
He was knighted in 1999 for his services to banking.
Vodafone Group plc is a global telecommunications company headquartered in Newbury, United Kingdom. It is the world's largest mobile telecommunications company measured by revenue. It has 79,000 employees.
Xstrata/Glencore is the worlds largest mining and commodities company.
HSBC is a global financial services company and one of the world’s biggest bank.
Chairman’s Compensation for 2010 -fees earned or paid in cash £602,000.00.
At HSBC, Bond received £4.2m, including a salary and bonus package of £2.1m. His pension is worth £7.9m and he also has shares and share options worth £10.6m.
With his Vodafone salary and a small stake, he is valued at £30m.
In an interview in 2005 he noted being driven more by a fear of failure, of letting down shareholders, customers and staff, rather than a sense of personal aggrandisement.
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