Stories by Damon Kitney and Annabel Hepworth


Most senior executives have enough trouble handling one BlackBerry. Warwick Smith has two. "There is enough room on my belt and I've got a big enough waist to support them," jokes the former federal minister and former Macquarie Bank executive, who now works for billionaire media proprietor Kerry Stokes.
Technology clearly doesn't faze Smith, who wears several other hats, including the NSW chairmanship of ANZ Bank. Neither does planning. Each evening he and his two assistants (one at ANZ and the other at Stokes's private company Australian Capital Equity) prepare a running sheet for the next day's events. "I like to be on time," Smith says.

Written by Damon Kitney and Annabel Hepworth10 Oct. 07 21:00