The Kiwi at the helm of Harrod'sBy KERRY WILLIAMSON - The Dominion Post | Monday, 14 July 2008
He may just be the most successful Kiwi businessman you've never heard of - and he's running a British institution.
For the past three months former Wellingtonian James McArthur has been in charge of Harrods department store, a must-see for Kiwis visiting London.
Mr McArthur, once a Tawa schoolboy, is Harrods Group's chief executive officer, a position created specifically for him.
Reporting directly to Harrods chairman Mohamed Al Fayed, Mr McArthur oversees the Knightsbridge store as well as the company's real estate, aviation and airport terminal retail operations. more...From the Dominion Post 14 July 2008