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CEO severe stress

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 15 October 2012

Stress at the top. Lesley Curwen talks to Paul Huljich, former CEO of a food manufacturer, who suffered a severe breakdown after stress at work. He describes how he thought he could fly, gave away hundred-dollar bills to anyone passing, and stripped down to his underpants in the boardroom.

Toby Lapage-Norris, a partner at head-hunters Boyden Executive Search, explains that the turnover of CEOs is rising in the current harsh economic conditions.

And Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times reveals her latest award for outstanding business guff.

(Image: A banner that reads "Stop stress now" Credit: Getty Images)



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