New Leader at Rolls-Royce Illustrates Investor Anxiety

To read the formal press release one way, John Rishton is going out on top. After becoming CEO of Rolls-Royce in April 2011, profits rose 69%, the British engine maker’s order book grew 24%, and the share price climbed 63%. No wonder, then, that at age 57 he is apparently electing early retirement....

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