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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2012-09-04

Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, CEO of Lego

It all started out in the 1930s in a carpenter’s workshop in Denmark. Today, it is a global brand with 10,000 employees based around the world. You have probably played with their famous coloured plastic bricks at some point in your life. France 24 speaks to the man who heads up one of the world's oldest and most successful toy companies - Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, the CEO of Lego.

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2014-11-27 eurozone

The 'Stagnation Trap', with Catherine Mann, Chief Economist at the OECD

Without decisive action, the eurozone could get stuck in a "stagnation trap", says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The organisation also warns that...

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2014-11-13 economy

Talal Abu-Gazaleh, the 'Godfather of Arab accounting'

Markus Karlsson speaks to Talal Abu-Gazaleh, known as "the Godfather of Arab accounting". Born in Palestine, he is the founder and Chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Company (TAGCO)...

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2014-11-20 French economy

'Consult-Station', the world's first telehealth booth

Markus Karlsson speaks to general practitioner Franck Baudino and businessman Vincent Hillmayer from the company "Health for Development". H4D has developed a medical booth that...

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2014-11-05 economy

Former Apple CEO launches low-cost smartphone range

John Sculley was CEO of Apple from 1983 to 1993. He is now set to go into competition with his former Apple colleagues with the launch of his own range of low-cost smartphones,...

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2014-10-30 economy

Hugues Pouget, Chocolate maker and CEO of Hugo & Victor

The Salon du Chocolat, the Paris Chocolate Fair, is underway. It attracts around 6 million visitors and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Annette Young speaks to...

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