The Rise and Fall of 'Fred the Shred'

From son of an electrician to deposed CEO of RBS, Sir Fred Goodwin's huge ambitions finally proved too much for the Scottish bank

How the mighty are falling. The rise and fall of Sir Fred Goodwin is the classic tale of vaulting ambition which o'erleaps itself, of hubris brought low by the very qualities which led to such stellar success.

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