Trevor Matthews, hired a little over a year ago to run the UK arm of Aviva, is to leave the insurer, even though he was handed a £2m golden hello for joining the company.
Piper Jaffray has announced that Philip Soran joined its board of directors and has been appointed to the audit committee.
Our thoughts turn to Valentine's Day, and in a pleasant diversion from red-foil-wrapped chocolate hearts, it is turning out to be a good week for men in pants.
I am holding for David O Russell, the Oscar-nominated director of Silver Linings Playbook and The Fighter, who has agreed to talk about one of his all-time favourite films: the comic masterpiece Groundhog Day, released in the US 20 years ago this month.
England's tour proper begins in Eden Park on Saturday evening, with the first of three Twenty20 games to be followed by those in Hamilton and Wellington's anonymous "Cake Tin".