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May 16, 2014 Chipotle's exec comp plan rebuked by shareholders

Source: USA Today

Shareholders at Chipotle Mexican Grill have voted overwhelmingly to reject the way the fast-food company compensates its senior executives. More than 75% of shareholders voted against ratifying the current executive compensation...

May 15, 2014 Doubling Down on C.E.O. Pay

Source: NY Times

In an era of what many perceive as outsize executive compensation, it’s not unusual for a successful public company to lavish its chief executive with a multimillion-dollar pay package. But what happens when there are two chiefs?

May 14, 2014 Morgan Stanley shareholders approve executive pay

Source: Financial News

Morgan Stanley shareholders approved the investment bank's 2013 executive compensation plan by a wide margin in a meeting that ended without a single question from the audience.

May 13, 2014 Sony executives lose bonuses again after another bad year

Source: The Economic Times

Struggling electronics giant Sony will not pay bonuses to senior executives for the third straight year, the Japanese company said Tuesday, as it braces for another disastrous earnings showing. The move means that President Kazuo...

April 27, 2014 CEOs Staying In Their Jobs Longer

Forbes - Fewer CEOs got fired last year. Thatâs the finding of a new study by New York research non-profit îThe Conference Boardî, which combed through press reports to compile its data. Two Conference Board...

April 25, 2014 Top CEOs Make 331 Times the Average Worker. Does Anyone Care?

Source: Bloomberg

Chief executives of companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index made an average $11.7 million last year. The average production and nonsupervisory worker: $35,239. That means CEOs are paid 331 times the average worker,...

April 24, 2014 Buffett Disapproves of Coca-Cola's Pay Plan

Source: ABC News

Warren Buffett says he disapproves of Coca-Cola's highly contested pay plan for its executives. Buffett, whose company is the beverage maker's largest shareholder, called the plan "excessive" in an interview on CNBC after it was...

April 24, 2014 Ex Wal-Mart CEO's deferred pay: $140 million

Source: USA Today

Departed Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke's deferred pay should provide enough money to shop beyond discount retailers for many years. Duke, who retired Jan. 31, had $140.1 million in deferred compensation at year's end, Wal-Mart said...

April 23, 2014 CEO Compensation Comparison Lacks Perspective

Source: CAPCON

As a union tries to make CEO pay an issue, others question the comparison. Economist Antony Davies said that if McDonald's were to not pay its CEO or all senior management and instead divide those tens of millions of dollars...

April 22, 2014 Some companies cutting executive perks

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - As the Corporate Library, a governance-research firm that's now part of GMI Ratings, said in a 2010 study, "If the board cannot set appropriate limits for the CEO in this regard, will it be able to do so...

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