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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...

April 22, 2014 Caterpillar's CEO compensation cut 32% to $12M


DALLAS (AP) - Caterpillar cut the value of its CEO's pay package by 32% to $12 million in 2013, a year when the heavy machinery maker saw its profits fall by a third, according to an Associated Press analysis. Chairman and CEO...

April 21, 2014 Stop Obsessing Over Exorbitant CEO Pay

Source: Slate

Last weekend the New York Times published its annual list of executive compensation, with Oracle’s Larry Ellison topping the charts at $78.4 million (and Disney’s Bob Iger in a distant second, at $34.3 million). Pay packages have...

April 18, 2014 Business school experts: High CEO pay hurts American companies, stockholders

Source: Fox News

Based on our reading of the evidence, CEOs in the U.S. are currently paid more than ten times what is needed in salary alone.

April 17, 2014 Sprint CEO Hesse's compensation balloons from $11M in 2012 to $49M in 2013

Source: Fierce Wireless

In 2013 Sprint (NYSE: S) CEO Dan Hesse had probably his busiest year at the helm of the carrier since he came on board in late 2007, and the company handsomely rewarded him for his efforts. Hesse scored a total compensation...

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