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Pay, executive compensation, benefits and related topics

CEO Pay Shrinks 4.6% but Offers Weak Reflection of Performance

None of last year’s 10 highest-paid chiefs among the S&P 500 ran one of the best-performing companies
Original publication date: 
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 14:19

Median pay for chief executives of the biggest U.S. companies slipped 4.6% last year, but the link between annual compensation and shareholder returns remained weak.

Corporate Directors’ Pay Ratchets Higher as Risks Grow

Pay for nonexecutive directors of S&P 500 companies rose nearly 50% between 2006 and 2014
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 15:29

Director pay has received scant attention over the years as investors, regulators and the public have focused on soaring executive compensation. 

Salaries, Perks & Pensions!

Original publication date: 
Thursday, July 31, 2003 (All day)
 Sounds like the latest game show, doesn't it?

In an era of global corporations, the Swiss pay referendum may matter more than you think

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 (All day)

The Swiss have spoken. Now the lawyers are trying to make sense of it all.

Ford CEO Mulally's $317 million haul

Ford CEO Alan Mulally has accumulated $317 million in Ford shares in just over six years at the company.
Original publication date: 
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 17:56

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)

Alan Mulally has been very good for Ford Motor Co. And in return, Ford has been very, very good for Mulally.

In just over six years, the Ford CEO has amassed holdings valued at more than $300 million.

Tribune Staff Would Bear Risk in Financing Buyout

Tax Breaks Abound, But Business Slump Could Hurt Workers
Original publication date: 
Monday, April 2, 2007 (All day)

The best thing about an employee-stock-ownership plan is that it gives workers a stake in their company's future. Which is also, of course, the worst thing about it.

Lucrative Consulting Fees Reach Bigger Set

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Monday, November 19, 2012 - 19:45

When Samuel J. Palmisano retires next month, he'll enjoy a generous goodbye present: The former International Business Machines Corp. chief will earn $20,000 for any day he spends four hours advising his longtime employer.

Pandit, a Low-Paid C.E.O. Among Wall Street Peers

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 15:58

Vikram S. Pandit worked as Citigroup‘s chief executive for just under five years. But during that time, he earned a good deal less than what other Wall Street chieftains made.

There are a number of ways to look at Mr. Pandit’s compensation from 2007 through 2011, according to an analysis that the research firm Equilar performed for DealBook.

Citigroup’s Chief Resigns in Surprise Step

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 21:32

Weeks before Vikram S. Pandit’s surprise resignation on Tuesday as chief executive of Citigroup, the banking giant’s powerful chairman, Michael E. O’Neill, was privately huddling with other board members to plan how to replace him, according to several people briefed on the talks.

Well-Hidden Perk Adds Up To Big Money for Executives

Deferred-Compensation Plans Give Tax Benefits, But Are Poorly Disclosed and Add to Liability
Original publication date: 
Friday, October 11, 2002 (All day)

Last year, John R. Stafford, chairman of pharmaceutical giant Wyeth, earned $1.8 million in salary. He also was awarded a $1.97 million bonus, restricted stock valued at $724,283 and 630,000 stock options.

That much shareholders can learn from glancing at the company's proxy.

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