• Hillary Clinton Misuses Stat On CEO Pay
    HuffPo - May 21
    Hillary Clinton said the “average American CEO” makes 300 times more than the typical worker, but she was referring to a study that looked at pay disparity between CEOs and average workers only at the top 350 companies... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Stock Options Fueling Outsize Gains For Many CEOs
    USA Today - Apr 21
    Scores of CEOs rode Wall Street's aging bull market for big windfalls in 2014, a year that's shaping up as a record for executive compensation. Among the 100 biggest publicly held companies reporting so far, median CEO... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Raises For CEOs In Washington Are Among The Highest...
    Washington Post - Apr 16
    CEOs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area have been getting some big raises. New data from ISS Corporate Solutions, a subsidiary of proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services that provides research to... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Profits Without Honor: The Sad Truth About CEO...
    HuffPo - Apr 14
    "For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?"(Mark 8:36). The answer: In terms of CEO compensation at major American businesses in the 21st century, everything. That's because... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Despite Federal Regulation, CEO-Worker Pay Gap Data...
    NYT - Apr 13
    Investors who take the time to wade through corporate reports on what their top executives are paid are all too familiar with the problem of information overload. But no matter how hard they look, there is one figure... Read »
    2 years ago
  • The CEO Of BG Just Arrived In February, And Could...
    Bloomberg - Apr 8
    BG Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Helge Lund could pocket as much as $43 million for a year’s work after Royal Dutch Shell Plc agreed to buy the company. Lund, who joined BG on Feb. 9 after heading Norway’s Statoil... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Gap CEO Outfitted With XXL Compensation Package
    USA Today - Apr 8
    Gap's Glenn Murphy - whose pay package and equity gains made him among retail best-compensated execs in 2013 - scored even bigger in 2014, his last as CEO. Murphy, 53, received nearly $90.5 million cashing in previously... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Regardless Of How Their Companies Do, Male Executives...
    QZ - Mar 26
    The gender pay gap in the United States varies by job, but one of the places it’s starkest is at the top of the corporate ladder. It’s not just that there are fewer women in the executive suite, or that there’s a... Read »
    2 years ago
  • When CEOs Get A Pay Raise: Is There Any Rhyme Or...
    Fortune - Mar 25
    If you want to understand what’s really happening to CEO pay, you need to dig deeper than the headline figures. But even that doesn’t always explain the vagaries of executive compensation. Read »
    2 years ago
  • How Top Female Executives End Up Getting Paid Less...
    Bloomberg - Mar 24
    Even top female workers can't catch a break when it comes to pay inequality. Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York are out with a new paper on gender differences in compensation for executives. They analyzed... Read »
    2 years ago
  • How To Fix The CEO Pay Problem
    HuffPo - Mar 12
    We’re doing CEO pay wrong. Incentive pay -- compensation based on verifiable performance measures like stock price -- is on the rise. It’s supposed to help align executives’ interests with those of shareholders.... Read »
    2 years ago
  • SEC Has Yet to Set Rule On Tricky Ratio of CEO’s...
    NYT - Jan 27
    Last week, we learned that Timothy D. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, was paid $9.2 million for 2014. Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase made $20 million. The Starbucks chief Howard Schultz took home $21.5 million. And Viacom... Read »
    2 years ago
  • CEO Pension Benefits: Bigger Than The Pay Advantage?
    Business Week - Jan 9
    For many new retirees, the biggest worry isn’t about how they’ll keep themselves busy after years of the 9-to-5 grind. It’s whether they’ll have enough money to get by during their golden years. Not so for Gregg... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Step Aside Wall Street, Small Pharma CEO Pay Reaches...
    Fortune - Jan 5
    They may not be running too big to fail firms, but the CEOs of many small biopharmaceutical companies are being paid like they are unquestionably indispensable, In fact, many are making more than Wall Street’s chief... Read »
    2 years ago
  • Outgoing eBay CEO Will Get A Supersize Exit Package
    Fortune - Dec 19
    EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe will get an exit package worth an estimated $23 million after the company splits from payments unit PayPal next year, according to an agreement highlighted in a securities filing on... Read »
    2 years ago