• America’s Highest-Paid Female CEO Was Born A Man
    NY Post - Sep 8
    Martine Rothblatt, 59 — who founded the $5 billion pharmaceutical firm United Therapeutics and also co-founded Sirius — had sex reassignment surgery in 1994. Read »
    1 week ago
  • 17 Facts About Warren Buffett And His Wealth That...
    Yahoo - Aug 29
    Warren Buffett has been incredibly successful, and he's extremely wealthy. Warren Buffett's wealth jumped by around $12.7 billion in 2013 alone. But how much is $12.7 billion anyway? Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Former Kroger CEO Calls Executive Pay ‘Extreme’
    Think Progress - Aug 27
    David Dillon, the former CEO of the supermarket chain Kroger, told the audience of an Aspen Ideas festival that his pay in his last year on the job, which clocked in at nearly $13 million, “even seems ludicrous to me.” Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • How Obamacare Can End Bloated CEO Pay
    Fortune - Aug 27
    A section of President Obama’s signature health care reform law closes the ‘performance pay’ loophole for health insurance companies. Now it’s time to apply this across corporate America. Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • RadioShack, Nabors Stick With CEO Pay Despite...
    WSJ - Aug 26
    Meet the renegades of executive pay: two dozen companies, including Oracle Corp., RadioShack Corp. and Nabors Industries Ltd., that keep giving top officers sky-high pay packages and luxury perks despite shareholder ire. Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • It’s A Good Time To Be A CEO. Everyone Else? Not So...
    Fast Company - Jul 22
    So here’s something to make you cry in your coffee: If you think CEO salaries seem out of step with the wages of the employees who work for them, you’re right. They’re way out of step. Even worse? They may have nothing... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Narcissistic CEOs Get Paid The Most
    Forbes - Jul 9
    M. Wilson, an executive at enterprise software maker Oracle, once said of his CEO Larry Ellison, “The difference between God and Larry Ellison: God doesn’t think he’s Larry Ellison.” Read »
    2 months ago
  • Are CEOs Paid Too Much?
    CEO.com - Jun 11
    It’s good to be a CEO in 2014. New reports reveal that the median CEO pay crossed $10 million in 2013, propelling the number into eight figures. In fact, last year was the first year CEO pay rose after a long dip during... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Median CEO Pay Over $10 Million
    ABC News - May 27
    Propelled by a soaring stock market, the median pay package for a CEO rose above eight figures for the first time last year. The head of a typical large public company earned a record $10.5 million, an increase of 8.8... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Target’s Ousted CEO Pay Too High
    USA Today - May 19
    Bowing to shareholder complaints that Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel's pay was too high, Target's board of directors slashed his 2013 compensation by 37% and said the since-fired executive will have to pay back more than $5.4... Read »
    4 months ago
  • CVS Has Largest CEO-To-Worker Pay Disparity Among Top...
    Fortune - May 16
    You would have to combine the wages of more than 400 CVS Caremark employees to match the salary of the company's CEO, Larry Merlo. CVS has the greatest disparity between CEO pay and the median wage of its employees among the... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Sony’s CEO Taking A 50% Pay Cut
    IGN - May 13
    Ex-PlayStation chief and current CEO and President of Sony – Kaz Hirai – is preparing to take a 50 percent pay cut while declining his annual bonus, according to The Wall Street Journal. Other unnamed high-level Sony... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Coke Under Fire For Exorbitant Executive Pay
    Fortune - May 12
    Over the past three years, Alexis Herman, a Coca-Cola director and a member of the drink company's executive compensation committee, has received $2.9 million for her board work. Not all of it's from Coke. Herman is also on... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Chipotle’s CEOs Made A Baffling Amount Of Money...
    Business Insider - May 6
    Chipotle's business is booming, and the burrito chain's co-CEOs are being paid handsomely for it. Steve Ells and Monty Moran made a combined $58 million last year, according to James Covert at The New York Post. Read »
    4 months ago
  • The 10 Highest-Paid Hotel CEOs
    Business Insider - May 2
    Perhaps for Steve Wynn’s next Wynn Resorts’ commercial he’ll begin with his trademark, “Hello, I’m Steve Wynn,” and then add, “I made $19.6 million in total compensation in 2013 as chairman and CEO of Wynn... Read »
    4 months ago