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    1. Top Compensated CEO Rankings Criticized as “Too Much” with Top Spot at Over 500 Million USD

      Top Compensated CEO Rankings Criticized as “Too Much” with Top Spot at Over 500 Million USD

      In 2017, the CEO of the US company with the highest board member compensation was Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snap Inc. Spiegel, who is famous for “Snapchat”, earned 504 million USD. In the second and third places were Scott Nuttall and Joseph Y. Bae, both of whom are co-presidents of the major New York based investment company KKR, received over 200 million USD...

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    2. This CEO Makes 900 Times More than Company's Typical Employee

      This CEO Makes 900 Times More than Company's Typical Employee

      If there’s one thing that gets people more upset than high CEO pay , it’s when companies pay CEOs absurdly more than rank-and-file employees. Many big companies pay their CEOs 100 or even 300 times more than their typical workers. But the Wall Street Journal reports that one firm based in Ohio paid its CEO a whopping 935 times more than its median worker last year...

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    3. These 3 Tech CEOs Are Worth Every Penny

      These 3 Tech CEOs Are Worth Every Penny

      When regular folks and even well-heeled investors look at executive compensation, it's sometimes hard to not be outraged. There are countless technology CEOs who make a staggering amount of money without producing the results to justify their salary. Some of these "leaders" even manage to hold onto their jobs despite not earning their enormous paychecks...

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    4. It's Good to Be a CEO, Again: Stocks Rise, and So Does Pay

      It's Good to Be a CEO, Again: Stocks Rise, and So Does Pay

      It's Good to Be a CEO, Again: Stocks Rise, and So Does Pay The Wall Street Journal. 4 hrs ago Theo Francis, Joann S. Lublin © Nikki Ritcher for The Wall Street Journal; Bloomberg News; Getty Images Pay raises are back in style in the corner office, wiping out cuts from a year earlier and pushing CEO compensation to new highs amid a surging stock market...

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    5. Twitter Faces a Fresh Test after Salesforce Loses Interest

      Twitter Faces a Fresh Test after Salesforce Loses Interest

      Twitter faces a fresh test after Salesforce loses interest The Wall Street Journal. 3 hrs ago Yoree Koh, Rachael King Twitter Suitors Appearing to Lose Interest The Wall Street Journal. See Twitter Inc. was left at the altar on Friday after Salesforce.com Inc. walked away from pursuing a combination, all but extinguishing hopes for a near-term sale of the social-media company as it struggles to accelerate revenue growth...

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    6. Reddit: A 9-Year Case Study in Absentee Management

      Reddit: A 9-Year Case Study in Absentee Management

      In 2006, Condé Nast, the New York- based publisher of Vogue and the New Yorker, among other magazines, bought a promising information-sharing and online- discussion startup called Reddit. At the time, social media was just taking off and big media conglomerates were scrambling for a piece of the action. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. had recently outfoxed Sumner Redstone’s Viacom to acquire Myspace for $580 million...

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    7. Why Your CEO Makes More Than 300 Times Your Pay

      Why Your CEO Makes More Than 300 Times Your Pay

      What provoked the name-calling was a Securities and Exchange Commission vote on Wednesday to adopt regulations requiring corporations to disclose the gap between what they pay their CEO and their workers. The commissioners voted 3 to 2 along straight party lines. In a dissenting statement, SEC Republican Commissioner Michael Piwowar said his colleagues were "acquiescing to bullies. " If supporting CEO-worker pay ratio disclosure makes you a bully, then count me among them...

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    8. Toshiba President, Senior Execs Quit Over $1.2 Bn Scandal

      Toshiba President, Senior Execs Quit Over $1.2 Bn Scandal

      Toshiba president Hisao Tanaka and his predecessor Norio Sasaki resigned on Tuesday over a $1.2 billion accounting scandal blamed on management's overzealous pursuit of profit that has battered one of Japan's best-known firms. The two men were among eight high-level executives and directors at the sprawling conglomerate to take the fall, stepping down after an independent report found senior management complicit in a years-long scheme to pad profits...

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    9. Nike's Knight Stepping Down

      Nike's Knight Stepping Down

      NEW YORK (AP) Nike Chairman Phil Knight plans to step down, and says he wants President and CEO Mark Parker to succeed him. Knight, 76, says he plans to stay involved with the company after he steps down as chairman. Parker has been Nike's president and CEO since 2006. Nike Inc. says it expects to name a new chairman in 2016, but no specific date was set for Knight's departure. Phil Knight co-founded Nike and has been a director of the company since 1968...

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    10. RBC: Nelson Peltz Could Go Activist In These Stocks

      RBC: Nelson Peltz Could Go Activist In These Stocks

      In a report published Friday, RBC Capital Markets analyst Deane Dray noted that activist investor Nelson Peltz hinted last week that his Trian Partners fund is looking at two potential activist actions within the industrial sector. "Fresh from narrowly missing the proxy vote at DuPont and following a successful investment in Ingersoll-Rand, Mr. Peltz appears to be reloading in the industrial sector," Dray wrote...

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    11. How Much CEOs Make Over the Average Worker

      How Much CEOs Make Over the Average Worker

      The numbers are in on 2014 CEO compensation, and as the old Seinfeld joke goes, they are real and they are spectacular. CEO pay is also controversial as the income gap widens in America. The average S&P 500 company CEO made 373 times the salary of the average production and non-supervisory worker in 2014, up from 331 times in 2013, according to the AFL-CIO. Why is CEO pay rising sharply, and how are CEO pay packages structured to maximize executive compensation...

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