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Paychecks for CEOs Climb

When considering CEO pay, base salaries are just part of the picture. Annual bonuses rose nearly 11 percent in the latest study from the Hay Group to a median of $1.67 million, compared with a 3.4 percent rise in the initial analysis in April. About 53 percent of the CEOs got restricted-stock grants, up from about 48 percent in the April study.

Ceo Briefing - Nov. 16 2010 CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Compensation November 15 2010

J&J Cut CEO’s Performance Bonus 45%

Johnson & Johnson cut CEO William Weldon’s performance bonus by 45% in 2010. During the year, the company saw several product recalls. Weldon’s performance bonus for 2010 was $1.98 million, down from $3.6 million for 2009, according to documents filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ceo Briefing - Mar. 2 2011 CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Compensation March 1 2011

Employee Engagement is the Key to Execution

Susan Scott, founder of the leadership development and training firm Fierce, writes for Chief Executive Online about the necessity of [...]

Ceo Briefing - April 7 2011 CEO Briefing Newsletter April 6 2011

Warren Buffett and Jack Welch on the Economy, Innovation, and Capturing Osama bin Laden

On Monday, Warren Buffett appeared on CNBC to discuss the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting – he met with around 40,000 [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter May 2 2011

Google’s On Top, But the Reputation of American Business is Still ‘Terrible’

Knocking Berkshire Hathaway out of the spotlight, Google now takes the crown in U.S. company reputations. Harris Interactive released the [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter May 2 2011

Turning Competition Around: How to Use it For Your Own Benefit

It’s natural to look at your competitors in the marketplace as the enemy. Many companies and CEOs are afraid of [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter May 2 2011

The New School of Retail: How Amazon and Zappos are Changing the Landscape

Most manufacturing businesses go by the mantra, ‘make it lean.’ But are those guiding words really the end-all be-all of [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter May 2 2011

Executive Pay: How is ‘Say On Pay’ Affecting Your Compensation?

It’s time for annual shareholders meetings. And with the recent financial overhaul, executives are facing new compensation challenges. So how has the new ‘Say on Pay’ policy affected CEOs? There are a lot more last minute negotiations before heading into the boardroom. CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Compensation May 3 2011

Following a Static Year, Public Company CEO Pay Jumps 11 Percent

Executive pay stalled in 2009 while the U.S. weathered the heat of the recession, but now things are on the upswing. Matching increases in net income at many companies, executives are now seeing a huge increase in pay packages. With shareholders enjoying a median return of 18%, chief executives of public companies took home around 11% more than they did last year. CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Compensation May 5 2011

Want to Drive Your Return on Equity 41% Higher? Put Women on Your Board

In 2010 McKinsey did a study on the performance of companies based on the presence of women on boards of [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter May 5 2011

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