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2009-11-04 08:45:00

Chief executives in 35 of the top Fortune 500 companies were overpaid by about 129 times their "ideal salaries" in 2008, according to a new type of theoretical analysis proposed by a Purdue University researcher to determine fair CEO compensation.

2009-10-06 08:00:00

BATESVILLE, Ind., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved enhancements to the Company's corporate governance policies.

2009-09-22 13:38:22

High executive salaries and multimillion dollar severance plans during a recession have undermined trust in U.S.

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2009-09-21 06:25:00

Despite the this year’s economic downturn resulting in a 17 percent drop in Microsoft’s profits, the software company still managed to bump its CEO’s salary by 4 percent at the start of the 2009 fiscal year.

2009-09-18 17:11:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors has approved a shareholder advisory vote on executive compensation at this year's shareholder meeting on Nov.

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2009-09-18 07:51:30

European leaders, in advance of next week's summit meeting in Pittsburgh, reached agreement over a bank pay policy that ties bonuses to long-term performance. Europe is united on a strong political message, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said after a three-hour dinner meeting in Brussels. The EU proposal to tie compensation to long-term performance was accepted by all 27 European Union member states, The New York Times reported Friday.

2009-08-27 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- High-tech senior executives, along with employees holding options granted within 10 years of last fall's market meltdown, are continuing to drown along with their shareholders.

2009-08-12 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board released today a report that reveals flaws in how many corporate boards execute their fiduciary responsibilities on CEO succession planning and leadership development.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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