BOSTON, Aug 27- Pay for outside directors at large U.S. companies reached a record $250,000 last year, driven by higher stock values, according to a study released on Thursday by consulting firm Towers Watson. Paul Conley, a Towers Watson division leader, said director pay has been rising in the face of new financial regulations and because of public attention to...» Read More
James Cakmak, equity analyst at Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co, discusses the New York Times report which accused Amazon of pushing employees to the limit by employing cruel management practices.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports retail giant Target is making changes in the c-suite.
NEW YORK, Aug 10- When it comes to hiring accountants, U.S. public companies tend to favor people who show a willingness to flatter corporate profits by massaging the numbers, researchers have found. In a study that suggests fighting corporate number-fudging is not just a matter of tweaking a few rules, accounting experts at the University of South Carolina said...
Brands are everything to retailers, and Alibaba has found one that should do wonders for its marketability: Goldman Sachs.
Michael Lu, CEO of LTS Group, discusses the latest YPO Global Pulse Confidence survey which found that CEOs in Asia remain more confident than their peers in other parts of the world.
Travelers Companies announced on Tuesday that Alan D. Schnitzer will succeed Jay S. Fishman as CEO effective Dec. 1 of this year.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team weighs in on leadership changes at Procter & Gamble, and whether the company lost its "mojo."
Bradley Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, explains why Twitter needs to name a new CEO quickly.
David Gibson, senior analyst, regional head of software & services at Macquarie, expects Nintendo to see a net loss of 10 billion yen year-on-year amid a tough quarter.
The New York Times explores the environment at Bank of America that led to Thompson's departure and what lies ahead.
Lynne Doughtie, KPMG U.S. chairman & CEO, shares her thoughts on promoting women in the c-suite.
Lynne Doughtie, KPMG U.S. chairman & CEO, discusses how changing technology is impacting the way KPMG serves their clients.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers, including a pop for SunPower and a drop for Orbitz.
The "Fast Money" traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
BOSTON, July 12- U.S. companies often pay their CEOs far too much compared with their lowest-paid workers as boards of directors compete to compensate their top executives more than peers. "It would be healthier for our society if CEOs were paid less," said Michael Kagan, who oversees about $9 billion in assets as a senior portfolio manager at ClearBridge...
Business Insider is reporting Adam Bain President of Global Revenue and Partnerships, is Twitter board's top choice for CEO. CNBC's Kayla Tausche; Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail NA CEO; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss.
Morzaria was born in Uganda and moved to Britain in 1971. The British citizen, who graduated in computer science and accounting from Manchester University, is a qualified chartered accountant. He has also worked at Credit Suisse and SG Warburg. Colm Kelleher, Morgan Stanley president of institutional sales: 3/ 1.
LONDON, July 8- Barclays Chairman John McFarlane has fired the British bank's chief executive just three months after taking the lender's top job, saying an injection of new blood would help accelerate strategic change and boost shareholder returns. McFarlane said on a conference call he had spoken to Jenkins last week about his position after independent...
Anthony Jenkins is out after three years at the helm at Barclays, reportsCNBC's Steve Sedgwick.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.