Marissa Mayer, the head of Yahoo, was the highest-paid female chief executive in the Equilar/AP pay study. No. 1: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo, $42.1 million, up 69 percent. Yahoo's stock price has climbed 177 percent since the technology company hired Mayer from Google in July 2012.
1. Richard Hayne, Urban Outfitters, $535,636, up 682 percent. 2. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $156.1 million, up 368 percent. 3. John Richels, Devon Energy, $14.9 million, up 301 percent.
NEW YORK/ SINGAPORE, Dec 16- Olam International Ltd will buy Archer Daniels Midland Co's cocoa business for $1.3 billion, catapulting the Singapore- based commodities firm into the top tier of global suppliers to the growing chocolate business. The deal would be Olam's biggest ever and mark a dramatic turnaround after an attack two years ago on its acquisition...
ADM said it is buying food flavors and specialty ingredients company Wild Flavors for 2.2 billion euros ($3 billion) in cash.
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NEW YORK-- Agribusiness conglomerate Archer Daniels Midland, seeking to acquire Graincorp, said Friday that it now owns nearly 15 percent of the Australian grain handler. Archer Daniels Midland Co. purchased a 10 percent stake in GrainCorp Ltd. Thursday night, adding to its existing 4.9 percent holding.