Executive Compensation


  • JC Penney's Ron Johnson Gets Big Pay Cut     Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the troubled CEO will not get a bonus or stock awards for 2012, as the retail giant implements a series of turnaround plans. And, Christie Hefner, former Chairman & CEO of Playboy Enterprises, discusses how to evaluate executive compensation.

  • Chegg.com CEO: Parsing the Pay Gap     Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    In a wide-ranging interview, Daniel Rosensweig, Chegg president and CEO, discusses how online sales taxes will impact retailers, and the widening gap between highly-paid executives and employees.

  • 'Pain Point'? Wall Street Fed Up With Bad Bonuses Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    Two of every five Wall Street workers are ready to head elsewhere, and higher pay may not even help.

  • Lower CEO Pay and Better Results in Europe? Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 4:23 AM ET

    Executive excess need not be etched in stone. Just look at the Nordic region, where an egalitarian tradition and a high quality of life leave top managers content with lower paychecks.

  • Bank Bonuses Under Attack?     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    European Union ministers are meeting to consider placing a cap on banker bonuses. Could the bonus cap happen here in the U.S.? John Liu, New York City Comptroller, weighs in.

  • Switzerland Votes to Limit Exec Pay     Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 4:31 PM ET

    Tom Curran, Peckar & Abramson, and Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Office, discuss whether new Swiss caps on pay are good or bad for the markets.

  • Switzerland Targets the 'Fat Cats'     Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Carolin Roth reports voters in Switzerland are overwhelmingly backing a plan giving shareholders authority over executive pay.

  • The Decline of Andrew Mason's Wealth     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 10:55 AM ET

    It seems former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is leaving the company with a lot less wealth than he had a year ago, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • GM: Requesting $9 Million CEO Pay, Not $11.1 Million Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 11:52 AM ET
    Dan Akerson

    Late Monday CNBC reported the company will ask the federal government for approval to pay CEO Dan Akerson $11.1 million in 2013. After initially saying it had no comment on pay requests for its top executives, GM now says it is requesting Akerson receive total compensation of $9 million.

  • Novartis Scraps $78 Million Pay for Outgoing Chairman Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 4:35 AM ET
    Daniel Vasella Chairman of Novartis

    Novartis said it would scrap a 72 million Swiss franc ($77.98 million) pay package for outgoing chairman Daniel Vasella, bowing to mounting anger in Switzerland before an investor meeting on Friday.

  • TeliaSonera CEO Quits Over Shadowy Uzbek Deal Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 6:32 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass the TeliaSonera AB company headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden.

    The chief executive of Nordic and emerging markets telecoms group TeliaSonera resigned on Friday after an in-house investigation into its purchase of an Uzbekistan 3G licence harshly criticized the deal.

  • Chesapeake CEO to Step Down; Shares Jump After-Hours Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 6:58 PM ET

    Chesapeake Energy, battling a governance crisis and financial strain, said that CEO Aubrey McClendon is leaving the company.

  • Morgan Stanley CEO Gets a Pay Cut Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 5:53 PM ET
    James Gorman, CEO, Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman made $6 million in total compensation for 2012, far less than his $10.5 million bounty in 2011.

  • Davide Serra, founding and managing director at Algebris Investments, tells CNBC that banks must cut compensation in order to build capital.

  • We Haven't Solved 'Too Big to Fail': Expert     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Bill Isaac, Fmr FDIC Chairman, thinks the Dodd-Frank is an excessive and ineffective regulation and hasn't solved the issue of banks being too big to fail.

  • CPI Flat in December     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the Consumer Price Index was in line with expectations; up 0.1 percent excluding food and energy. Also, CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on the inflation indicator. And CNBC's Kayla Tausche provides and update from JPMorgan's conference call.

  • Earnings Pay Cut for JPM's Dimon?     Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 10:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on whether JPMorgan's board will slash the CEO's compensation after the release of a report on the bank's huge losses from its "London Whale" trade.

  • Wall Street's 'Hedgehunter'     Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Ilana Weinstein, Founder & CEO of IDW Group, discusses bonuses and compensation at Wall Street's top investment banking firms and who's hiring at hedge funds.

  • Apple CEO's Pay Takes Big Hit vs. Record 2011 Package Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 11:49 AM ET
    Tim Cook (center)

    Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2012 compensation package of $4.17 million is a huge cut on paper for the top executive of the most valuable U.S. corporation.

  • Dennis Berman, Wall Street Journal, explains how accelerated dividends are providing top executives with very big paydays.

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