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The highest-paid president of a public college or university was Ohio State's E. Gordon Gee, according to a study. How much did he make?
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the highest paid female CEO is Lockheed Martin's Marillyn Hewson. A look at how other female leaders compare.
The abrupt firing of New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was about her management style and not a disagreement over pay, the publisher said.
Asset managers on Wall Street may again take home higher bonuses this year as rising stock markets boost inflows into funds.
There is a real danger that boards making decisions behind closed doors end up being tone-deaf in a soundproof room, says Lucy Marcus.
In a rough year for many of its shoppers, adjusted financial results meant higher incentive pay for some of its executives, NYT reports.
Hedge fund managers heavily populate the so-called 1 percent in the United States. And they are getting richer.
Jeff Matthews, Ram Partners general partner, and Jay Gelb, Barclays Capital analyst, discuss Warren Buffett's relationship with Coca-Cola and if Berkshire Hathaway is positioned for another big purchase.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Warren Buffett's decision to abstain from voting on Coke's executive compensation plan and his relationship with Coke CEO Muhtar Kent.
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, explains why he abstained from voting to reject Coca-Cola's compensation plan. Also Buffett weighs in on his investment style versus Carl Icahn.
Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting will be taking place tomorrow. CNBC's Becky Quick has been closely following the controversy over Coca-Cola's executive compensation plan. Quick speaks to Warren Buffett and investor David Winters.
Matthew Rose, BNSF executive chairman, explains how domestic energy production is helping the economy grow.
David Winters, Wintergreen Advisers founder & CEO, explains why he thinks there are fundamental governance issues at Coca-Cola, after the company went ahead with its compensation plan even after Warren Buffett withheld his vote on the issue.
David Winters, Wintergreen Advisers founder & CEO, discusses his ongoing battle with Coca-Cola management over its equity plan. At the end of the day it's not in the shareholders best interest, says Winters.
Coca-Cola is backpedaling on its executive compensation plan after pressure from Warren Buffet. Phil Koosed, BAMKO founder & CEO; Jon Taffer, Bar Rescue host; and CNBC contributors Josh Brown and Carol Roth, discuss the impact of activist investors on corporate America.
Nell Minow, Corporate Library co-founder, and Marc LoPresti, LoPresti Law Group, discuss the role of shareholder activism in executive compensation plans and the power of company boards.
Ira Kay, the top CEO-compensation consultant, is on a mission to defend rising executive compensation, despite outrage from shareholders.
Former GM CEO Dan Akerson's compensation fell 18 percent last year to just over $9 million, which the firm said was due to the timing of stock awards.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was paid just under $70,000 in 2013. But he could be in line for much, much more.
Departed Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke's deferred pay should provide enough money to shop beyond discount retailers for many years.