Executive compensation

April 13, 2018 - 2:01 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Corp. will pay a $156,000 penalty for polluting ground and surface waters with potentially toxic coal-ash waste around three power plants. One critic says it's comparable to a couple days' salary for the company's CEO. The Sierra Club's David Rogers said Friday the...
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March 11, 2018 - 6:09 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy says its top executive's compensation has nearly doubled over the past two years. The country's No. 2 electricity company by total customers reported to shareholders that Chief Executive Officer Lynn Good was paid more than $21.4 million in 2017, an increase from...
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A worker places a plant during preparations for the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. The meeting brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, chief executives and political leaders from Jan. 23 to 26. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 4:53 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday. In the run-up to the World Economic Forum in the...
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November 27, 2017 - 5:48 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina health department officials say they've taken over temporarily the leadership reins of a regional managed-care mental health agency after state reviews this year criticized its spending and executive pay habits. The Department of Health and Human Services...
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Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa bows during a press conference at the headquarters of the automaker in Yokohama, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Saikawa and other executives of the Japanese automaker plan to return part of their salaries to show remorse over illegal vehicle inspections at the automaker’s plants in Japan. Earlier Friday, Nissan submitted to the government a report on its investigation into the scandal. (Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 4:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and other executives of the Japanese automaker are returning a part of their salaries to show remorse over illegal vehicle inspections at the automaker's plants in Japan. Saikawa did not say how big the pay cuts would be or who else would...
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November 10, 2017 - 2:15 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority is raising the pay of its CEO after the utility lowered its carbon emissions, injury rates and costs. News outlets report TVA's board of directors voted Thursday to increase Bill Johnson's salary by 5.5 percent. Johnson was paid nearly $5...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 5, 2017, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Cook has collected $89.6 million from a lucrative 10-year deal that he signed as an incentive to keep the iPhone maker at the forefront of the technology industry after he took over the reins in 2011 from company co-founder Steve Jobs. The windfall detailed in a Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, regulatory flowed from 560,000 Apple shares sold during the past week. Apple set aside $46.4 million to cover Cook's taxes. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 29, 2017 - 6:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook has collected $89.6 million as part of a 10-year deal that he signed as an incentive to keep the iPhone maker at the forefront of the technology industry after he took over the reins in 2011 from company co-founder Steve Jobs. The windfall detailed in a...
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August 29, 2017 - 5:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook has collected $89.6 million as part of a lucrative 10-year deal that he signed as an incentive to keep the iPhone maker at the forefront of the technology industry after he took over the reins in 2011 from company co-founder Steve Jobs. The windfall detailed...
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August 10, 2017 - 7:34 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A review of federal records shows the company that led the failed effort to build two new nuclear reactors in South Carolina paid its executives millions in bonuses, some of it for work on the project. The State newspaper reported a review of filings with the U.S. Securities...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ranking member Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A British company hired to help train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for more than $50 million in questionable expenses that included luxury cars and exorbitant salaries paid to the “significant others” of the company’s top executives, according to a Pentagon audit. McCaskill summarized the audit’s major findings in a letter to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that she was releasing on Aug. 9. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 09, 2017 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A British company hired to train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for high-end cars, including Porsches and an Aston Martin, and paid the "significant others" of the firm's top executives six-figure salaries even though there's no proof they did any work,...
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