CEOs face shorter tenures and tougher critics

Aug 10, 2012
For shareholders and corporate boards in various industries, patience with CEOs might be wearing thinner. Data show that the average tenure of a CEO has dropped from 10 years to 8.4 years since 2000.
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What reality TV can do for a CEO

Aug 8, 2012
Coincidence? The head of Chiquita is the third ousted CEO since 2011 to have appeared on “Undercover Boss.” Is the show a curse or a bonus?
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Volkswagen sets out to double U.S. sales

Jun 19, 2012
Volkswagen wants to sell 800,000 cars and trucks a year in the U.S. by 2018. That's an ambitious goal: it's more than twice what German automaker sells here today.
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Apple CEO's public relations dividend

May 25, 2012
Apple head Tim Cook says he will forgo the $75 million dividend from his company stock. It's a shrewd move at a time when corporate chiefs are under pressure for being over paid.
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CEOs get a raise; average pay up 15 percent

May 3, 2012
CEOs in the U.S. earned nearly $6 million on average, up 15 percent over last year and 28 percent the year before that.
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As CEO pay rises, shareholders speak up

May 3, 2012
As general wages stagnate, CEO pay rose 10 percent last year. Shareholders are increasingly challenging the pay packages. Some boards are listening.
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Are Citigroup's shareholders starting a trend?

Apr 18, 2012
Citigroup stock is down 0.1 percent , that after shareholders in an advisory vote said no dice to a hefty pay package for executives, including a $15 million salary for Citigroup's CEO.
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Digging deeper into the lives of CEOs

Feb 10, 2012
From Lloyd Blankfein's support of gay marriage to Steve Jobs' high school GPA, why do we know more about the lives of CEOs than ever before?
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Facebook's Zuckerberg to take a salary cut

Feb 2, 2012
Mark Zuckerberg will follow a tradition of CEOs who earned just $1 a year. Sort of. Facebook isn’t struggling, so what’s his point?
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CEO Ron Johnson on revamping JC Penney

Feb 1, 2012
JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson, formerly of Target and Apple, explains how he hopes to move the company forward -- in part by looking back to the heyday of department stores.
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