Executive compensation

January 10, 2019 - 4:03 pm
PARIS (AP) — Renault ethics officials have concluded that financial compensation to members of the French automaker's executive committee in 2017 and 2018 was fraud-free. The review was initiated after Renault chief Carlos Ghosn was fired as head of Japan's Nissan and jailed in Tokyo on fraud...
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December 19, 2018 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert is laying claim to the $120 million in severance that CBS' board of directors said wouldn't be paid to ousted former CEO Leslie Moonves — at least half of it. The late-night host joked, "the other half goes to Tom Selleck's mustache." Colbert didn't avoid his network...
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In this May 12, 2016, photo, then Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn attends a joint press conference with Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in Yokohama, near Tokyo. At left is Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa, who became co-CEO with Ghosn in 2016 and then sole chief last year. The surprise arrest of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges of falsifying financial reports is providing a window into possible corporate intrigue at the Japanese automaker. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
December 13, 2018 - 10:44 am
PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal investigation has found no wrongdoing in the awarding of compensation to CEO Carlos Ghosn, who has been indicted in Japan on charges of falsifying financial reports. Following a board meeting, the French carmaker said in a statement Thursday that the...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2015, file photo, chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn, center, arrives prior to the start of the Formula One Grand Prix, at the Monaco racetrack. A trailblazer and visionary in the auto industry, Carlos Ghosn is also a highflyer prone to excesses that may have helped bring on his surprise downfall as head of the world’s best-selling auto group. Ghosn was arrested last week in Japan for allegedly falsifying financial reports and misusing funds at Nissan Motor Co. It was a stunning reversal for the industry icon. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
November 26, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PARIS (AP) — A trailblazer and visionary in the auto industry, Carlos Ghosn is also a highflyer prone to excesses that may have helped bring on his surprise downfall as head of the world's best-selling auto group. Ghosn turned around France's Renault SA and then Japan's Nissan Motor Co., eventually...
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FILE - In this Feb.16, 2018 file photo, French car maker Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn, right, and his new deputy Thierry Bollore pose for photographers after the presentation of the company 2017 at the headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris. Renault's board of directors says that Ghosn will remain as chairman and CEO of the carmaker even though he is detained in Japan for alleged misuse of Nissan assets. The board on Tuesday Nov.20, 2018, however, tapped the carmaker's No. 2, Thierry Bollore, to fill in for Ghosn while he's "temporarily incapacitated."(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
November 20, 2018 - 6:40 pm
PARIS (AP) — Carlos Ghosn will remain chairman and CEO of Renault despite being detained in Japan on allegations he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and under-reported millions of dollars in income. The French carmaker's board of directors announced its decision after an emergency meeting...
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September 26, 2018 - 4:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California state Treasurer John Chiang on Wednesday called for an independent investigation amid questions about the educational background of the head of the nation's largest public pension system. California Public Employees' Retirement System CEO Marcie Frost is facing...
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September 18, 2018 - 3:20 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld and two former executives on Tuesday agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle federal fraud claims that they misled investors about the negative impact the 2013 documentary "Blackfish" had on business. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed the complaint...
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May 04, 2018 - 12:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — French-Dutch company Air France-KLM's CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac has announced his decision to resign amid an employee strike over pay. Janaillac said "this is a huge waste that can only make our competitors rejoice" after Air France employees rejected a wage proposal. A report showed...
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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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This photo combo of file images shows Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge, left, and IBM CEO Virginia Rometty. Rutledge was the highest paid CEO in 2016, and Rometty was the highest paid female CEO, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 26, 2017 - 7:40 am
The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's an 8.5 percent raise from a year earlier, the biggest in three years. The bump reflects how well stocks have...
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