Anders Melin

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Business Dec 29, 2017

CEOs in U.S. and India earn most compared with average workers

Chief executive officers in the U.S. are paid much better than their peers abroad, and the gap between their compensation and that of average American workers is wider than in other countries. CEOs of the biggest publicly traded U.S. companies averaged $14.3 million in annual ...

Rule No. 1 for scoring big pay in Japan: Don't be Japanese

Business / Corporate Jul 21, 2016

Rule No. 1 for scoring big pay in Japan: Don't be Japanese

In Japan, expatriates rule when it comes to the biggest pay packages. Foreign executives held eight of the top 10 spots on Bloomberg's ranking of the country's best-paid executives last year. SoftBank Group Corp.'s former Chief Operating Officer Nikesh Arora, whose ¥8 billion package topped ...