HJ Heinz Co., the ketchup maker taken private by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., paid Bernardo Hees $9.2 million in his first year as chief executive officer. 354 more words
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Entrepreneur Tina Cannon never had to wait in line for the women’s restroom six years ago at her first South by Southwest Interactive conference. This year it’s different. 866 more words
In recent years, shareholder activism has garnered tremendous media attention. High profile activist investors, such as Carl Icahn and Daniel Loeb, have challenged the management teams and boards of companies including Apple and Yahoo and pushed for share buybacks and special cash dividend distributions, amongst other strategies. 810 more words
One of the hardest things any leader has to do is balance the needs of the boss while not wearing out the team.
When trying to diffuse a situation where my organization was being asked to do something impossible, I often used the line, “You can have it ‘fast’, ‘good’, or ‘cheap’… pick two.” Phrasing the decision in those terms is a way to focus on the allocation of usually scarce resources on the most important priorities, while making sure I managed my boss’ expectations. 316 more words
Over 2 million top-level executive posts exist in the United States, and Thomson Data can help you reach all of them. Our CEO databases are the most comprehensive marketing information banks in the Northern hemisphere, allowing you to get your message across to the world’s most powerful and respected business people. 74 more words