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CEO pay in US hit US$9.7m in 2012

Chief executive pay, which fell for two years during the global financial crisis but rose 24 per cent in 2010 and 6 per cent in 2011, has never been higher.

The head of a typical large public company in the United States made US$9.7 million in 2012, a 6.5 per cent increase from a year earlier that was aided by a rising stock market, according to an analysis using data from Equilar, an executive pay research firm.

Saturday, 25 May, 2013, 2:53am

Puma names Pandora's Bjorn Gulden as new CEO after 4-month search

Puma names Pandora's Bjorn Gulden as new CEO after 4-month search

Bjorn Gulden succeeds Franz Koch, who left last month after only two years in the job. The appointment follows speculation in February that led Pandora to deny that Gulden would be leaving the company.

20 Apr 2013 - 5:35am

Jet crew's etiquette manual embarrasses Abercrombie & Fitch CEO

Perfectly groomed male models surround Abercrombie CEO Michael Jeffries both at home and on his private jet, and must follow strict rules at all times. Photo: Edward Wong

The male actors and models who worked on Abercrombie & Fitch's Gulfstream jet had crystal-clear rules for serving CEO Michael Jeffries, right down to the sort of underpants to wear.

20 Oct 2012 - 3:59am

A corporate captain's course

James Gagne, CEO for Greater China at global integrated logistics firm Agility, has spent most of his career in Asia, mainly in China, working first as managing director for Central China at Schenker and, before that, as managing director for China at BAX Global.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Marilyn Carlson Nelson

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY Growing up [in the United States], we never dreamt we would visit China. But I have made wonderful friends here. I particularly like the fact that there are many family businesses. Our company involves the whole family. I have three children; we lost a daughter. I wish the CEOs of publicly held companies would build things to last and build long-term trust.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Important questions need to be asked about how the ESF spends its money

The English Schools Foundation (ESF) discussion has focused on the increasing fees parents are paying and how they create an unreasonable financial burden. No one has addressed the other side of this equation - costs.

2 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

CEO always in learning mode

For Eric Chong, running a successful business is important, but what matters more is the chance to use technology to improve people's lives. The CEO of Siemens Hong Kong has seen that happen specifically with the development of machines for magnetic resonance imaging and computer tomography and, more generally, through the company's focus on energy-saving products and carbon reduction.

21 May 2011 - 12:00am


Reading comprehension

Answer the following questions

1 Which of the following is not true about Norman Foster's design?

a. It features a large 'forest' at the arts hub's western tip.

b. The project can be divided into small phases to reduce costs.

c. It has won the applause of everyone in the arts community.

15 Mar 2011 - 12:00am



Moderator Chuck Woods


Registration/morning coffee networking opportunity


Opening speech

Anthony Tam, assistant director-general (flight standards)


Panel discussion

8 Mar 2011 - 12:00am


When it was established, the Green Council was charged with a mission that many thought was mission impossible: assist Hong Kong to become a world-class green city.

10 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Sun Life to hire 300 consultants

Insurance firm Sun Life Hong Kong is planning to recruit 300 consultants by the end of this year to offer clients a wide range of protection, and wealth management products and services.

24 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Arts hub names director for CEO's office

Bonny Wong, the former Hong Kong Jockey Club head of charities, has been appointed as the director of the CEO's office at the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. Wong, reporting to the arts hub's CEO, Graham Sheffield, will help co-ordinate the operations and the administration of the authority's board.

17 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Beauty by the book

Anina Ho, CEO of Zensation Beaute, has published a guide to maintaining great skin titled Path to Beauty. Ho will donate part of the proceeds to the Chi Heng Foundation, which helps orphans affected by Aids. Leafing through the pages at the book launch at IFC Mall on June 23 were Elly Wong, Wendy Yu, Tansy Lau, Helena Pong and Annie G. Chan.

15 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Webcams force us to look alert as our time is wasted

It's very difficult to adjust your tie during a video conference. It's easy to see whether it is straight or not since there's a great big television picture of your face right in front of you. But reach up and try to straighten it and you'll see what I mean.

27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Racing chief gallops to success

Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges has had a lifelong passion for horse racing and breeding thoroughbreds. Since 2007, he has been chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, and he is also vice-chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities - the world's leading racing organisation.

20 Mar 2010 - 12:00am