CEO

CEO

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.

CEO pay in US hit US$9.7m in 2012

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.