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The Company Beat Archive: Executive compensation

The highest-paid CEOs of the past decade

The Wall Street Journal has a list of the top-paid CEOs of the past decade, and there's a local name rounding out the top five, just after Steve Jobs: Richard Fairbank, chief executive of McLean, Va.-based Capital One. According to...

By Jia Lynn Yang  |  July 27, 2010; 6:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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'Pay czar' calls out banks for excessive pay

The government's "pay czar" announced Friday that 17 companies benefiting from federal bailout funds handed out $1.6 billion in excess executive compensation at the height of the financial crisis. Kenneth Feinberg, the Obama administration's special master for compensation, examined executives earning more than $500,000 at the 419 firms that received taxpayer assistance. Out of the 17 companies he found were egregious in their compensation, 11 have paid back the assistance received from taxpayers.

By Jia Lynn Yang  |  July 23, 2010; 11:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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