How much severance would you expect after one day on the job? Not a lot, right? Well, the now ex-CEO of Duke Energy Corp., Bill Johnson, is getting up to a cool $44.4 million for his one day at the helm. Johnson had previously been CEO of another energy company that merged with Duke and signed a contract to be Duke’s chief officer when the merger took effect.
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Listen to Ford Motor Co.’s excitable CEO, Alan Mulally, for five minutes and you are almost ready to march down to the assembly line, grab a torque wrench and start knocking bolts into Mustangs.
On the evening of Wednesday, June 13, Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric, retreated to his room at the Conrad Hilton hotel in Brussels and wrestled with an unfamiliar feeling one of impending defeat. Just eight months before, he had, it seemed, pulled off a stunning coup.
Three hours after I gave my name and e-mail address to Michael Fertik, the CEO of Reputation.com, he called me back and read my Social Security number to me.
Be inconspicuous. If there’s one tenet of the legendary corporate culture known as the HP Way that CEO Mark Hurd has mastered, that’s it.
Under-fire Citibank CEO Vikram Pandit defended his position and reputation in an interview with CNN.