Articles tagged “ceo pay”

Online Travel

Booking Holdings to Repay $110 Million in Pandemic Aid After Dutch Criticism About Bonuses

Booking Holdings was obviously not going to rescind the executive bonuses, and needs decent relations with both the Dutch government and its employees in the Netherlands, where Booking.com is headquartered. The company did the right thing, albeit under pressure.

Booking Holdings to Repay $110 Million in Pandemic Aid After Dutch Criticism About Bonuses

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Admits to Having Critical Failures Even Before the Pandemic

Booking Holdings hired a new marketing chief in 2019 because it knew that its brand marketing in the U.S. was falling short, particularly against household name Expedia. Booking is pivoting to address shortcomings, realizing finally you can't keep kicking the can down the road with basically the same strategy.

Booking Holdings Admits to Having Critical Failures Even Before the Pandemic

Coronavirus

Booking Holdings Applies for European Relief With Substantial Layoffs Possible

Government relief or not, if a substantial coronavirus recovery doesn't take shape by June, it's hard to believe that Booking Holdings won't execute substantial layoffs like everyone else. Perhaps the crisis, too, will spur new discussions about enormous pay gaps between CEOs and their workers.

Booking Holdings Applies for European Relief With Substantial Layoffs Possible

Online Travel

Expedia’s Payout to Its Ousted CEO Could Be Nearly $12 Million

When you consider Mark Okerstrom's performance, which will lead to a golden parachute substantially less than what might have been, he can take a bunch of blame — but not for everything. The integration of the Vrbo acquisition was clearly messed up, as was the reorganization. Conversely, he inherited a very tough competitive environment.

Expedia’s Payout to Its Ousted CEO Could Be Nearly $12 Million

Tourism

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2018

Amadeus’ Luis Maroto came out on top in 2018. His executive compensation is appropriate, given that the company is the most valuable European travel firm.

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2018

Online Travel

Highest-Paid Online Travel CEOs of 2018

The CEOs of Booking Holdings, Expedia Group, and TripAdvisor all saw their total compensation fall in 2018, but only because 2017 was an exceptional year for each. Glenn Fogel of Booking and Mark Okerstrom of Expedia were each appointed as CEO in 2017, and Steve Kaufer of TripAdvisor received a long-term incentive award that was undoubtedly the envy of his peers.

Highest-Paid Online Travel CEOs of 2018

Airlines

United Won’t Pay Munoz a Full Bonus: U.S. Airline CEO Pay 2018

U.S. airline CEOs make a lot of money. But they have tough jobs, and their businesses are making money. Maybe they deserve it.

United Won’t Pay Munoz a Full Bonus: U.S. Airline CEO Pay 2018

Airlines

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary Could Get a Giant Payday Despite Airline’s Current Woes

Longtime Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary would receive more than $100 million in incentives if he gets the company's stock back to slightly higher than 2017 levels. That's nice work if you can get it, right?

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary Could Get a Giant Payday Despite Airline’s Current Woes

Tourism

Disney Makes CEO Bonus Target Harder to Reach

Disney CEO Bob Iger has extended his contract multiple times, and he's poised to reap a windfall when he finally leaves the company — in addition to the cash he's pulling in during the rest of his tenure. Shareholders showed this year that they weren't happy with his compensation plan, and the board has responded.

Disney Makes CEO Bonus Target Harder to Reach

Airlines

Air France Unions Aren’t Happy With Newly Appointed CEO’s Big Salary

Smith isn't getting a gigantic pay bump for moving to Air France-KLM even with the kind of resume he's bringing over. The unions should probably accept that this is the cost of doing business in European aviation these days.

Air France Unions Aren’t Happy With Newly Appointed CEO’s Big Salary