Articles tagged “ceo pay”

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

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

Chris Bryant, Bloomberg

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?

1 week ago

Disney Makes CEO Bonus Target Harder to Reach

Disney Makes CEO Bonus Target Harder to Reach

Anders Melin, Bloomberg

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.

3 months ago

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

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

Chris Bryant, Bloomberg

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.

6 months ago

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2017

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2017

Patrick Whyte, Skift

European travel CEOs are paid well by most standards — but not compared with their peers across the pond.

9 months ago

The Most Highly Compensated Online Travel CEOs of 2018

The Most Highly Compensated Online Travel CEOs of 2018

Sean O'Neill, Skift

TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer is ordinarily far from being the most-compensated CEO in online travel. This year represented an unusual payout for him. But Skift's annual survey reveals that most online travel CEOs are often more handsomely compensated than what the top bosses in other industries receive, on average.

9 months ago

These U.S. Airline CEOs Made the Most Money Last Year

These U.S. Airline CEOs Made the Most Money Last Year

Brian Sumers, Skift

Does the average traveler care whether a U.S. airline CEO made $7 million or $13 million last year? It's highly doubtful. Passengers want to fly a well-run, on-time airline with friendly customer service. How much money the CEO makes is probably immaterial to most customers.

9 months ago

Expedia CEO to Receive a $17 Million Award if He Hits Share-Price Mark

Expedia CEO to Receive a $17 Million Award if He Hits Share-Price Mark

Dennis Schaal, Skift

You want your CEO to be very motivated for shareholders and employees — and for his or her personal gain. Mark Okerstrom clearly is such a guy.

1 year ago

Qantas CEO’s $20 Million Pay Is Highest for an Airline Boss in Asia-Pacific

Qantas CEO’s $20 Million Pay Is Highest for an Airline Boss in Asia-Pacific

Kyunghee Park , Bloomberg

The turnaround artist is getting duly compensated. Despite his bountiful compensation, Alan Joyce had freezed employees' wages, and investors just love this stuff.

1 year ago

Royal Caribbean Had the Most Highly Compensated Cruise CEO of 2016

Royal Caribbean Had the Most Highly Compensated Cruise CEO of 2016

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Passengers may not care much what executives at cruise companies earn, but it's instructive to realize what goals those CEOs are driven to reach.

2 years ago

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2016

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2016

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Chief executive pay at Europe's biggest publicly traded travel companies appears to have converged in 2016 with few bumper deals compared with previous years. It could just be a coincidence or might have something to do with the deteriorating economic climate and geopolitical issues.

2 years ago

CEO Pay at Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelport in 2016

CEO Pay at Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelport in 2016

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Executive pay at Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelport is about the same, even though company performance has recently varied. It's unclear how much of that discrepancy can be chalked up to differing norms and taxes in the countries where the firms are based.

2 years ago

United Airlines CEO Made More Money Than His Peers in 2016

United Airlines CEO Made More Money Than His Peers in 2016

Skift, Brian Sumers

People like to complain about CEO compensation, but these men — and they are all men — may deserve what they earn. Running a big airline is not easy, and not everyone can do it. Executives who reach the top don't get there by chance.

2 years ago