Articles tagged “ceo pay”

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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

United Board Sued Over Former CEO’s $37 Million Severance

United Board Sued Over Former CEO’s $37 Million Severance

Jef Feeley, Bloomberg

What a couple of years it has been for United. The airline needs to get its mojo back, and lawsuits like these do not help.

2 years ago

Booking.com’s Gillian Tans Was Highest-Paid Online Travel CEO in 2016

Booking.com’s Gillian Tans Was Highest-Paid Online Travel CEO in 2016

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Money talks and Gillian Tans was well-compensated for leading Booking.com, the largest accommodations provider on the planet, to a banner year.

2 years ago

Airlines Tie CEO Pay to Customer Satisfaction

Airlines Tie CEO Pay to Customer Satisfaction

Anders Melin, Bloomberg

Well, this is something that airlines do right: Linking their CEO pay to customer satisfaction. Perhaps the linkage should be even greater although perhaps Southwest has a bit more respect for its customers than some of the others.

2 years ago

EasyJet Easing Performance Targets as CEO’s Pay Fell 75 Percent in 2016

EasyJet Easing Performance Targets as CEO’s Pay Fell 75 Percent in 2016

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Brexit has put easyJet's earnings under pressure so the board eased performance targets for CEO Carolyn McCall and other executives. This Brexit impact is for real.

3 years ago

Former Thomas Cook CEO Harriet Green Gets $8.8 Million Bonus

Former Thomas Cook CEO Harriet Green Gets $8.8 Million Bonus

James Boxell, Bloomberg

Harriet Green was eligible to receive up to 7.1 million shares of Thomas Cook based on the company's performance but was only awarded 4.1 million. Some on the board were clearly not totally happy with the ex-CEO.

4 years ago

Comparing CEO Pay of the Big Three Travel Distribution Companies

Comparing CEO Pay of the Big Three Travel Distribution Companies

Dennis Schaal, Skift

When comparing the total CEO compensation of the three major travel distribution companies it is ironic that Luis Maroto, the CEO of the largest and most profitable company of the trio, Madrid-based Amadeus, took home the lowest compensation.

4 years ago

TripAdvisor CEO Got a Massive Pay Cut in 2014, But Don’t Feel Bad

TripAdvisor CEO Got a Massive Pay Cut in 2014, But Don’t Feel Bad

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Don't pine for Stephen Kaufer about his CEO pay in 2014. He'll be OK, especially if TripAdvisor hands out those $100 holiday gift cards as employee bonuses again this year. Meanwhile, if everything gets on track with Hotel Shopper, he'll have a big payday again in 2017.

4 years ago

United Airlines CEO Smisek Received a Hefty Pay Raise in 2014

United Airlines CEO Smisek Received a Hefty Pay Raise in 2014

Associated Press

Well, at least the United Continental board was apparently happy with Jeff Smisek and the airline's trajectory in 2014.

4 years ago

Priceline’s CEO Made Nearly $22 Million in 2014

Priceline’s CEO Made Nearly $22 Million in 2014

Dennis Schaal, Skift

In the CEO game, it's pay for performance and Priceline Group CEO Darren Huston was well-rewarded. But it's also a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately position and 2015 appears as though it could be a rockier ride than the prior year.

4 years ago