Nov 4, 2014

Hail to the chief: the top five CEOs money can buy

It pays to remember that not all CEOs are driven by avarice and self-interest. Presenting the five most investor-friendly CEOs in Australia ...

Adam Schwab — Business director and commentator

Adam Schwab

Business director and commentator

Most of the time, when the business pages assess CEOs, there is a polarisation between the highly paid top end of town (who tend to be praised no matter what) and those who haven’t delivered for shareholders (who receive a different sort of treatment). But today we pay tribute to the best value CEOs in Australia — those who have delivered stellar returns for investors, while not spending time feathering their own nest. (Please note, the list doesn’t include executives who don’t take a salary such as James Packer).

1. Andrew Bassat —

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  1. Peter Hannigan

    No comments so far, but I think the article is worth one.

    I find it useful to get a sense of what a good CEO in Australia these days does and gets paid. There are so many over-hyped companies and CEOs around and it just adds to the difficulty of making investment decisions in the current stockmarket sideshow environment (“Role up, role up – come and play – everyone is a winner!”).

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