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Salary watch: Nine CEO Hugh Marks’ remuneration on the up and up

Salary watch: Nine CEO Hugh Marks’ remuneration on the up and up

Hugh Marks has improved his pay packet on the previous financial year, but what will happen when the Fairfax takeover is finalised?

Salary watch: what is the new CEO of Coles making?

Salary watch: what is the new CEO of Coles making?

We know how much Steve Cain will rack up in the next year, but what of the influential UK adviser Archie Norman who remains on the books?

Mayne: the 10 most questionable CEO payouts of the last decade

Mayne: the 10 most questionable CEO payouts of the last decade

Events at the Macquarie Atlas Roads AGM in Sydney last Thursday should give us pause to reflect on the fees paid to businesses and CEOs.

The surprising relationship between company tax and executive pay

The surprising relationship between company tax and executive pay

Typical business logic says the firms that pay little or no company tax would also be paying their CEOs poorly, because their financial performance had been so poor. But is that what's happening? Professor of employment relations at Griffith University David Peetz crunches the numbers.

Mayne: CBA becomes first big bank to cop remuneration strike, withdraws CEO pay resolution

Mayne: CBA becomes first big bank to cop remuneration strike, withdraws CEO pay resolution

None of the big four banks have ever received remuneration strikes -- until today.

Mayne: directors club scrambling to retain barriers to entry

Mayne: directors club scrambling to retain barriers to entry

Directors of Australian public companies have long enjoyed something of a closed shop with substantial barriers to entry and very few new entrants attempting to barge their way in uninvited.

Exec pay: AICD solution is to hide some from shareholders

Exec pay: AICD solution is to hide some from shareholders

The top 20 CEOs in Australia (that is, those managing the 20 largest companies), were paid on average 320 times the wage of the lowest-paid workers in the country.