Simon Property Group has tied CEO David Simon’s $154 million retention bonus to the financial performance of the company, but plaintiffs in a related legal action are not satisfied.
Citizens Energy Group has enjoyed a certain amount of public good will over the last 125 years as a not-for-profit, charitable trust. But rising incentive pay to the trust’s top brass recently has conjured up images of an investor-owned utility—and the scrutiny of regulators.
Senior executives at Indiana's public companies last year received, on average, more in perks than the typical Hoosier earned all year, IBJ found after reviewing Securities and Exchange Commission documents for more than 60 Indiana companies.
The Indianapolis-based health insurer’s board of directors approved higher compensation heading into 2012, after most of its top executives saw their pay hold steady or decline in 2011.
The compensation paid to outgoing Wellpoint Inc. CEO Angela Braly last year rose 56 percent, even as the company's shares slid on lower enrollment in its Blue Cross Blue Shield health plans.
The $120 million retention bonus that Simon Property Group Inc.’s board awarded David Simon two years ago has spawned a bitter legal battle in Delaware that promises to shed fascinating light on the inner workings of the board.
Across the four largest hospital systems in central Indiana, six physicians received more than $1 million in compensation in 2011 while two others received more than $900,000 and nine others received $700,000 or more, according to the hospitals’ most recent reports to the IRS.
The lead lawyer for Marsh Supermarkets Inc. expects to call Don Marsh as its first witness when the civil trial against him reconvenes Tuesday. The grocery chain alleges that the former CEO used company funds to pay more than $3 million in personal expenses.
Attorneys for Dana Hurst say in a Dec. 20 court filing that David A. Noyes & Co. didn’t grant her pay increases or year-end bonuses during her last 15 years on the job, while male counterparts were better rewarded.
Brightpoint Inc. CEO Robert Laikin stands to receive $14.1 million after his company is acquired by Santa Ana, Calif.-based Ingram Micro Inc., say SEC documents released this week.
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard’s staff received a collective 18-percent raise this spring following the hiring of a new deputy for education with an annual salary of $120,000.
IBJ's annual review of proxy statements for Indiana public companies found senior executives' median compensation rose 14 percent in 2011. But that analysis uses the fair market value of stock and options awards on the date they were granted. If a company's stock price surges, executives can make out far better. (with searchable database)
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority has approved a $350-an-hour contract with former Indianapolis airport executive John Clark to help with business development.
David Simon must remain CEO of Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group for at least six years to see any of the $120 million in special stock awards the company’s board of directors awarded him last year, and must stay on eight years to reap the full amount.