The median pay package for a CEO at an S&P 500 company hit $12.7 million in 2020. That’s 5% more than the median pay for that same group of CEOs in 2019.
A 33-year-old Simon becomes force inside family company
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Calumet Specialty Products posts annual loss for 7th straight year
The Indianapolis-based company, which makes specialty petroleum products, last posted an annual profit in 2013. Calumet’s cumulative annual losses since then total $931.7 million.Read More
Carmel-based Protective Insurance to be acquired by Progressive
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Cracker Barrel launches ‘ghost kitchen’ test pilot in Indianapolis
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Calumet said Winter Storm Uri, which brought snow and record cold across the U.S. in February, hurt production at the company’s Gulf Coast refineries during the quarter. The first-quarter losses push the company’s total losses since 2014 above $1 billion.
Eli Lilly and Co. included in its proxy statement an intricate graphic breaking down the presence of women and minorities in its overall workforce and in management.
Luis Orbegoso, 50, joins Allegion from American Residential Services. He’ll be based in Allegion’s Carmel office and oversee the security-products company’s operations in the Americas.
American Resources Corp. is the latest central Indiana firm to jump on the “blank-check company’ bandwagon—forming a shell company that uses public offering proceeds to scoop up an acquisition target.
The new firm, led by Emmis Communications executives, could raise as much $230 million to buy one or more companies and take them public.
Allegion executive Tim Eckersley, who has led the company’s Americas division since 2013, will shift to lead the company’s operations in other parts of the world.
Beyond the public company’s $100 million headquarters campus, city and state leaders expect 26 acres to be used for an expansion of White River State Park and new projects potentially with residential, retail and office uses.
The CEOs from about two dozen Fortune 500 companies decided to wait for the Nov. 20 certification of votes in Georgia before meeting to decide their next moves.
Novus and AppHarvest, a developer of large-scale and high-tech indoor farms, announced a deal on Tuesday will result in AppHarvest becoming a public company.
Mike Rechin, who has served as the bank’s president and CEO since 2007, plans to retire at the end of the year. His departure will trigger several promotions among the bank’s other executives.
Even though the S&P 500 is near a record high, just 15 of 55 Indiana public companies tracked by IBJ are up for the year.
Eight Indiana-based public companies have disclosed that they qualified for more than $61 million in relief loans from a federal program designed to help small businesses.
The Indianapolis-based maker of oils, lubricants and fuels was among the nation’s largest recipients of Paycheck Protection Program loans, which for the most part were intended for small businesses.
The business—formerly Baldwin & Lyons Insurance—is one of central Indiana’s oldest public companies.
The Indianapolis-based manufacturer took a blow in the first quarter due to the pandemic, but still turned in results that exceeded analyst expectations.
Ireland-based Allegion said it will take actions to streamline its business and cut costs. The company’s North American headquarters is in Carmel.
Many of Indiana’s 54 public companies have withdrawn their earnings guidance for the year, even as executives emphasize their belief that they are positioned well for the long term.
Industry veteran Jeff Smulyan is pairing with a low-profile New York hedge fund manager once described as “the most important, least known man in TV.”
Shares of ANGI Homeservices Inc., the parent of Indianapolis-based Angie’s List, fell as much as 30 percent Thursday after the company’s quarterly results missed Wall Street expectations.