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    1. Cisco is Paying its New CEO Over $14 Million Plus Bonuses

      Cisco is Paying its New CEO Over $14 Million Plus Bonuses

      Cisco will be paying its new CEO Chuck Robbins a respectable, but not astronomical, wage by today's executive compensation standards: A base salary of $1,150,000, a potential bonus of 225% (almost $2.6 million) and $13 million worth of stock — mostly in performance-based restricted stock units, according to documents filed with the SEC .  In comparison, Microsoft (a bigger company than Cisco in ...

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    2. Cisco's John Chambers Spent His Last Month as CEO Flying Around Europe Warning That 40% of Companies Will Die

      Cisco's John Chambers Spent His Last Month as CEO Flying Around Europe Warning That 40% of Companies Will Die

      On Monday, Cisco's 20-year CEO John Chambers officially retires from the corner office to become executive chairman. He keeps saying that he's not going to be secretly still running the company (though many people inside Cisco don't fully believe that, yet). His role, he says, will be "wing man" to new CEO Chuck Robbins. It appears Chambers means that quite literally...

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    3. A Founder who Sold his Company for $260 Million is Being Sued by the Company that Bought it (CSC)

      A Founder who Sold his Company for $260 Million is Being Sued by the Company that Bought it (CSC)

      These are strange times for the 56-year-old IT giant, Computer Sciences Corp. CSC has filed a lawsuit accusing one of its star executives, Eric Pulier of fraud connected to an alleged bribery scandal in Australia. CSC is accusing Pulier — former CEO of ServiceMesh, which CSC bought — of making "authorized payments" to two Australian bank executives. The company is seeking to recoup the full $98 million it paid to ServiceMesh shareholders, according to a CSC statement cited by Forbes...

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    4. A Bunch Of High-Powered Shareholders Are Not Happy With Oracle's New Co-CEO Pay

      A Bunch Of High-Powered Shareholders Are Not Happy With Oracle's New Co-CEO Pay

      Five bigwig institutional shareholders want to force Oracle to make radical changes to the way it pays it top three executives: executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison and co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd. They are concerned that Oracle's board of directors isn't independent enough from management and "insufficient board accountability and poorly designed compensation programs create ...

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    5. Kicking Bill Gates Off The Board Is The Best Thing Microsoft Can Do (MSFT)

      Kicking Bill Gates Off The Board Is The Best Thing Microsoft Can Do (MSFT)

      Microsoft is an insanely profitable company standing on the edge of disaster. It desperately needs new thinking.  With word that 22-year Microsoft veteran Satya Nadella is likely the new CEO, attention turns to the leadership of the company's board of directors. It will have two former CEOs, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer...

       

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    6. Snapchat Just Landed Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton As An Investor, Board Member

      Snapchat Just Landed Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton As An Investor, Board Member

      New documents filed with the SEC show that Snapchat has raised another $50 million in investment, with a big name investor: Micheal Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment. Lynton is on Snapchat's board of directors, the filing confirmed. This latter news was previously reported in June. As we previously reported, new regulatory filings showed that Snapchat was about to raise a hefty chunk of money.

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