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Sanford got payout from lender after taking office

...from Tree.com in 2013 far exceeded the $139,590 salary he earned as governor that year.Tree.com founder and Chief Executive Officer Doug Lebda told AP that "he was worth it," adding 10 times the value of what he was paid.Frenkel, now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-16/sanford-got-payout-lender-
BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort

...much of BlackBerry's manufacturing costs. Foxconn is making the Classic for BlackBerry.Chen, who took over as chief executive 13 months ago, has set a goal of selling 10 million phones a year. In comparison, Apple sold 39.3 million iPhones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/blackberry-launches-classi
City Ink: Politicians stuffed with favors at potluck

...Mayor-elect Davis, you have said you'll be the CEO in Augusta government. What do you think CEO stands for?A: Chief Executive Officer.Q: No, no, no! It stands for Chief Eunuch in Office. But is it true you said you plan to expand the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-13/city-ink-politi
Overtime

...top-ranked men and 99 of the top 100 women have entered to play the Australian Open in January.Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said in a statement that the field for the tournament beginning Jan. 19 was one of the "deepest and strongest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-12/overtime
Ignorance or antipathy?

...illegal immigration ? should we be so complacent about handing over so much legislative power to a chief executive? Any chief executive?For those 38 percent who are fine with it, will they be so contented if a future president does things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-14/ignorance-or-antipath
Finish what you started

...alternatives. The price tag of the fourth DOE option is unknown.Only a federal bureaucrat ? or a bitterly partisan chief executive bent on "punishing" a conservative state ? could find wisdom in halting a project more than halfway complete to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-01/finish-what-you-start
More US CEOs plan to boost hiring in next 6 months

WASHINGTON - Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies expect sales to keep growing in the next six months and also plan to step up hiring.The Business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/more-us-ceos-plan-boost-hi
Performance-based pay is a myth, study argues

...200 U.S. companies, they found that economic performance could explain only 12 percent of the variation in chief executives' pay. Forty-four percent was explained by a firm's size and the industry.That leaves a lot of either randomness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/performance-based-pay-myth
Australia shaken by death by cricket player Phillip Hughes

...is one freak incident too many, so that of course puts us in a position of looking into that," Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said.Kevin Pietersen, who scored more runs for England than any other batsman, dedicated a column...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-11-28/australian-shaken-de
Michael Eisner working behind scenes to help bring NFL back to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Michael Eisner likes a good game.He was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co. when it owned the Los Angeles Angels and founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.But ask him about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-28/michael-eisner-working-behind