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Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

...markets were up in 2014 so it makes sense that (compensation) was going in the same direction," said Bess Joffe, managing director of corporate governance at TIAA-CREF, an asset management company. "We would also expect, in a downturn, for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-26/media-ceos-dominate-ranks-
Yellen says bank regulators making progress in reforms

...stability of the entire system.Yellen's comments came in a joint appearance with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde at a conference sponsored by the Institute for New Economic Thinking.Lagarde told the group that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-06/yellen-says-bank-regulator
Activist investor Icahn puts $100 million into Lyft

...transportation infrastructure. He also praised Lyft's revenue growth and its management.Jonathan Christodoro, a managing director of Icahn Enter prises, will join the San Francisco company's board of directors. Lyft didn't comment on any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/activist-investor-icahn-pu
Playoff leads to college football bowl payouts surpassing $500 million

...Playoff to the NCAA and the schools supplied expense reports for participation, said Damani Leech, the NCAA's managing director, championships and alliances.Total payouts from 35 postseason games from the 2013-14 season were $309.9 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-14/playoff-leads-college-foo
Nasdaq trades above dot-com record as US stocks advance; GM falls on weak earnings

...If you're an export-heavy company, your results have suffered from a strong dollar," said Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and derivatives for Charles Schwab.Benchmark U.S. crude oil rose $1.58, or 2.8 percent, to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/nasdaq-trades-above-dot-co
Awesome! 'Lego Dimensions' combining bricks and franchises

...Dimensions culled from other well-known brands."I think The Lego Movie helped open the door," said TT Games managing director Jon Burton, who served as a producer on the film. "We've found that everyone from the intellectual properties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-11/awesome-lego-dimensions-combining-b
Lufthansa CEO faces scrutiny over how plane's co-pilot got job and damage to reputation

...anything other than completely cooperative with the authorities and that's a good start," said Andrew Charlton, managing director of strategic consulting and government affairs firm Aviation Advocacy in Nyon, Switzerland.Spohr, he added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-05/lufthansa-ceo-faces-scruti
Brokers' conflicts can cost investors

...Sure. There's always a way to get better advice and disclosure, and we support that," says Kevin Carroll, a managing director at the group. "But are customers in brokerage accounts being systematically harmed? The answer is no."The problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/brokers-conflicts-can-cost
On The Move

...Senior Vice PresidentEmployer: J. Smith Lanier & Co.Work expe r ience: He was previously Vice President/Managing Director. He has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years. MARK WALLSJob title: Senior Project DesignerEmployer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/move
RadioShack hires advisory firm

...seek bankruptcy protection.The company said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that Carlin Adrianopoli, a senior managing director with FTI's corporate finance and restructuring service, will take over as interim chief financial officer at RadioShack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-16/radioshack-hires-advisory-