Executive Compensation

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How much could Dave Lewis earn as Unilever boss? Subscription

10 Jan 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Yesterday’s ‘Fat Cat Thursday’ focussing on the pay of FTSE 100 bosses illustrated that grocery chiefs are relative paupers compared to the vast earnings of some of their contemporaries.

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New pay measures lack teeth - but they'll get people talking Subscription

30 Aug 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Executive pay will come under more scrutiny, even if government proposals are watered down


Executive pay debate gives Pat pause for thought

30 Aug 2017

Regular readers will know by now that I am something of a bellwether

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Lewis relocation costs face scrutiny at AGM Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

An influential investment group has called on shareholders to vote down the Tesco pay report over relocation costs for CEO Dave Lewis

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Steve Rowe takes home £1.6m pay despite M&S profit slump Subscription

09 Jun 2017 Updated: 09 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Rowe still earns less than his predecessor Marc Bolland, who took home more than £2m in 2014-15

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Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe’s pay falls as annual bonus targets are not met Subscription

02 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The pay packets of Sainsbury’s senior execs were cut last year after the supermarket paid out no annual bonuses as performance-related targets were not hit.

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Fever-Tree shares net £73m for Charles Rolls Subscription

26 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Fever-Tree co-founder and former executive chairman Charles Rolls has netted £73.1m from a share sale this week

Dave Lewis

Tesco's Dave Lewis takes 10% pay cut Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

£600k fall in bonus comes despite leading supermarket’s first sales growth in seven years

Morrisons CEO David Potts

Morrisons boss receives 24% pay boost and increased share incentives Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons CEO David Potts saw his pay package jump by 24% last year and could be in line for a further pay boost in future years under newly proposed share reward plans

Rakesh Kapoor, Reckitt Benckiser chief executive

Reckitt cuts CEO Rakesh Kapoor’s pay by £14m after South Korea scandal Subscription

31 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Reckitt Benckiser has cut CEO Rakesh Kapoor’s annual pay by £14m and paid him no annual bonus due to the fallout from its consumer safety scandal in South Korea.

Tim Steiner Ocado

Ocado management sees pay cut as targets are only just hit Subscription

14 Feb 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

CEO Tim Steiner’s cash remuneration fell from £1.1m to £935,000


Nisa bosses accused of 'scaremongering' Subscription

14 Oct 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Mutual Shopkeepers group, which claims to consist of 84 members, questioned the £2.2m worth of bonuses that were paid

Mark Allen Dairy Crest CEO

Dairy Crest CEO Mark Allen’s pay rises 45% after dairy division sale Subscription

21 Jun 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Dairy Crest CEO Mark Allen received a pay packet worth £1.44m in the year to 31 March 2016 as his annual bonus and share awards more than doubled after the successful divestment of its UK dairy business.


Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby opts to receive annual bonus entirely in shares Subscription

06 Jun 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby opted to receive the entirety of his £599k annual bonus in shares, the company’s newly released annual report has revealed

Mike Coupe

Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe bags bumper bonus Subscription

03 Jun 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe’s pay packet has increased 65% to £2.8m in his first full year as CEO thanks to an annual bonus of almost £800k despite profits at the supermarket slumping 14% last year.

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Have the fat cats of food and drink had their fill? Subscription

13 May 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Has executive pay in the food and drink sector spun out of control?

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The payday heyday is over: why CEOs will have to prove their worth Subscription

09 May 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The tide may be turning against sky-high executive pay – not only among the general public, but among CEOs themselves

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UK exec pay 'not fit for purpose' says Sainsbury's chairman Subscription

26 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

New report finds executive pay has more than trebled over the past 18 years

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Mark Price picked up £1.9m payoff from Waitrose Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Price was appointed a government trade and business minister earlier this year

Rakesh Kapoor, Reckitt Benckiser chief executive

Reckitt Benckiser faces investor backlash over Kapoor pay Subscription

08 Apr 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Rakesh Kapoor’s pay award rose from £12.8m in 2014 to £23.2m in 2015



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