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Investors Believe Allianz Will Keep Old Leadership

Allianz is poised to reappoint Michael Diekmann as chief executive in October, investors believe, possibly delaying tough choices on whether Europe's largest insurer expands its global presence ...
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The Trouble With Incentive Compensation

Incentive compensation in many organizations has evolved over recent years.

What started with the intent to increase the alignment of top management with shareholder ...
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CEOs Tossing Fewer F-Bombs as Economy Improves

The chief executive officer of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. is no stranger to profanity in his calls with analysts. On May 5, James Hagedorn did something different: After swearing, he apologized. Bad ...
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Warren Buffett Gives $2B to Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett, the second-richest person in the U.S., made his largest single charitable contribution with a gift of $2.1 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as he seeks to encourage ...