Stories tagged: executive compensation
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 7 p.m.
AP Exclusive: CEOs got biggest raise since 2013
The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Avista CEO’s pay fell in 2015
Scott Morris, Avista’s chairman and chief executive, earned $3.6 million in total compensation last year.
Wed., April 22, 2015
Shawn Vestal: CEO sees what’s right for workers as best for business
It’s been a week since Dan Price became the newsiest CEO in the land by cutting his own pay and setting his company’s bottom salary at $70,000. The decision made …
Sat., Feb. 28, 2015
Avista’s top executive earns $5.5 million in 2014
Avista Corp. paid its top executive about $5.5 million in total compensation last year. Scott Morris, chairman and chief executive officer of the Spokane-based utility, earned about 90 percent more …
Wed., March 5, 2014
Avista executive compensation lower
Pay for Avista Corp.’s top five executives dropped last year as a result of lower stock awards and changing pension values. Scott Morris, chairman and chief executive officer of the …
Thu., April 4, 2013, 8:57 a.m.
Incoming Altria Group CEO made $10.3M in ’12
RICHMOND, Va. — Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.’s incoming CEO Martin J. Barrington received a pay package valued at $10.3 million for fiscal 2012, according to an Associated Press analysis …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2012
Avista proposal decried as too high
Avista Corp. is asking too much of its customers in its latest push to raise rates 6.3 percent for electricity and 6.9 percent for natural gas, the Washington Attorney General’s …
Wed., July 27, 2011
Shawn Vestal: Wages fall depending on where workers fall
The story of the Spokane economy is a good news-bad news scenario. But it’s no joke. The recovery has arrived with a vengeance for some people. Everyone else is still …
Thu., Feb. 24, 2011, 8 a.m.
Avista reports salary, bonus figures
Avista Corp. Chairman and CEO Scott Morris earned $3.25 million in total compensation last year, the utility reported Wednesday. Morris’ salary was unchanged from 2009, but a bigger bonus and …
Thu., Oct. 22, 2009
Executive pay targeted
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration plans to significantly cut the pay of executives at the seven companies that have received the most bailout money, reacting to a growing outcry about …