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  • Gov. Tom Wolf nominates venture capitalist to complete treasurer term

    Gov. Tom Wolf nominates venture capitalist to complete treasurer term
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he is nominating Tim Reese, a Philadelphia-area venture capitalist and the founder of a minority investor network, to complete the state treasurer's term. Wolf made the announcement two months after Treasurer...
  • UnitedHealth stock growth yields potential windfall for CEO

    UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley realized a potential gain of more than $45 million from exercising stock options last year, as the share price of the nation's largest health insurer topped $100 on the way to setting all-time highs. The 62-year-old...
  • FDA: Hospira's corrective actions at Italy plant weren't enough

     FDA: Hospira's corrective actions at Italy plant weren't enough
    The Food and Drug Administration has warned Hospira that corrective actions the drugmaker made at an Italy facility weren't sufficient, the company disclosed Tuesday in a regulatory filing. The FDA in a March 31 letter said Hospira lacked written...
  • Allstate CEO's compensation fell to $15.6 million last year

    Allstate CEO's compensation fell to $15.6 million last year
    Allstate Corp. Chief Executive Tom Wilson's total compensation fell by 16 percent last year, to $15.6 million, despite an increase in salary. In 2014, the board of the Northbrook-based home and auto insurer boosted his salary by 4 percent to $1.15...
  • Southwest Airlines CEO earns big boost in compensation

    FORT WORTH, Texas Southwest Airlines chief executive Gary Kelly received more than $5 million in executive compensation in 2014, a 24 percent jump from the previous year, as the Dallas-based airline posted its most profitable year ever. According to a...
  • Authorities: Ex-player for Giants, Dolphins ran Ponzi scheme

    A former NFL player and an associate have been charged with running a Ponzi scheme through companies created to provide loans to professional athletes. The Securities and Exchange Commission said in a complaint filed Tuesday in Boston that William D....
  • Charlotte-based Bojangles' going public

    It's going to be "Bo Time" at the stock exchange. The Charlotte-based fast-food chain Bojangles', which is known for its chicken and biscuits, has announced that it plans to go public. Area media outlets report the company filed paperwork Monday with...
  • New RadioShack chief brings experience in wireless world

    FORT WORTH, Texas Almost a decade ago, RadioShack's new top executive, Ron Garriques, helped rejuvenate Motorola's cellphone division with the Razr phone. But Garriques' three-year stint at Dell Corp., as president of the computer company's global...
  • Aetna CEO Received $15 Million Last Year

    Aetna CEO Received $15 Million Last Year
    Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini received $15 million in compensation last year, according to a filing Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In 2013, he received $8.26 million. Bertolini's 2014 compensation comprises $996,...
  • Medifast to overhaul board of directors after activist shareholder pressure

    Medifast to overhaul board of directors after activist shareholder pressure
    Owings Mills-based Medifast Inc. announced Monday that it would overhaul its board of directors under pressure from an activist investment firm, removing eight directors and adding five. Medifast, which makes weight-loss programs and products, is seeking...
  • Viacom restructuring includes $785-million write-down

    Viacom restructuring includes $785-million write-down
    Viacom Inc. has completed its companywide restructuring, which included hundreds of job cuts and a pre-tax accounting charge of $785 million. The media company has been roughed up during the last year. Its premier television networks, including MTV...