Seventy-eight percentage of businesses in Brazil in South America have the highest level of confidence in their 2020 business growth prospects of 13 countries surveyed. This was followed by Australia and the United Arab Emirates (69%), the research found.
The a2 Milk Company CEO Jayne Hrdlicka said the job "required more travel than I had anticipated when I joined the company". She has resigned after 18 months.
"I don't think you can judge someone's work output by the amount of leave they are taking. Someone who takes a lot of leave could be getting the same amount of work done as someone who's not," said Rocketwerkz CEO Dean Hall
Since the AUSTRAC scandal broke, the Westpac board held at least two board meetings with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison demanding the board show some accountability.
Order books for its US$12 billion Hong Kong share sale have already been covered "multiple times", sources with direct knowledge of the matter said last Friday, as the e-commerce group kicked off its campaign for the secondary listing.
Only four women made the top 50 highest paid CEOs in Australia list and just five CEOs cracked the A$10 million mark. Fortescue Metals CEO Elizabeth Gaines secured the title of best-performing CEO, based on shareholder returns over the past financial year.
"An outstanding leader, visionary and champion for high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans, Bernard was a tireless advocate for Kaiser Permanente, our members and the communities we serve. Most importantly, Bernard was a devoted husband, father and friend. We all will miss his tremendous presence in our lives."
The decision to give the workforce five consecutive Fridays off on full pay in August saw sales rise by nearly 40%, electricity consumption drop by 23.1% and employees printing 59% fewer pages of paper.
The 52-year-old CEO's salary was tied to McDonald's share price. It peaked in 2017 at US$21.8million, including US$9.1million in incentive-based pay. He received US$15.9million in total compensation last year.
Alphabet's third quarter results came before the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said it was taking Google to the Australian Federal Court for breaching consumer law.