Thursday, December 25, 2014

Top 100: 2008 edition

Top 100: 2008 edition

Our list for 2008 for Philadelphia Region's Highest-Paid CEOs, Biggest Non-Governmental Employers, Public firms by 3-year return and The most valuable local companies.

Our list for 2008 for Philadelphia Region's Highest-Paid CEOs, Biggest Non-Governmental Employers, Public firms by 3-year return and The most valuable local companies.
“University presidents have to walk a very fine line," says Jefferson’s Robert L. Barchi, who was Penn´s second-ranking official before he was tapped for the Jefferson top job in 2004. (MICHAEL S. WIRTZ / Inquirer)<br /><br />
“University presidents have to walk a very fine line," says Jefferson’s Robert L. Barchi, who was Penn's second-ranking official before he was tapped for the Jefferson top job in 2004. (MICHAEL S. WIRTZ / Inquirer)
Universities and their hospitals - "eds and meds" - are the biggest economic players in Philadelphia.

Should top educators tackle public issues or keep academic neutrality? Local leaders offer perspectives.
The Philadelphia area outpaced the nation in CEO raises last year.
From high-profile to low-profile, snapshots of the companies that came out on top.
Finding talented, reliable workers in a competitive market is a pressing concern.
Companies aren't confining recruitment efforts to four-year colleges.
After pioneering the company's 'Net offerings, Cathy Avgiris now runs digital voice.
"One Citi," an effort to coordinate Citibank units in three cities, is Bill Brown's mission.
Chris Conde is driving "the last nail in the coffin of the imperial CEO."
Chairman of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber Joseph A. Frick is focused on regionalism.
Working overseas got DuPont VP Diane Gulyas into the executive suite.
people with big ideas
Stephen Hahn was the driving force behing Penn's anti-cancer particle accelerator.
President Denise Morrison is putting the company’s soups on a low-sodium diet.
Hank Mullany, Wal-Mart's boss in the Northeast, is cutting costs by going green.
Gus Sauter calmly espouses Vanguard Group Inc.'s invest-for-the-long-haul strategy.
COO Rosemary Turner has made education a bedrock business strategy.
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