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Radixx International Appoints John Elieson as President and CEO

Radixx International Appoints John Elieson as President and CEO

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Radixx International, an industry-leading provider of tailored airline reservation, distribution and merchandising systems, today announced that it has appointed John Elieson as President & CEO. Ron Peri, Radixx’s Founder and former CEO, will continue to serve as Chairman of Radixx’s Board of Directors. A photo accompanying this announcement [...]

PayByPhone Appoints Francis Dupuis as New CEO

PayByPhone Appoints Francis Dupuis as New CEO

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — PayByPhone, the global leader in mobile parking payments, today announced that it has appointed Francis Dupuis as President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 23rd, 2017. Kush Parikh, former President and CEO, has stepped down from the role after his successful 3.5-year term with the business. During [...]

Euroloan Appoints Former Morgan Stanley FinTech Leader James Hickson as New Group CEO

Euroloan Appoints Former Morgan Stanley FinTech Leader James Hickson as New Group CEO

Helsinki, Finland, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Euroloan Group PLC, a pioneering European financial technology company with offices in Helsinki (HQ), Luxembourg, Stockholm and Warsaw, announced today the appointment of James Hickson (B.Sc., M.B.A.) as group Chief Executive Officer.  Hickson, an accomplished financial technology industry executive with 16 years of experience on Wall Street, most [...]

Big Biz CEOs Paid Average 22-Times More Than Ordinary Workers

Big Biz CEOs Paid Average 22-Times More Than Ordinary Workers

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Chief executive officers (CEOs) leading South Korea’s biggest businesses receive salaries that are on average 21.9-times higher than those of ordinary employees, a local market researcher said Sunday. According to FN Guide, CEOs at the 30 largest companies in terms of market capitalization, took home  substantially more pay than the average worker in 2016, with the gap widening to more than 50 [...]

Graduates of Top Universities Dominate Corporate Board Rooms

Graduates of Top Universities Dominate Corporate Board Rooms

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Graduates of prominent universities still dominate the C-suites at South Korea’s leading conglomerates, although the latest analysis shows a slight drop in their proportion, a corporate tracker said Wednesday.  CEO Score surveyed the alma maters of 480 CEOs at 347 companies that rank in the country’s top 500. Results [...]

Quick Rise to the Top for Children of Top Conglomerate Families

Quick Rise to the Top for Children of Top Conglomerate Families

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Business evaluation website CEO Score revealed Wednesday how quickly children from Korea’s top conglomerate families move up the ladder, taking an average of 4.9 years until they nab an executive title from when they start working – a significant fast-track forward given the fact that it typically takes roughly [...]