Summary RICHMOND, Virginia -- Philip Morris International Inc. gave CEO Andre Calantzopoulos a pay package valued at about $10.9 million for fiscal 2013. Shipments fell 5 percent to 880.2 billion cigarettes. The AP's calculation counts salary, bonuses, perks and stock and options awarded to the executive during the year.
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Summary RICHMOND, Va. -- Philip Morris International Inc., the world's second-biggest cigarette company, awarded its CEO Andre Calantzopoulos a compensation package valued at about $10.9 million for fiscal 2013, according to an Associated Press analysis of a regulatory filing. That makes the AP total slightly different in most cases from the total reported by companies to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The value that a company assigned to an executive's stock and option awards for 2013 was the present value of what the company expected the awards to be worth to the executive over time.
Summary The companies behind the booming e-cigarette market -- including Altria Group (NYSE: MO ) , Lorillard (NYSE: LO ) , Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI ) , and Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM ) -- and their investors should prepare for some tough news. Of the cases, almost a third were referred to hospitals. As mentioned before, the liquid nicotine is especially dangerous to children, since the concentration of the substance is very high and absorbs quickly.
Summary My favorite part of driving from the Lodge after a day of shooting (we're making new shows for the next couple of weeks)--well, besides getting to relax and nestle into the sofa with Marlboro Man, the kids, and Charlie (it's a very full sofa)--is driving across the creek that leads to our house. For some reason, it seems like our ranch horses are hanging out at the creek right around the time I head home, and I get to roll down my window and say hi.
Summary The moon's-eye view of New Zealand wine starts with two words: sauvignon blanc. As Todd Stevens, winemaker at Neudorf Vineyards, explained, Nelson has warmer days and cooler evenings than Marlborough, lending tighter acidity to the wines. "We tend to be in the greener, tropical end of the flavor spectrum instead of the huge passion fruit," Stevens says.
Summary The Marlboro County Sheriff's Office has warrants to arrest Anthony Antoine Smith, 34, on charges of Burglary, Malicious Damage To Property, Safecracking, Grand Larceny and Attempted Murder. Deputies say Smith got away from them during a manhunt off of Highway 38 in Bennettsville last Friday.