September 13, 2000 |
Over the last decade, C. Michael Greene has built a mighty power base as head of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the not-for-profit group that stages the annual Grammy Awards show. The once-struggling musician drives a Mercedes-Benz, enjoys a membership at the Bel-Air Country Club and makes $1.3 million a year--all at the expense of the academy and its charitable arms.
October 29, 2001 |
The board of the Grammy organization has approved an estimated $650,000 settlement to resolve sexual assault and battery allegations against the nonprofit group's chief executive, C. Michael Greene, Grammy sources said. Greene and his attorney did not respond to repeated phone calls or e-mails Friday. Attorneys representing the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Santa Monica-based group responsible for staging the annual Grammy awards telecast, also declined comment.
April 28, 2002 |
C. Michael Greene, the executive who transformed the Grammy Music Awards from a minor industry ritual into a global television event, resigned Saturday night amid questions over his personal behavior and his leadership at the organization, Grammy sources said. Greene's resignation as president took place during an emergency board meeting at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to discuss a sexual harassment probe commissioned by the Grammy organization, the sources said.
September 10, 1998 |
Breaking new ground in the nonprofit world, the Grammy organization last year awarded its chief executive, C. Michael Greene, an unusual bonus of $707,810--nearly doubling his annual compensation to $1.5 million.
October 24, 2001 |
High-ranking officials of the Grammy organization will recommend this month a settlement of more than half a million dollars to resolve sexual assault and battery allegations against the nonprofit group's chief executive, C. Michael Greene, Grammy sources said.
April 30, 2002 |
It was a quiet, little-known record producer from Nashville who united the Grammy board to oust powerful President C. Michael Greene. Grammy Chairman Garth Fundis had been among Greene's strongest supporters until this month, when he decided to call an emergency board meeting to address sexual harassment allegations against the controversial Grammy chief.