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June 15, 1997 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The fast-moving president and chief executive of Hilton Hotels Corp., Stephen F. Bollenbach, has recently found himself doing something out of character: waiting. Nearly five months after launching a hostile takeover bid for rival ITT Corp., Bollenbach has been stymied at every turn. A few days ago, Bollenbach fired off a testy letter to the ITT board of directors and started another round of legal maneuvering to force the company to the bargaining table.
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May 25, 2007 | Kimi Yoshino, Times Staff Writer
Hilton Hotels Corp. said Thursday that its chief operating officer, Matthew J. Hart, would take over the company reins when Chief Executive Stephen Bollenbach retires at the end of the year. Hart, 54, will also continue as president of Beverly Hills-based Hilton, the country's second-largest hotel company. Hart said he would focus on continuing to expand the brand internationally, building on last year's $5.7-billion acquisition of Hilton International, which included Conrad Hotels.
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BUSINESS
April 9, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Hilton Hotels Corp. boosted Chief Executive Stephen Bollenbach's bonus 13% in 2004, to $2.25 million. His salary remained $1 million, the same amount he has been paid for the last three years, Beverly Hills-based Hilton said.
BUSINESS
April 13, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Stephen F. Bollenbach, chairman and chief executive of Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corp., received compensation last year valued at $17.5 million, according to a regulatory filing. His compensation package included $1 million in salary, a bonus of $137,830, stock and options worth about $14 million when granted, non-equity incentive plan compensation of $2 million and other compensation totaling $368,464, Hilton said in its Securities and Exchange Commission proxy statement.
BUSINESS
April 13, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Stephen F. Bollenbach, chairman and chief executive of Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corp., received compensation last year valued at $17.5 million, according to a regulatory filing. His compensation package included $1 million in salary, a bonus of $137,830, stock and options worth about $14 million when granted, non-equity incentive plan compensation of $2 million and other compensation totaling $368,464, Hilton said in its Securities and Exchange Commission proxy statement.
BUSINESS
April 5, 1995 | From Reuters
In an usual move, Walt Disney Co. went outside its ranks for a new chief financial officer Tuesday, naming Stephen Bollenbach, Host Marriott Corp.'s chief executive, to the post. Bollenbach, 52, succeeds Richard Nanula, who left the position in November to become president of the Disney Stores worldwide, the company said. The announcement ends an intensive search by Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Michael Eisner for a top-notch financial expert with global experience.
BUSINESS
February 6, 1996 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Investors sent Hilton Hotels Corp. shares soaring nearly 13% on Monday in the wake of the news that the firm had hired Disney executive Stephen F. Bollenbach as president and chief executive. Hilton stock closed up $9.50 a share at $83.375 in trading on the New York Stock Exchange, reflecting Wall Street's high regard for Bollenbach, 53, and his experience at lodging companies such as Host Marriott Corp. and Holiday Corp. He joined Disney in April as chief financial officer.
BUSINESS
January 22, 1999 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The holidays are long gone, but Hilton Hotels Corp. President Stephen Bollenbach is still in a shopping mood. His budget? Between $500 million and $700 million. What's on his list? Big-city and airport hotels. Bollenbach's buying binge comes as Beverly Hills-based Hilton adjusts to life without its massive casino-gambling operations, which were spun off at the beginning of the year into a separate company, Park Place Entertainment Inc.
BUSINESS
February 3, 1996 | JAMES BATES and JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Stephen F. Bollenbach, the Walt Disney Co. financing whiz credited with helping persuade Chief Executive Michael Eisner last summer to ante up $19 billion to buy Capital Cities/ABC Inc., is leaving the company after only nine months to run Hilton Hotels as chief executive and president. Bollenbach's departure as chief financial officer, which marks his return to the hotel business, took Wall Street analysts and Disney executives by surprise when it was formally announced after U.S.
BUSINESS
May 25, 2007 | Kimi Yoshino, Times Staff Writer
Hilton Hotels Corp. said Thursday that its chief operating officer, Matthew J. Hart, would take over the company reins when Chief Executive Stephen Bollenbach retires at the end of the year. Hart, 54, will also continue as president of Beverly Hills-based Hilton, the country's second-largest hotel company. Hart said he would focus on continuing to expand the brand internationally, building on last year's $5.7-billion acquisition of Hilton International, which included Conrad Hotels.
BUSINESS
April 6, 2007 | Annette Haddad, Times Staff Writer
KB Home directors elected the company's first independent chairman Thursday, selecting Stephen Bollenbach -- chief executive of Hilton Hotels Corp. -- to succeed longtime leader Bruce Karatz. Bollenbach's election is the latest in a series of steps the company is taking to improve its corporate governance after disclosure of stock option backdating last year. Karatz stepped down Nov.
BUSINESS
April 9, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Hilton Hotels Corp. boosted Chief Executive Stephen Bollenbach's bonus 13% in 2004, to $2.25 million. His salary remained $1 million, the same amount he has been paid for the last three years, Beverly Hills-based Hilton said.
BUSINESS
November 21, 2004 | Debora Vrana, Times Staff Writer
Stephen F. Bollenbach, Hilton Hotels Corp.'s chief executive, loves the deal. He worked with Donald Trump -- "I was the original Apprentice," Bollenbach jokes -- negotiating debt-for-equity swaps with creditors in the early 1990s. Then, at Marriott International Inc., he engineered a financing strategy to split the company in two. After joining Walt Disney Co. in 1995, he orchestrated its acquisition of the ABC network.
BUSINESS
April 11, 2003 | Jerry Hirsch, Times Staff Writer
Despite a tough year for the lodging industry, Hilton Hotels Corp. Chief Executive Stephen Bollenbach received a small pay increase in 2002, a year the stock of the nation's third-largest hotel operator rose 16%. The Beverly Hills-based company left Bollenbach's base salary unchanged at $1 million. But the board of directors agreed to increase his bonus by $100,000 to $1 million. The result was a 5% increase in salary and bonus over 2001.
BUSINESS
January 22, 1999 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The holidays are long gone, but Hilton Hotels Corp. President Stephen Bollenbach is still in a shopping mood. His budget? Between $500 million and $700 million. What's on his list? Big-city and airport hotels. Bollenbach's buying binge comes as Beverly Hills-based Hilton adjusts to life without its massive casino-gambling operations, which were spun off at the beginning of the year into a separate company, Park Place Entertainment Inc.
BUSINESS
June 15, 1997 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The fast-moving president and chief executive of Hilton Hotels Corp., Stephen F. Bollenbach, has recently found himself doing something out of character: waiting. Nearly five months after launching a hostile takeover bid for rival ITT Corp., Bollenbach has been stymied at every turn. A few days ago, Bollenbach fired off a testy letter to the ITT board of directors and started another round of legal maneuvering to force the company to the bargaining table.
BUSINESS
April 6, 2007 | Annette Haddad, Times Staff Writer
KB Home directors elected the company's first independent chairman Thursday, selecting Stephen Bollenbach -- chief executive of Hilton Hotels Corp. -- to succeed longtime leader Bruce Karatz. Bollenbach's election is the latest in a series of steps the company is taking to improve its corporate governance after disclosure of stock option backdating last year. Karatz stepped down Nov.
BUSINESS
November 21, 2004 | Debora Vrana, Times Staff Writer
Stephen F. Bollenbach, Hilton Hotels Corp.'s chief executive, loves the deal. He worked with Donald Trump -- "I was the original Apprentice," Bollenbach jokes -- negotiating debt-for-equity swaps with creditors in the early 1990s. Then, at Marriott International Inc., he engineered a financing strategy to split the company in two. After joining Walt Disney Co. in 1995, he orchestrated its acquisition of the ABC network.
BUSINESS
February 6, 1996 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Investors sent Hilton Hotels Corp. shares soaring nearly 13% on Monday in the wake of the news that the firm had hired Disney executive Stephen F. Bollenbach as president and chief executive. Hilton stock closed up $9.50 a share at $83.375 in trading on the New York Stock Exchange, reflecting Wall Street's high regard for Bollenbach, 53, and his experience at lodging companies such as Host Marriott Corp. and Holiday Corp. He joined Disney in April as chief financial officer.
BUSINESS
February 3, 1996 | JAMES BATES and JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Stephen F. Bollenbach, the Walt Disney Co. financing whiz credited with helping persuade Chief Executive Michael Eisner last summer to ante up $19 billion to buy Capital Cities/ABC Inc., is leaving the company after only nine months to run Hilton Hotels as chief executive and president. Bollenbach's departure as chief financial officer, which marks his return to the hotel business, took Wall Street analysts and Disney executives by surprise when it was formally announced after U.S.
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