News about Louisville’s major employers; updated frequently.
KINDRED paid former CEO Paul Diaz a princely $11.6 million in special compensation last year as part of his move to vice chairman; that boosted his total to $14.5 million vs. $6 million in 2014, the company said in an SEC filing yesterday. The hospital and nursing home giant also disclosed it paid $2.2 million to buy CFO Stephen Farber‘s home in exclusive Glenview out of concern for his family’s personal safety amid a high-profile property dispute with a neighbor, the filing says; WDRB’s got background. (We track exec pay at big employers.)
In other news, Eric “Mr. Social Security” Conn is charged with defrauding the Social Security Administration out of $600 million in disability payments in Eastern Kentucky.