News about Louisville’s major employers; updated frequently.
AMAZON extends same-day delivery to Louisville — even on Sunday; details. The retail behemoth and big local employer also disclosed executive pay in a filing yesterday, once more revealing virtually all of CEO Jeff Bezos‘ compensation was the $1.6 million cost of his personal and corporate security. Amazon has 6,000 area employees.
YUM: Worth noting activist investor Corvex added another 1 million shares during the fourth quarter. Founder Keith Meister elbowed his way onto the board in October, when Corvex owned 3.6% of Yum. With the latest buy, Corvex is now No. 2, with 5%. Shares traded recently at $81.64; year-to-date gain: 12%. All major holders. Yum’s 15-member board. More Yum news.
In other news, A reviled former coal baron gets jail time.