CEO salaries at professional groups continue to shoot up

One in four top executives in professional societies saw compensation rise by double digits, while the biggest bumps went to leaders in health and banking/finance. Seventeen chief executives earned more than $1 million, although that’s far behind the number of seven-figure earners in trade groups, where 86 CEOs earned more than $1 million.

Umbdenstock to retire from AHA next year

American Hospital Association CEO Richard Umbdenstock announced his plans to retire at the end of 2015. "Being president of the AHA has been the highlight of my career," he said in a message to members Nov. 21.