New salary highs for CEOs, latest IRS disclosures show

The latest tax filings reveal staggering compensation figures for leaders at some of the most influential associations, with one CEO earning $13.3 million in 2013. At the same time, the median base pay for the 20 highest-paid CEOs rose 2.6 percent, although the median combined base and bonus pay increase for 2013 (4.2 percent) is lower than the previous year (4.6 percent). See who currently leads the pack.

Groups opening doors a little wider

Associations broaden their bases by attracting industry segments they haven't courted in the past. “We want to see if we can build the constituency first and then build on that in the future,” United Fresh CEO Tom Stenzel said.

Christine Duffy exits CLIA to skipper Carnival

After three years steering Cruise Lines International Association through industry challenges and a major global expansion, former CEO of Maritz Travel will head namesake fleet of Carnival Corp., world's largest cruise operator.