Russ Banham

Russ Banham (russ@russbanham.com) is a contributing writer to Chief Executive


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CEO Compensation Report 2011

Do companies really pay for performance? ChiefExecutive explores the questions that board compensation committees and shareholders are asking: how do you link short and long-term pay to performance while neither overpaying nor underpaying the CEO?

Russ Banham Boards of Directors , CEO Compensation , CEO Life , Governance , Governance/Compliance , Governance/Compliance May 17 2011
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Six Avoidable M&A Mistakes

What not to do to make the most of your acquisition opportunities.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions , Small Business , Small Business September 2 2010

Leading the Way

To commemorate 25 years of the CEO of the Year Award, Chief Executive spoke with past winners about their views on leadership today.

Russ Banham CEO of the Year July 20 2010

The PRICE of REGULATION

Prescriptive mandates, critics charge, are often worse than the ailment.

Russ Banham Governance/Compliance , Legal , Regulatory April 22 2010
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What’s Ahead for the 2010 Proxy Season

It’s a big nay for Say on Pay in 2010, but the SEC is asking for more transparency. Here’s a look at new rules for this year’s proxy season

Russ Banham CEO Compensation , Governance/Compliance , Leadership , Strategy March 13 2010
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How Global Is Your Senior Team?

If more and more of your revenue and profits are coming from outside the U.S., should the composition of your top team reflect this?

Russ Banham Global Business , Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management January 21 2010
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How GLOBAL Is Your Board

How global does it need to be if your customers are around the world?

Russ Banham Boards of Directors , Governance/Compliance November 19 2009
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Six DEADLY M&A Sins

Companies get hitched for smart reasons—except when they don’t

Russ Banham October 14 2009
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Paying the Piper

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009 mandates strict new rules on executive compensation for recipients of the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program.

Russ Banham CEO Compensation June 21 2009

Can Cherkasky Save Marsh?

The financial giant’s board picked a squeaky clean outsider to lead it back from the brink. But even the new CEO agrees this turnaround is far from over. 

Russ Banham August 1 2005

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