Board Composition

CFO Pay Rise Outpulls CEO Comp

Despite recent market turmoil and news of big corporate losses, finance professionals have nothing to lose. On the contrary, they’ve maneuvered to pocket bigger paychecks with the average executive recording a salary hike of 5 percent this year. Compare this with CEO pay growth of a mere 1.3 percent during the same period.

When CEOs drive diversity, everybody wins

  For Wally Parker, a recent conversation with a job candidate underscored the growing importance of his company's longstanding diversity program. "She shared with...

The Big Chill In the Boardroom

MANY experienced executives are unwilling to serve on corporate boards because they may be financially liable for their decisions, says James J. Drury III,...

Devising the Perfect Board

Let's pretend that you've been selected to be the CEO of a new, multi-billion dollar spin-off from a respected corporation. One of the first...

How to Build a Great Board

Assertion: Most CEOs can build a good board of directors within their tenure in office.Question: So, why don't more CEOs and companies do so?The...

Who Has The Best Board…And The Worst?

Over the years, we've heard countless comments from CEOs and directors on the qualities and capabilities-or lack thereof-of corporate boards. I'll never forget the...
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Covid-19 Spikes CEO Involvement In Spending Decisions, New Study Finds

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