CEO Compensation

Average CEO Salary: Pay Has Largely Flatlined

Forget what you’ve read about the typical CEO salary. New research from Chief Executive shows salaries have stagnated for all but a lucky few.

Getting The Most Out Of Your Executive Compensation Plan

Executive compensation is one of the biggest investments most companies make, yet far too few approach it strategically.

Who Approves CEO Pay?

Approval of CEO compensation packages varies by both company revenue and ownership type, according to Chief Executive’s CEO & Senior Compensation Report 2017. Here we look...

Could the Long-Term Incentive Plan Become Extinct?

Calls for simpler CEO remuneration structures are growing louder and could even by mandated in the UK.

CEO Cash Compensation: What’s Trending

When it comes to base salary, size matters. As company revenues and the number of employees increase, so does base salary.

CEO Pay Rebounds as Stock Market Soars

The leaders of some of America's biggest companies took home an extra 6.4% last year, as incentive payments bulged.

Shell to Tie CEO Bonuses to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Ben Van Beurden and other directors, including incoming CFO Jessica Uhl, will have 10% of their bonuses determined by the level of carbon dioxide and other gases emitted by the company's facilities.

CEO Bonuses May Vary Wildly this Year, Survey Finds

More than a third of American senior executives could enjoy a bumper bonus this year following a substantial improvement in third-quarter earnings results, a new survey suggests.

Apple is Getting its CEO for a Bargain

If anyone could feel justified asking for a pay raise next year it's Tim Cook. Yes, the Apple CEO's annual pay of around $10 million is nothing to be scoffed at. But when you compare it to the billions of dollars in profit made by the technology giant, he's actually relatively good value for money.

The Pay Packets of Charity CEOs may be Lower than you Think

The CEOs of nonprofit organizations are paid an average of $123,462 per year, according to new research, going some way to dispelling the oft-touted notion that charitable organizations waste donations on overpaid managers.
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CEO1000 Tracker Full List

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.