More boards are reaching out to shareholders about executive compensation, according to a new report by PwC. Experts say shareholder engagement is increasingly important and that boards need to have a plan for approaching major shareholders and shareholder advocates.
CEO pay has risen tremendously over the past few decades with most chief executives at large public companies earning well into the eight figures. While analysts say high compensation is justified for executives who increase shareholder value, some research says those big paychecks don't always result in a high share price.
The job of executive-compensation committees is getting tougher because of the sluggish economy, challenged corporate performance, gyrating stock markets, rising concern about “income inequality” and generally greater public and activist scrutiny of just how much boards think their CEOs are worth.
While the majority of private companies understand the value of incentive-based compensation, most still fail to harness their potential, according to Chief Executive’s recent CEO and Senior Executive Compensation Report for Private Companies.
With all the attention the CEO-employee wage gap has gotten over the last year, it's no wonder that some Boards are starting to reduce CEO pay when they agree that it's appropriate.
CEO Marissa Mayer gets an impressive $157.9 million even if Yahoo is sold off. So she wins no matter what happens to the Internet company....
The median base salary is flat, but bonus expectations are up FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – GREENWICH, CT, November 4, 2015 – CEOs of privately held...
Every few weeks, it seems another CEO voluntarily (or involuntarily) takes a pay cut for the greater good of his or her company. Since the financial crisis of 2008, this practice has become increasingly common.
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The best way for directors to align the company’s interests with the CEO’s is to max out stock incentives, right? Not necessarily. New research published in the Review of Financial Studies recommends a different approach to incentives that results in a more effective relationship between the CEO and board.