Cash compensation for S&P 500 corporate board directors increased by only 1 percent while total comp increased by 8 percent. Companies are moving away from compensation based upon meeting attendance. Despite long-standing criticism companies continue to offer benefits to directors.
In 2012, labor unions and associated organizers under the “Occupy” umbrella have been especially active in challenging executives’ pay, according to a recent report by James R. Copland, director of the Manhattan Institute’s Center for Legal Policy. The Institute’s report is featured in ProxyMonitor.org, a publicly available resource containing searchable and sortable information on public company shareholder proposals.
We have to do better on CEO compensation or it will be the undoing of business.
Money isn't the great motivator people often suppose. In fact, excessive monetary rewards can lead to bad behaviors.
Chief Executive Group recently conducted a groundbreaking study of the compensation practices of private companies with revenues of $5 million to $5 billion. In our last issue, we provided some of the highlights about CEO compensation practices. This charticle focuses on some of the key findings related to other senior executives.
Here is a list of the top 100 CEOs and their pay packages according to public record. The top three CEOs all made more than $70 million in one year alone.
Most CEOs earn nowhere near the compensation of their public company counterparts, according to the results of an exclusive Chief Executive Group study of 789 CEOs of privately held companies, which represent the overwhelming majority of firms in the economy.
Despite the headlines, the vast majority of CEOs don’t take home anything close to the $9.0 million that the average S&P 500 company CEO did in 2010. According to a new research report from Chief Executive Group, the average private company CEO with at least $5 million in revenues had a total compensation package of $1.3 million, with a median of $405,000.
There are many things to consider when negotiating an employment agreement -- and salary is just one of them. If you don't consult an attorney, you may put yourself in a vulnerable position and leave money on the table. Here's how to protect yourself.
Why board members should know the value of their CEO.