CEO Compensation

Compensation Negotiation: It’s Not Just About How Much You’ll Make

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.

What’s Your CEO Really Worth?

Why board members should know the value of their CEO.

Banking and Pharma Sectors Report High CEO Turnover

Healthcare and biotechnology sectors closely follow. Majority of corporate boards adhere to succession planning. A CE Online analysis.

Cerberus Operating and Advisory Company CEO Bob Nardelli: Secrets of an Operational CEO

The Essence of a Sound Recovery Strategy is Operationalizing One's Strategy and Resourcing it with Top Talent.

Fixing Executive Compensation: Right Time, Wrong Approach

As a result of the executive pay cap in companies taking TARP funding, the door has been opened for increased federal regulation of executive compensation. It is impossible at this point to predict how open the door is and whether or not it is just the first step in an effort by the federal government to control executive compensation in the U.S.

The Costs of CEO Failure

According to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the number of CEO departures in the U.S. between 2005 and 2007 averaged almost twice that of the preceding three years. By mid-year 2008, this rate was again on the increase.

Is Shareholder Support to Say-on-Pay Waning?

Although shareholders are seemingly up in arms against the skyrocketing CEO pay, the fervor hasn’t translated into much action at the companies. Recent figures from expert groups such as RiskMetrics and Corporate Library reveal a very bleak picture for the 'say on pay’ proposals triggered by shareholder activists so far this year.

Lowdown on Executive Perquisites

It was Thanksgiving last week. And at least one CEO chose to get into the holiday mood writing a fun blog, albeit on a...

Pay For Performance: Beating “Best Practices”

Widespread criticism of CEO pay packages have spurred directors to engage in a diligent search for best practices. This vigilance is transforming the process...

What M&A Banker Would Rather I Not Write


Methods that manipulate CEOs to pay more
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U.S. CEOs Don’t Expect A Recession Anytime Soon

CEOs say they are still concerned with the volatility and uncertainty of global and domestic politics but find confidence in stable macroeconomic fundamentals and remain hopeful for progress on China-U.S. trade talks.
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