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October 20, 2015 How To Reform Executive Pay

Source: Huff Post

Executive pay is a high-profile topic which almost everyone has an opinion about, and many believe the entire system is broken. But despite being well-intentioned, many suggested reforms may not be targeting the elements of pay...

October 16, 2015 The 25 Highest-Paid Executives in America


The average American makes $50,000 to $70,000 per year. The lowest-compensated person on this list — a breakdown of America’s 25 highest-compensated executives — made $44.3 million in 2014.

October 14, 2015 Corporate Governance And Executive Compensation Survey

Source: Value Walk

The 2015 proxy season was a year of continued evolution in the areas of corporate governance and compensation practices, according to the annual analysis of the largest US public companies by leading global law firm Shearman &...

September 14, 2015 Trump says high pay for CEOs is a joke and 'disgraceful'

Source: Reuters

U.S. Republican party presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said on Sunday high salaries paid to chief executives were a "joke" and a "disgrace" and said these were often approved by company boards stacked with the CEO's friends.

September 3, 2015 Fat cat pay at fossil fuel companies drives climate crisis – report

Source: The Guardian

Executive pay at fossil fuel companies rewards corporate behavior that deepens the climate crisis, and offers no incentive to shift towards renewable energy, a Washington thinktank said on Wednesday.

September 1, 2015 Average Board Director Pay Tops $250,000 In 2015

Source: ValueWatch

According to consulting and research firm Towers Watson, the compensation of board directors at U.S. public firms is steadily moving up. In fact, somewhat shockingly, a member of the board of directors at a major U.S. public firm...

August 27, 2015 We know female executives lose out on pay — and now we know how

Source: Business Insider

The researchers looked at bonuses, stock options, stock grants, salaries, and other forms of compensation, with data from Standard and Poor’s ExecuComp database from 1992 to 2005 Read more:...

August 26, 2015 The average S&P 500 CEO makes more than 200 times the median worker

Source: Washington Post

Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a rule that will require companies, starting in 2017, to disclose a simple calculation: At what multiple is the chief executives' compensation vs. the...

August 6, 2015 Companies Must Disclose Pay Gap Between CEOs and Workers

Source: Time

Companies will have to provide investors with a ratio showing how the median pay of their workforce squares with their chief executive officers’ compensation, according to new rules adopted by U.S. securities regulators on...

August 4, 2015 Executive pay is a touchy but misunderstood subject


Executive compensation is closely scrutinised by politicians and public investors. Oracle, the software company, was criticised last year for paying its three top executives more than $35m each.

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