Is CEO Base Pay Dropping?

by Lyle Leritz, Ph.D. 29. June 2012 11:33

The economic recession that began in 2008 forced many companies to cut costs. These cuts included layoffs, pay cuts, and reduced benefits, as well as other cuts. Executive compensation, often relatively unaffected by economic downturns, came under scrutiny.

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SEC Investigates Executive Loans

by Malak Kazan, CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP 1. May 2012 12:04

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an inquiry into Chesapeake Energy Corp's program that granted Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon a share in each of the natural gas producer's wells.

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Executive Compensation and Stock Warrant Plans

by ERI Salary Surveys 30. April 2012 08:11

When Rob Johnson took the helm as CEO of JC Penney, his executive compensation package made headlines because he invested his own money in the company by purchasing a warrant valued at almost $50 million.

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Citigroup's Shareholders Vote "No" on Executive Compensation

by ERI Salary Surveys 18. April 2012 13:47

Citigroup’s shareholders recently voted “No” to CEO Vikram S. Pandit’s $14.85 million in compensation. Although the bank's 2011 net income was $11.1B, a 4.4% increase over 2010, Citi garnered a mere 45% approval for the executive compensation recommendations.

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Are You Paying Attention to Executive Salaries at Your Nonprofit? Should You?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 23. January 2012 09:09

Yes, you should be interested, regardless of your level of involvement. As a donor, you work hard for your money and you should give it to diligent, effective organizations that use donations wisely. If you are even more involved and serve as a nonprofit board member, you are responsible for the compensation decisions of your organization. What's more, if you work for a nonprofit, there’s easily accessible salary data to assess your compensation level.

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