CONTINUED RISE IN PERFORMANCE-BASED EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

Pay-for-performance-executive compensation has increased. According to the 09 May 2011 Wall Street Journal, “Of the 350 companies in [The Wall Street Journal/Hay Group compensation] survey, 238 gave the CEO some form of performance-based award last year, up from 204 the prior year.” As a result of the Dodd-Frank legislation, shareholders in public companies exert more… Read More CONTINUED RISE IN PERFORMANCE-BASED EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

COMPANIES TRENDING TOWARD MORE SHARE-BASED COMPENSATION

My recent experience suggests companies continue to move toward more share-based compensation for their executives. Cash compensation is declining in relative proportion to share-based compensation.  Also, the use of restricted stock and restricted stock units is expanding in relation to stock options.  This development is evident in the information technology sector as I have seen in my… Read More COMPANIES TRENDING TOWARD MORE SHARE-BASED COMPENSATION