Compensation Committee

Compensation For Exiting CEOs

An uptick in C-level departures, which includes several “involuntary retirements,” has compensation committees rethinking their approaches to officer-level severance pay.

How Should Boards Handle Involuntary CEO Retirement?

Jonathan Szabo of Meridian Compensation Partners spoke with Corporate Board Member about how boards can navigate the uncharted territory of involuntary retirements from CEOs and how to craft their exit packages. 

What Ms. Disney’s Cartoon Crusade Says About CEO Pay

Remember when the fight over CEO pay revolved around performance? Now, Abigail Disney and her supporters seem to be saying performance doesn’t matter, either— it’s only about the pay.

CEOs In The Crosshairs As Proxy Season Heats Up

CEOs and directors looking to suss out some of the big themes that are potentially emerging in this year's proxy season, here's a big one: Public-company CEOs are headed into the crosshairs.

Majority Of Directors Say CEO Compensation Should Include Diversity And Inclusion Metrics, New Study...

More than half of public company directors believe diversity and inclusion metrics should be incorporated into the incentive compensation plans for the CEO and executive management team—but how best to do so remains a question.

Implementing Clawbacks in a Fractured World

A standardized corporate approach to clawbacks helps to promote fairness, create cohesion and to simplify details, while relying on straightforward, voluntary clawback provision agreements as part of employment plans and agreements.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.