Archive for May 5th, 2009

Survey: External pressure won’t link pay to performance

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Published in Pensions & Investment, May 5, 2009 by Barry Burr.

Most outside directors believe legislation and public pressure won’t have much impact on stronger links between executive pay and corporate performace at U.S. companies, according to a Watson Wyatt Worldwide survey released today.

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10 Highest Paid CEOs for 2008: Unbelievable

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Posted on Seeking Alpha on May 5, 2009 and referencing The Associated Press data published in the New York Times.

…we’ll also make a few calculations of our own below where we determine just how much each CEO was compensated for each percentage point their shares dropped over the course of 2008.

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CFO Pay Drops as Bonuses Shrink

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Published in The New York Times May 5, 2009 by Cari Tuna

Lower bonuses dragged down chief financial officer compensation in 2008, according to a new study by compensation-research firm Equilar Inc.

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