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Dynamics of CEO Pay

DAVID SWINFORD

Pearl Meyer & Partners

JANE PARK

Pearl Meyer & Partners

Companies have found that effective communication of executive compensation and the board’s rationale for setting pay levels to shareholders is critical. With all these outside pressures, companies are challenged to ensure that compensation programs effectively align with the business strategy, deliver value to shareholders, retain and attract the best high-level talent, and support succession planning.

An ongoing shift in the roles played by managements, boards, and outside forces over the past decade has transformed the process by which executive compensation programs are developed, administered, evaluated, and communicated. Indeed, it is the outside ...

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