For many years, director compensation was overshadowed by executive pay. But due to recent litigation, more shareholders and oversight organizations keep a close eye on the decisions made by your compensation committee. Without a clear pay growth strategy, then the company risks financial and public backlash.
With outside oversight increasing on director and executive pay, there’s more pressure on the compensation committee. Martin Kamarck, Director at Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. and Rami Glatt, a Principal at Semler Brossy Consulting Group, LLC talk about how to manage the process and avoid a backlash.
The healthcare industry has been a fountain of dealmaking lately. Companies wanting to make acquisitions or sell businesses this year should learn from the experts.
Investors are asking more about a company’s workforce, and companies may be forced to tell them. Last fall, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed several changes to disclosure requirements for public companies, among them a provision to enhance disclosure about “human capital.” The rule has not been finalized.
In this episode of Looking Ahead, Al Dominick discusses the impact of human capital concerns on leadership teams at public companies and fast-growing private companies with Matt Stinner of Semler Brossy and Kellie Huennekens of Nasdaq Center for Corporate Governance.
Companies have embraced diversity as a way to enhance dialogue, broaden thinking, better represent customer perspectives and drive innovation.
In August, the Business Roundtable redefined the purpose of the corporation to include a commitment to all stakeholders, not just shareholders. Will companies start paying C-suite executives based on how happy the employees are? Will they get annual bonuses if the company tops the list of Consumer Reports?
JPMorgan & Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has called investors who use proxy advisors “lazy” for blindly following advice on matters like executive compensation or mergers. Now, he and other corporate executives may be getting some relief.
Two companies in the limelight recently for awarding huge pay packages illustrate some of the problems with governance more than they illustrate problems with pay.
Welcome to the age of six-figure bonuses and remote work arrangements — for technology employees. The gap between the demand for technology skills and lack of supply is putting pressure on companies to wage raises and retrain existing workers for jobs.