Compensation Insights BLOG

By Jeff McCutcheon (and co-authored by Dave McDaniel, Board Advisory). “If you don’t know where you are going, you may wind up someplace else.” -Yogi Berra For executive compensation, achievement of corporate strategy is the destination; pay levels, pay programs, and metrics provide the route. As inevitably...

By Dave Ryan Aligning Pay and Performance: The Compensation Committee’s Ongoing and Essential Role The strategic needs of any company are many and complex. These needs include developing leaders, balancing performance and retention needs, and creating and maintaining a performance culture. Board compensation committees play an essential role...

By Don G. McDermott Public companies have long used stock options and other equity-based incentives to reward their executives. As a result, stock options have become an extremely lucrative portion of the total compensation for executives of publicly traded companies. Considering the enormous amount of wealth...