All CEO pay articles

  • Blog

    N.Y. State Pension Fund scrutinizes executive pay


    The New York State Common Retirement Fund has reached agreements with Microsoft, CVS, Macy’s, TJX, and to reexamine their executive pay policies.

  • Article

    CEO pay went down in 2016, but why?


    Average CEO pay in the FTSE 100 went down 17 percent last year, but was it because of poor performance or the rising tide of public demands for lower executive compensation overall?

  • Article

    Yet another brouhaha over pay in the U.K. is brewing this year


    Bringing CEO pay in line with lower-rank workers isn’t a bad idea, but implementing it poorly can make it one.

  • Article

    U.K. governance hearings: it’s all peachy except when it’s not


    The Financial Reporting Council has a number of recommendations for improving corporate governance, but not all executives and directors may be happy with them. Paul Hodgson reports.

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    U.K. CEO pay: rebuilding trust between owners and managers


    Two reports issued last week strongly criticized U.K. executive pay. But, perhaps more importantly, both also welcomed many of the new Tory Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposals on pay and corporate governance. Paul Hodgson has more.

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    Change to U.K. CEO pay or regulation seen as inevitable


    As experts examine what really drove the Brexit-empowering “leave” vote, a recent PwC report shows that widespread dissatisfaction with what is seen as excessively high levels of top executive pay in the U.K. is an issue larger than the Brexit itself. It pinpoints something companies can address on their own...or ...

  • Ghosn

    French nay on pay-cut


    The controversy over Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn’s (pictured above) 2015 €7.2 million remuneration likely sparked revisions to France’s rules on compensation—including making say-on-pay mandatory and strengthening transparency rules. But so far, says Global Glimpses writer Paul Hodgson, Renault has no plans to change Ghosn’s compensation.

  • Article

    Is this U.K. Shareholder Spring III?


    Amid numerous shareholder revolts at U.K. companies over executive pay, Paul Hodgson examines how, since pay votes became binding two years ago, the shareholders themselves are wasting no time to exercise their power in which might be less of a demonstration and more of a revolution.