Reaching for Votes

Hall, Steven E.
December 2010
NACD Directorship;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p73
The article discusses how corporate boards are to address the issue of executive compensation programs with shareholders. It states that new federal regulations regarding this matter will take effect on January 22, 2011 and that to conform to these mandates and satisfy shareholders, it would be best to involve them in the decision-making process. It advises including them in votes, but to first understand the major shareholders by doing research. It also recommends anticipating questions, preparing a sound presentation and working with a team.


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