January 2011
Financial Executive;Jan2011, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p58
Academic Journal
The article examines the possible executive pay practices in 2011. Based on the survey by Pearl Myer & Partners, "Compensation Planning: Looking Ahead to Executive Pay Practices in 2011," 27% of the polled businesses claimed that they either froze or decreased their executive salaries in 2010 while 95% of the respondents expect a payout for the 2011 performance. It was revealed that companies are seeking program mechanics to ensure that they can achieve key corporate goals and provide value rewards for meaningful results, such as restricted stock or performance shares and performance-based awards. The role of a financial executive in managing the compensation committee is discussed. INSET: Guidance on Performance Metric Selection.


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