A Wish List for Comp Committees

Hall, Steven
January 2014
NACD Directorship;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p60
The author predicts issues that directors of corporations will face in 2014 and offers advice on dealing with them. He recommends drafting the 2014 Compensation Discussion and Analysis (CD&A) early on and to write it clearly in a graphic-intensive format. He reminds corporate boards that past votes are not a guarantee of future votes and that proactive shareholder outreach efforts are still needed. He also warns that peer groups are only a starting point for determining compensation.


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