July 30, 2015 Executive Compensation Shareholder Voting Articles

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Activists at the Gate of Executive Pay

This article by Roger Brossy and Blair Jones speaks to why activists are concerned with executive pay and what boards and their compensation committees should be doing now to respond to these concerns.

According to the article, “Activist campaigns are on the rise — a pace of increase of 35% from 2014 alone and 60% since 2013. Their impact is profound: over 15% of campaigns since 2013 have resulted in board seats for activist designees.” 

Activists may rightly diagnose a stable compensation program as one that is encouraging management complacency.

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Roger Brossy

Blair Jones

This article was originally published in Directors & Boards.

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