June 2, 2013 Executive Compensation Executive & Director Pay Design Articles

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CEO Sign-On Packages: Is There Such a Thing as Too Much? Advancing the Dialogue

One of the most important” and highly publicized” decisions a Board makes is identifying and hiring the company’s CEO.

Given the critical nature of this decision, Boards often make major investments in signing packages for new CEO. This article analyzes CEO sign-on packages, their impacts on stock price and Say on Pay voting, and key principles for designing an optimal deal.

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Greg Arnold

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