Topics for Discussion
How much is the average salary of a CEO (in India and International markets)
Are CEO’s always overpaid?
How CEO’s remuneration plays an important role in Transparent Corporate
Does excessive pay for less-skilled CEOs signal a breakdown in corporate
Whats your view….???
The most important factor between an Employer-Employee relation is Salary.
Compensation planning is one of the crucial aspect of modern times, where
competition is fierce and talent is scarce. Effective Compensation planning is
inevitable in order to attract and retain the best talent.
Governance mechanism that seeks to align the interests of managers and
owners through salaries, bonuses, and long term incentive compensation,
such as stock options.
What is Executive Compensation?
Core Compensation= Base Pay & Bonus
Short term Incentives
Basis of Remuneration of CEOs:-
Qualifications and Experience of the candidate.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary
A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) earns an average salary of Rs 3,324,027 per
year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying
skills associated with this job are Strategic Marketing, People Management,
Business Strategy, Strategy, and Marketing Management. Most people in this
job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
The median expected annual pay for a typical Chief Executive Officer in the
United States is $748,805 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief
Executive Officer in the United Sates are expected to make less than
Remuneration of CEOs
Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of public companies are routinely perceived
to be overpaid and their boards are perceived to provide poor or limited
oversight. These perceptions have three typical components: (1) CEOs are
overpaid and their pay keeps increasing;
(2) CEOs are not paid for performance; and
(3) boards are not doing their jobs as monitors
Who Sets Executive Comp?
Different for Each Company
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Is it fair for Board of Directors to determine salary?
“Boards are often quite friendly with the CEOs and find it hard to impose large
decreases in compensation on their friends”
Boards should usually be made of outsiders to avoid much conflict
Executive Compensation and Shareholder Value
Board of Directors feel exec’s deserve high salary
Doing good job in hard times
Doing more work to manage in a bad economy
How is pay measured?
There are two ways to measure CEO pay:
The first is estimated or grant-date pay. This includes the CEO’s salary, bonus,
the value of restricted stock, and the estimated value of options issued that
The second measure is realized pay. This includes the CEO’s salary, bonus, the
value of restricted stock, and the value of options exercised that year
How CEO’s remuneration plays an important
role in Transparent Corporate Governance?
Academic research shows that executive pay is not mainly driven by job
demands or pay for performance.
Since the 1970s CEO pay has risen by 686 percent.
Executives involved in many of the largest corporate collapses in American
history were extraordinarily well-paid.
CEO greed has been shown to be related to a host of negative outcomes.
Executive Compensation is different
Much more than just salary
Always a debatable topic
Ever-growing issue with the current economy
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