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Vesting Doesn’t Make Sense

From Corporate Board Member - "Board Governance Series," Second Quarter 2018

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It usually perks up the ears of most corporate directors when you say “board compensation.” What’s happened recently in this area, particularly with equity grants? If you take a step back, outside director compensation has generally been in a pretty…

Board Governance Series – Corporate Board Member 2nd Quarter 2017

In this interview, Gerard Leider, partner, Meridian Compensation Partners, discusses current issues that are having an effect on director compensation policies and offers guidance for ensuring the board has a responsible process for setting director pay.

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There are a lot of compensation topics that we cover throughout the year in our Board Governance Series webcasts, but we don’t often home in on director pay, and that’s pretty important to our audience. Gerard, what can you tell…

Pay Considerations When Hiring a New CEO From the Outside

Bob Romanchek, Partner, discusses external CEO hires with Corporate Board Member magazine.

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In this article from Corporate Board Member‘s Board Governance Series, Bob Romanchek, Partner, discusses pay considerations when hiring a new CEO from outside the organization. This article, which is a condensed, edited version of a webcast available online, is designed…

Outside Director Compensation

Meridian explains the issues companies should consider when planning outside director compensation.

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Overall Compensation Design Non-executive members of corporate boards are generally paid for their service. The overall compensation structure typically includes an annual retainer, committee meeting fees and/or retainers, and a non-retainer equity grant. In recent years, many companies have adopted…

2015 Outside Director Compensation Trends Report

The report includes data from public Fortune 100 companies across many industry sectors.

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Meridian Compensation Partners recently published its 2015 Outside Director Compensation Trends Report, analyzing outside director compensation at Fortune 100 companies in a wide variety of industry sectors. Highlights of the report are included below and the full report summary is…

Modest Increase in Compensation for Outside Directors Over Recent Years

Median total compensation paid to outside directors in the Fortune 250 increased just under 3% in the past year.

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Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC, a leading executive compensation and corporate governance consulting firm, has found that median total compensation paid to outside directors in the Fortune 250 increased just under 3% in the past year. Equity grants continue to comprise…

Meridian Observes Modest Increase in Compensation for Outside Directors Over Recent Years

The study examined 2014 proxy statements from Fortune 100 and Fortune 250 companies.

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LAKE FOREST, IL—Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC, a leading executive compensation and corporate governance consulting firm, has found that median total compensation paid to outside directors in the Fortune 250 increased just under 3% in the past year. Equity grants continue to…