Tag: CEO

This issue raises a good point…Misrepresenting your credentials matters, even for CEO’s. Only two months into his tenure as Yahoo’s chief executive, Scott Thompson is at the center of a firestorm. An activist shareholder discovered that the PayPal veteran doesn’t hold the computer science degree that’s been listed in numerous biographies and in securities filings. Thompson…

Trends in CEO Compensation

A recent study by Towers Watson has revealed that compensation for CEOs at the nation’s largest corporations has only increased moderately for 2011, despite improved financial results. The study also found that most companies are receiving strong support in the second year of mandatory say-on-pay shareholder votes. The Towers Watson analysis found that median annual…