Activists at the Gate of Executive Pay

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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.

Download the PDF to read the full article, “Activists at the gate of executive pay.” or read it in the current issue of Directors and Boards Magazine.