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Jul 18, 2013, 12:17 ET

Director Compensation Among Top 200 Companies Increased +4.5% In 2012

 Median total remuneration paid to non-employee directors was $261,333 in 2012, an increase of +4.5% over 2011 levels.  Results are based...

Apr 03, 2013, 08:45 ET

CEO Pay Up +7% In 2012 Among Early Filers

 In 2012, median CEO total compensation increased +7% over 2011 levels, mirroring growth in net income during the same period.  Base...

Jul 31, 2012, 16:06 ET

Director Compensation Among Top 200 Companies Increased +4% In 2011

Among the top 200 U.S. companies, the median total remuneration paid to non-employee directors was $250,000 in 2011, an increase of +4% over 2010...

Apr 26, 2012, 10:06 ET

Total Cost Of Board Of Directors Rises To $2.6 Million In 2011

 The median total cost of compensating the Board of Directors was $2.6 million in 2011, an increase of +3% over 2010 levels.  This was...

Mar 20, 2012, 10:56 ET

CEO Pay Up +7% In 2011 Among Early Filers

 In 2011 median net income increased +17%, while median CEO total compensation only rose +7%, primarily due to a +9% increase in long-term...

Feb 21, 2012, 11:49 ET

S&P 500 CEOs: Winners and Losers During a Volatile 2011 Stock Market

Collectively, the value of outstanding equity awards for the S&P 500 CEOs increased just +1.2% in 2011, erasing midyear swings of +22% in April...

Sep 20, 2011, 11:00 ET

Steven Hall & Partners Welcomes Christina Young as a Managing Director in their New York Office

Executive compensation consultants Steven Hall & Partners today announced that Christina C. Young has joined the firm as a Managing Director....

Mar 11, 2011, 09:25 ET

Pay for Performance is Working

Average CEO total compensation increased +39% in 2010 while average total shareholder return equaled +25% and average net income increased +30%,...

Jan 07, 2011, 11:01 ET

What's The Frequency? Early Results Suggest Three Years For Say On Pay

A majority of companies (53%) recommend holding a Say on Pay vote every three years, according to a study of 62 companies with recently filed proxy...

Mar 26, 2010, 15:25 ET

Corporate Profits Up - But Not CEO Pay

Despite average profit increases of +20% and shareholder returns of +37%, CEO pay remained flat in 2009, according to a study of 76 early filers...

Mar 09, 2010, 13:54 ET

Steven Hall & Partners Expands

Executive compensation consultants Steven Hall & Partners today announced that James V. Hughes has been named Managing Director Western Region....

Dec 16, 2009, 15:25 ET

REIT Director Pay Falls 9% on Average in 2009

Projected 2009 total remuneration at the Board level of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) fell between -8.5% and -9.5% on average over 2008,...

Aug 27, 2009, 07:00 ET

Technology Executives Drowning in Underwater Options

High-tech senior executives, along with employees holding options granted within 10 years of last fall's market meltdown, are continuing to...

Jul 28, 2009, 07:00 ET

Tech CEOs Pummeled by Market Volatility

Chief Executives at major high-tech firms have experienced net losses of over 36 percent, or an average of $38.2 million in their total...

Jul 23, 2009, 07:00 ET

Board Pay Comes to Screeching Halt in 2008/09 But Outpaces CEO Compensation

For the first time on record, total remuneration for Directors of the top 200 companies has halted its upward climb, dropping 2.4 percent over...

Jan 21, 2009, 07:40 ET

Value of CEO Equity Holdings Down Over 50 Percent for 2008

CEOs at the largest U.S. corporations as a group lost a whopping $54 billion dollars over the most recent fiscal year. These losses by CEOs of 175...

Jan 12, 2009, 07:00 ET

Value of REIT CEO Equity Plummets, According to Joint Study by Steven Hall & Partners and Equinox Partners

The value of equity holdings among CEOs of REITs has been cut in half, as stock prices in the sector tumble. CEOs at 159 public REITs began 2008...

Apr 09, 2008, 01:00 ET

Profit Performance Does Pay

NEW YORK, April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite widespread condemnation and recent stories regarding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) compensation,...

Mar 20, 2008, 01:00 ET

Financial Services Execs Drowning in Underwater Stock Options

NEW YORK, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior executives in the financial services industry, along with the rank and file, are sharing the pain with...

Feb 13, 2008, 00:00 ET

Executives and Employees Drowning in Underwater Stock Options

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior executives, along with the rank and file, are sharing the pain with stockholders as market prices...