SAN DIEGO, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare is the 2016 winner for Exemplary Compensation Discussion and Analysis (CD&A) in the Governance, Risk, and Compliance Leadership Awards by NYSE Governance Services. AMN Healthcare won the award for transparent and detailed disclosure of leadership compensation decision-making that shows clearly how executive compensation is linked to company performance.
The annual awards recognize companies that are best in class in the areas of governance and compliance, emphasizing the role that corporate governance plays in a company's success and a board's contribution to long-term value.
"We are very proud that AMN Healthcare's commitment to strong corporate governance, compliance and transparency extends to the preparation of our proxy. We go far beyond what is required in compensation discussion and analysis so that that the investor community can clearly see how executive pay is interconnected with company performance," said Susan Salka, President and CEO of AMN Healthcare.
According to NYSE Governance Services, the winner of this award "has produced a superior CD&A that provides clear rationale for all pay decisions and persuades shareholders that the company has instituted a pay model that is properly aligned with strategic objectives."
Eligible candidates included all publicly traded companies in the United States, regardless of listed exchange. The award recipients were selected by an independent panel of judges, who bring a range of governance and compliance expertise to the program.
About NYSE Governance Services
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About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. The Company provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. With insights and expertise, AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency, and improve patient outcomes. AMN delivers managed services programs, healthcare executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling, medical coding and consulting, and other services. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities, and many other healthcare settings. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit www.amnhealthcare.com
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