[IR Magazine] “What to do when investors feel there’s a misalignment on pay for performance”

This year’s proxy season saw a slight erosion of investor support for executive compensation. In isolation, this may not seem too concerning, but investor confidence in pay for performance has been on the slide for several years.

Executive compensation has been one of the most widely discussed issues for shareholders in recent history. Pay for performance is the mantra of shareholders and investors; the issue of a material disconnect between pay and performance has always been at the heart of executive compensation and a real area of contention for shareholders and investors. An improperly compensated executive can cost shareholders financially and can lead to a misalignment of the interests of executives with those of shareholders and investors.

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IR Magazine, Commentary “What to do when investors feel there’s a misalignment on pay for performance” by Dottie Schindlinger