In several studies conducted by CAP, we found that CEO salary reduction has been a prevalent action taken by a majority of S&P 500 companies, with one-third of CEOs forgoing their salaries entirely. CAP’s COVID-19 research found that two-thirds of S&P 500 companies reducing CEO pay have also implemented furloughs or have cut broad-based employee compensation.

Partner Susan Schroeder explains how firms undergoing CEO transitions can strategically use the Executive Chairman role in their management succession plan to provide incoming CEOs with guidance and advice as they ease into their new role.

CAP Partner Eric Hosken and Associate Ryan Colucci share findings from CAP’s CEO Pay Ratio research, including why the ratio fluctuated so dramatically for some companies this year.

Founding Partner Kelly Malafis discusses CFO Pay trends.

Partner Dan Laddin discusses trends in director compensation and director compensation pay limits.

In a CAP study by Margaret Engel and Melissa Burek, use of aircraft was the most prevalent perquisite for CEO among large US companies. Personal security and automobile allowance were tied for second as most prevalent perquisites.

Partner Eric Hosken discusses the competitive compensation levels for regional bank CEOs compared to historical pay of the Treasury Secretary-nominee.

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Sep 16, 2020

Corporate Board Member: Compensation Committee Summit

New York, NY

Partner Kelly Malafis explores best-practices for communications between HR and Compensation Committees to resolve complex human capital issues within various levels of the workforce.…
  • Kelly Malafis

Sep 16, 2020

Private Company Director: Private Company Governance Summit 2020

Washington, D.C.

Partners Bertha Masuda and Sue Schroeder will discuss strategies for building and maintaining a private board to ensure proper alignment between stakeholders, board, and…
  • Bertha Masuda
  • Susan Schroeder

Nov 04, 2020

Family Business: Transitions Fall 2020

Marina Del Ray, CA

Partners Bertha Masuda and Sue Schroeder will provide guided discussions on how to improve executive compensation programs within family-owned businesses. Click here to learn…
  • Bertha Masuda