Institutional investors are dissatisfied with U.S. executive pay

March 2006
Corporate Board;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 27 Issue 157, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the dissatisfaction felt by institutional investors over the way many companies determine executive pay packages in the U.S. According to a study conducted by Watson Wyatt Worldwide, 90 percent of investors think the system has overpaid executives, and 85 percent say it has hurt corporate America's image. To address these concerns, boards need to do a better job of reassuring investors that they are intent on paying for performance.


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