Executive Compensation Workshop: Rethinking Pay for Performance

September 26, 2008

Executive compensation continues to attract considerable attention, much of it critical, from shareholder activists, the press and Congress.  On September 26th, 2008, BCLB sponsored a half day conference that brought together leading academics and compensation practitioners to help directors explore “out-of-the-box” ways to better tie CEO pay to performance.

Speakers included:  Jesse Fried, UC Berkeley School of Law; James E. Kim, Frederic Cook & Co.; Graef “Bud” Crystal, University of California, Berkeley; David Chun, Chief Executive Officer, Equilar; Ira Kay, Practice Director – Compensation Practice, Watson Wyatt Worldwide; Kevin Murphy, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.