What role should incentives play in rewarding senior management?
How can companies ensure their executives maintain a customer focus without sacrificing financial results?
How do companies implement strategic, cultural, safety or other non-financial performance criteria into bonus plans without incurring adverse votes from investors?
This AGM season Boards will be looking to ensure that short term incentive plans are consistent with institutional investor and proxy advisor expectations of pay for performance. Egan Associates has explored the link between short term incentive payments for CEOs and company profit improvement in the ASX 100.
The UK and US have announced new clawback requirements, expanding uncertainty for executives on whether earned bonuses and long term incentives will remain theirs to keep.
The Australian Senate passed changes to the taxation of employee share schemes (ESS) on 25 June with no amendments.
Analysis of the top 100 Australian companies by market capitalisation at 31 December 2014 has shown that over half of the CEOs received at least their target STI payment for the 2014 year.
Recent research has concluded that statutory limits on performance bonuses might be beneficial to organisations.