The Most Overpaid and Underpaid Boards (Jan. 4)

Agenda’s study of the most overpaid and underpaid boards includes repeats in both categories. Some of the explanations are illuminating: At Goldman, total comp for directors actually decreased in 2020 to a flat $450,000 per director, from $575,000 in 2019. Of course, the change was a concession that Goldman’s board made this year to settle…

Pay for Big-Company Directors Tops $300,000 – WSJ

Compensation for directors of large U.S. companies continues to creep upward, with half paying a typical board member $300,000 or more last year, a new study finds. Median pay for the non-management directors of 100 of the largest U.S. companies rose 3.4% from $290,000 in 2016, according to the study from pay consultancy Compensation Advisory…