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WSJ: UPS Gives Top Brass a Raise Despite Missed Targets   | by Paul Ziobro March 13, 2017 Excerpt: Top executives at United Parcel Service Inc. took home higher compensation in 2016 even as the parcel carrier missed many of its performance targets. Steven Hall, founder Steven Hall & Partners, a compensation consultant that wasn’t involved in [read more]

Honolulu Star-Advertising: Board directors at public isle companies are paid well for expertise, experience   | by Andrew Gomes December 15, 2016 Excerpt: Typically, director pay correlates with a company’s revenue, according to New York- based compensation consulting firm Steven Hall & Partners. Steven Hall Jr., a managing director with Steven Hall & Partners, said board directors at public companies are [read more]

Bloomberg: Palo Alto Networks CEO Sells $130 Million Stock After Record Pay   | by Anders Melin October 26, 2016 Excerpt: Palo Alto Networks Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark McLaughlin, the fifth highest-paid executive in the U.S. last year, sold $130 million of shares after the company issued its biggest-ever grant to keep him on the job. While selling [read more]

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Why Gender Gap in Nonprofit CEO Pay Just Might Be Closing   | Excerpt: Women may be benefiting from increased awareness about gender-pay inequities. Massachusetts and California recently passed fair-pay laws that require compensation transparency for employers, and other states are considering similar legislation. The Internal Revenue Service’s recent commitment to releasing nonprofit tax filings in machine-readable format [read more]

Bloomberg: ‘Earnings Hysteria’ Pits ISS Against Clinton and Fink on CEO Pay   | by Anders Melin August 23, 2016   Excerpt: Institutional Shareholder Services has unintentionally taken on Hillary Clinton and Larry Fink. At the moment, ISS is winning. The proxy adviser, whose customers control a combined $25 trillion in assets, has helped drive the trend toward rewarding executives [read more]