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2017 Say on Pay Voting Results   | As of August 10, 2017: 2,711 companies have held Say on Pay Votes in 2017 Average vote 91% For 8% Against 1% Abstain 75% of companies received greater than 90% "For" votes 30 companies have failed Also see: 2017 Say on Frequency Voting Results Companies [read more]

Companies that failed Say on Pay in 2017   | 47 companies have failed with an average 57% ‘Against’ vote

2017 Say on Frequency Vote Results   | 2017 represents the second time most companies are required to include a Say on Frequency vote in proxy statements. As of July 21, 2017: 1,912 companies have held Say on Frequency votes in 2017 Companies and shareholders have overwhelmingly been in favor of an annual [read more]

Target CEO Compensation Up +7% Among 2017 Early Proxy Filers   | In a first look at CEO pay levels in 2016, target CEO total compensation among 100 early proxy filers grew +7% in 2016 to a median $7.7 million.  When actual annual bonus and long-term cash payouts are substituted for the target amounts, compensation growth equaled [read more]

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