Finance Execs Make More, Risk More of It


CFOs’ compensation increased 17% in 2000, but more than half
their pay consisted of stock options. The at-risk (nonsalary) share of
pay went up for other financial executives as well, reflecting corporations’
greater emphasis on tying compensation to performance.

 
CFO

Controller
Treasurer
Top tax executive
Top audit executive
 
*Based on imputed value equal to one-third of an option’s value when granted.

Note: Data reflect compensation practices at 51 service and industrial companies with average annual revenues of $22 billion.

Source: Pearl Meyer & Partners, New York, www.execpay.com .

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