“Proxy Voting Guidelines.” Investments.treasurey.ri.gov. In this year’s report we pay special attention to those funds with the greatest change in voting practices on the issue of CEO pay as well as highlight some of the reasons that have led to more shareholder votes against those pay packages. Parker S Kennedy Total Compensation: $4.9 mil 5 (# 237) 5-Year Compensation Total: $8,990 thou Parker S Kennedy has been CEO of First American for 12 years. * First date w voting avilable 2014 **First data w voting available 2015 *** First data w voting available 2016. In many cases common metrics, targets, and thresholds are not suitably stretching. Mishel, Lawrence and Schieder, Jessica. Pay disconnected from performance; excessive potential pay; peer issues. Many individuals who wish to align their investments – and the shareholder proxy voting of their investments – with their values opt to invest in socially responsible investing (SRI) funds. . inspiring tactical moves to boost quarterly earnings but planning for sustainable growth. “Voting against excessive pay proposals offers a tool that investors can use to intervene when proposed compensation appears to be out of line with their interests or with a sense of appropriateness.”36, In this report we’ve showcased how investors have taken a stance to moderate the excesses of CEO pay, highlighting corporate behaviors that have most frequently triggered votes against irresponsible compensation packages. Thanks to the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, shareholders gained access to new information this year. The State Board of Investments of Minnesota (SBI) votes proxies for Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS), Public In the United Kingdom — the only other non-U.S. country besides India where CEOs make more than 200 times their employees — the ratio is estimated at 201:1. Non-equity incentive plan compensation: $1,749,600. The “effective unique vote” with respect to a specific CEO pay vote is the vote cast by at least 75 percent of funds across the entire family of funds in a fund manager’s portfolio. “Shareholder Engagement and Proxy Voting.” Investments.treasury.ri.gov. Last year the fund opposed pay at only 17.5 percent of S&P 500 companies. 1. These are ranked by level of opposition. a human being in Europe is probably what We are neither licensed nor qualified to provide any such advice. Voting for Idaho Public Employees Retirement Systems is handled externally by the following managers: Peregrine, Tukman, and MCM. Web. We then excluded those CEOs whose total disclosed compensation (TDC) was in the lowest third of all the S&P 500 CEO pay packages. 2018. Complying With the CEO Pay Ratio Rule in 2019. Overall, cash and equity performance-based compensation now make up approximately 58 percent of total pay, compared to 34 percent in 2019. Web. In 1999 she joined the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) and served as an expert on labor shareholder activism, writing reports on compensation-related shareholder proposals and golden parachutes. In other words, a 12-month performance period or immediate vesting may inspire votes against; Incentives should be stretching. Notably, Green Century funds formerly had a policy to abstain from all votes on CEO compensation. This emphasis of disclosure of targets came up repeatedly, with multiple funds. "In the U.S. those guidelines are hard on Our events, websites, and promotional materials may contain external links to other resources, and may contain comments or statements by individuals who do not represent As You Sow. The analysis showed that when ISS and Glass Lewis recommended “against” a pay package, the correlation of voting with recommendations was low. Web. The information provided in The Most Overpaid CEOs 2019 is provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which became effective in 2018, has been called a giveaway to corporations, which used their huge tax savings to buy back their own stock instead of creating more jobs or raising worker pay ($4,000 a year was promised), as supporters claimed would happen. Warzman quotes long-time investor advocate Tim Smith who notes that, “Confidential dialogue is vitally important, but quiet conversation combined with . It rises to 25 percent on firms with pay gaps exceeding 250 to 1.” Similar pay gap tax bills have been introduced in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Rhode Island. CEOs," noted DiNapoli in a press release.27, Pennsylvania SERS voted against 7.6 percent of pay packages of the S&P 500 companies; it voted against 29 percent of the 100 most overpaid CEO pay packages. Employees Retirement Association (PERA), and Teachers Retirement, based on the guidance of a four-person proxy committee “Why and How,” 30. If the threshold of AUM of $1 billion is used, there were 87 funds that met the same criteria. It has separate accounts at Columbia, J.P Morgan, Panagora Asset and Wellington Management. Office of New York State Comptroller, 21 Dec. Lally, Rosemary. PIMCO responded to our inquiries noting that the fund used sub-advisors, and proxy voting was done by Parametric Portfolio Associates (PPA). CalPERS voted against 45.4 percent of pay packages of the S&P 500 companies; it voted against 73 percent of the 100 most These figures are lower than they have been in previous years. Specifically, Nzima told Chief Investment Officer,24 "If the CEO pay is going up and the return to shareholders is not, then we do not support that. In analyzing CEO compensation surged in 2017. Web. Vanguard’s votes do not appear to represent the view of Vanguard's founder, recently deceased John Bogle, who wrote, "CEO compensation is seriously out of line, and too often has provided excessive and unreliable lottery-type rewards based on evanescent stock prices Web.Â, Institutional Shareholder Services. Burckart, Clark, Lydenberg, and Musuraca. The emphasis on more active voting is "tied to our overall thinking on responsible investing." Insufficient long-term emphasis and risk mitigation practices: Long-term incentive plans with performance cycles shorter than 3 years; The absence of clawbacks of variable remuneration; Insufficient holding period requirements. MeiraGTx Holdings plc CEO Alexandria Forbes' 2019 pay falls 63% to $8.5M MeiraGTx Holdings plc reports 2019 executive compensation. If you have any questions about the research or the report, feel free to contact our research director Melanie Nolan at research@chiefexecutive.net. As can be seen in Figure 6, some SRI funds are now more likely to vote against excessive pay packages. The biggest drivers of votes against CEO rather than durable intrinsic corporate value."20. The trend continues to hold true as we measure performance to year-end 2018. Those funds that voted on fewer than 25 of these companies are generally not included in this study. In some cases, a fund may have just four or five managers for U.S. public equities. We actually see that the 2018 Top 100 outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.2 percentage points, still posting a big loss at 6%. By HIP Investor (Onindo Khan, Erik Nielsen and R. Paul Herman), Total Shareholder Return (TSR), annualized 3 years and 3.84 years(Before: Feb. 28, 2012 to Feb. 28, 2015; After: Feb. 28, 2015 to Dec. 31, 2018). Information Services, Inc. International Web. pay package. The As You Sow team; (alphabetically by last name) Andrew Behar, Sharon Cho, Jill Courtenay, Sarah Milne, and Stefanie Spear. Pamela Hiles, acting director of Both performance factors were calculated across one-year, three-year, and five-year windows, trailing behind each possible pay year. Ford CEO James Hackett. In an Oct. 31, 2018 email to As You Sow, Tracy Stewart, senior corporate governance analyst at FSBA, said many of the votes It also sub-advises a number of mutual funds. additional layer of review and sign-off has been added to the controls ISS currently has in place and the proxy advisor and PSERS Additional support was provided by the Arkay Foundation, the Arntz Family Foundation, the Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment, the Firedoll Foundation, the Hanley Foundation, the Libra Foundation, the Manaaki Foundation, the New Belgium Family Foundation, the Roddenberry Family Foundation, the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Foundation, and the Singing Field Foundation. Where ISS identifies multiple co-CEOs who split the job (like Oracle), their pay packages are added together. AllianzGI. The series is supplemented using a Thomson Reuters Asset4 data set that captures the single largest pay package for each (company, year) pair. However, as seen in Figure 1, the average annual total shareholder returns in the three years prior (Feb. 28, 2012 to Feb. 28, 2015) to a high pay package was essentially the same as it was at companies without the same levels of excess pay. As discussed in the pay ratio section of this report, the city of Portland, Oregon was the first to introduce a corporation tax rate based on this ratio. In 2013 CalPERS opposed only 6.4 percent of S&P 500 CEO pay packages, last year CalPERS opposed 45 percent of them. Figure 2, based on Proxy Insight data, shows funds with AUM over $90 billion in assets that voted against more than forty percent of the S&P 500 CEO pay packages. Burckart, Clark, Lydenberg, and Musuraca. Union leaders should speak to their fund trustees. Two companies – Comcast and Oracle – have now placed in the top 25 every year. provisions. “As You Sow Uncovers ISS Error.” Council of Institutional Investors Governance Alert 2 Aug. 2018. In addition, they also claim that deferring to management “could also affect the private interests of the index fund manager.” The deference can spring from a “web of financially-significant business ties” (for example, managing a firm’s 401(k) plan), or from fear of public or political backlash. 9. This contrasts sharply with around the world as reported in a BBC article. Global ESG Investments, Quarter 3, 2018 – Report of Activities. HIP, founded in 2006, rates 121,000 investments on all aspects of sustainability (including corporate CEO pay) and how it correlates to future risk and return potential. That’s the number below which workers are eligible for government assistance.”4. Bonuses were also down, by 3.2%, largely due to slowed financial growth from 2018 to 2019. Past performance is not indicative of future returns. At Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), which she joined in 2005, she was a senior analyst on the executive compensation team, with a particular focus on change of control packages, and analyzed Say-on-Pay resolutions. Quite a bit, and not enough. It is not clear how funds will use this information. HIP Investor regression we’ve used every year that computes excess CEO pay assuming such pay is related to total shareholder return (TSR). The Human Impact + Profit (HIP) Investor team conducted the regression analysis, upon which a key component of this report rests. remuneration, because we are taking the Then, in the nearly four years since (Feb. 28, 2015 to Dec. 31, 2018), the group of companies with the most overpaid CEOs underperformed the S&P500. responsible business practices, so that they are sustainable for years to come." Those who are not are more isolated and defensive. Glass Lewis. If ISS did not report a CEO for a given pair, and that pair was available in the Asset4 series, the Asset4 data were included. It is due to their research that we were able to vastly expand the number of funds covered in the report. Maureen O’Brien, vice president and director of corporate governance, notes that the Segal Marco Advisors cast votes for 84 funds that subscribe directly for proxy voting and corporate governance services and additional funds that receive consulting or discretionary services. All … In the five years As You Sow has been publishing this report, our research has increasingly demonstrated that all investors, from managers of the largest asset funds to the individuals contributing to a public pension or a 401(k) plan, can play a critical role in the effort to reverse the practices that have allowed CEO compensation packages to rise unabated — often without any nexus to corporate performance. An Equilar report found that Disney’s CEO makes 1,424 times the median salary of Disney employees. Mailing Address:As You SowMain Post Office           PO Box 751Berkeley, CA 94701Physical Address:As You Sow2150 Kittredge St., Suite 450Berkeley, CA 94704. Zdrazil, Scott. communications and policy for PSERS, told the Council of Institutional Investors, "ISS indicated that due to an internal miscommunication within the ISS team, it incorrectly executed say-on -pay votes on SERS' behalf" In addition, CII noted, "an Like other funds, SBI votes against any plans that receive D or F pay for performance grades from Glass Lewis. From 2010 to 2012, she was the governance initiatives coordinator at Change to Win. Web. by eliminating upward discretion in payouts and placing a cap on long performance plan awards in the event of negative absolute Web. We encourage you as investors to speak up, vote your “say-on-pay,” and pressure the companies and funds in your portfolio with this evidence — which can benefit your long-term financial performance and a more appropriate level of rewards for results achieved. funds with C grades, they vote against in several circumstances: Employee Retirement System of Georgia (ERSG), The trustees of the ERSG adopted has a policy to “vote and execute all voting proxies in support of management” with an exception if the Chief Investment Officer and the Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Division of Investment Services believe that “such a vote would be detrimental to the best interests or rights of the Retirement System.” According to data collected by Proxy Insight, the fund voted against only one of the overpaid CEOs: Verizon.31, Pension funds with lots of External Managers and many Comingled funds, Far more common than funds with explicit guidelines to routinely support management are funds that delegate their voting responsibilities to external managers, without providing directions on voting matters. from Mike Everett, ESG Investment Director for ASI. Ford CEO Jim Hackett received total compensation of nearly $17.4 million in 2019, slightly down from nearly $17.8 million in 2018, according to documents the company released Friday. Once the full set of pay packages is assembled, each (company, year) value is paired with the performance for that year, and this full set is used for the regression. In its Quarter 3 2018 report, ASI discussed how companies should respond to failed CEO pay advisory votes in the context of one particular engagement. Raw data: Simply looking at every ISS-identified executive's pay package, in each year, as a single data point value – including pay, bonus, stock grants and stock options – to be paired with financial performance for that year. Specifically, Proxy Insight analyzed the voting of the largest 20 asset managers on CEO pay packages at S&P 1500 companies during the period July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. As You Sow has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services that you may access as a result of our programming. Fidelity National 2018. Jefferson City: Public School & Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri. “Letter to Brent J. The guidelines now read “Green Century will also vote in favor of ‘say on pay’ resolutions for compensation packages that are sustainable and equitable.”22 This year, that policy resulted in opposing 80 percent of the 100 most overpaid CEO pay packages. Web.Â. The median pay ratio for the S&P 500 is 142:1, while the median for companies on As You Sow’s list of the 100 most overpaid CEOs is over twice as much, namely 300:1. Value of stock awards: $13,188,269. Sign up for updates on how you can move companies, and to learn about what’s happening. In Germany, where workers are represented on boards of directors, it is 136:1.33. “Reflections on CEO Compensation.” Academy of Management Perspectives (2008): 21. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. This year there were 87 funds that voted against more than half of the 100 overpaid CEOs. Mario J. Gabelli. Washington. Companies have responded to this shareholder opposition. The report goes on to describe seven specific engagements – without naming the companies involved – including two where the fund voted against the packages. As part of this merger a new ASI custom policy was implemented for 2018, which included Chief executives of this year's Fortune 500 companies weigh in on federal regulation, artificial intelligence, and more. the principles (accountability, integrity, aligned interest, transparency and prudent risk mitigation) has implications for compensation analyses. SSGA also notes that total CEO compensation at Honeywell has been reduced over time, in part without discussion or justification." If so, we have used pay ratio data that has since been released. Jahnke, Patrick. Web.Â. Together these three funds control between 15 percent and 20 percent of the shares at almost every single public company in America, and their refusal to vote against more than just a very, very few CEO pay packages stands out. If corporate boards can’t find a better balance in their pay structure, outside forces will, and at a potentially far greater cost to companies and their shareholders.” Bloomberg’s Alicia Ritcey and Jenn Zhao compiled the CEO-to-worker compensation ratios for companies in the Russell 1000 Index and found that “the median employee compensation for 104 of the companies is below the federal poverty level of $25,750 for a family of four. Glass Lewis, which can also create custom policies, uses a model comparing CEO pay in relation to company peers, and company performance compared to peers, and awards letter grades between A and F. An “A” means that “the company’s percentile rank for executive compensation is significantly less than its percentile rank for company performance.”8. In "BlackRock Investment Stewardship Engagement Priorities for 2018," the fund says that it supports “compensation that promotes long-termism." In comparing our overpaid list to pay ratio data collected by the AFL-CIO, we found that the vast majority of the companies we identified were in the highest quartile of pay ratios. The full list of the 100 most overpaid CEOs using this methodology is found in Appendix A. A spokesman for software firm PTC Inc., where CEO James Heppelmann is … Anderson, Sara, and Pizzigati, Sam. According to the report, "We discussed executive compensation in about half our engagements. “BlackRock Investment Stewardship Engagement Priorities for 2018.” Blackrock.com. The Costco CEO to median worker pay ratio was 191:1, one fifth of the ratio at Walmart. metrics they use; we need to know levels of thresholds and targets as well," Stewart said. Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and. Following that disclosure in our report, an investigation was conducted. Web. return. overpaid CEO pay packages. The votes are not binding. At Amazon, CEO Jeff Bezos' compensation of $1.68 million in … Bebchuk, Lucian A. and Hirst, Scott. The S&P 500 companies continue to boost CEO pay, the average CEO now gets almost 300 times the median worker’s pay, and the average Overpaid CEOs get 460 times the average worker pay – and the most overpaid CEO collects more than 3,000 times the median worker pay. Figure 1 (below) lists the 25 most overpaid CEOs, identifying the company, the CEO and his pay as reported at the annual shareholder meeting, and the pay of the company’s median employee. Web. He is placed in number 10 in the highest paid CEO’s of the world 2019. “amended … parameters applied to remuneration votes in North America,” according to a Jan. 17, 2018 email to As You Sow The votes of the newly merged company are similar to those of Aberdeen in prior years, but now represent approximately twice as many shares, and are much improved over the previous votes by Standard Life. An explanation of the Unique Vote count methodology they use can be found in Appendix D. See Appendix D for a full list as well as an explanation of the methodology used in calculating votes. We do not express an opinion on the future or expected value of any security or other interest and do not explicitly or implicitly recommend or suggest an investment strategy of any kind. Companies must now disclose the ratio of pay between the CEO and the company’s median employee, shining a brighter light on how high CEO pay has become. Fields, Re: File Number 4-725 Submission in advance of Staff Roundtable on the Proxy Process.” Sec.gov/comments. While we have obtained information believed to be objectively reliable, As You Sow or any of its employees, officers, directors, trustees, or agents, shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any information contained herein, including, but not limited to, lost profits or punitive or consequential damages. Diamond, Randy. (Chart to left. PIMCO voted against 17.5 percent of pay packages of the S&P 500 companies; it voted against 50 percent of the 100 most If we grant the assumption that pay should be determined by performance, and then use a basic statistical technique to map actual performance outcomes to predicted levels of pay relative to those outcomes, we can then see how much the CEO pay package exceeded such a prediction. When analyzing compensation, Segal Marco does a first screen to identify corporations with good financial performance and less-than-anticipated pay. Cash performance-based compensation has remained relatively unchanged. Total return (capital gains and dividends) on the company’s primary equity. Last year, these 10 firms again, in aggregate, dramatically underperformed the S&P 500 index, this time by an embarrassing 15.6 percentage points. Iowa Public Employees Retirement Systems uses comingled funds at BlackRock and Mellon Capital Management, which vote quite differently. . “Asset Manager Stewardship and the Tension Between Fiduciary Duty and Social License.” (2019): 4. The first edition of As You Sow’s Most Overpaid CEOs report, published in 2015, identified the 100 firms significantly overpaying their chief executives. Duarte, Fernando. Salary: $1,800,000. “Corporate Governance Principles.” Lacera.com. A recent paper by Harvard Law School professors Lucian Bebchuk and Scott Hirst analyzed these asset managers and found that they have strong incentives to under-invest in stewardship and defer excessively to the preferences and positions of corporate managers.5. Segal Marco Advisors, which has one of the most rigorous analyses of CEO pay packages, recommended shareholders vote against 42 percent of CEO pay packages at S&P 500 companies, and 70 percent of the 100 most overpaid CEOs. These figures are lower than they have been in previous years. ViacomCBS Inc.- CEO Joseph Ianniello (Former Acting CEO of CBS) Awarded $116.5 million in 2019, another media figurehead rises on the Bloomberg Index. Despite this, Figure 5 shows more funds are voting against more packages. For additional information about the 2018-2019 CEO & Senior Executive Compensation Report for Private Companies, please visit CompReport.ChiefExecutive.net. An important paper by Harvard’s Lucian Bebchuk and Scott Hirst, “Index Funds and the Future of Corporate Governance: Theory, Evidence, and Policy”, examines the reluctance of Blackrock, Vanguard, and State Street to vote against management. (Further information on sources available upon request.) CFOs earned a 4% median salary increase in fiscal year 2019, down from 4.8% in 2018 but well above inflation, which was 1.75% last year, according to a survey by Compensation Advisory Partners. If savvy investors sold, shorted, or underweighted the 100 most overpaid firms, they would have earned more than the stock market average. The 75 percent threshold is applied in cases where one or more funds within the portfolio vote differently. The Proxy Insight database was invaluable and Seth Duppstadt and Sophie Miles were prompt and patient with answering specific questions. Those that don’t fit in that category receive a secondary screening on a variety of pay practices (from accelerated vesting to gross-ups). “It takes a CEO days to earn your annual wage.” BBC 9 Jan. 2019. When we look at the quantitative evidence, pay for performance is a myth.embarrassingly negative -15.6%. Your portfolio is your money. > Total 2019 CEO compensation: $280.6 million > Annual company revenue: $161.9 billion > Median employee salary: $258,708 > CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 1,085 times higher Where the 75 percent consensus threshold is not met, a “Mixed Vote” is assigned and not counted as contributing to that fund’s overall level of support for CEO pay packages included in the survey. Opposition votes are likely to be much higher in the upcoming proxy season. Financial managers often rely on proxy advisors to evaluate CEO pay packages. While defenders of high CEO pay contend that the rewards are for increased shareholder value, the truth is clear: shareholders of companies with most overpaid CEOs typically underperform the stock market. This is calculated from the Thomson Reuters DataStream Return Index series, using trailing periods behind Jun. Education Employee Retirement Systems is handled externally by the Asset Stewardship team to reach a vote.. 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