CEO pay is determined by a company’s board of directors. Those directors are compensated for the time they spend shaping the company’s strategy. Here’s what the Fortune 100 executives paid each other from 2008 to 2012.
in the last year of her directorship, more than 3% of all directors
Decreased CEO pay by an average of
between 2008 and 2012, only 27% of directors decreased pay more
Shares of her companies decreased by
between 2008 and 2012, better performance than 41% of all directors
The Sallie L. Krawcheck Stock Index
From January 2008 to September 2009, if you bought shares in companies when Sallie L. Krawcheck joined the board, and sold them when she left, you would have a -37.4 percent return on your investment, compared to a -28.0 percent return from the S&P 500.