The median pay-out under both annual bonus and long term incentive plans has increased for Chief Executives according to KPMG’s latest guide to executive directors’ remuneration in FTSE 350 companies.
The guide includes an overview of salary, pension, bonus and long-term incentives as well as insights into diversity across the executive population, alongside other current issues affecting remuneration. Additional findings show that:
Chris Barnes, Partner and UK Head of Reward at KPMG, said: “We have seen a significant increase in media, investor and regulatory pressure bearing down on Remuneration Committees this year. We have also witnessed a growing unease from the investor community when it comes to executive pay with little expectation this trend will reverse in 2019. Against this backdrop, many committees may well be reassessing their policies, both in terms of their complexity and the quantum of reward they may deliver.”
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