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Pay for CEOs topped $12.3 million at the biggest U.S. companies last year, and the gap continued to widen between chief executives and the workers they are shepherding ...
I think there has been a growing sense — not by all, but a growing portion of institutional investors — that CEOs are overpaid.
The stock market alone has really caused some significant decrease in outstanding value for executives.
The risk is that if there is a strong rebound in the market, that could lead to windfall profits for executives.
You can't be the organization that has laid off employees, that has cut the 401(k) match and yet your CEO is getting pay increases and bonuses.