CEO Compensation and Company Performance

  title={CEO Compensation and Company Performance},
  author={KJ Sigler},
  • KJ Sigler
  • Published 2011
This paper examines the relationship of CEO pay and company performance for 280 firms listed on the New York Stock Exchange for a period from 2006 through 2009. The time frame of the study is a period after the adoption of the Sarbanes Oxley Act and after the SEC approval of the corporate governance rules affecting executive pay for New York Stock Exchange companies. I find there to be a positive and significant relationship between total CEO compensation and company performance measured by… CONTINUE READING

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