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Neues integriertes Konzept der VR, GL- und Personal-Honorierung

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Hilb

    Managing Partner, International Center for Corporate Governance

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Hilb

    Managing Partner, International Center for Corporate Governance

Management and board compensation have recently become the subject of repeated public debates. Not only the absolute level of executive salaries or the remuneration gap between the highest and lowest earners has become a social problem, but also the fact that the “checks and balances” no longer play out as they should. There is growing pressure to strengthen the property rights of shareholders. In his highly topical volume, the author succeeds in presenting a new integrated concept of BoD and top management remuneration. This tried-and-tested concept aims to ensure that remuneration is always considered fair from the point of view of owners, employees, customers, and the public.

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