Shareholder relations and the confident compensation committee

Investor perspectives on public companies

Compensation Committee Leadership Network, April 2014

Compensation Committee Leadership Network (CCLN) members devoted most of the March 11 and 12 meeting to discussing shareholder relations issues, particularly shareholder-director engagement and dealing with activist shareholders. Members were joined by Chris Wightman, Principal, CamberView Partners, and Cliff Robbins, CEO, Blue Harbour Group, for separate portions of the meeting. Members also discussed trends they observed in compensation and ways of empowering the compensation committee. This ViewPoints synthesizes the discussion.1