A REVIEW OF EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION SURVEYS: PART II

Private companies face unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to designing and implementing executive compensation plans. Unlike public companies, which are subject to extensive disclosure and regulatory requirements, private companies have more flexibility and discretion in determining how to reward and retain their key talent.  Private companies must balance a variety of interests as well, including those of owners and other investors as well as employees and customers.  Compensation practices should align with strategic goals and market realities. In this post, we review some trends and insights gleaned from executive compensation surveys that focus on private companies, especially startups, and discuss some implications and best practices for our private company clients.

In the second of three reviews of compensation surveys, we examine trends in private company compensation. Read more >>