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Director Compensation Practices in the Russell 3000 and S&P 500: 2021 Edition

May 2021 | Research Report

Director Compensation Practices in the Russell 3000 and S&P 500: 2021 Edition offers a comprehensive set of benchmarking data and analysis needed to inform the board pay design process. The report is complemented by an online dashboard, which enables users to delve into the most recent corporate disclosures by Russell 3000 companies and review individual elements of compensation packages, supplemental compensations for committee service and leadership roles, stock ownership and retention policies, pay limits, and deferred compensation schemes.

Benchmarking Platform (Members Only)

Benchmark your company’s director compensation practices against a custom peer group and generate detailed reports to inform your pay-setting process.


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Mark Emanuel

Managing Director
Semler Brossy Consulting Group


Paul Hodgson

Senior Adviser, Business Development
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Elijah Ostro

Semler Brossy

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Todd Sirras

Managing Director
Semler Brossy Consulting Group


Matteo Tonello

Managing Director, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
The Conference Board



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