Weinberg Center Represented at The Conference Board’s 2012 Executive Compensation Conference
On September 12, 2012, Professor Charles M. Elson, Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair in Corporate Governance and Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, participated on a panel on “What Directors and Senior Executives Need to Know about Performance-Aligned Compensation” at The Conference Board’s 2012 Executive Compensation Conference in New York. The panel was moderated by Jack Zwingli, Leader, Information Services and Research, Farient Advisors LLC. The other panelist was Anne Sheehan, Director, Corporate Governance, California State Teachers’ Retirement System. Professor Elson spoke extensively about peer groups, CEO transferability and the compensation issue – making specific reference to the Weinberg Center’s new research paper “Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over-Compensation – Cause, Effect and Solution,” written by Craig Ferrere, Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Fellow in Corporate Governance, and Professor Elson.