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    Executive Compensation Highlight: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Consumer & Manufacturing, Northeast USA


    A recently completed search for a Chief Executive Officer for a private equity-backed, Northeast-based manufacturing company presented the following executive compensation insights:

    the Highlights:

    • Title/FunctionChief Executive Officer (CEO)
    • Ownership Structure: Investor-backed in Growth Mode
    • Industry:  Manufacturing, Consumer
    • Location: Northeast, USA

    As executive search consultants, a by-product of our expertise is creating a wealth of knowledge on executive compensation.

    When we complete an assignment, we aggregate the compensation data we have collected across the search, and share it with the executive talent community from which it came. In this case, in Q4, 2019 we conducted a CEO search for a private equity-backed manufacturing company in the Northeast.

    To support our talent strategy, we focused on the target talent pool comprising those who either currently or in recent past roles held titles of CEO, Executive Director, and a host of related senior executive and C-Suite level roles.

    Executive Compensation Survey Data - CEO, Northeast, Q4 2019


    Bonus Structures:

    As a percentage of base salary.


    CEO Executive Compensation Survey tabular Data:

      Base Bonus Total Comp Bonus as % Base
    Average 317,000 178,000 419,000 53%
    Median 300,000 169,000 417,000 50%
    Bottom Quartile 286,000 139,000 300,000 48%
    2nd Quartile 300,000 169,000 417,000 50%
    3rd Quartile 344,000 183,000 486,000 53%
    Top Quartile 415,000 332,000 747,000 80%


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    -by Clark Waterfall on Jun 26, 2020 2:24:00 PM


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