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    Executive Compensation Survey: CFO, Northeast USA, Industrial Supplies Distribution


    A recently completed search for a Chief Financial Officer for a Northeast based industrial supplies distribution company presented the following executive compensation insights:

    the Highlights:

    • Title/FunctionChief Financial Officer
    • Ownership Structure: Private Equity
    • Industry: Industrial supplies distribution
    • 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 Q3 2020 we conducted a CFO search for a private equity backed industrial supplies distribution company.

    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 CFO, VP Finance, and a host of related senior executive and C-Suite level roles.

    Executive Compensation Survey Data - Chief Financial Officer, Northeast, Industrial Supplies Distribution


    Bonus Structures:

    As a percentage of base salary.



    CFO Executive Compensation Survey tabular Data:

      Base Bonus Total Comp Bonus as % Base
    Average 285,000 131,000 424,000 45%
    Median 300,000 150,000 428,000 50%
    Bottom Quartile 250,000 80,000 369,000 30%
    2nd Quartile 300,000 150,000 428,000 50%
    3rd Quartile 320,000 178,000 506,000 60%
    Top Quartile 350,000 211,000 560,000 65%


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    -by Clark Waterfall on Aug 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM


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