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    Executive Compensation Highlight: Chief Financial Officer, Northeast, Consumer Goods


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

    the Highlights:

    • Title/FunctionChief Financial Officer
    • Ownership Structure: Private Equity-backed in Growth Mode
    • Industry: Consumer Goods: Home Textiles
    • 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, we conducted a CFO search for a private equity-backed consumer goods company specializing in home textiles.

    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 operational roles in the finance and accounting functions.

    Executive Compensation Survey Data - CFO, Consumer Goods, Northeast


    Bonus Structures:

    As a percentage of base salary.



    CFO Executive Compensation Survey tabular Data:

      Base Bonus Total Comp Bonus as % Base
    Average 348,000 176,000 498,000 46%
    Median 355,000 144,000 479,000 40%
    Bottom Quartile 300,000 123,000 311,000 35%
    2nd Quartile 355,000 144,000 479,000 40%
    3rd Quartile 381,000 180,000 544,000 45%
    Top Quartile 550,000 500,000 1,050,000 111%

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    -by Clark Waterfall on Jul 3, 2020 1:27:00 PM


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