SINGAPORE (Jan 15): Executive remuneration is one of the key concerns of investors. Although boards and remuneration committees (RCs) would arguably be in a better position than shareholders to determine how much and how best to pay senior management, poorly designed “pay for performance” schemes have contributed to excessive executive pay, sharp increases in the ratio of top executive pay to average employee pay, management myopia, inappropriate risk-taking and other dysfunctional behaviour.

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