The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs: Are Fund Managers Asleep at the Wheel?

Source: As You Sow, 2016

From the press release:
Leading mutual funds and pension funds so far have taken little action to curb the “extraordinary misallocation of assets” represented by the excessive compensation of America’s top 100 overpaid CEOs, according to a new report from As You Sow. The report identifies Calamos, Steward, TCW, Wadell & Reed, BlackRock and Vanguard as among the 10 mutual fund families most likely to “rubberstamp” excessive compensation for CEOs. The As You Sow report cites David Zaslav/Discovery Communications Inc., Leslie Moonves/CBS Corporation, Steve Ells and Marty Moran/Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., Satya Nadella/Microsoft Corporation, and Jeffrey Leiden/Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., as being among the most overpaid CEOs in America. Of the top 25 most overpaid CEOs in the As You Sow list, 11 made the list for the second year in a row. ….

The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs 2015
Source: As You Sow, 2015

CEO pay has grown nearly 1,000% over the past four decades, far exceeding growth in median worker pay or company share prices. Our new report, The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs: Executive Compensation at S&P 500 Companies, highlights the 100 most overpaid CEOs and examines the forces behind the trend of ever-increasing CEO pay.