CEOs Who Look Overpaid to Americans Seem Just Right to Boards

  • Stanford research shows 71% of directors say CEO pay is fair
  • About 74% of public view top executives as `vastly overpaid'
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More than 70 percent of directors of the biggest U.S. companies say top executives’ pay is in line with performance. That’s a blunt contrast to the view of almost three-quarters of Americans, who consider corporate bosses overpaid, Stanford University research shows.

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