Committees : Compensation

Article | September 19th, 2023

Evaluating BOLI in a High Rate Environment

BOLI has several key characteristics that allow it to outperform other bank-eligible investments over a full market cycle.

By: David Shoemaker, Mike Dunn
Article | September 8th, 2023

Retaining Executive Talent During Economic Difficulties

Boards need to go beyond the standard options to keep top talent at their institutions.

By: Todd Carpenter
Article | September 6th, 2023

The Final Lessons From HBO’s “Succession”

Community bank boards should take away three lessons to avoid the fate of the company at the center of “Succession.”

By: Alan J. Kaplan
Article | September 5th, 2023

Incentive Plan Adjustments in the Current Challenging Environment

Determining award payouts in 2023 will be a combination of financial results and compensation committee discernment.

By: Dan Kaufman
Article | August 31st, 2023

Discretion in Incentive Plans: Taboo or a Must?

Every bank should consider if there is a role for discretion in their incentive compensation plans to optimize alignment between pay and performance.

By: Shaun Bisman, Mike Bonner, Kelly Malafis
Bank Services
Article | August 10th, 2023

Closing the Gap on Succession Planning

Bank Director’s 2023 Compensation Survey reveals that too many boards don’t have a long-term CEO succession plan in place. Find out how boards can approach that process.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director
Viewpoint | July 12th, 2023

Compensation Lessons in a Banking Crisis

Lessons for the compensation committee must consider what should be in place now versus what committees should be thinking about going forward.

By: Todd A. Leone
Article | July 5th, 2023

Going Beyond Compensation to Attract, Retain Top Talent

Incorporating life insurance with long-term care benefits into an employee retention strategy can help banks retain talent and provide financial protection and flexibility.

By: Mike Alberque
BD Article
Article | July 3rd, 2023

More Banks Use Retention Bonuses to Keep Key Staff

Bank Director’s 2023 Compensation Survey finds retention bonuses on the rise.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director
Bank Services
Research | June 19th, 2023

2023 Compensation Survey: Complete Results

Bank Services members can access the full results of Bank Director’s Compensation Survey — including CEO and director pay — broken out by asset size and ownership.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director