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Dr. Jan Dörrwächter and Frank Gierschmann interviewed by

Succession Planning - key task of Supervisory Boards

Why succession planning for managing board positions is an essential element of risk management within the company and what supervisory boards need to be aware of. Dr. Jan Dörrwächter and Frank Gierschmann interviewed by read more ...

Regine Siepmann and Dr. Pia Lünstroth interviewed by

Dawn of a new era for Board Compensation in Austria

The Austrian National Council passed the Shareholders' Rights Amendment Act (AktRÄG 2019) on July 2nd, 2019. After the approval of the Federal Council on July 11th, 2019, it is effective. read more ...

Moderate increase despite declining profits

DAX Supervisory Board remuneration 2018

The average total remuneration paid to the Chairmen of the Supervisory Board at DAX increased by around 4% in 2018 to €424,000. Decline in consolidated net profit illustrates decoupling of the company's success and shareholder interests. read more ...

SRD II will enforce fundamental changes in the decisions on executive board compensation

ATX Executive Board compensation before the transition

Compensation of the CEOs in Austria's top companies increased by around 16% 2018 - corporate profits fell. The European Shareholders Rights Directive will enforce changes in the decisions on Executive Board compensation. read more ...

Further moderate increases lead to yet another all-time high

DAX Management Board Compensation 2018

Total compensation for DAX CEOs increased by 3.6% to an average EUR 7.5 million whilst profits remained stable. Beiersdorf’s CEO earnings reached a new all-time high with EUR 23.45 million. read more ...

Intention vs. Reality

Say on Pay from a Global Perspective

Executive compensation has been of particular interest to investors for several years now. Insights into international market practice for “say on pay” – from John R. Sinkular, Pay Governance LLC, and Regine Siepmann, hkp/// group. read more ...

hkp/// group Expert Interview

Don’t let your remuneration policy ruin your IPO

hkp/// group Senior Partners Petra Knab-Hägele and Joachim Kayser on HR- and Compensation-requirements in the context of an IPO read more ...

Regine Siepmann und Hannes Klingenberg interviewed by

More Say than Substance

hkp/// group experts Regine Siepmann and Hannes Klingenberg discuss the results of a current study by hkp/// group regarding the Executive Compensation voting guidelines of the 40 top investors in DAX companies. read more ...

Proxy guidelines of DAX top investors in focus

Limited light, plenty of shadows

Voting guidelines for board compensation do not fulfill minimum requirements. A joint analysis by hkp /// group, University of Göttingen and DIRK reveals need for action against the backdrop of ARUG II. read more ...

Best Practice in Top Management Compensation

Guidelines for sustainable management board remuneration systems

A working group of well-known chairs of German supervisory boards, institutional investors, academics and corporate governance experts has presented guidelines for sustainable remuneration systems for German publicly listed companies. read more ...

hkp/// group Analysis

Earnings for top managers in Europe

CEO Compensation in leading European companies has risen by 3%, but remains below the peak value of 2015. By contrast, pay for Supervisory Board members is in marginal decline. Switzerland is a pay paradise for CEOs and chairpersons. read more ... interview with Regine Siepmann and Frank Gierschmann

Succession Planning as essential Corporate Governance Aspect

The hkp/// group Survey “Succession planning for board members” shows: A functioning succession plan is still a central element enabling to fill vacancies as quickly as possible with the best suited candidates. read more ...

New hkp/// group Analysis

DAX Management Board Compensation 2017: Moderate increase to a new all-time high

Total compensation for CEOs in the DAX increases by 3.5% to an average of EUR 7.4 million – corporate profits grow by 36%. Significantly improved compensation reports pick up on investors' requirements. read more ...

Recent hkp/// group analysis

Management board compensation between company interests and investor demands

Study by hkp/// group und Ipreo analyzes the ownership structure of DAX index listed companies and the decisions taken by the top 30 investors in relation to management board compensation. read more ...

Michael H. Kramarsch und Andreas Posavac interviewed by

Say-on-Pay: uncertain times for DAX-companies

hkp/// group and Ipreo have analyzed the ownership structure of DAX-listed companies and worked out how different investors and proxy advisors act in relation to management board remuneration and what kind of patterns can be identified. read more ...

Michael H. Kramarsch and Dr. Jan Dörrwächter on the regulation of proxy firms

A smart move!

Given the current conflicts of interest, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has declined to regulate proxy firms at this point, leaving it open for the government to propose legislation. read more ...

Swiss Stock Exchange: New Information and Transparency Regulations?

Regulation of Proxy Advisors

Michael H. Kramarsch and Dr. Jan Dörrwächter on possible amendments to the information and transparency regulations for the use of proxy advisors at the Swiss Stock Exchange. read more ...

Europäische Aktionärsrechterichtlinie erzwingt Wandel bei Corporate Governance und Vorstandsvergütung

Vorstandsvergütung: Zeitenwende für Österreich

Transparenz und Stärkung der Aktionärsrechte nicht zuletzt in Fragen der Vorstandsvergütung sind Ziele der neuen europäischen Aktionärsrechterichtlinie. EU-Mitgliedsstaaten haben zwei Jahre Zeit für die Umsetzung in nationales Recht. read more ...

Internal hkp/// group Talent Pool

hkp/// group management team grows

On January 1, 2017 Regine Siepmann and Frank Gierschmann were appointed Partners, members of Group management and members of the management team at hkp/// group read more ...

Nina Grochowitzki, Dr. Pia Lünstroth and Regine Siepmann interviewedy by

CFO compensation in Germany

The public debate on compensation in stock companies often focuses not just on the CEOs but also on the Chief Financial Officers (CFO). hkp/// group experts about developments in CFO compensation at Germany's DAX and MDAX firms. read more ...

Compensation level still not competitive internationally

Supervisory board chairmen at ATX firms still not appropriately compensated

According to a new hkp///group study, the compensation of supervisory board chairmen of Austria's leading stock-exchange listed companies (ATX) rose by 5.6 percent. Despite the increase, chairmen are still not appropriately compensated. read more ...

Executve / Non-Executive Compensation Data directly accessable launched

The new hkp/// group online platform offers direct access to publicly available, high-quality compensation data for more than 10,000 management and supervisory board members at Europe's top companies. read more ...

Complete picture

DAX-Vorstandsvergütung 2015 einschließlich Volkswagen

Update zur hkp/// group Studie „hkp/// Geschäftsberichtsauswertung Vorstandsvergütung DAX 2015" - Berücksichtigung der heute veröffentlichten Werte für Volkswagen read more ...

Personnel Support and Interim Management


Whether you a need an experienced senior manager to take charge of your HR department or a team of young consultants to help you implement a new HR tool, we have the right solution for you. read more ...

Wiorldwide lieading transparency regulations successfully established

Continuity and transparency in executive compensation at DAX companies 2015

Results of the hkp///group study "Executive compensation DAX companies 2015" read more ...

Increased level in Board compensation

CEO compensation in Switzerland

Results of the hkp/// group study „CEO compensation in SMI- & SMIM-companies 2015“ read more ...

hkp/// group analysis indicats gap in pay and performance

Despite declining net income CEO compensation in ATX companies increased in 2014

CEO compensation in the leading stock-listed companies in Austria increased by 4.7% up to 1.6 Mio. Euro in 2014. Base pay increased by 14%. read more ...

Case Study Performance Management

Global Performance Management

By presenting a concrete case study hkp/// group experts Frank Gierschmann and Joachim Kayser show an example for designing and implementing a global performance management process. read more ...

Internationales Beratungsgeschäft gestärkt

hkp/// und Pay Governance begründen strategische Allianz

Die neue transatlantische Partnerschaft der beiden Partner-geführten Beratungshäuser wird Kunden mit tiefer Expertise, herausragenden Marktkenntnissen und aktuellsten Informationen zu Entwicklungen und Trends im globalen Markt beraten. read more ...

Aktuelle Analyse

Erfolgsorientierung und Nachhaltigkeit in der Vorstandsvergütung auch im MDAX

hkp/// Analyse belegt einen deutlichen Anstieg: So beläuft sich die durchschnittliche Direktvergütung eines Vorstandsvorsitzenden im MDAX für das Geschäftsjahr 2010 auf rund zwei Millionen Euro. read more ...

Next event
9th Asian Chapter Meeting (APAC Focus) of Global ExecuNet

hkp/// Remunet is pleased to invite to the 9th cycle of Annual 2019 Chapter Meetings of Global ExecuNet (GEN).

14. November 2019, Singapore

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