Survey Results: Board Fees for CEO Search


1. During our most recent CEO search, we paid a search-related fee to the directors who led the search: (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
Yes 1 7.1%
No 8 57.1%
We haven’t conducted a CEO search 5 35.7%

2. For those paid the search-related fee, the total amount paid to each director was: (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
$25,000 or more 0 0.0%
$15,000 - $25,000 1 50.0%
$5000 - $15,000 0 0.0%
Less than $5000 1 50.0%

3. For those paid the search-related fee, the fee was structured as: (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
Per-meeting & per-interview fee 0 0.0%
Periodic additional retainer 0 0.0%
Additional "committee" fee 1 100.0%

4. For those paid the search-related fee, the fee was based on: (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
Compensation consultant survey & recommendation 1 50.0%
Informal estimate of extra time commitment 1 50.0%