Private companies need to compete for the same talent as publicly-traded companies, yet don't have the same compensation vehicles available. Aon Hewitt's Private Company Total Compensation Measurement Survey captures data on what private companies pay their outside directors. In this analytics brief we compare total compensation between private and public boards.
Long-term incentives are an important element in the employee value proposition of most independent upstream oil and gas organizations. These organizations have a long tradition of sharing wealth creation from successful oil and gas exploration and production. In the early years of the industry, well shares were the incentives of choice for workers in the oil fields.