Paul Hodgson

Paul Hodgson


Paul Hodgson is a freelance journalist and independent commentator on corporate governance as well as conducting contract work for governance research firm BHJ Partners. He was formerly The Corporate Library’s and then GMI Ratings’ Chief Research Analyst for board and executive compensation, and its most prolific author. Mr. Hodgson has been researching and writing about executive compensation for over 20 years, eight of which were spent in England, where he worked for the Incomes Data Services journal Management Pay Review as researcher and assistant editor. He is a prolific blogger and the author of numerous books and research reports on executive pay and has also had articles published in a number of journals, including ‘Forbes’, ‘Business Week’, ‘Responsible Investor’, ‘Directorship’, ‘Ivey Business Journal’, and ‘Directors and Boards’. Mr. Hodgson is the author of the book Building Value Through Compensation, published by CCH Publishing. He is widely quoted in national print media as an authority on executive compensation, and has appeared on numerous television and radio stations. Google

Recent articles

JPMorgan Shareholders Unhappy About CEO Pay

While a majority of shareholders supported executive pay at the bank, a substantial minority were unhappy with CEO Jamie Dimon's big pay raise in a year when the bank delivered a large amount of bad news.

Coke Bows to Minority Pressure to Amend its Equity Plan

Although Coca-Cola's controversial equity plan passed at the annual meeting last week, it would appear that the company is revisiting it to bring it more in line with shareholder expectations. Exclusive access to two major shareholders and Coke bring new insights to this process.

Did Marissa Mayer's Pay Go Up or Down?

It's all over the news today that Marissa Mayer's pay went down in 2013. Well, it depends on how you calculate it. My calculations show take-home pay up by 300%.