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Who says being a director at a public company is harder than it used to be? Digging through...

Who says being a director at a public company is harder than it used to be? Digging through International Game Technology's (IGT) new 10-K, Footnoted finds IGT’s nine non-executive directors will receive base compensation of as much as $400K for meeting four times per year. With that sort of payday, can those directors really be independent?
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  • Tommy_Finger
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    Where do I apply?
    9 Dec 2011, 02:17 PM Reply Like
  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    Pay for performance.
    9 Dec 2011, 02:19 PM Reply Like
  • OptionManiac
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    Must be quite a performance.
    9 Dec 2011, 02:21 PM Reply Like
  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    Control the board and you control the company :)

     

    Money can act as incentive to elicit a desired behavior.
    9 Dec 2011, 02:27 PM Reply Like
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