Kroger Corporation Case

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The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 gave the right to the shareholders to be able to approve the executive compensation for a company, in this case the Kroger Corporation. However, this is only on an advisory basis which is nonbinding. Meaning, if Kroger so chooses, it may not follow the executive compensation decisions made by the shareholders. Ultimately, the power to set the executive compensation is given to the Compensation Committee. Kroger wishes to retain the best management possible, and it does so through competitive pay. Kroger believes that a significant amount of the pay should be based on performance and the proportion of responsibility held by the executive. They also believe compensation should
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