Are CEOs Worth Their Salaries?

With more regulation — particularly in the financial industry — affecting the salaries of top-level executives, many are left wondering if talent is fleeing the country for “greener” pastures. At the same time, many Americans have to ask: Are CEOs overpaid? CNN Money sat down with Heidrick & Struggles CEO Kevin Kelly to discuss the issue.

With more regulation — particularly in the financial industry — affecting the salaries of top-level executives, many are left wondering if talent is fleeing the country for “greener” pastures. At the same time, many Americans have to ask: Are CEOs overpaid? CNN Money sat down with Heidrick & Struggles CEO Kevin Kelly to discuss the issue. While American CEOs are making roughly 10 times that of European CEOs, our business is inherently riskier.

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