Aon and Governance Institute of Australia Board and Executive Remuneration Report 2021

Governance Institute of Australia and Aon have collaborated to publish a comprehensive analysis of board and executive remuneration, gathering insights from 413 organisations.

Data is drawn from the annual reports of ASX300 organisations, plus around 100 organisations who participated in a Governance Institute of Australia remuneration survey.

Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s survey.

The Board and Executive Remuneration Report

This year’s report found many CEOs, board directors and senior managers have taken a hit to the hip pocket as the economic impact of COVID-19 bit and salaries were put on hold.

Governance Institute CEO Megan Motto said the report provides important insights into the state of the economy: “Australia is currently in a period of low wages growth and it’s clear senior executives and board directors are not immune from this.”

Governance Institute members can receive an abridged version of the report.

Download the abridged report 2021

The full report

If you participated in the survey, you will receive a full copy of the report.

To purchase a full copy of the report, please contact Aon


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Aon (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, human capital, retirement and health solutions.

Participants can subscribe to Aon’s cutting-edge analytical capabilities by subscribing to Aon’s Data Centre™ — a proprietary online tool for remuneration data analytics — at a special member price. This will enable organisations to develop and download customised data cuts, such as analysing remuneration data for a selected group of peers, in an easy and user-friendly manner. More information about Data Centre™ can be obtained here.

To read more about Aon’s executive remuneration advisory services, please click here.


Download the 2020 report

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