Aubrey McClendon's Special Incentive Compensation at Chesapeake Energy (B)

Posted: 7 May 2012

See all articles by Paul M. Healy

Paul M. Healy

Harvard Business School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Clayton S. Rose

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Aldo Sesia

Harvard Business School

Date Written: January 27, 2010

Abstract

The (B) case describes shareholder and investor reactions to the 2008 compensation awarded Aubrey McClendon, founder and CEO of Chesapeake Energy, which according to Fortune Magazine made him the highest paid CEO of a U.S.-based company.

Learning Objective: Examine the role of boards in executive compensation.

Suggested Citation

Healy, Paul M. and Rose, Clayton S. and Sesia, Aldo, Aubrey McClendon's Special Incentive Compensation at Chesapeake Energy (B) (January 27, 2010). Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 110-050, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2053335

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Aldo Sesia

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