ICANN Resolutions » President and CEO FY16 SR2 At-Risk Compensation
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President and CEO FY16 SR2 At-Risk Compensation
Approval of President and CEO FY16 SR2 At-Risk Compensation
Whereas, each Board member has confirmed that he/she does not have a conflict of interest with respect to establishing the amount of payment for the President and CEO's FY16 SR2 at-risk compensation payment.
Whereas, the Compensation Committee recommended that the Board approve payment to the President and CEO for his FY16 SR2 at-risk compensation component.
Resolved (2016.03.09.14), the Board hereby approves a payment to the President and CEO for his FY16 SR2 at-risk compensation component.
When the President and CEO was hired, he was offered a base salary, plus an at-risk component of his compensation package. This same structure exists today. Consistent with all ICANN staff members, the President and CEO is to be evaluated against specific goals, which the President and CEO has set in coordination with the Compensation Committee.
Toward the end of FY16 SR2, which is a scoring period that normally runs from 16 November 2015 through 15 May 2015, but will end on 15 March 2016 in this instance, the President and CEO provided to the Compensation Committee his self-assessment of his achievements towards his goals for FY16 SR2 the measurement period. After seeking input from other Board members, the Compensation Committee reviewed with the President and CEO his FY16 SR2 goals and discussed his achievements against those goals. Following that discussion, the Compensation Committee recommended that the Board approve the President and CEO's at-risk compensation for the second scoring period of FY16 (through his date of departure of 15 March 2016) and the Board agrees with that recommendation.
While this will have a fiscal impact on ICANN, it is an impact that was contemplated in the FY16 budget. This decision will not have an impact on the security, stability or resiliency of the domain name system.
This is an Organizational Administrative Function that does not require public comment.