The analysis presented in Equilar’s 2007 Chief HR Executive Compensation Report is derived primarily from data disclosed in fiscal year 2005 and 2006 SEC filings for publicly traded companies in the Russell 3000 index.
The specific companies covered by this analysis include the 161 Russell 3000 firms which disclosed compensation data for Chief HR Executives in 2006.
In fiscal year 2006, publicly traded Russell 3000 companies with a Chief HR Executive listed in the Summary Compensation Table had median annual revenues of approximately $1.2 billion. From 2005 to 2006, median annual revenues increased by 8.7 percent.
Similar to annual revenues, net income for Russell 3000 companies with a Chief HR Executive listed in the Summary Compensation Table increased from 2005 to 2006, rising by 26.5 percent.
In fiscal year 2006, these firms had a median net income of approximately $63.7 million.
Fiscal Year-End Market Capitalization
In 2006, Russell 3000 companies with a Chief HR Executive listed in the Summary Compensation Table had a median fiscal year-end market capitalization of approximately $1.3 billion, up 8.3 percent from the prior year.
From 2005 to 2006, the median number of persons employed by Russell 3000 companies with a listed Chief HR Executive increased by 2.4 percent, rising from 4,200 to 4,300.