Persimmon boss tops the list of CEO pay

Jeff Fairburn, Group CEO, Persimmon
The boss of York-headquartered housebuilder Persimmon has topped the list of FTSE 100 chief executive pay, receiving 22 times the amount he was paid the previous year. The highest paid CEO in the financial year ending 2017 was named as Jeff Fairburn, who received £47.1m, 22 times his 2016 pay, according to an annual report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) published this morning. The report criticised CEO reward increases which outstrip pay rises for the wider workforce, fuelling questions over fairnes... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...