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Corporate Governance We have chosen the telecommunications equipment sector on which to make our analysis More specifically for the purposes of this case we will examine the following five companies Cisco Systems Inc Harris Corp Motorola Nokia and Qualcomm Inc We will begin by presenting some information on each companys CEO Name of companyQualcommCiscoHarrisNokiaMotorola Name of CEOIrwin JacobsJohn T ChambersHoward L LanceJorma OllilaEdward J Zander In office since 19851995200319992004 A company insider or outsiderInsiderInsiderOutsiderInsiderOutsider More specifically in Qualcomm Jacobs is CEO and cofounder of the company therefore he is considered an insider In the case of Cisco and Nokia the CEOs are also insiders because they have worked up through the ranks of their companies More specifically in Cisco CEO was on the Board of Directors before he assumed that position additionally in Nokia the CEO held numerous positions in the company for a number of years before becoming CEO In contrast Harris and Motorola both have CEOs that are outsiders to the firm meaning that before becoming CEOs of these companies they held positions in other companies For example Edward J Zander CEO of Motorola worked for Sun Microsystems as President and COO Next we will examine the compensation plans and the number of shares they own in the company Name of CompanyName of CEOSalary paidBonus givenNumber of shares owned NokiaJorma Ollila 1386666 1384967 130000 from other compensation189388 QualcommIrwin Jacobs 2790000No Bonus15747351 CiscoJohn ChambersNot Available 1000000 From compensation2047199 HarrisHoward Lance 4210000No Bonus29861 MotorolaEdward J ZanderNot AvailableNot Available Not Available In general the CEOs are paid handsomely with salaries and compensations combined reach the six figures In addition they own stock in the company that gives them an additional incentive to focus on increasing stockholders value In the case of Edward J Zander CEO of Motorola no information was available This could be due to the fact that Mr Zander recently became the CEO at Motorola January of 2004 Further we will
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