Forum for Verizon Communications, Inc.
Finding Out How
Verizon Executives Are Placing Their Bets
Focusing on Verizon’s controversial “FiOS” strategy – investing
$20+ billion in a fiber-optics system as a foundation for competitive
advantage – a panel of experts in telecom industry analysis and executive
compensation will guide meeting participants through the process of
obtaining the information they need to find out whether the company’s
managers are betting their own money alongside shareholders.
Part I: Panel review
What can be found in Verizon’s annual report, proxy statement and
other SEC filings to show how much executive compensation is linked to the
progress of their FiOS strategy?
Part II. Open session
What additional information should be requested of the company for a
full understanding of management’s financial commitments to success?
C. William Jones, President of Association of BellTel Retirees,
former senior Verizon executive for strategic development and corporate
Richard Klugman, CFA, NYSSA member and top ranked telecom analyst
Barry M. Sine, CFA & CMT, NYSSA member and top ranked telecom analyst
Richard V. Smith, Sibson Consulting, SVP and Executive Compensation
Additional information, including material presented by James F. Reda of
Reda & Associates in the recent NYSSA program about “What
Analysts Can Find in Compensation Reports,” will be posted on the
Verizon Forum web site:
reservation requests to:
(NYSSA members can also
March 12, 2008