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Chile Board Index 2016

Chile Board Index

Esta versión inaugural del Chile Board Index provee una descripción comparativa de las prácticas de Gobierno corporativo de las empresas que componen el IGPA, principal índice accionario de la Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago.

Se analizaron un total de 81 empresas, las cuales se clasificaron de acuerdo a las siguientes prácticas industriales: Empresas industriales que representan la mayoría (53%), luego servicios financieros (21%) y consumo masivo, servicios y retail (20%). Las empresas del sector Pharmaceútico y Tecnología, Medios y Comunicaciones son las menos representadas con un 4% y 2% respectivamente.

  • Las empresas chilenas elijieron un total de 179 nuevos directores, lo cual representa un 10.9% del total de directores. La edad promedio de los nuevos miembros es 51 años y 56 para el resto de los directores.
  • Las mujeres representan un 5,7% del total de directores, el promedio internacional es de un 24%.
  • 10,2% de los miembros son extranjeros.
  • Los directores independientes representan un 17,3% del total de miembros de los directorios.
  • El promedio de compensación anual de los directores es de US$109.498.- Hay una amplia brecha entre las compensaciones mínimas y máximas anuales: US$12.686.- y US$567.519.- respectivamente.

 


This inaugural issue of the Chile Board Index provides a comprehensive review of board governance practices of all companies listed in the IGPA index of the Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago, the Chilean stock exchange.

The index focuses on the board composition and practices of Chilean companies with high corporate governance standards. It also compares data from Chile with governance data from 14 other countries.

The Chilean capital markets and financial systems are regulated and monitored by the Securities Superintendence (Superintendencia de Valores y Seguros - SVS), the stock market regulator.

Eighty-one companies were analyzed, representing five industrial sectors. Industrial companies are the majority (53%), followed by financial services (21%) and consumer goods, services & retail (20%) companies. Life sciences and technology, communications & media are the least represented sectors, with 4% and 2% of the companies, respectively.

  • Chilean companies in the index elected 179 new board members, representing 10.9% of all board directors. The average age of new board members is 51, compared with 56 for all directors.
  • Women represent just 5.7% of all members, the international average is 24%.
  • 10.2% of board members are foreign directors.
  • Independent directors represent 17.3% of all board members.
  • The average total compensation for Chilean board members is US $109,498. Board of director compensation varies widely, from a low of US $12,686 to a high of US $567,519.
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