DeMarche's Best CEO Award is based on our Migration
analysis. Utilizing the analysis of the Best 100 Companies, DeMarche
screens the "Best" analysis for CEOs who receive compensation at the
lower end of the spectrum (for whatever reason, and using data reported
to the SEC).
Therefore, the Best CEO Award goes to the companies
with the most positive Migration for CEOs that are compensated at the
lower end of the spectrum. We view this as getting the most for the