This site http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Chief_Executive_Officer_(CEO)/Salary States that a US American CEO salary would be from 70k up to 420k a year, for Ngo 83k less. You are asking where and why the wmf executive director is in this range Lodewijk?
Rupert On May 31, 2016 10:21, "Lodewijk" <lodew...@effeietsanders.org> wrote: > Hi, > > Unfortunately I haven't seen an answer to my questions. Could you please > acknowledge the receipt of the question if you're investigating? Or could > you just say it is a ridiculous question and that you refuse to answer, if > you think so? From the more elaborate answer on the Signpost questions, I > understand that the role continues to this day - which makes it probably > more relevant. > > Please don't retreat in silence again. > > Lodewijk > > 2016-05-25 14:39 GMT+02:00 Lodewijk <lodew...@effeietsanders.org>: > > > Thanks Greg for the responses. > > > > As for the ED team, that answers part of my question. That Sue was > > appointed as special advisor, was indeed public knowledge - but for what > > duration was that? And was that a full time position (or anything near > full > > time), given that her compensation was as high as that of the ED herself? > > People suggested that this included compensation for earlier years - was > > that the case? That would explain again a bit more. > > > > Also part of the question was why the raise was so steep - was this > simply > > matching the reality of the current job market, or was there something > else > > behind it (i.e. a bonus mechanism etc). > > > > It would be great if you could clarify! Thanks! > > > > Lodewijk > > > > 2016-05-25 12:45 GMT+02:00 John Mark Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com>: > > > >> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 6:31 AM, Gregory Varnum <gvar...@wikimedia.org> > >> wrote: > >> > Greetings, > >> > > >> > Thank you to everyone for your questions and thoughts regarding the > >> Wikimedia Foundation's Form 990. > >> > > >> > Regarding Lodewijk's first question about the legal services > (totalling > >> US$1.7M) which were conducted by Jones Day (page 61 - Part VII): As our > >> global reach has grown over time, we felt it was important to strengthen > >> the trademark portfolio and solidify the protection of Wikimedia’s marks > >> globally. In December 2013, we began working with Jones Day on our > global > >> trademark filings, registrations, and oppositions. During the 2014-2015 > >> fiscal year we filed 1,500+ new trademark applications for 35 different > >> trademarks in 100+ countries. A significant portion of the legal > services > >> expenses in 2014-2015 went toward the mandatory government trademark > >> application filing fees. > >> > > >> > These new trademark applications contained expanded coverage and > >> revised descriptions to ensure better protection of Wikimedia's marks > and > >> projects, including countries where readership was growing through > targeted > >> programs or distribution (such as Wikipedia Zero and mobile readership). > >> Going forward, we anticipate (and are beginning to realize) a decrease > in > >> trademark expenses year over year, now that we have this initial > foundation > >> is in place. This investment immediately benefits Wikimedia and its > >> communities by ensuring that our trademark portfolio reflects the > maturity > >> and breadth of the Wikimedia movement, and protects us against certain > >> forms of infringement or misuse. > >> > >> Hi Gregory, > >> Just to confirm, the stated US$1.7M stated on page p.61 includes > >> filing and other fees paid by Jones Day to relevant government bodies > >> around the world? > >> If so, any chance you can separate it into such fees paid *through* > >> Jones Day, vs the consultation fees of Jones Day. > >> You say it was a 'significant portion', but that is very vague > >> terminology, meaning very different things to different people; it > >> would be nice to have a ball park figure. > >> > >> Also there was a USD ~5.2 M investment in Europe listed on p. 35 as > >> not being program services. I didn't see any reference to it in the > >> FAQ; apologies if I missed it (It would be lovely if the source > >> document was posted on meta for easier navigation, etc.). Could we > >> have a little more info about this line item? > >> > >> -- > >> John Vandenberg > >> > >> _______________________________________________ > >> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > >> New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > >> <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > >> > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>