* The prevalence of the combined Chair and CEO role has declined slightly over the past five years, from 59% in 2012 to 54% in 2016.
* The non-executive Chairman role is increasing in prevalence--29% of the analysis sample utilized the role in 2012 compared to 33% in 2016. The use of a Non-CEO Executive Chairman remains uncommon (13% in 2016).
* The prevalence of Lead Directors has grown modestly from 73% in 2012 to 75% in 2016.
* Total compensation was $405,000 for Non-Executive Chairs and...