Vista Gold Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Fred Earnest (60 yo)

14.92yrs

Tenure

US$671,855

Compensation

Mr. Frederick H. Earnest, also known as Fred, B.Sc. has been the Chief Executive Officer of Vista Gold Corp. since January 1, 2012. Mr. Earnest is the President at Vista Gold Corp. since August 1, 2007. Mr...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Fred Earnest's Compensation vs Vista Gold Earnings
How has Fred Earnest's remuneration changed compared to Vista Gold's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a

-US$13m

Mar 31 2022n/an/a

-US$12m

Dec 31 2021US$672kUS$346k

-US$15m

Sep 30 2021n/an/a

-US$9m

Jun 30 2021n/an/a

-US$2m

Mar 31 2021n/an/a

US$821k

Dec 31 2020US$529kUS$325k

US$420k

Sep 30 2020n/an/a

US$1m

Jun 30 2020n/an/a

-US$5m

Mar 31 2020n/an/a

-US$10m

Dec 31 2019US$564kUS$325k

-US$9m

Sep 30 2019n/an/a

-US$12m

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

-US$12m

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

-US$10m

Dec 31 2018US$669kUS$325k

-US$9m

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

-US$9m

Jun 30 2018n/an/a

-US$9m

Mar 31 2018n/an/a

-US$10m

Dec 31 2017US$567kUS$325k

-US$12m

Sep 30 2017n/an/a

-US$10m

Jun 30 2017n/an/a

-US$10m

Mar 31 2017n/an/a

-US$5m

Dec 31 2016US$563kUS$293k

-US$3m

Sep 30 2016n/an/a

-US$3m

Jun 30 2016n/an/a

-US$708k

Mar 31 2016n/an/a

US$1m

Dec 31 2015US$423kUS$274k

US$1m

Compensation vs Market: Fred's total compensation ($USD671.86K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD772.75K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Fred's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VGZ's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: VGZ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18 years average tenure).