This excerpt taken from the HAS DEF 14A filed Apr 6, 2009.
Primary Elements of 2008 Executive Compensation
Executive compensation for fiscal year 2008 was composed of four primary elements:
The Company uses these four elements in the combination it believes appropriately divides the compensation of its executives among fixed and variable components. Some variable compensation is tied to achievement of yearly financial objectives. Other compensation, such as option grants vesting over multiple years and performance share awards with multi-year performance periods, are tied to the achievement of longer-term financial goals and the creation of longer-term shareholder value. The Company seeks to have its overall compensation package significantly comprised of variable performance-based elements. As an illustration of this approach, of Mr. Goldners total compensation for fiscal 2008, as reported in the Summary Compensation table appearing on page 26 of this proxy statement, over 79% of the value of the total compensation was comprised of equity awards and performance based non-equity incentive plan compensation. The Company believes this fosters a performance-driven mentality and best serves the interests of the Company and its stakeholders, since the compensation of the Companys executives is significantly dependent upon achievement of the Companys financial goals and the creation of shareholder value. Each of these compensation elements is described in detail below. In structuring these elements the Company and the Committee review each element on an individual basis, as well as review them in totality as part of an overall target compensation package. This process includes reviewing tally sheets for each of the executive officers which set forth total target compensation for the officer, and within that total summarize the target level for each element and the portion of total target compensation comprised of the various compensation elements.