This excerpt taken from the NTY DEF 14A filed Jan 16, 2008.
Eligibility and Participation
The Compensation Committee may designate up to five executive officers of the Company and its affiliates as participants in the Executive Bonus Plan for any performance period. Subject to the approval of the Executive Bonus Plan by our stockholders at the Meeting, the Compensation
Committee designated two executive officers, Mr. Rudolph, our Chairman and CEO, and Mr. Kamil, our President and Chief Financial Officer, to participate in the Executive Bonus Plan for the initial performance period, which began on October 1, 2007 and will end on September 30, 2008. In connection with the commencement of each subsequent performance period, the Compensation Committee will designate the executive officers to participate in the Executive Bonus Plan.
In its discretion, the Compensation Committee may add participants to, or remove participants from, the Executive Bonus Plan at any time during a performance period or otherwise, except that no participant may be added after the 90th day after the beginning of a performance period (or otherwise at a time that is not consistent with Treasury Regulations under Section 162(m) of the Code) and no more than five executive officers may be designated as participants in the Executive Bonus Plan in any performance period.