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Best Practices for Restructuring Your Incentive Pay Plan

Watch Meridian Partner Marc Ullman on TK Kerstetter's Inside America's Boardrooms.

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In this episode, Partner Marc Ullman joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss best practices for rethinking the incentive pay structure. With the goal of aligning pay and performance, Ullman outlines eight DOs and DON’Ts for today’s compensation committees. In addition…

Should Boards Reconsider the Benefits of Stock Options?

Watch Meridian Partner Jamie McGough on TK Kerstetter's Inside America's Boardrooms.

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Meridian Partner Jamie McGough joins TK Kerstetter, host of Inside America’s Boardrooms, to discuss “Should Boards Reconsider the Benefits of Stock Options?” Watch Jamie explain why the use of stock options has diminished and why he thinks companies might want to…

Compensation Committee Best Practices: Pay Increases & Goal-Setting

Watch Meridian Partner Matthew Isakson on TK Kerstetter's Inside America's Boardrooms.

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Meridian Partner Matthew Isakson joins TK Kerstetter, host of Inside America’s Boardrooms, to discuss “Compensation Committee Best Practices: Pay Increases & Goal-Setting.” Get more insight into compensation committee goal setting from Matt Isakson and Boardroom Resources here: “4 Guiding Perspectives…

The Pros, Cons, and Misperceptions about TSR

Watch Meridian Partner Annette Leckie discuss these issues for the NYSE Board Governance Series.

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Watch Annette Leckie, Partner, discuss myths about total shareholder return (TSR) and the benefits and concerns of using this long-term incentive measure with Deborah Scally of the NYSE Board Governance Series.

Meridian Consultant Talks Compensation Timelines with NACD Online

Watch Meridian's Matt Isakson discuss the evolution of executive compensation timelines with Christopher Y. Clark of NACD Directorship.

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In this video from NACD Online, Meridian Compensation Partners lead consultant Matt Isakson sits down with Christopher Y. Clark, publisher of NACD Directorship magazine, to discuss executive compensation timelines as part of the Leading Minds of Compensation (West) event. View…

Pay Considerations When Hiring a New CEO From the Outside

Bob Romanchek, Partner, discusses hiring an internally promoted CEO versus an external CEO candidate for the NYSE Board Governance Series.

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Watch Meridian Partner, Bob Romanchek, discuss pay considerations when hiring a new CEO from the outside, part of the NYSE Board Governance Series.

Prognosticators of Pay

Meridian's Matthew Isakson joins NACD Online to discuss the lasting impact of say on pay.

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Watch Matthew Isakson, lead consultant, discuss “Say on Pay – NACD’s Prognosticators of Pay” in this video from NACD Online.

Is Your Compensation Committee Ready For What Lies Ahead?

Issues such as new ISS guidance around sharepools and the challenge of shareholder engagement are discussed.

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Watch Bob Romanchek, Partner, join TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside Boardrooms,” to discuss… “Is Your Compensation Committee Ready For What Lies Ahead?”

When Constituency Compensation Expectations Collide

NYSE Board Governance Series: Discussion Of Relative Performance, Peer/industry Indices, and Regulatory Issues for Financial Institutions

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Members of the banking industry–and other regulated industries–have different expectations than members of other industries when it comes to executive compensation consulting. Watch Meridian Compensation Partners’ Susan O’Donnell sit down with TK Kerstetter of the NYSE Governance Series to discuss…

Why Meridian Compensation Partners?

Partners share what sets Meridian apart from other executive compensation advisory firms.

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Meridian Compensation Partners, is one of the largest, most experienced, independent executive compensation consulting firms in North America. We provide independent advice and effective solutions to hundreds of companies—large and small. We pride ourselves on providing collaborative partnerships, with clients…

Looking at Trends in Executive Compensation

Bob Romanchek, Partner, is interviewed on "This Week in the Boardroom", a webcast by NYSE Governance Series.

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Meridian Compensation Partner’s Bob Romanchek discusses current trends in executive compensation with TK Kerstetter of NYSE Governance Services – Corporate Board Member. Bob explains both ancillary trends such as shareholder outreach in addition to “meaty” concerns such as the CEO…

Analyzing Lost Say on Pay Votes

Reporting Issues to Include, and Avoid, for ISS

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Meridian has analyzed the failed Say on Pay votes from proxy season 2012, and Jane Romweber, Partner, shares the conclusions. In some cases there are easy answers, however in other cases the reasons for a failed Say on Pay are…

Golden Parachutes

Discussion of the Structures Boards Can Use for Executive Severance Payments

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Golden parachutes aren’t going away. In this discussion with NACD Directorship’s Steve Kalan, Meridian Compensation Partner’s Donald Kalfen explains the use of severance packages and how they can be controversial.

Long-Term Compensation Plans

The Board’s Use of Incentives to Align Management’s Interests with Long-Term Value Creation

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For many companies, performance-based shares are the form of long-term compensation that makes the most sense. However, not every company will find this to be the case. Ryan Harvey, Partner, discusses both of these scenarios in this video from NACD…

Pay for Performance

Multiple Approaches Boards Can Utilize To Align Pay With Performance

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Meridian Compensation Partners’ Jamie McGough breaks down pay for performance and what factors companies should be looking at when they make pay for performance decisions. Performance should be measured differently for different industries, with some putting more importance on profitability…