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Gerard Leider | Partner

Gerard Leider, Partner

Contact Info

100 N. Field Drive
Suite 300
Lake Forest, IL 60045
847-235-3606
gleider@meridiancp.com
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Education

  • B.S. Finance, Xavier University

Gerard Leider has been consulting in the field of executive compensation for over 20 years. He provides guidance on a broad range of compensation matters including total compensation strategy, analysis, design, and valuation. His work covers the full range of executive compensation consulting, including: corporate governance issues, compensation strategy, short- and long-term incentive design, incentive valuation and award guideline setting, employment and severance agreements, compensation disclosure, outside director compensation programs, executive recruitment support, and executive and board of directors compensation benchmarking.

Gerard provides public and private companies with counsel on executive compansation and corporate goverance matters in a variety of industries. Gerard’s clients span diverse industries, including mid-cap and large-cap manufacturing, automotive, chemical, technology, and utility companies.

Gerard has been a speaker at the Equilar Summit, the MAPI Conference, Corporate Board Peer Exchange Conference, and the Compensation Committee Bootcamp. He has also written articles for the Journal of Compensation and Benefits, C-SUITE Insight Magazine, NYSE Governance Series, and Corporate Board Governing Series.

Prior to joining Meridian Gerard spent 15 years in Hewitt Associates’ executive compensation practice where he was a Principal and a member of the Executive Compensation Management Leadership Team.