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Andrew McElheran

Andrew is a Partner and Lead Consultant in Meridian’s Toronto office. He previously worked for several years in Meridian’s Boston office. He has nearly 15 years of experience with executive compensation issues in Canada and the U.S. alike, and has clients on both sides of the border.

Andrew consults on the full range of executive compensation matters, including compensation philosophy and strategy, short- and long-term incentive program design, other program design and related governance, firm financial performance analyses (including performance measure selection, goal setting, and pay/performance alignment studies), and executive and outside director compensation benchmarking. Within Meridian, Andrew is a firm-wide resource for performance measurement and incentive plan design issues. He co-leads Meridian’s performance measurement team and is a member of Meridian’s valuation team.

Andrew works with a full range of public and private companies, from pre-IPO to large-cap TSX 60 constituents. His clients include companies in such industries as business services, financial services, information technology and telecommunications, energy, and mining.

Prior to joining Meridian, Andrew worked for several years in Silicon Valley as a consultant and project manager. Earlier in his career, Andrew did business development and corporate finance work in the energy industry.

Andrew holds a B.A. with First Class Honours from the University of Calgary, and an MSc with Distinction from the London School of Economics. He has also completed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) curriculum.

Recent Insights By Andrew McElheran


by Andrew McElheran and Christina Medland on April 4, 2020

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Corporate boards and senior management teams face unprecedented challenges to lead their organizations through the demand shock and substantial market downturn caused by the pandemic.

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New Tax Rules for Stock Options Delayed; Other Updates

by Andrew McElheran on December 29, 2019

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The implementation date for changes to the taxation of stock options in Canada has been delayed

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