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Atlanta, GA 30339
Daniel Kaufman
Lead Consultant

Dan consults with boards of directors and senior management on all aspects of executive and director compensation. Areas of expertise include competitive benchmarking, short-term and long-term incentive plan design, alignment of pay and performance, compensation disclosure and technical issues. He advises public and private companies ranging from S&P500 companies to pre-IPO startups.

Dan has been involved with executive compensation issues for over 15 years both as a consultant and in a corporate role. He has a broad range of industry experience covering retail, financial services, capital goods, business services, consumer goods and media. Dan is a frequent speaker and writer on executive compensation trends and developments and is a member of Meridian’s retail and financial services teams.

Prior to rejoining Meridian, Dan spent four years at a multi-billion dollar public company leading global HR functions including executive compensation, total rewards, payroll and HRIS. Dan previously worked as a Senior Associate in Mercer’s executive compensation practice and began his career as a strategy and technology consultant.

Dan has an M.B.A in strategy and marketing from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a B.S. in psychology from Duke University.

Recent Insights By Daniel Kaufman

2021 Incentive Plan Design Considerations in Light of Continued Uncertainty

by Daniel Kaufman and Sarah Cintron on December 3, 2020

Thought Leadership

Going into 2021, it will be more important than ever for banks to review current programs.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Executive Compensation Programs

by Daniel Rodda and Daniel Kaufman on November 23, 2020

Thought Leadership

From Bank Director's BankBEYOND 2020 Online Event - November 9-11, 2020

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