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Jamie McGough

Jamie McGough has more than 20 years of consulting experience in executive compensation and related governance. His work has included the design and structuring of all aspects of executive and outside director compensation including short- and long-term incentive design, supplemental retirement programs and change-in-control arrangements. He leads our Performance Measurement Team and has done considerable work linking shareholder value and executive compensation programs.

He currently serves on Meridian’s Executive Committee.

Jamie’s work encompasses a wide range of small and large, public and private, consumer products, energy, industrial, service, and technology firms, and regularly consults with boards of directors.

Prior to joining Meridian, Jamie consulted for 18 years in executive compensation at Hewitt Associates and was a Principal. Prior to that he worked in the management consulting practice of a Big Four accounting firm focusing on mergers and acquisitions and business valuation.

He received a B.S. in Accountancy from DePaul University, and an MBA in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Recent Insights By Jamie McGough

LTI Mix—Does ‘Performance’ Matter?

by Jamie McGough and Abigail Brunks on October 2, 2020

Thought Leadership

Seventy-five percent of the S&P 500 deliver 50 percent or more of LTI (to senior executives) as “performance awards.”

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COVID-19 and Short-Term Incentive Designs

by Jamie McGough and Michael Meyer on July 31, 2020

Client Alerts

The design for 2021 will hinge on how to best motivate executives in a dramatically altered business environment.

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