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Jared Berman

Jared has 17+ years of experience in executive compensation consulting. Prior to joining Meridian, Jared was with Mercer for eight years as a Consultant and Principal within the executive compensation practice. He has experience consulting in a broad range of executive compensation matters that include executive and director compensation benchmarking, compensation strategies and pay philosophies, long-term incentive plan design, short-term incentive plan design, executive supplemental benefits, severance benefits, and change-in-control benefits. Jared has a proven capacity to help solve executive compensation issues and manage complex projects.

Jared currently works with publicly traded and privately held companies across a wide range of industries including: advertising, automotive, banks and financial services, hotels and resorts, manufacturing, payment processing, REITs, restaurants, retail, and steel.

In 2018, Jared was a featured speaker at both the Equilar Summit and Corporate Board Member conference. He is a frequent speaker at NASPP and WorldatWork regional chapter meetings. He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society as well as the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and WorldatWork. He is also a Certified Executive Compensation Professional as designated by WorldatWork.

Jared holds a B.S.B.A. in Finance from the Olin School of Business, Washington University, a M.B.A. in Finance and Human Resource Management from the Olin School of Business, Washington University and M.S.F. in Finance from the University of Michigan.

Recent Insights By Jared Berman

Long-Term Incentives: Before, During and After COVID-19

by Jared Berman and Adam Hearn on June 23, 2020

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For long-term incentives (“LTI”), most companies have adopted a “wait and see” approach with respect to issues like: modeling implications of a V, W or U-shaped recovery; valuing existing equity; evaluating the use of discretion and/or revising incentive targets; and assessing the best approach to LTI design in the years ahead.

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Planning CEO Transitions: Compensation Committee Best Practices

by Jared Berman on November 20, 2019


How should boards navigate the timing provisions of the compensation plan? What are the roles of the outgoing and incoming CEOs? What are the potential investor implications of a “goodbye kiss” for a retiring CEO?

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