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Jinyoon Chung


Jinyoon Chung has over 20 years’ experience as an executive compensation consultant serving the banking industry. She plans and manages a broad range of executive compensation and board advisory services for clients of all sizes, ownership (publicly-traded, privately-held, private equity held) and business stages (start-up, turn-round, pre-IPO and mature).

Her work in executive compensation includes peer group development, executive and outside director compensation benchmarking, research and analysis of compensation practices and trends, short- and long-term incentive plan design and implementation, pay-for-performance alignment, proxy disclosure, LTI valuations, realizable/realized pay analysis, compensation risk assessment, ISS modeling, performance metric selection, severance arrangement, reward and retention strategies.

Jinyoon earned her BA degree from Ewha Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea and an MA from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Prior to joining Meridian, Jinyoon was a Vice President at Pearl Meyer and Partners for nine years.


Recent Insights By Jinyoon Chung

A Framework for Incentive Plan Adjustments

by Laura A. Hay and Jinyoon Chung on March 16, 2023

Thought Leadership

Over the last few years, compensation committees have used their discretion more readily to approve adjustments that impact incentive award payouts.

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Banking Industry Incentive Practices

by Daniel Rodda, Jinyoon Chung, and Niki Nolan on August 26, 2020

Thought Leadership

This document provides insight from the 2020 proxy database and perspectives based on our consulting work across the industry on how plan designs may evolve in 2021 given the challenges of the current environment.

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