Webinar highlights include: A market overview of performance-metrics data across short- and long-term incentive plans, discussions around building rigorous performance-based incentive plans, and how proxy advisors and investors assess rigor and a look into proxy disclosure trends regarding performance-based pay and metrics. Read More
Current Pay Governance Viewpoints
Stephen J. Pakela
John R. Ellerman
On June 30, 2014, the SEC issued a Staff Legal Bulletin (referred to as “SLB 20”) which provides guidance regarding the responsibilities of investment advisers and proxy advisory firms with respect to the voting of corporate proxies. Read More
Jon Weinstein, Chris Brindisi and Blaine Martin
In the three years that U.S. public companies have held non-binding Say on Pay (SOP) votes under the Dodd Frank Act, compensation committees, compensation advisors, and financial regulators have seen the clout of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) increase dramatically in the executive compensation arena. Read More
Bentham W. Stradley
For the past several years, executive compensation policies and practices have been under intense scrutiny by lawmakers, the media and governance experts. Read More
Team Member Highlight
- Eric Marquardt Partner | St. Louis
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Eric Marquardt is a Partner at Pay Governance. He specializes in executive and director compensation. He has worked with a wide variety of leading public and private companies on executive and director compensation matters. His clients include Fortune 100-ranked companies as well as a number of the nation's largest private and foreign-owned companies. Eric's work focuses on designing and implementing executive pay strategies, developing performance metrics, and designing and managing stock and cash based short- and long-term incentives. He often develops solutions working in conjunction with both senior management and the compensation committee of the board.
Prior to joining Pay Governance, Eric served as the Director of Executive Compensation for Merck & Co. and managed the Silicon Valley (Santa Clara, CA) office of another leading consulting firm.
Eric has been a frequent speaker at professional organizations such as NASPP, Conference Board and World at Work.
Eric earned an M.A. degree in industrial relations from Michigan State University and a B.A. degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.