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
- Christine Oberholzer Skizas Partner | Chicago
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Christine is a Partner at Pay Governance. She has been consulting with clients across industries to strategize and develop executive compensation philosophies for senior executives for more than ten years. Her areas of expertise include compensation strategy, short- and long-term incentives, including traditional and alternative delivery vehicles, and transaction-related engagements.
Prior to joining Pay Governance as a Partner, Christine served as the Group Leader of Towers Watson's Chicago Executive Compensation practice. In this role, in addition to managing the Chicago team, Christine advised Boards and Compensation Committees of public and private entities with regard to their executive compensation programs. Christine assisted directors, CEOs and senior human resources executives in the review and establishment of compensation strategies and programs for executives.
Prior to joining Towers Perrin, Christine managed the compensation consulting practice of a boutique national real estate advisory firm. Christine's professional career began in Arthur Andersen's Business Consulting division as a member of the Financial Services Industry practice. Christine assisted clients with the assessment, design and implementation of various operational strategies ranging from consumer lending to customer care. While at Andersen, Christine's clients consisted of some of the largest financial services institutions in the country.
Christine is a former chair of the Total Rewards Interest Group of the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago.
Christine, a graduate of The University of Notre Dame, received a B.B.A degree in Finance and Business Economics with a concentration in International Business.