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THE Executive Compensation Course for Corporate Secretaries: Calgary

  • 22 Nov 2011
  • 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Calgary Petroleum Club - Viking Room - 319 5th Avenue SW, Calgary

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THE Executive Compensation Course
for Corporate Secretaries
 


THE Executive Compensation Course for Corporate Secretaries
is designed to help Corporate Secretaries sharpen their skill set with respect to governance best practices and the evolving regulatory environment related to the Board’s role in managing the Executive Compensation process. The half day course will help participants better address stakeholder concerns and enhance organizational value in areas related to executive compensation.


Curriculum
 

Part 1: Executive Compensation Reviews

8:00 -  9:30

Executive Compensation Fairness Opinions

9:30 – 10:30

Pay-for-Performance Assessment

10:30 – 11:00

Board Remuneration

Part 2: Executive Compensation Plan Design

11:00 – 11:30

Special Situations (Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures or IPO)

Part 3: Corporate Governance and Oversight

11:30 – 12:00

Board Evaluation and Effectiveness Assessments

12:00 – 12:30

Executive Compensation Governance

Upon completion of this course you will be equipped to help guide and facilitate the work of your Board as they manage executive compensation governance. Successful candidates will also improve their ability to help supervise the compensation governance process for the senior management team. The course content reflects the best practices of model Human Resources Compensation Committees (HRCC). You will:

  • Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of total executive compensation design
  • Be equipped to manage the process to hire the Board’s independent advisor
  • Understand all aspects of the executive compensation governance process
  • Improve your effectiveness of your specific role within your organization
  • Understand today’s regulatory environment with respect compensation and disclosure
  • Know what questions to ask the independent advisor
  • Have sufficient knowledge on how you can manage the board and support their fiduciary duties
  • Obtain reference material that will provide useful reminders and guidance throughout your annual executive compensation governance cycle
  • Be equipped to provide the Board with guidance on making defensible executive compensation decisions as well as the mitigation of risk and shareholder revolts
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Presented by:

Paul Gryglewicz
is the Managing Partner at Global Governance Advisors and is a key member of the firm’s Senior Leadership Team. He engages with Boards and senior management advising them in the areas of Executive Compensation, Human Resource Strategy and Corporate Governance incorporating leading edge governance practices, risk mitigation and education of key stakeholders on sophisticated compensation systems. He works with some of Canada’s largest financial institutions and other publicly traded firms as well as private and family owned businesses and not-for-profit organizations. His work on an interactive pay-for-performance analysis tool that measures CEO compensation against company performance has been featured in the Globe and Mail and on BNN.  (more)
 
Dale Stanway is a Director at Global Governance Advisors and a key member of the firm's Senior Leadership Team. He brings to this role his experience as a CEO, President and Board Director. Dale has extensive experience in leadership and management consulting in the human capital arena. Dale specializes in the innovative design and implementation of corporate governance and compensation programs that support an organization’s strategy and objectives. His independence and integrity help boards understand the importance of making thoughtful decisions based on rigorous and robust analysis. Dale’s work helps boards meet the increasing scrutiny of shareholders and stakeholder groups. (more)
 
Kevin West is a corporate lawyer with over a decade of experience practising in Toronto, New York and Australia. Kevin has led numerous corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and joint ventures. He also has significant experience advising companies on corporate governance, disclosure and compliance issues. Kevin is the founder of SkyLaw LLP, an innovative law firm specializing in sophisticated corporate transactions in Canada. Kevin was a partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Toronto and practised with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and in Sydney, Australia and clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada.(more)

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