Korn Ferry

Executive Pay and Governance Canada:

Aligning executive and board compensation with corporate success

Board & Executive Compensation Consulting: Advice & Expertise

As an independent advisor to boards of directors and management teams, Korn Ferry Hay Group supports senior decision-makers with:

  • Board oversight & governance
  • Market & industry practice
  • Engagement & retention
  • Performance & value proposition
  • Board compensation & practices

Board oversight and governance

The board of directors has fiduciary and oversight responsibilities in ensuring your organization’s executive compensation program is sound and meets governance standards. Korn Ferry Hay Group, as an independent consultant, advise boards on:

  • Compensation strategy & philosophy
  • Compensation governance
  • Compensation best practices & trends
  • Compensation risk assessment
  • Compliance assistance (e.g., disclosure / CD&A)
  • Assessment of pay-for-performance
  • Validation of pay outcomes
  • Say on Pay & shareholders’ compensation proposal

Engagement and retention

Retaining executives who are engaged and motivated is critical. We are committed to helping you deal with people risks by providing support with:

  • Executive total remuneration design & competitiveness
  • Short- and long-term incentive design
  • Executive employment contract
  • Share ownership guideline
  • Executive performance management
  • Leadership development, succession planning & capabilities assessment

Performance and value proposition

The definition of ‘success’ in your compensation program is unique to your organization. The board of directors sets the performance expectations that ultimately create value for shareholders. With our reliable tools, proven methodologies and superior analytics, we deliver:

  • Total incentive design, including plan type, metric development and payout stress testing
  • Compensation risk analysis and control system design
  • Pay mix analysis
  • Realized / realizable pay analysis

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