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Executive Compensation Practitioner Council
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As executive compensation professionals responsible for our companies' executive programs, we need to stay abreast of legal, financial and regulatory developments in the field as well as interests of shareholders, Board members, executives and other stakeholders. Our jobs require sharp analytical skills and the ability to consider and balance diverse opinions while designing, deploying and administering complex programs. We must also communicate in a way that not only addresses technical compliance, but also the concerns and interests of diverse stakeholders.

Core responsibilities include several of the following topics, all of which (and more) are discussed in Council meetings.

  • Executive compensation strategy, design, development, administration, governance and compliance
  • Performance metric analysis, selection, monitoring and communication
  • Financial treatment and reporting
  • Regulatory reporting and compliance
  • Proxy reporting (executive compensation report and summary compensation tables, etc.)

  • 3M Company
  • Avery Dennison
  • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
  • Cheniere Energy
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Corning Incorporated
  • FedEx Corporation
  • General Mills, Inc.
  • General Motors Company
  • Google
  • HCA Inc.
  • HESS Corporation
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Kohl's Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Lowe's Companies, Inc.
  • M&T Bank Corporation
  • Medtronic, Inc.
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NIKE, Inc.
  • Naspers
  • PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Qualcomm
  • Starbucks Corporation
  • TE Connectivity
  • Target Corporation
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • Verizon Communications, Inc.
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Walmart
  • Walt Disney Company, The
  • Western Digital Corp
  • ebay, Inc.

Enduring relationships with trusted peers are the core of the Council experience. Enhanced by our global, enterprise-wide reach, these relationships span the world and extend the value of Council membership. Confidential peer dialogue provides you with a broader perspective and shared experiences, as well as access to specific knowledge and best practices.

  • Collective problem solving that puts your issue on the agenda
  • Benchmarking through regular surveys of Council members about relevant company practices
  • Multifunctional insights generated by the wealth of perspectives gathered from 125+ Councils (covering more than 50 functions) that work together across geographies
  • Virtual communities that extend learning opportunities through a variety of online forums and other resources

Seasoned executive compensation practitioners from public Fortune 500 companies who report directly to the senior executive compensation executive of the firm. Candidates are part of the senior executive compensation leadership team and are responsible for translating the enterprise strategy to an action plan, implementation and measurement of success. Membership is by invitation only.

Dennis Roche

Dennis Roche

Program Director, Compensation & Employee Benefits Council, Compensation Council, and Executive Compensation Practitioner Council I & II
The Conference Board
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