Part One - Priorities and Trends for the Compensation Committee - McDermott Will & Emery

Part One – Priorities and Trends for the Compensation Committee


The board’s executive compensation committee has traditionally been one of the most prominent of all board functions, with its focus on such interconnected responsibilities as oversight of the executive compensation process, compensation data analysis, talent recruitment and executive search.

This episode is the first in a two-part discussion filled with valuable insight and the latest developments affecting compensation committees from two recognized health industry compensation and benefits experts, Tim Cotter and Ralph DeJong. Tim and Ralph will discuss such important topics as:

  • The current state of salary, increase budgets, incentive award levels and emerging compensation practices.
  • Developing retention and predictable transition strategies.
  • Insights into application and interpretation of the IRS “rebuttable presumption” standards.
  • Needed changes to highly prescriptive compensation philosophies.
  • Tactics for encouraging executive retention beyond traditional cash incentives.