Heightened shareholder focus on executive pay in the say-on-pay era has increasingly put corporate governance practices under the microscope. This scrutiny comes amid new regulations regarding executive compensation decision-making processes, and changing dynamics between executives, boards, shareholders, proxy advisors and other corporate stakeholders.
Willis Towers Watson has responded to companies’ growing need for information and insights about the governance-related issues associated with executive compensation by launching a robust corporate governance advisory practice. Working closely with our more than 300 executive compensation experts worldwide, the governance advisory practice delivers innovative solutions, extensive real-world client experience, unparalleled subject matter expertise, and reliable research and data on the governance of executive compensation. Our governance advisory services include:
- Guidance on governance best practices
- Insights into proxy advisor and institutional shareholder policies
- Governance trends research
- Say-on-pay strategy development and support
- Assessing pay-for-performance alignment
- Support with executive pay disclosures
Why Willis Towers Watson?
Our growing team of dedicated governance experts in Canada, Europe and the U.S. offers you a wealth of experience and deep insights into the governance of executive compensation programs. Team members have decades of governance experience, including working for proxy advisors, Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis.
The ongoing support of the governance team enables the entire Willis Towers Watson consulting team to go beyond merely monitoring the external governance environment to offer you an in-depth understanding of the perspectives and procedures followed by the key proxy advisory firms and their institutional shareholder clients.