Contributor : drodda

viewpoint | July 18th, 2018

Setting Goals to Incent High Performance

Companies that define specific measures and create accountability for achieving them are more likely to achieve the intended results.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
viewpoint | January 17th, 2018

Addressing Compensation Issues In M&A

As consolidation in the banking industry continues, there are compensation matters that your institution should address proactively.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
article | September 13th, 2017

Lessons From Wells Fargo: Forfeiture and Clawback Policies

The Wells Fargo & Co. sales incentive fraud scandal has further increased the scrutiny on banking industry compensation practices.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
article | January 29th, 2017

Rewarding Executives for Successful Bank M&A

This article explains how to approach M&A bonuses and incentives without drawing the ire of shareholders and advisory groups.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
article | November 15th, 2016

What Proposed Regulations and Wells Fargo Mean for Your Bank

While most banks have implemented rigorous risk management processes and believe their incentive structures mitigate risk, the Wells Fargo & Co. scandal puts incentive practices under a new microscope.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
viewpoint | July 18th, 2016

How Pay Drives Performance

Well designed compensation programs should reward top performing executives.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
article | September 21st, 2015

Trends Emerging in Compensation Policies for Bank Executives

This article describes what banks are doing about clawbacks, stock ownership guidelines, and anti-hedging policies, among others.

By: Daniel Rodda, Shane Meredith
viewpoint | April 23rd, 2015

Assessing Your Say-on-Pay Vote

Meridian Compensation Partners’ Susan O’Donnell and Daniel Rodda discuss how to interpret your say-on-pay results and how to prepare for next year’s vote.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
article | October 29th, 2014

What’s New for Change-in-Control Agreements

The contracts that protect executives in the event of a change-in-control are no longer the same. Nowadays, everything from tax gross-ups to triggers are under scrutiny.

By: Shane Meredith, Daniel Rodda
article | August 18th, 2014

Are Your Executive Compensation Programs Providing Effective Retention Hooks?

This article describes how to assess whether your existing pay programs will keep senior executives at your bank.

By: Daniel Rodda, Susan O'Donnell