Contributor : Susan O'Donnell

view_point | October 14th, 2020

Determining Annual Incentive Pay in a Pandemic

Seven questions banks should ask to help their decision-making when determining 2020 executive incentive payouts.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
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
article | September 28th, 2016

Bank Compensation and Governance in the New Era

Is your board evolving with the new environment? This article takes a look at critical changes for bank boards.

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

How Pay Drives Performance

Well designed compensation programs should reward top performing executives.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Daniel Rodda
article | May 18th, 2016

Hot “Banking” Jobs: As Banking Changes, So Are the Job Titles

Here’s a description of new and emerging jobs in banking and how to attract the best talent.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Shane Meredith
article | January 4th, 2016

Are Your Retirement Vesting Provisions Motivating the Wrong Behaviors?

Meridian Compensation Partners shares strategies on how to structure retirement vesting to encourage executives to support transition and succession.

By: Susan O'Donnell, Shane Meredith