One of North America's most trusted independent advisory firms helping organizations with their executive compensation, governance, value enhancement and risk mitigation.

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GGA works solely for the board, in collaboration with senior management. Our organization successfully provides expert, state of the art compensation and governance advice without apparent or perceived conflicts of interest. Our Executive Compensation consulting practice implements comprehensive reviews to ensure pay-for-performance linkage, fulfillment of disclosure requirements and the optimum alignment of compensation to corporate strategy. We provide rigorous competitive assessments of pay levels for Chairman, Committee Chair, Committee Member and Board Director positions on key financial metrics relative to peer groups in terms of retainer, meeting fees and equity compensation.

Board Effectiveness

GGA’s Board Effectiveness Assessment includes a wide ranging review and evaluation of board structure, director pay, governance policies and board performance. We also help to define and articulate each client’s organization compensation philosophy in terms of desired pay positioning, peer group, short and long term compensation, performance management, succession, retention and recruiting strategies.

Corporate Governance

Sound corporate governance practices underpin investor confidence in a market and trust in individual company management. It ensures that constituencies (i.e. stakeholders) with a relevant interest in the company’s affairs are consulted with, and that their views are fully taken into account. GGA views the dialogue and advancement of strong corporate governance as fundamental – not only to your bottom line for the next quarter, but to the long term goals of your business for many years to come.

CEO Succession Planning

Successful succession planning has emerged as one of the key challenges for many organizations, given the seismic demographic shift occurring within the international corporate environment. GGA applies its unparalleled rigor and analysis to equip senior management, executives and board members with the essential tools and planning processes to effect seamless transitions that ensure continuity and stability throughout the organizational structure.

Global Governance Advisors

Global Governance Advisors is transforming the way management teams and boards use data to communicate. Our software supports enterprise clients with shareholder engagement, proxy analytics and executive and board performance management applications. We provide advisory services and software for corporate secretaries, board committee members, investor relations teams and executive management on matters relating to shareholder engagement, governance benchmarking and performance evaluation.

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