OUR TEAM


Leadership

Global Governance Advisors is an assembled team of highly experienced and accomplished entrepreneurs, corporate advisors, and technology professionals brought together to provide enterprise clients with world class Stakeholder Capital Management technology and services.

Meet the Team

Luis Navas

Executive Chairman, Co-Founder

Luis Navas is a Senior Partner and Co-Founder at GGA and GGA, and is a globally recognized expert in the areas of Executive Compensation, Human Resource Strategy and Corporate Governance. He has served for over 25 years as an advisor to the board of directors and top management of major corporations around the world.

Luis specializes in the innovative design and implementation of corporate governance and compensation programs that support organizational strategy and objectives, as well as shareholders’ interests. Luis has consulted to a variety of organizations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, across a wide spectrum of industries.

Luis’ background includes experience in the investment industry in Corporate Finance and as a Mergers and Acquisitions specialist, at BMO Nesbitt Burns. He subsequently spent several years with Mercer Human Resource Consulting where he rose to the position of Senior Principal in their Global Executive Compensation Group, and has also been Vice President of Compensation for one of Canada’s largest corporations. Luis also co-founded Canada’s first independent executive compensation advisory firm and built it into Canada’s largest. Luis has worked extensively with some of the most well respected companies in the areas of executive compensation and corporate governance.

Prior to GGA, Luis was National Practice Leader, Executive Compensation for Korn Ferry Hay Group in Canada, and a member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee and Global Practice Leadership Group.

Luis graduated with high distinction from the Richard Ivey School of Business with both Honours and Masters Business Administration degrees, and has attended the Harvard Business School’s Executive Development Program. He is a former faculty member of the Directors College and was instrumental in the development of Global Governance Advisors’ Executive Compensation Certificate Program, conducted in partnership with the Human Resources Professionals Association. Additionally, he is a frequent speaker at professional conferences, national television and syndicated radio, and writes extensively on all aspects of executive compensation. Luis is also very dedicated to improving the lives of Autistics and sits on the Board of Directors of both the MIND Institute at The University of California and Florida International University EMBRACE, in addition to leading GGA’s Charitable Foundation.


David Boim

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

David Boim is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at GGA and is a veteran Senior Executive with significant success in dynamically growing revenues for software companies.

David specializes in integrating target mass marketing strategies with a portfolio management sales approach to drive company revenues, profits, and valuations. His broad areas of expertise include leadership; strategic planning; business analysis, strategy, planning and development; financial and P&L management; operations management; sales operations and management, marketing strategy; lead and revenue generation.

Prior to GGA, David has held leadership positions at DSB & Associates (Founder/President, 6+ years); Champion Solutions Group (SVP); and Creative Management Solutions (President). He is a business transformation specialist with vital operational, sales, and marketing expertise who has directed business transformation for software, SaaS, technology, DXP, professional services and financial services companies.

David graduated from the University of Illinois and is a James and Illinois State Scholar.


Glenn Keeling

Senior Advisory Partner

Glenn Keeling is a Senior Partner at Global Governance Advisors, where he works closely with public and private company boards to navigate thoughtful, well-grounded, and customized governance solutions related to executive and director compensation.

Glenn brings the insight of key voting behaviours of the institutional shareholder community and helps to map the expectations of today’s shareholders with compensation, pay for performance, transparent disclosure and goal setting.

Professional Background and Affiliations:
Glenn’s experience, trusted reputation, and proactive approach, to winning countless proxy battles has made Glenn sought-after to ensure that decision-makers, senior executives, and in-house counsel have access to real-world best practices in all industries. He has served for over 20 years as an advisor to the board of directors and top management of major corporations around the world.

Glenn is the recipient of the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries (CSCS) Joyce Borden-Reed Distinguished Contribution Award and has earned his Fellowship Canadian Investor Relations Institute (F.CIRI) designation from the Canadian Investor Relations Institute.


Derrick Bathory

Senior Manager, Information Technology

Derrick brings over a decade of IT experience to GGA and provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment for all GGA customers with a core focus on cloud services and platform integration solutions.

In his senior management role, Derrick delivers all IT infrastructure and services, information security systems and compliance, administrative systems process documentation, and client support services protocols.


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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