The Women Get On Board Virtual Speaker Series focuses on emerging issues and trends that board members need to consider in their board roles. An effective board is critical for companies to navigate these turbulent times. We face internal and external challenges and new opportunities, from diversity and inclusion, hybrid workplaces, ESG, globalization, geopolitical issues, cybersecurity and data privacy, shareholder engagement, uncertain economic conditions and talent alignment. Our expert guest speakers will discuss strategies and provide insights on how boards can be more effective.
As board members review 2023 performance and pay decisions and think ahead to 2024 incentive plan designs and performance targets, this session will provide an overview of the various pay-for-performance considerations from stakeholders. Leveraging Southlea's role in the Global Executive Compensation and Governance Group (GECN), we will share insights on how these considerations may differ around the world and their implications on compensation plan design. This examination of different global approaches will provide a broader perspective to guide your specific deliberations on these critical issues.
12:00 PM - 12:05 PM
Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Deborah Rosati, Founder & CEO, Women Get On Board Inc.
Ryan is a founder and Senior Partner of Southlea, a GECN Group company. He has 20 years of experience consulting to complex organizations across North America on executive and broad-based compensation including the related governance considerations. He is often the named executive compensation consultant representing either the human resources committee and/or management. Prior to forming Southlea, he worked in Willis Towers Watson’s Toronto and Vancouver offices leading many of the practice’s large client relationships.
He leverages this expertise to bring stakeholders together and drive meaningful change aligned with key business and talent priorities. He is known for providing fresh and innovative thinking with his most recent research focused on connecting environmental, social and governance (ESG) with people and pay programs.
Ryan works with a variety of publicly-traded, privately-held, joint venture and government organizations across many industries, including financial services, energy, industrial and technology organizations.
Ryan has a Master of Business Administration in Management and Organization Studies from Simon Fraser University. Ryan completed the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Director Education Program and holds the ICD.d designation.
Ryan is the Chair of the Institute of Corporate Directors’ GTA Chapter. He frequently presents and writes articles on topical compensation and governance matters, including the World Economic Forum, NASPP, The Corporate Board and Equilar.
Amanda is the Managing Partner of Southlea Group. After growing the Canadian Rewards Practice over her three years of leadership, and 22 years of impactful advisory experience with Willis Towers Watson she co-founded the Southlea Group. She is a well known and trusted advisor to boards and management of many of Canada's largest and mid-sized companies (both publicly-traded and private). She uses her business acumen and direct approach to solve business challenges covering all matters related to pay levels, design and governance.
Amanda works across all industries and has specific expertise working with asset managers (including, but not limited to, all of the Maple 8 pension plans), broader financial services and insurance, mining and technology.
Amanda has a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. She is currently enrolled in the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Director Education Program and holds her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Amanda is a member of the Canadian advisory Committee of the Global Equity Organization (GEO), member of Women Get On Board, and a Board member for the North American AT Children's Project. She frequently presents on topics of compensation and governance matters
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