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Clarity Comes from Understanding.

At Semler Brossy, creating clarity from complexity starts with asking the right questions. This is how we begin to build the deep understanding of your business that underpins the highly effective compensation strategies and solutions we develop and implement. The conversations we initiate and our unique ability to consider key underlying business success factors stand out among compensation consultancies.

We take off where other firms finish

We ensure the right questions are asked, at the right times, in the right ways

We’re shaping the direction of the executive compensation field

Our culture supports our clients and promotes collaboration

Our Process

Our process is tailored to each engagement. We generally follow four collaborative steps to develop solutions based on a clear, deep understanding of our client’s business situation, challenges and objectives.

  1. Build in-depth understanding of business environment, talent needs and current program designs


    • Interviews of key people
    • Review of pertinent background material
    • Analysis of past pay programs
    • Industry analysis
  2. Evaluate current programs to ensure they drive performance and engage talent


    • Pay and performance alignment
    • Clarity of rewards strategy
    • Consistency of practices
    • Peer group benchmarks
    • Governance best practices
  3. Provide findings and potential approaches to maximize return on total compensation spend


    • Confirmation of facts
    • Benchmarking
    • Fit with business goals
    • Pay structure
    • Plan design
    • Regulatory compliance
    • Committee process
    • Degree of change
  4. Finalize solution and implementation plan to achieve program goals and business objectives


    • Prioritizing improvement areas
    • Further developing recommendations
    • Implementation planning (as appropriate)