October 7, 2020 Executive Compensation Resilience Articles

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Webinar: Incentive Design Changes in Response to Covid-19

Many companies whose businesses have been curtailed by Covid-19 are struggling with how to handle incentive pay as they finish out 2020 and head into 2021. The pandemic has evaporated the performance-based value of equity grants at these companies ” not just for one year, but potentially for three.

Meanwhile, other companies that have benefitted from Covid-19 must think through a fair outcome and whether incentive payouts well above target are appropriate. Now, more than six months into the pandemic, the level of uncertainty remains extraordinarily high for many companies and industries.

How can the board best management motivated in these circumstances? What choices do boards have?
What changes will have a lasting impact?

Through a recent study of pandemic-driven incentive changes for Russell 1000 companies and relevant client work, Semler Brossy reveals new insights. Join Semler Brossy’s Managing Directors, Greg Arnold and Blair Jones, along with Directors & Boards’ Managing Editor, April Hall as they drive this important incentive pay conversation forward.

Greg Arnold

Blair Jones

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