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Jean McLoughlin Highlights Key Considerations on Use of Executive Pay in M&A Context in NACD BoardTalk Blog

April 20, 2022

Executive compensation partner Jean McLoughlin discusses how boards can effectively leverage executive pay to retain talent while minimizing reputational and regulatory risks in M&A deals in the National Association of Corporate Directors’ blog, NACD BoardTalk. In the article, Jean discusses the importance of connecting DE&I and ESG metrics to broader company strategy, evaluating the impact of inflation and market volatility on executive pay, and balancing retention priorities with stakeholder interests.

“Executive compensation is rarely a simple formula, and the stakes are high to get it right—especially in M&A,” Jean writes. “But with their nuanced understanding of a company, its management team, and the market at large, boards are in an excellent position to use compensation as a valuable tool for guiding their organizations to long-term success.”

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