Daniel J. Ryterband

Chief Executive Officer & Head of New York Office

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New York, NY
P: 212.299.3715

Dan Ryterband consults to organizations on all aspects of executive compensation strategy and design, including the related tax, accounting, and securities law implications, as well as matters of corporate governance. He has 27 years of consulting experience and his clients include U.S. and overseas multinationals in a variety of industries, as well as smaller start-up organizations. Representative clients include Automatic Data Processing, Ameriprise Financial, Best Buy, Campbell Soup, Citigroup, Clorox, Colgate-Palmolive, Danaher, GE, IBM, Macy’s, Merck, MillerCoors, Office Depot, PepsiCo, Sprint, Thomson Reuters, and Travelers. Dan also works with smaller companies and private equity financed companies in a variety of industries. Dan has extensive experience in working with Board Compensation Committees and generally attends or participates in over 100 Committee and/or Board meetings annually.

He is a frequent writer and speaker on emerging issues in the field. He has spoken at numerous conferences including those held by the Conference Board, the Harvard Business School, the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, the American Society of Corporate Secretaries, the American Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School, WorldatWork, and other related trade and educational organizations.

Dan has been a guest speaker in the graduate programs at the Harvard Business School, the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, and Fordham Law School. He is also a past member of the teaching faculty at WorldatWork, in which he taught courses on executive compensation to industry professionals. Dan has also been a presenter at the Conference Board’s Directors’ Institute, which provides intensive interactive educational sessions for corporate directors on executive compensation and other governance issues, as well as other Conference Board educational programs.

Relevant Experience

  • Compensation Committee Advisor
  • Total Compensation Reviews
  • Strategic Incentives
  • Specific Plan Reviews
  • Competitive Comparisons
  • Stock Ownership Programs
  • Director Compensation
  • Executive Recruitment/Retention
  • CEO/executive succession strategy
  • Severance Packages
  • Equity Incentives
  • Regulatory Services
  • Private Companies/Pre-IPO
  • Restructurings
  • Shareholder Voting Issues
  • Corporate Governance

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

  • June 15, 2017 | New York, NY
  • New Director Program
  • Overseeing Executive Compensation
  • Daniel J. Ryterband, Chief Executive Officer & Head of New York Office
  • April 24, 2017 | New York, NY
  • New York University Stern School of Business
  • Executive Compensation and Pay-for-Performance
  • Daniel J. Ryterband, Chief Executive Officer & Head of New York Office
  • October 12, 2016 | New York, NY
  • Conference Board – Compensation Council
  • What’s Hot in Executive Compensation
  • Daniel J. Ryterband, Chief Executive Officer & Head of New York Office


  • Alert | April 17, 2015
  • Shareholder Engagement on Executive Compensation – A Primer on the Why, When, Who and How?
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  • Alert | January 7, 2004
  • NACD Releases Blue Ribbon Report on Executive Compensation and Role of the Compensation Committee
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  • Alert | December 23, 2003
  • NYSE Releases Guidance on Shareholder Approval Rules for Equity Compensation Plans
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  • Alert | July 1, 2003
  • NYSE Releases Final Shareholder Approval Requirements
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