David Yang

Principal


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Chicago, IL
P: 312.894.0074

David Yang began his career as a benefits consultant prior to joining the firm in 1999. Since then, he has advised numerous public and privately-held companies on all aspects of executive and board compensation. His experience covers a wide range of industries, including healthcare, financial services, retail, consumer products, transportation, and technology among others. He is a frequent speaker on executive compensation topics and a regular author of the firm’s alert letters.

Relevant Experience

  • Compensation Committee Advisor
  • Management Advisor
  • Executive Pay Reviews
  • Board of Director Pay Reviews
  • Incentive Plan Design
  • Compensation Governance Issues
  • Proxy Advisor Voting Guidelines
  • CD&A Preparation
  • Proxy Pay Tables Preparation
  • Say-on-Pay Proposals
  • Equity Plan Proposals
  • IRC Sections 280G & 4999 Analysis
  • Stock Option Exchange & Repricing

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

Event | October 8, 2015
Chicago, IL

CEO Pay Ratio: Now What?
By David Yang, Michael J. Kenney

Event | October 2, 2015
Milwaukee, WI

CEO Pay Ratio: Now What?
By David Yang, Michael J. Kenney

Event | April 17, 2014
Chicago, IL

Evolution of the ISS Governance Risk Model
By David Yang, Michael J. Kenney

Event | February 13, 2014
Cincinnati, OH

Relative TSR Plans: Get Ahead of the Curve
By David Yang, Principal

Publications

Alert | November 8, 2016
Institutional Shareholder Services Rebrands and Releases Updated Governance “QualityScore” Model
By David Yang, Theodore Simmons
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Alert | November 3, 2014
Institutional Shareholder Services Releases Governance QuickScore 3.0 Updates
By David Yang, Theodore Simmons
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Alert | August 18, 2014
ISS Announces Equity Plan Data Verification Portal for Issuer Review
By Theodore Simmons, David Yang
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Alert | February 3, 2014
Institutional Shareholder Services Releases Governance QuickScore Model Updates
By David Yang, Theodore Simmons
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