Charley King

Managing Director & Head of Atlanta Office

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Atlanta, GA
P: 404.439.1007

Charley King serves as an adviser to compensation committees and, on behalf of the committees, works closely with management to evaluate and redesign pay programs.  He joined the firm in 2008, having previously been a senior consultant at Towers Perrin.

For over 15 years Charley has provided support to a variety of organizations on all aspects of executive compensation strategy and design, including tax, accounting, and securities law implications, as well as matters of corporate governance.   

He works with clients across a diverse range of industries and various stages of the company life cycle. His clients range from large publicly traded organizations to smaller publicly traded or privately held companies.

Charley has authored several memos and research reports, including an overview of the proposed Dodd Frank incentive compensation regulations among financial institutions (Section 956).  He is a frequent writer and speaker on emerging issues in the field, is a WorldatWork faculty member, and was a member of the team responsible for the development of WorldatWork’s executive compensation certification course.

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

Event | April 12, 2024

Executive Rewards Summit Digital Follow-Up Event with WorldatWork
By Charley King, Managing Director & Head of Atlanta Office

Event | November 7, 2022
Dallas, TX

Executive Rewards Summit
By Charley King, Managing Director & Head of Atlanta Office

Event | November 3, 2022
New York, NY

Executive Compensation at a Crossroads
By Charley King, Sara Salzbank
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Event | June 9, 2022
New York, NY

The state of executive compensation in 2022
By Charley King, Managing Director & Head of Atlanta Office
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Article | March 20, 2018
Plays for Pay - Corporate Board Member Magazine
By Corporate Board Member with FW Cook Thought Leadership By Erin Bass-Goldberg and Charley King
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Alert | May 25, 2016
Reproposed Regulations Regarding Incentive Compensation at Financial Institutions
By David Gordon, Charley King, Edward D. Graskamp, Bindu M. Culas
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Research Report | October 1, 2010
The 2010 Top 250 Report
By Charley King, Edward D. Graskamp
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Alert | April 28, 2009
Executive Compensation 2008- The Year in Review & The Road Ahead
By Charley King, G. Steven Harris
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