Eric Henken


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Atlanta, GA
P: 404.439.1012

Eric Henken has over ten years of executive compensation consulting experience and works with companies from a diverse mix of industries, company sizes, and life-cycle stages. He has experience partnering directly with compensation committees in the development of executive compensation programs that align the interests of executives and stakeholders.

He has recently worked with over 30 organizations on the calculation and communication of their CEO pay ratio disclosures. He is a featured speaker at national industry conference events.

Prior to joining FW Cook in 2018, he served as a director in Willis Towers Watson’s Executive Compensation practice.

Relevant Experience

  • Competitive Pay Benchmarking
  • Compensation Philosophy Development
  • Annual & Long-Term Incentive Plan Design
  • Executive Compensation Planning in Advance of an IPO
  • Review of Compensation Trends & Regulatory Issues
  • Merger & Acquisition Compensation Integration
  • Outside Director Remuneration Review
  • Pay-for-Performance Analysis
  • Employment Contracts and Severance Termination Provisions

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

Event | November 10, 2021

Incentive Plan Design and Redesign
By Eric Henken, Principal

Event | September 24, 2021
Live, Online

Aligning incentive plans with a Company’s ESG journey
By Eric Henken, Principal


Research Report | November 11, 2021
2021 Director Compensation Report
By Jose Furman, Alex Swan, Eric Henken
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Alert | January 3, 2019
CEO Pay Ratio: Year 2 Planning
By Eric Henken, Jose Furman, Bindu M. Culas, David Gordon
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Alert | November 27, 2018
ISS Releases 2019 Voting Policy Updates and Preliminary FAQs
By Eric Henken, James Park
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