Stephan D. Bosshard


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New York, NY
P: 212.294.0102

Stephan Bosshard has 13 years of consulting experience including eight years at FW Cook. He has also worked as a consultant at two other leading consulting firms. Stephan works with clients across a wide range of industries, with special focus on financial services. His clients range from large publicly traded organizations to privately held companies including private equity portfolio companies.

Stephan plans and manages a broad range of executive compensation and board advisory projects including but not limited to executive and director compensation benchmarking, realized/realizable pay studies, short- and long-term incentive plan design, and severance/change-in-control benefit analysis. Stephan’s work has also included governance trend studies, employment contract review, M&A due diligence, and compensation risk assessments.

Stephan has authored and co-authored publications on topics such as emerging trends and best practices in the banking industry, long-term incentive grant practices, and change-in-control benefits.

Relevant Experience

  • Banking
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Retail
  • Public Companies
  • Private Companies
  • Executive and Director Benchmarking
  • Short- and Long-Term Incentive Plan Design
  • Shareholder Voting Issues
  • Say-on-Pay
  • Governance Trend Studies
  • Severance and Change-in-Control Benefits
  • Employment Contract Review
  • Compensation Risk Assessments
  • Transaction Issues (IPO, Merger, Spin-off)


Research Report | November 19, 2020
2020 Director Compensation Report
By Michael Ferrante, Connor Damon, Stephan D. Bosshard
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Blog | April 10, 2020
ISS Publishes Policy Guidance on the Impacts of COVID-19
By Stephan D. Bosshard, Joe Sorrentino
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Blog | April 6, 2020
Glass Lewis Enacts Previously Announced Feature to Proxy Research Reports: Unedited Company Feedback
By Stephan D. Bosshard, Joe Sorrentino
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Research Report | August 20, 2010
Evolution of Change-in-Control Practices: 2007 vs. 2010
By Stephan D. Bosshard, Eric Winikoff, Jeffrey M. Kanter
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