Wendy J. Hilburn

Managing Director


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New York, NY
P: 212.299.3707

Wendy Hilburn has over 25 years of executive compensation consulting experience.

Her client assignments have been with both public and privately held companies in industries that include: banking, diversified financial services, insurance, asset management, publishing, equipment manufacturing, computer services, technology and government contracting. Her consulting engagements focus on providing independent consulting services to compensation committees and working cooperatively with management to develop compensation philosophies and strategies, total compensation structures, annual and long-term incentive programs, and committee governance processes.

On behalf of the firm, Wendy has oversight responsibility for shareholder voting guidelines, including the firm’s relationship with Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).

Previously, Wendy worked at International Paper Company in the compensation and benefits and strategic planning areas.

Relevant Experience

  • Compensation Committee Advisor
  • Total Compensation Reviews
  • Strategic Incentives
  • Competitive Comparisons
  • Ownership Programs
  • Director Compensation
  • Executive Recruitment/Retention
  • CIC & Non-CIC Severance
  • Equity Incentives
  • Shareholder Voting Guidelines
  • Corporate Governance
  • Transactions(Spin-off, IPO, M&A)
  • Financial Services Industry Expertise

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

Event | June 14, 2013
New York, NY

Hot Topics for Compensation Committees
By Wendy J. Hilburn, Managing Director

Event | October 24, 2012
Webcast

Key Issues for 2013 - A Look at ISS's Voting Survey Results and Policy Comment Period
By Wendy J. Hilburn, Managing Director

Event | October 9, 2012
New Orleans, LA

How to Work with the Proxy Advisors: Navigating the Say-on-Pay Minefield
By Wendy J. Hilburn, Managing Director

Event | October 19, 2010

Trends in Director Compensation
By Wendy J. Hilburn, Managing Director

Publications

Alert | November 28, 2017
ISS Releases Preliminary FAQs for 2018 Proxy Season
By Wendy J. Hilburn, David Yang, Samantha Nussbaum
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Alert | November 20, 2017
ISS Releases Policy Updates for 2018 Proxy Season
By Wendy J. Hilburn, David Yang
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Alert | November 28, 2016
Proxy Advisory Firms Release 2017 Policy Updates
By Wendy J. Hilburn, James Park
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Alert | November 3, 2016
ISS Releases 2017 Draft Policy Changes for Comment
By Wendy J. Hilburn, James Park
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