Thomas Ramagnano is a partner at Meridian Compensation Partners, an executive compensation consulting firm in Forest Lake, Ill.
Entries by Thomas Ramagnano
LTI Considerations When the CEO Retires
March 27, 2017
How boards can view long-term incentive awards in the context of a planned CEO retirement.
Considerations for Setting Incentive Plan Goals
March 28, 2016
When preparing for the upcoming compensation cycle, be sure to consider these three suggested topics.
‘Failure to Assume’ May Be A Successful Change-in-Control Practice
July 30, 2015
The failure-to-assume approach to vesting practices is becoming more prevalent. Here are five key factors to consider in determining if this approach is appropriate to your organization.
Scrutiny of Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans Grows
July 23, 2013
Recent articles questioning executives' "good luck" in trading company stock has intensified scrutiny of SEC's Rule 10b5-1 plans.
Mandatory Retirement Age Policies For Directors May Become Problematic
September 26, 2012
Mandatory age retirement policies may create an obstacle for retaining outside directors.
Preventative Care for Executive Compensation Programs
By building such an examination into the committee’s calendar on a biennial or triennial basis, companies may avoid the need for major surgery on the compensation plan.