2019 News

Is It Time to Pay Executives To Do The Right Thing?

Executive Compensation Advisory Partner Richard Harris was interviewed by DirectorCorps about executive compensation and its changing ties to shareholder value and other stakeholders.

Source: DirectorCorps
Published: November 2019
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Mega-Pensions Lead Shareholder Charge to Say Nay on Pay

Laura Wanlass, partner and head of corporate governance consulting, quoted in this FireFund story about proxy voting on executive compensation packages. Subscription required.

Source: FundFire
Published: November 2019
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Hot Job Market Creates Challenges for Companies, Opens Doors for Workers

Aon's Rob Surdel is quoted in this article from HR practitioners at leading life sciences companies about how biotech firms are attracting and retaining employees in a tight labor market. Click here to view the PDF of the article. 

Source: Timmerman Report
Published: September 2019
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Will you see a raise next year? One survey says 'yes'

WJFW Newswatch 12 discusses findings from Aon’s Salary Increase Survey, which indicate that salaries are expected to rise in 2020.

Source: WJFW Newswatch 12
Published: September 2019
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2020 Wage Forecast

Findings from Aon’s Salary Increase Survey was featured in KSL 5 News at Noon’s 2020 wage forecast.

Source: KSL 5 News
Published: September 2019
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2020 Wage Forecast

Aon’s Salary Increase Survey data showing that wages are expected to rise next year was featured in WLBT News’ 2020 wage forecast.

Source: WLBT News
Published: September 2019
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2020 Wages Expected to Rise

KSBY-SBA News reports that wages are expected to rise next year per data from Aon’s Salary Increase Survey.

Source: KSBY-SBA News
Published: September 2019
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Wage Increases

Data from Aon’s Salary Increase Survey is highlighted in this WFLA-TB News segment.

Source: WFLA-TB News
Published: September 2019
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Aon’s Rewards Solutions Practice Welcomes Jacqueline Condron to Its Governance Services Team

The governance services team within Aon’s Rewards Solutions practice is excited to announce the addition of Jacqueline “Jackie” Condron to our staff. Jackie joins Aon as a director where she will advise clients on shareholder engagement strategies in all areas related to Say-on-Pay and executive compensation and ESG-related topics.

Source: Press Release
Published: September 2019
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Will you make more money in 2020? One survey says ‘yes’

Consumer Affairs quotes data from Aon's Salary Increase Survey suggesting that 2020 paychecks - both base and variable pay - could get bigger.

Source: Consumer Affairs
Published: September 2019
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Employers are planning record-breaking bonuses for next year

Ken Abosch is quoted in this article highlighting data from Aon's 2019 U.S. Salary Increase Survey predicting that companies expect to pay a record-setting amount in employee bonuses next year.

Source: Human Resource Executive
Published: September 2019
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CStone leads Hong Kong-listed biotech companies' CEO pay in 2018

Aon's Alexander Krasavin explains the structure of compensation for pre-commercial biotech firms and how companies are benchmarking their executives' pay in China and Hong Kong. 

Source: S&P Global Market Intelligence
Published: August 2019
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Aon’s Rewards Solutions Practice Welcomes Blake Eisenberg to Its Equity Services Team

The equity services team within Aon’s Rewards Solutions practice is excited to announce the addition of Blake Eisenberg to our staff. Blake joins Aon as an associate partner in our Chicago office where he will serve as the Midwest Practice Leader.

Source: Press Release
Published: August 2019
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Aon’s Rewards Solutions Practice Welcomes Jim Kroll to Its Governance Services Team

The governance services team within Aon’s Rewards Solutions practice is excited to announce the addition of Jim Kroll to our staff. Jim joins Aon as an associate partner in our San Francisco office, where he will advise clients on their corporate governance strategies related to executive compensation.

Source: Press Release
Published: August 2019
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Aon adds Conrad Lee to its Rewards Solutions team to expand its offerings for private company clients

Aon announces Conrad Lee is joining the Rewards Solutions team as a director where he will partner with venture capital firms and their portfolio companies to deliver market-leading rewards data and insights. Conrad joins the team at a time of tremendous growth for our Private Market Practice, which now serves more than 1,000 private companies annually across the globe.

Source: Press Release
Published: August 2019
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Singapore Job Outlook

With Singapore cutting its forecast for economic growth this year, Glenn van Zutphen speaks to Alex Krasavin, Partner and Chief Commercial Officer for Aon’s Human Capital Solutions in Asia, who shares more about how the economic risks are affecting technology jobs in Singapore.

Source: Money FM 89.3
Published: August 2019
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Do activists really care about remuneration?

Karla Bos, director of governance consulting and rewards solutions at Aon, shares insights aboout why some shareholder activists are targeting executive compensation and governance issues more often.

Source: Activist Insight
Published: July 2019
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Global Compensation Considerations

Aon's Derrick Neuhauser and Kavita Maharaj write about how developing a smart compensation plan that supports a long-term global strategy is a central component of corporate success for WorldatWork's June/July 2019 edition of Workspan magazine. (membership required)

Source: Workspan magazine
Published: June 2019
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The future of rewards

In this interview, David Knopping, Partner and President, Rewards Solutions at Aon and Alex Cwirko-Godycki, Partner and Chief Commercial Officer, Rewards Solutions at Aon, look at the changing paradigms of rewards landscape.

Source: People Matters
Published: June 2019
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Vanguard Splinters Off Engagement, Voting Responsibilities

One of the world’s largest asset managers has announced it will allow investment managers looking after the firm’s actively managed funds to take on proxy voting and engagement responsibilities. The move by Vanguard will involve 25 subadvisory firms that manage $471 billion in equity assets for 27 Vanguard funds. Karla Bos, Director, Corporate Governance, highlights how this move is part of a greater evolution of the role of investment managers. (subscription required)

Source: Agenda
Published: May 2019
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Here's how to get on a board of directors

Aon data regarding board of director compensation of S&P 1500 companies is cited in this CNN Business article.

Source: CNN Business
Published: March 2019
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Finding and keeping tech talent needs more thought says Aon

Aon's Alex Krasavin shares his thoughts on how so-called "digital newcomer" companies can attract new types of skilled talent. 

Source: Tech Wire Asia
Published: February 2019
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Quantifying Value: How to Use Analytics to Calculate the ROI of HR Programs

Aon's Stefan Gaertner and Ada Guan write about how to use workforce analytics to measure the value of a company's HR programs for WorldatWork's February 2019 edition of Workspan magazine. 

Source: Workspan magazine
Published: February 2019
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