Watermark Consulting offers a full complement of consulting services to assist companies in the design, implementation and support of Total Rewards programs that help attract, retain, motivate and reward executives, employees and Directors. We work with executives, compensation committees and boards on these matters. Watermark conducts custom salary surveys for organizations and Associations alike.
Watermark Group helps organizations by designing executive rewards programs that motivate business leaders to achieve outstanding business results.
The issue has never been more critical as companies strive to attract motivate and retain their top talent. We help our clients by creating executive rewards programs that are based on fair and objective measures.
Customized Compensation Reviews
Watermark conducts custom executive compensation review that can help your company determine the competitiveness of your executive total rewards program. These reviews are essential to recruit and retain qualified executives. Surveys can be conducted to detail information about total compensation including: competitive salary, short term, long-term incentive and perquisites. This analysis can be used as the basis for an annual compensation review or used as a tool to set total remuneration when hiring executives.
We assist our clients with the following:
. Executive Compensation Review- Annual and forensic reviews
. Short and Long-Term Incentive Plan Design, stock option and performance plans
. Executive Perquisites plan consulting, Executive Life, Critical Illness and Disability
. Ad Hoc Plans- including retention and recruiting strategies
. Total pay philosophy - Assist in the set up Compensation philosophy and guiding principles
. Executive Succession planning
Changes in the regulatory environment including Canadian Securities Administrators disclosure practices and filing requirements and Sarbanes-Oxley Act provide a tremendous amount of increased director liability. These new disclosure requirements heighten the need for competent directors and their need to be much more involved with the oversight of company affairs.
Directors Compensation plays a critical role in the attraction, retention and the motivation of talented directors. We will help you design a plan so that highly qualified directors are attracted to your organization and assist with the demanding responsibilities that are required of them. We help companies and boards design and implement a wide range of director total reward programs including cash compensation and stock-based incentives. Watermark Human Capital can help your organization by designing a Directors rewards programs that motivate business leaders to achieve outstanding business results.
Director Total Rewards
. Board compensation review
. Committee compensation review
. Board and Committee Chair compensation
. Director equity programs
. Equity ownership opportunities and requirements
. Committee Charters
. Committee policies and procedures
. Compliance assistance
. Conduct periodical review of directors compensation programs