Agenda

1. The evolution of the governance professional and current trends in compensation and responsibilities
2. The impact of technology in the boardroom
3. ISS and Glass Lewis guideline update and trends surrounding disclosures
4. Proposed implementation and changes to current Canadian stock option rules and how to effectively prepare for these stock option rule changes
5. How the Canadian stock option rules might impact compensation and the attraction, retention and motivation of high-performing executive teams

Panelist


Lynn Beauregard has been President of Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) since 2002. Ms. Beauregard is also President and Owner of T.O Corporate Services Inc., a management company which established CSCS in 1994. The company provides a complete solution for small or medium sized trade and professional associations. It offers strategic and administrative services to its clients, including full back office operations, the maintenance and growth of their memberships, their IT and financial needs, event planning, administrative and secretarial support and membership services unique to their industry interests and issues. Previously, Lynn was with the Institute for International Research (IIR) as a Division Manager in charge of conferences in the public sector and in governance. Prior to IIR, Lynn was with Maclean’s Magazine as Editorial Administrator where she coordinated Maclean’s key special editorial projects and events.

Lynn is also currently the Past Chair of the Board of CODE, an NGO focused on delivering programs aimed at sustainable literacy in the developing world, and is a member of its Fund Development Committee. She is a member of the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE), The Corporate Secretary International Association (CSIA), the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and a founding member of Women Get on Board (WGOB). Lynn holds a university degree in Business Administration and Psychology from Bishop’s University. Her mother tongue is French and she is also fluent in Spanish.

Panelist


Paul Gryglewicz is a Senior Partner in the Toronto office at Global Governance Advisors. He engages with Boards and senior management advising them in the areas of Executive Compensation, Human Resource Strategy and Corporate Governance. Paul is an MBA graduate and Athletic Scholar from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Management Economics in Industry and Finance from the University of Guelph.

Panelist


Peter Landers is a Partner at Global Governance Advisors. He supports boards and senior management with technical insight in the areas of Executive Compensation, Human Resource Strategy and Corporate Governance. Peter’s work focuses on forward looking governance practices and risk management as well as provides education to key stakeholders on complex compensation systems.
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