Today’s executive compensation landscape is more complex than ever. Companies are facing heightened competition for executive talent, pressures from their shareholders, and increased media scrutiny. ICS’ leading executive compensation solutions provide you with the resources you need to take your compensation program to the next level.
Streamline your annual executive compensation lifecycle, from strategy setting to implementation and shareholder feedback.
With ICS’ pay-for-performance tool, determine the level of concern that will be triggered based on company performance. Through the Pay-for-Performance Modeler, clients can:
ICS advisors help clients interpret and communicate pay-for-performance results, run multiple scenarios using different pay assumptions, project ISS-defined peers using company-selected peer groups, customise time periods and performance results to analyse impact, and much more.
More than one-half of CEO pay is now performance based, and it is becoming increasingly complex. Is your company using metrics that are truly aligned with growing your shareholder value? Are these metrics realistic and achievable for executives?
Stay on the cutting-edge with ICS’ Award Simulator and expert advisory support. Backed by our extensive compensation data, ICS provides in-depth analysis, peer comparison, and scenario modeling and testing of compensation programs.
Use metrics that demonstrate growth, return value to shareholders, and award executives
Does your company set goals that are too easy or too difficult? This stage looks at each metric to determine a balanced program that aligns company growth and appropriately motivates executives.
See the probability of goal achievement and payout with Award Simulator
Are the goals achievable and do they motivate executives to grow the company?
Through our premier solutions, ExecComp Premium and ExecComp Design, clients can leverage our full offering of advisor-led performance award design services including scenario testing, goal setting, and metric selection.
ICS data and analysis will be used to compare incentive award programs to those of a company-defined peer group across a number of dimensions. We help clients design an effective executive compensation program, assuring that executives are incentivized to meet realistic and challenging company growth goals. Our seasoned advisors are available to guide clients through each step of the process with ongoing testing of performance award design and advice on presentation of rationale for award design decisions.
 Based on 2014 fiscal year filings for the ISS Incentive Lab universe of approximately 1,200 companies
Assess alignment of pay incentives and company strategy using ICS’ comprehensive compensation data and expert advisors. ICS’ industry-specific advisory team delivers a wealth of knowledge to clients throughout the year. Clients are assigned a dedicated advisor with deep knowledge in their industry and can provide guidance and support as needed.
Working with their advisor, clients use ICS’ best-in-class data and tools understand executive pay trends and perform custom benchmarking exercises on top NEOs as well as:
ICS provides you with year-round value with an array of executive compensation and corporate governance solutions. Whether it’s gathering data for your meetings or assisting with complex strategic decisions, ICS’ advisory team gives you the edge you need to reduce governance risk and effectively manage your executive compensation lifecycle.