In this previously-live TEC Canada Deeper Insights webinar, Scott Munn and Georges Soaré provide viewers with insights into the roles of Boards/Shareholders in executive compensation. Considerations such as executive pay philosophy, incentive design essentials, and related governance, are also discussed.

Viewers will benefit most from watching this TEC Canada Deeper Insights webinar if:

  • Company ownership is allocated to more than a single shareholder with different leadership roles among the shareholders.


  • Shareholders are considering adding or expanding the use of a long-term incentive plan to further align pay-for-performance across the Senior team.

Press play below to watch “Board and Shareholder Oversight of Executive Compensation in Private Companies” led by Scott Munn and Georges Soaré!

About Scott Munn

Scott founded the Calgary office of Hugessen. He has been a lead advisor to boards across Canada as a Hugessen Partner and as a National Partner and leader at another national firm. While advising boards and executive teams over the past 25 years, Scott has been involved in all aspects of executive compensation, performance goal setting /evaluation, and related governance. His clients include large and mid-sized publicly traded companies as well as larger private and public sector organizations. Scott serves on the Board of Junior Achievement Canada and is Co-Vice Chair of the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Scott is also a long-standing faculty member for the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Director Education Program. Scott is a CFA charter holder and a member of the Calgary CFA Society. Scott graduated with distinction from the Schulich School at York University with an MBA and holds a BA in economics from the Western University.

About Georges Soaré

Georges is an experienced executive compensation consultant with a wide variety of public and private clients across Canada. Prior to joining Hugessen in 2006, he was an accomplished professional in the financial services sector including in private equity and investment banking. He has extensive experience as a board member, including as a member and/or chairman of Compensation and Audit Committees. He is well versed in corporate strategy, governance, valuation, business performance measurement, and executive compensation. Georges joined Hugessen Consulting in 2006 as a founding partner. His practice today includes a wide range of clients across Canada: TSX60 enterprises, mid and small-cap companies, small and large private companies, as well as commercial crown corporations. He is a faculty member in the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Directors Education Program. Georges was previously a Managing Director with BMO Capital Markets’ Merchant Banking Group (part of Bank of Montreal), based in Toronto. He was involved with all aspects of the group’s diversified private equity investments for over 10 years, which included close involvement with portfolio company leadership teams and Boards/Committees. Georges’ prior corporate experience includes Vice-President, Corporate Development for Cott Corporation (1994-1995), and as an investment banker specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions for Burns Fry Limited, a predecessor firm to BMO Capital Markets (1988-1993). Georges is a lawyer by training and articled at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg. Georges holds a BA from the University of Toronto, an MBA from Schulich School of Business and a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. He has his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Director

The TEC Canada Deeper Insights webinar series will equip you with the tools to strategically approach complex issues and uncertainty with confidence. Hosted by industry experts – that have a commendable business background – each webinar is focused on accelerating your ability to grow strategically and overcome hurdles faster. In addition to expert thought leadership, all webinars feature a Q&A session. This is your opportunity to gain insight from industry leaders and implement real solutions. 

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