Sophie Altaf, Computershare
Nicholas Greenacre, White & Case

Phil Ainsley, Equiniti

UK & Channel Isles Chapter

United Kingdom
E-mail: GEOuk [at] globalequity [dot] org     

Register for the Next UK Area Chapter Meeting

Date:  14 June 2016

Time:  5:00pm – 5:30pm Registration, 5:30pm – 6:30pm 2016 GEO Award Winners, 6:30pm – Drinks and canapes/networking

Topic:  2016 GEO Award Winners
Hear from some of the organisations who were recognised with a prestigious GEO Award at our 17th Annual Conference in Boston, MA in April. The Awards, now in their 15th year, continue to provide a leading stage for the industry to applaud innovation, excellence and achievement, and to honour individuals and organisations who have engaged, retained and recruited employees through their exemplary and industry leading compensation strategies.

Presented by: 

  • Moderator: Robert Head, 2016 GEO Awards Judge
  • Louise Sutton, Unilever, winner of Best Plan Communication and Best Use of a Share Plan in an Emerging Market
  • Jessica Vinsand, SAP, winner of Most Innovative and Creative Plan Design
  • Florence Rivoire-Lenglin and Louisa Mellor, DS Smith PLC winner of Most Creative Solution
  • Iain Wilson, Computershare, winner of Best Plan Effectiveness

Location:  Pinsent Masons, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4ES

There is no cost to attend this event.

Registration:  GEO members and non-members are welcome to attend this event. Registration is required.



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Session A
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Session B
Financial Education case study: Henderson Global Investors
Stuart Hudson, AAG
Shelly Ribbons, Henderson Global Investors

Session C
UK Pension Changes – how will they affect executive compensation?
Nicholas Greenacre, White & Case
Alan Judes, Strategic Remuneration

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Andrew Ninian, Director, Corporate Governance and Engagement, The Investment Association


Horizon watching, what will the new Government do affecting equity plans
Heather Self, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Suzannah Crookes, Legal Director, Pinsent Masons

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Introduction to GEO (.pptx 1.03 MB)
AGM season, UK corporate governance update - Matthew Findley (.pptx 985 KB)
AGM season, UK corporate governance update - Andrew Ninian (.ppt 1.01 MB)
Horizon watching, what will the new Government do affecting equity plans - Heather Self and Suzannah Crookes (.pptx 960 KB)


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Attendees received a welcome toast, courtesy of the UK Chapter committee.


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Ian Hopkinson, Partner, EY
David Latham, British American Tobacco plc

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Findings from the GEO 2014 Survey
Ralph Beidelman, Senior Vice President Total Rewards, Discovery Communications Inc.
Jay Foley, Managing Director, Computershare

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Highlights from 3 October 2013

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GlaxoSmithKline (Winners of GEO 2013 Awards for Best Plan Communication and Best in Financial Education): Employee Communications
Kirsi Mokhtar-Benounane, GlaxoSmithKline
Mark Sheppard, Copperfield Communication

UK Remuneration Round-up
Stephen Diosi, Ashurst

Global Nominees
Nancy Price, Linklaters
Graham Rowlands-Hempel, Linklaters

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Executive pay at the crossroads - what does the future hold?
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Robert Head, Pearsons
Nicholas Greenacre, White & Case

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Remuneration in the Financial Services Sector

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14 June 2016
5:00pm – 5:30pm
5:30pm – 6:30pm
2016 GEO Award Winners
Drinks and canapes/networking

Pinsent Masons
30 Crown Place
Earl Street
London EC2A 4ES

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