ENSURING LONG-TERM SUCCESS THROUGH STRATEGIC OVERSIGHT

GEO's Board of Directors plays a crucial role in the oversight and governance of our organization. They are responsible for ensuring that the necessary resources are available to sustain the longevity of GEO.

Our board members, who are all accomplished professionals in the global employee compensation community, serve voluntarily and without any compensation. We are grateful for their valuable contributions to GEO.

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Dennis Paalman

GEO Board Chair and Acting Executive Director
GEO Executive Committee Member
Founder, Reward Works
2022 Returning Member
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Thomas Paleka, FGE

GEO Board Vice-Chair
GEO Executive Committee Member
Vice President, Global Total Rewards
Gallagher
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Matt Connor, FGE

GEO Executive Committee Member
Director, Global Equity Management
Lucid Motors
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June Davenport, FGE

GEO Executive Committee Member
Head, EMEA Trust & Nominee Services
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Sheila Frierson

GEO Executive Committee Member
President North America Employee Share Plans
Computershare
2023 Returning Member
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Jessica Vinsand, FGE

GEO Executive Committee Member
Director, Total Rewards
Chainalysis
2022 Returning Member
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Danyle Anderson

Danyle Anderson, FGE

Director, Industry and Consultant Relations
Bank of America
2023 New Member
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Leann Balbona, FGE

Managing Director, Global Reward Services
KPMG LLP
2023 Returning Member
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Dr. Bill Castellano

Professor and Chair Strategic HRM Department
Rutgers University
2023 Returning Member
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Amélie Desrochers

Tax Partner
Deloitte
2023 Returning Member
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David Edwards

Head of Share Plans
Natwest Group
2023 New Member
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Tara Hagen

Tara Hagen, FGE

Director
Global Tax Network

2023 New Member
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Dr. Adie Leung, FGE

Regional Head of Exec. Comp., Regulatory Affairs & International Tax
Citi
2023 Returning Member
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Lindsay Minnis

Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP
2023 Returning Member
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Marc Muntermann

Head of Executive HR and Global Compensation & Benefits
Siemens Energy
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Hannah Needle, FGE

Legal Director
Tapestry Compliance
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Mitan Patel, FGE

European Regional Lead
Fidelity
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Anabel

Anabel Pichler

VP Total Rewards
Global Foundries
2023 New Member
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Robert Purser

Robert Purser

Partner
PwC
2023 New Member
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Amy Reback

2023 New Member
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Maria Robins, FGE

Executive Director
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Gabbi Stopp

Gabbi Stopp

CEO
ShareGift
2023 New Member
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Sandra Sussman

Sandra Sussman, FGE

Director, Global Equity Design and Strategy
SAP
2023 New Member
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Michelle Tomasetti

Michelle Tomasetti

Partner
Infinite Equity
2023 New Member
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Julie Vander Veen

Executive Director, Head of Corporate Relationship Management
UBS Financial Services Inc.
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Maya Wright

Senior Manager, Executive Compensation
Iron Mountain
2023 New Member
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GEO'S FOUNDERS

GEO would like to recognize the vision, dedication and ongoing contributions of its founders.

Carine

Carine Schneider, FGE
Co-Founder and Chair Emeritus

Janet

Janet Cooper OBE, FGE
Co-Founder and Vice-Chair Emeritus