ClearBridge Compensation Group is an independent consulting firm providing advice to boards of directors and senior management on the design of effective executive compensation programs with a focus on shareholder alignment, linkage with business strategy, and adherence to strong governance standards.
Our consultants have extensive experience and expertise in executive compensation program design. Our work spans across industries for both publicly-traded and privately-held companies.
Arnaldo Ulaj is a Principal at ClearBridge Compensation Group with over seven years of experience in executive compensation strategy and design.
Mr. Ulaj advises clients across numerous industries in support of business priorities and the creation of long-term shareholder value. Mr. Ulaj’s technical knowledge and expertise includes evaluating pay-for-performance relationships, compensation benchmarking and incentive plan design.
Prior to working at ClearBridge, Mr. Ulaj worked at FW Cook and prior to that worked at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Mr. Ulaj holds a B.S. in Finance from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University.
Stephen F. O’Byrne is President and co-founder of Shareholder Value Advisors Inc., a consulting firm that helps companies increase shareholder value through better performance measurement, incentive compensation and valuation analysis. His work on measuring the strength and cost-efficiency of top management incentives has been published in the Harvard Business Review, the Journal of Investing, Conference Board Director Notes, the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance and the WorldatWork Journal. He is the co-author, with Professor David Young of INSEAD, of EVA and Value-Based Management. He was previously head of the compensation consulting practice at Stern Stewart & Co. and a Principal in the executive compensation practice at Towers Perrin.