Advisory, broking and solution company, Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has appointed Shai Ganu as its Executive Compensation Global Practice Leader.

In this new role, Shai is responsible for leading the executive compensation team globally, with a team of over 400 consultants across six continents. He will continue to be based in Singapore.

Commenting on the appointment, Mark Reid, Global Head of Rewards, WTW said: "With his innovative mindset and experience working with both boards and management, Shai is extraordinarily well positioned to lead our team in helping clients design pay arrangements that are aligned with performance, balance the interests of key stakeholders and stand up to external scrutiny."

Shai has been with the organisation since June 2017, having taken on regional leadership roles in the talent and rewards space. He brings extensive experience working on board and executive compensation, board effectiveness, total reward strategy, performance management, sales effectiveness, equity plans, organisational effectiveness, and digital transformation projects.

He commented: "How executive pay is set, managed and communicated is becoming increasingly sensitive. Executive pay programmes have also become more complex. The evolution of corporate governance models around the world behooves us to support our clients’ boards and management teams to navigate these complex changes.

"I am excited for this opportunity to work with our colleagues globally and provide trusted advisory support to our clients to help balance the interests of all stakeholders”.

Shai has previously worked with Mercer, Westpac, as well as taken up the role of associate university lecturer. He is also a committee member and faculty at non-executive director institutes in Singapore and Malaysia, and a regular speaker at other director institutes across the region.

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