Dan Pliskin is an Associate Partner on the Governance team of Aon and its affiliates Radford, McLagan, Hewitt and New Bridge Street. He provides corporate governance and executive compensation consulting on a wide range of matters, including: drafting and reviewing Compensation Discussion and Analysis (CD&A) for the institutional investor and proxy advisor audience; performing equity plan share pool analysis, including burn rate and dilution; advising on shareholder engagement on executive compensation and corporate governance matters; conducting proxy advisory firm pay for performance analysis; providing governance reviews of compensation plans and programs; recommending nonemployee director compensation limits; consulting on the application of proxy advisory firm voting guidelines and ISS QualityScore results; providing advice regarding employee stock purchase plans (ESPPs); counseling on CEO pay ratio analysis and disclosure; consulting on clawback policies, stock ownership guidelines and Section 16 aspects of compensation and other matters; and assisting with board of directors and committee self-evaluations.
Mr. Pliskin has been actively engaged for many years with the corporate governance community. He has served two terms as president and continues to serve on the advisory board of the Society for Corporate Governance, Mid-Atlantic Chapter. He has also participated in the Drexel Gupta Governance Institute’s Directors Academy. He is a member of the Society for Corporate Governance, NASPP, ABA, JCEB, and NIRI.
Previously, Mr. Pliskin served as principal corporate governance counsel at a NYSE-listed REIT and as chief securities counsel and investor relations manager at a Nasdaq technology company. He also was Of Counsel in the Corporate and Securities Department of an AmLaw 100 law firm and an Associate in the Corporate and Securities Department at another AmLaw 100 law firm. In addition, his previous experience includes investment management work with a small registered investment advisor.
Mr. Pliskin holds a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where his program included MBA coursework at the Wharton School. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University.