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Stephen F. O'Byrne is the President and co-founder of Shareholder Value Advisors Inc. He is an expert in economic profit measurement, target setting analysis, stock option valuation, competitive compensation analysis, bonus and phantom stock plan design and the development of total compensation strategies. His publications include:

"Achieving Pay for Performnace" in Conference Board Director Notes (December 2012)

"Assessing Pay for Performnace" in Conference Board Director Notes (October 2011)

"What Investors Need to Know about Executive Pay" (with Professor David Young of INSEAD) in the Journal of Investing (Spring 2010)
"Why Capital Efficiency Measures are Rarely Used in Incentive Plans, and How to Change That" (with Professor Young) in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (Spring 2009)
"Why Executive Pay Is Failing" (with Professor Young) in the Harvard Business Review (June 2006)
"Top Management Incentives and Company Performance" (with Professor Young) in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (Fall 2005)
EVA and Value Based Management (with Professor Young), McGraw-Hill (2001)
"EVA and Shareholder Return” in Financial Practice and Education (Spring/Summer 1997)
“Executive Compensation” in the Handbook of Modern Finance (1997)
"EVA and Market Value" in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (Spring 1996)
"Total Compensation Strategy" in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (Summer 1995)
"Management's Valuation of Incentive Securities" in Benefits Quarterly (First Quarter 1992)

Mr. O'Byrne was previously head of the compensation consulting practice at Stern Stewart & Co. and a Principal in the executive compensation consulting practice at Towers Perrin. Prior to joining Towers Perrin in 1979, he worked in the tax department at Price Waterhouse and taught mathematics at Loyola University of Chicago. Mr. O'Byrne holds a B.A. degree in political science from the University of Chicago, an M.S. in Mathematics from Northwestern University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago. He is the vice-chair of the corporate governance committee of the New York Society of Security Analysts, a certified public accountant and a member of the Illinois bar.

     

 

 

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