Eric Hosken

Areas of Expertise

  • Banking & Finance
  • Private Company Compensation
  • Performance Measurement

Eric Hosken is a partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in New York.  He has nearly 20 years of executive compensation consulting experience working with senior management and Compensation Committees. Eric’s areas of focus include compensation strategy development, evaluating the pay and performance relationship for senior executives, annual and long-term incentive plan design, performance measure selection and board of director compensation. A key objective in his executive compensation work is designing executive compensation programs to support the achievement of business strategy and to align with shareholder value creation.

Eric has experience with large publicly-traded companies, as well as privately-held and smaller public companies across a wide array of industries. Eric has a Master of Science in Labor Economics from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Honors from Oberlin College.

Present Responsibilities

Eric Hosken is a partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP) in New York. He has nearly 20 years of executive compensation consulting experience working with senior management and Compensation Committees on all aspects of executive and director compensation.

Experience

Eric’s areas of focus include compensation strategy development, evaluating the pay and performance relationship for senior executives, annual and long-term incentive plan design, performance measure selection and board of director compensation. A key objective in his executive compensation work is designing executive compensation programs to support the achievement of business strategy and to align with shareholder value creation. He has experience with large publicly-traded companies, as well as privately-held and smaller public companies across a wide array of industries, including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, professional services, retail and telecommunications. He has assisted companies in developing compensation programs to address special situations, including mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, and IPOs.

Before joining CAP, Eric was a principal at Korn/Ferry International specializing in executive compensation consulting. Prior to that, he worked at Mercer in New York and SCA Consulting in its Dallas and New York offices.

Publications and Speeches

Eric is a frequent speaker on the topic of executive compensation and has recently presented at Equilar’s Executive Summit, The Global Equity Organization’s National Conference, WorldatWork’s Executive Compensation Forum, and WorldatWork’s Total Rewards Conference.

He has also written extensively on the topic of executive compensation and performance measurement issues. He is the lead author of CAP’s “A Practical Guide to Compensation Committee Service: Lessons from the Field”, and has written for a number of external publications, including CFO Magazine, The Corporate Board, Ethical Board Member, NACD’s Directorship, Treasury & Risk, WorldatWork’s Compensation Focus and Workspan Publications

Education

Eric has a Master of Science in Labor Economics from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Honors from Oberlin College.