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Twin Cities: April 2019 Meeting

April 11, 2019

7:30 AM to 9:00 AM


United Health Group, Conference Room 251 in the 9700 Conference Center
9700 Health Care Ln
Hopkins, MN 55343
A Deep-dive into the evolving role that Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues are playing in compensation.

Speaker Information

Speaker Bios: Takis Makridis, President and CEO, Equity Methods
Takis is responsible for the strategy, service delivery, and thought leadership efforts at Equity Methods. Leveraging extensive consulting experience, Takis is relentlessly committed to delivering practical, plain-English, high-impact solutions to clients while remaining active in the firm’s research efforts.
Throughout his career, Takis has worked closely with finance and HR executives to address their equity compensation design, valuation, and financial reporting needs, and is critically engaged with thought leaders across the industry in addressing new and emerging issues. He is a nationally recognized speaker, who frequently leads conference presentations, executive briefing sessions, and firm webinars. He is the author of Advanced Topics in Equity Compensation Accounting and Accounting for Equity Compensation published by the National Center for Employee Ownership.
Takis is a member of the CEP Advisory Board and the WP Carey School of Business Dean’s Council. He holds a BS in economics and finance from Arizona State University, an MBA from Oxford University, and is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP).

Event Details

Agenda: Breakfast and Registration begins at 7:30 A.M., Meeting 8:00 to 9:00 A.M.

United Health Group
Conference Room 251 in the 9700 Conference Center
9700 Health Care Ln, Hopkins, MN 55343

Registration: To register, send an RSVP email to 
Pre-registration is required for security and meal planning purposes.

Presentation Description: Companies are experiencing an ever-increasing awareness of the influence ESG issues are having on company policies as well as board and executive decision making. We will explore the impact ESG issues are having on compensation and how companies are reacting to this trend.

More Information

Here is a link for guests driving to the UnitedHealth Care, 9700 Health Care Lane, Minnetonka building: Google Directions Map

All visitors will be required to check-in with security and be escorted to the 2nd floor Conference Center.

General parking is available in the employee parking ramp.

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