Mercer Pan-European Financial Services Executive Remumeration Guide

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  • Do you have an easy-to-use source within your sector of activity for comparing compensation across Europe?
  • What are your competitors from the financial services sector doing for upcoming salary reviews and incentive design? Is your internal compensation structure aligned with the new playing field?
  • Are you able to evaluate the competitive position of each element of your total direct remuneration on a pan-European basis?
  • Would you like up-to-date information on global and European trends to support your executive remuneration strategy?
  • Are you able to generate instant, automated and fully customized comparisons between your organization and the market?
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Obtain the right solutions

  • The Mercer Executive Remuneration Guides: Pan-European Financial Services (PEFS) survey provides the market data and analytical tools to support remuneration programes for leading financial services organizations in Europe.
  • The PEFS survey covers more than 2,500 benchmark executive positions at the executive board and the next two reporting levels.
  • This guide provides consistent and accurate market data and covers all aspects of total direct compensation, including all forms of cash compensation and long-term incentives.

Key features and benefits:

  • Targets Europe's largest financial services businesses ensuring the relevance of comparator group to participating organizations
  • Valuation of the total direct remuneration package, including base salary, bonuses and long-term incentives enabling comparisons to be made from the executive's perspective
  • Survey roles underpinned by Mercer's International Position Evaluation tool, ensuring that positions are accurately compared on a like-for-like basis
  • Pre-completed questionnaire (job matching, job grading and policies and practices) for previous year participants
  • Unlimited refined comparisons and analyses to be made – e.g. how one specific aspect of a package compares with your own values
  • A detailed report with comprehensive valuation tables of total direct remuneration for each role for various levels of executives across countries – with our online WIN® tool enabling detailed customized reports against relevant peer groups
  • Analysis on trends and emerging practices, enabling participants to keep up to date on the latest executive pay practices

Job families and positions surveyed

Mercer surveys more than 2,500 executive positions in PEFS. The analysis includes comparisons between board and non-board positions at the same level for the job families:

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Asset/Investment Management
  • Capital Markets/Investment Banking
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Construction
  • Consumer & Commercial Banking
  • Creative & Design
  • Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • Engineering & Science
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Healthcare/Pharmacy Services
  • Hospitality (Food Service & Lodging)
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • IT, Telecom & Internet
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Trading & Dealing

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What do you receive?

  • Online access – Data delivered online through Mercer WIN® accessible anywhere, at any time. Fully customise searches and statistics according to your individual needs, and receive instant comparisons of your organization's data against the market
  • Survey overview – A general review of typical salary practices and compensation mix, employment trends, and other economic indicators related to human resource management decisions
  • Significant trends and other developments in executive remuneration – globally and in Europe
  • Commentary on survey results
  • Economic indicators related to human resource management decisions

2017 List of Participants

  • Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Admiral Group
  • Allianz
  • Assicurazioni Generali
  • Aviva
  • Banca Carige
  • Banco BPM
  • Barclays
  • BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria)
  • BNP Paribas Fortis
  • Credito Emiliano
  • Danske Bank
  • Erste Group Bank
  • Euler Hermes
  • Euroclear
  • Folksam
  • Gruppo Unione di Banche Italiane
  • Handelsbanken
  • Hannover Ruck
  • Hargreaves Lansdown
  • Hiscox
  • HSBC
  • If Skadeforsakring
  • Intesa Sanpaolo Group
  • Legal & General Group
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Mediobanca
  • Nordea
  • Old Mutual
  • Piraeus Bank
  • Poste Italiane/Bancoposta
  • Provident Financial
  • Prudential
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Group
  • RSA Insurance Group
  • Schroders
  • SEB
  • Skandia
  • Societe Generale
  • St. James's Place
  • Standard Chartered
  • Standard Life
  • Swedbank
  • Swiss Life Holding
  • Trygg-Hansa (part of Codan Trygg-Hansa)
  • UniCredit

Survey Schedule

  • Questionnaire distribution: 16 April 2018
  • Participation Deadline: 27 June 2018
  • Report Available: 26 September 2018

Contact information

Michelle New
Tel. +44 (0)20 7178 5651

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Mercer Pan-European Financial Services Executive Remumeration Guide


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