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Semler Brossy Names Managing Directors

Los Angeles, CA (February 11, 2014)  Semler Brossy Consulting Group, LLC, an independent executive compensation consulting firm, announced that both John Borneman and Barry Sullivan have been promoted to managing directors based in the Los Angeles office. In their new leadership positions, both will continue to advise organizations ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to smaller emerging companies and private firms on a range of executive compensation issues, including aligning pay for performance.

John Borneman

Prior to joining Semler Brossy in 2010, Mr. Borneman held leadership positions at Farient Advisors, Mercer Human Resource Consulting and SCA Consulting. Mr. Borneman is a respected expert on executive compensation issues and is a frequent speaker at national conferences including the WorldatWork Total Rewards annual conference, the Equilar Executive Compensation Summit, and GEO’s National Equity Compensation Forum. He earned his M.B.A. in finance and business strategy from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and undergraduate degrees in political science and German language and literature from the University of Michigan.


Mr. Sullivan joined Semler Brossy in 2008 as a principal. Previously, he was a consultant at Mercer Consulting where he developed his skills in human capital consulting strategies. Often sought as an expert in executive compensation, he most recently spoke at the NYSE/Equilar Compensation Committee forum and will present at two upcoming NACD/Directorship events for new board directors. He was honored as the 2012 Author of the Year by WorldatWork for his contributions to Workspan Magazine. Mr. Sullivan holds earned his M.B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the university’s College of Business.

About Semler Brossy

Semler Brossy is an independent executive compensation consulting firm founded in 2001. Semler Brossy provides corporate management teams and boards with expertise on executive compensation, including aligning pay with performance; management incentives; performance measurement/goal-setting; and board compensation. The firm conducts ongoing research related to say-on-pay trends and proxy voting experiences, as well as other topics in executive pay. Subscribe to Dialogue, the weekly Semler Brossy report.