Corporate Governance & Board Compensation


Article Supervisory board competences transparent for the first time
The qualification matrix of the supervisory board in accordance with the new version of the German Corporate Governance Code

Supervisory board competences transparent for the first time

An analysis of the implementation and reporting in the Annual Reports 2022 of the companies in the DAX index family read more ...

Article Maximum compensation: Implications for Management Board compensation systems
Dr. Jan Dörrwächter and Johannes Harrack interviewed by hkp.com

Maximum compensation: Implications for Management Board compensation systems

When the Second European Shareholder Rights Directive was implemented specific regulations on the maximum compensation were incorporated into the German Stock Corporation Act. An with Dr. Jan Dörrwächter and Johannes Harrack. read more ...

Digitalization, Start-ups & IT-Tools


Article More than a matter of gender: start-up teams are diverse
encourageventures investor breakfast at hkp/// group office Frankfurt

More than a matter of gender: start-up teams are diverse

On October 24, 2022, Elke Eller and Harriet Sebald welcomed around 20 investors to the female investor breakfast of the encourageventures Rhine-Main Hub at the Frankfurt office of hkp// group. read more ...

Article Siemens Energy: proprietary IT infrastructure for Comp & Ben
Peter Dodell from Siemens Energy and hkp/// group Partner Holger Jungk interviewed by hkp.com

Siemens Energy: proprietary IT infrastructure for Comp & Ben

Why do some people prefer standard HR IT solutions and others new systems? HR IT experts Holger Jungk, hkp/// group, and Peter Dodell from Siemens Energy talked to hkp.com. read more ...

Compensation & Benefits, Grading


Article hkp/// group strengthens strategic HR consulting 
Oliver Baierl, a high-profile HR and regulatory expert from the financial sector, joins hkp///group

hkp/// group strengthens strategic HR consulting 

hkp///group appointed Oliver Baierl as its new Senior Director on October 1st, 2023. He joins from KfW Bankengruppe, where he has held various positions since May 2015 – most recently as Head of Compensation & Benefits. read more ...

Article Long-term Incentives in times of economic crisis
An interview with Barry Kitz and David Voggeser

Long-term Incentives in times of economic crisis

Multi-year share-based variable compensation is facing key challenges in the wake of multiple crisis. Barry Kitz and David Voggeser discuss options for action in times of economic uncertainty. read more ...

Performance & Compensation Benchmarking


Article Delivering a clear vision: HR in the transformation driver’s seat
Johannes Brinkkötter and Petra Knab-Hägele on findings from the hkp// group Transformation Lab

Delivering a clear vision: HR in the transformation driver’s seat

The hkp/// group Transformation Lab recently brought together HR managers for an exchange on aspects of building, dismantling and transforming companies. A conversation about learnings and experiences. read more ...

Article Internationalization and location of top executives in German mid-sized companies
hkp/// group Workforce Insights Snippets, Part 1

Internationalization and location of top executives in German mid-sized companies

How international are German companies really? In Part 1 of the hkp// group Workforce & Compensation Insights, Verena Vandervelt and Sabrina Müsel answer this question with a focus on workforce and managers. read more ...

HR Strategy & Transformation


Article Patrick Maloney strengthens strategy and transformation consulting at hkp/// group
Change-experienced HR and communications expert joins hkp/// group as Senior Director

Patrick Maloney strengthens strategy and transformation consulting at hkp/// group

Effective December 1, 2023, Patrick Maloney joins hkp/// group, a management consultancy specializing in strategic HR management and corporate governance, as a new Senior Director. read more ...

Article Human Capital Management as part of EESG
A Viewpoint by Dr. Harriet Sebald and Michael H. Kramarsch

Human Capital Management as part of EESG

The focus of investors on ESG is also moving HR into the spotlight. Investors expect information on human capital management (HCM). Dr. Harriet Sebald and Michael H. Kramarsch classify the developments on the basis of current studies. read more ...

Strategic Talent Management


Article Performance Management quo vadis - the end of Best Practices?
hkp// group consultants Karolin Schaper and Frank Gierschmann interviewed by hkp.com

Performance Management quo vadis - the end of Best Practices?

Where is the journey in performance management heading to? hkp// group consultants Karolin Schaper and Frank Gierschmann interviewed by hkp.com. read more ...