Director, Executive and Equity Compensation

August 28, 2018


Booking Holdings Inc






Norwalk, Connecticut


The Director, Executive and Equity Compensation will be responsible for supporting the design, development, planning and delivery of executive compensation and equity programs across the Company. This person will report to the Booking Holdings SVP, HR and will be based in Norwalk, CT.

The role will also oversee broad based compensation for our corporate business unit, as well as lead a team of four (3 US, 1 Amsterdam).


  • Oversee executive and equity plan design, planning and administration, including responsibility for related deadlines and deliverables, share usage metrics and modeling, education and communication
  • Help anticipate future trends and implications for the executive compensation programs, and provide ongoing evaluation of incentive programs to ensure alignment with strategy
  • Oversee development of Compensation Committee meeting materials as well as compensation related proxy materials, and other disclosures/filings (e.g. CEO Pay Ratio), as required
  • Provide advice to leadership on pay decisions applicable to executives, based on market data and manage the market benchmarking and operation of the pay structures covering Section 16 Officers
  • Direct the work of external compensation consultant and legal counsel as it relates to compensation plans and partner with in-house legal counsel to ensure compliance with all compensation related governmental regulations and disclosures
  • Analyze Booking Holdings’ equity programs for effectiveness, cost impact and recommend program design changes, as appropriate
  • Oversee design, benchmarking, administration and communication of broad based compensation programs and initiatives for corporate population
  • Maintain progressive knowledge of executive compensation best practices and participate in industry groups and events 


Education and qualifications:

  • 10+ years of compensation experience, with at least 5 years in executive compensation in a US publicly traded multinational company
  • 5 years of experience managing a team BA/MBA in HR, finance or related field CCP,CECP, GRP or CEP certification preferred

Skills & Experience:

  • Strategic thinker, but data driven and focused on execution
  • Excellent process design, project management, change management and consulting skills
  • Knowledge of global executive and equity compensation regulations, policies and trends
  • Experience supporting management in preparation for Compensation - Committee and Board of Directors meetings related to compensation
  • Knowledge and experience in all regulatory aspects of global equity administration and knowledge of equity administration systems
  • Understanding of payroll processing for global equity plans
  • Commitment to building a diverse, inclusive work environment

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Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

SVP, EVP, VP, Tax Director, Internal Audit Director, Control

Travel Requirements


Contact Name

Meg Durand