Martin Pfaendler

MPF Compensation Services LLC
Badenerstrasse 47
8004 Zurich
Phone: +41 43 833 0608
Fax: +41 43 833 0628
Mobile: +41 79 303 6422

Martin Pfaendler is a Consultant at Grahall, LLC and the Director of his own company MPF Compensation Services LLC based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Martin Pfaendler is a renowned international expert for executive compensation and global compensation systems. His subject matter areas of expertise are compensation systems for senior executives, members of the executive committee and the board of directors as well as global programs for compensation, benefits, insurance, equity and international mobility.

In the course of his nearly 30 years of experience, Martin held a range of advisory or executive positions in compensation management of financial services providers and of firms in various other industries as well as in consulting.

He has been responsible for compensation management in large Swiss and international companies, which entailed developing and supervising global programs for compensation, participation and international mobility, as well as compensation systems for members of senior management, boards of directors and international executives.

He also worked as a corporate consultant in these areas for several years. He specializes in all aspects of board governance, reward strategy, board and executive compensation, equity-based and international compensation, performance-based variable compensation, international executive employment arrangements, benefits, performance management and human resources management.

In the course of his career he was appointed to executive positions such as Head of International Personnel, Director Global Employment Solutions, Head of Executive Compensation, Global Head of Compensation and Benefits in companies based in Switzerland or abroad.

Due to his corporate practice and experience he provides interim and project management services as well as management support services to corporation in his subject matter areas. He is also a consultant to boards of directors, their compensation committees, and to members of the executive management.

His knowledge and experience are continually being expanded through his work as an executive director in a global network of representatives of large companies from around the world. He holds a similar position in a network in Switzerland.

Prior to his career in reward management he was a chief operating officer in the retail and investment business of financial institutions in both Switzerland and North America.

He is a grounded, analytical and practical person providing sustainable, practical solutions that suit the needs of companies.