Dan Ryterband and Ted Simmons

Dan Ryterband, CEO of FW Cook, has more than 30 years experience consulting with companies on all aspects of executive compensation strategy and design, as well as matters of corporate governance and investor relations. Ted Simmons, principal at FW Cook, consults with public and private companies across a wide variety of industries on the structure and design of incentive plans and other aspects of executive compensation governance.

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