19-20 November 2020

Virtual Event


The 5th Annual Employee Rewards and Benefits Forum 2020 will be a cross-industry event gathering industry-professionals to tackle and understand the changing realm of Total Rewards. With exclusive insight into the processes of multinational companies, networking coffee breaks, interactive panel discussions and a workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to ask pending questions, as well as discuss the hottest trends and topics.

With today’s ever-changing technological era, Total Rewards finds itself influenced and encouraged to adopt more efficient and profitable approaches. Incorporating AI into C&B planning, attracting scarce talent in a competitive corporate environments, designing rewards for agile work structures, and streamlining health plans are among the many pressing topics that will be explored.

  • Implementing AI into C&B planning to meet the needs of today’s digital world
  • How can Reward encourage agile ways of working?
  • Communication is key! Learn to effectively communicate EVPs
  • Winning during a talent crisis: managing scarce talent with competitive compensation and rewards
  • Hitting the bullseye: finding the right pay balance between Eastern and Western practices
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Appealing to diverse work segments through flexible value propositions
  • Transforming retirement planning with digitalization
  • Adjusting health plans to increase employee well-being and business productivity
  • Reevaluating financial wellness
  • WORKSHOP: Keeping up with the structural redesign in C&B during M&A
  • A Culture of Appreciation with Recognition & Reward
  • Performance management – setting the stage for creating optimal C&B
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Spectating the race towards pay transparency
  • Ethics as a focal point in executive compensation
  • Questioning the practice of offering long-term incentives
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Reading tarot cards – where are total rewards headed?
  • Applying Design Thinking into HR to encourage a more people-centric reward thinking



Peter Newhouse

EVP Global Reward Counselor

Unilever, UK

Jorgen Pedersen

VP Compensation & Benefits

Saint-Gobain, France

Paras Gujar

Global TR Leader



Jamel Sabeg

EVP Global Reward Counselor

Sephora, France

Rachana Baral

VP Compensation & Benefits

PepsiCo Europe, Spain

Elie Monchi

Head of Global Rewards

Givaudan, Switzerland


Kent Frederiksen

VP Total Rewards

LEGO Group, Denmark

Eduardo Di Paolol

Global Lead for Recognition & Reward

Siemens Healthineers, Germany

Priya Pendharkar

Group Head of International Mobility

Atos Group, France


Diana Croitoru

Chief HR Officer

Dolphin Technologies, Austria

Dr. Karin Steinhauser

Head of Global Benefits

Siemens Healthineers, Germany

Cy Murray

Vice President, Reward

Shell, UK


Debbie Falvey

Head of DC Pensions, Health & Benefits, EMEA


Karolina Szczepanska

Global Head of Total Rewards and Mobility

KWS Group, Germany

Michael Stevens

Senior Director, Global Total Rewards- Global Nutrition & Regions EMEA/NA/LATAM

Royal DSM, Switzerland


4th Annual Compensation and Benefits Forum


Experts working in companies within any and all industries are welcome to join the event 2020, including:

Heads, Directors, Officers, Leads, Vice-Presidents, and Managers responsible for:

    • Compensation and Benefits 
      • Global Benefits 
      • Health & Wellness 
      • Global Retirement Plans 
      • Remuneration/Rewards 
      • Talent / Talent Acquisition/Talent Management
      • Performance Management 
      • Total Rewards 
      • Incentives 
      • Human Resources & Recruitment 
      • HR operations/systems
      • Corporate Governance 
      • International Mobility 
      • Executive Compensation 
      • Recognition and Reward

Testimonials from previous events

“Good # of people with a certain experience level. Overall, well organized. Thanks.”
Head of Reward, The Body Shop, UK

“Very good! Blended cultures, experiences, and industries.”
HR Manager Reward & Employee Relations, Heineken, Romania

“Gained a lot of interesting insights. Enjoyed the broad range of industries/companies participating.”
Compensation & Global Mobility Manager, Lear Corporation GmbH, Germany 

“Well organized, great ideas were shared, different countries, and different companies.”
Compensation and Benefits Specialist, Sherbank Europe, Austria

“Well organized, professional speakers + inspiring success stories.”
HR Business Partner, DS Smith Packaging South East GmbH, Austria

“Inspirational topics.”
L’Oréal, Payroll & Administration Manager, Austria

Where and When?

19-20 November 2020

Virtual Event

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