James Abruzzo is the only independent consultant to negotiate contracts on behalf of senior nonprofit executives. James helps executives maximize their earning power, minimize tax payments, and protect themselves from unfair dismissals. James also assists boards and compensation committees to maintain best practices in executive compensation while insuring that the executive is fairly paid and motivated in his position.
For a CEO who retains James to negotiate a contract with a new employer or renegotiate a contract with an existing employer, the purpose is to protect their employment, save for their retirement and ensure that they are fairly compensated. Click here if you are a CEO
For the Board who is hiring a CEO with a search firm involved, retaining James Abruzzo to negotiate the contract ensures that the board is following best practices, is compensating at a fair and reasonable level and that they are offering a compensation that will motivate the CEO. Click here if you are a board member
And then, there are times when James acts as the go-between, representing the interests of both the board and the CEO who want to renew a contract and want to avoid the potential hard feelings that arise when careers, contracts, compensation and severance are topics.
Contract negotiations are also useful as a succession planning tool.