Global Shares’ Managing Director for North America, Hugh Curran, has been appointed to the Board of Advisors of the Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) at Silicon Valley’s Santa Clara University.
The Certified Equity Professional Institute is the only certification body for equity compensation professionals in the United States.
In his new role Hugh will oversee the curriculum development of the Certified Equity Professional (CEP) exams and play a key role in charting the Institute’s strategic direction.
Hugh joined Global Shares in 2012 at the company’s headquarters in his native West Cork, Ireland, and progressed rapidly through operations and client management roles. He moved to the US in 2013 to set up Global Shares’ New Jersey office and moved into a business development role. His qualifications include a master’s in Financial Economics, a master’s in Mathematics, a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and he is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP).
In recent years Hugh has led the Global Shares North American business development team through a period of rapid expansion and he was awarded a “Global Honoree” at the 2019 and 2020 Silicon Valley ITLG Global Awards.
About the CEP exams
The CEP exam involves a challenging and in-depth curriculum covering accounting, corporate and securities laws, taxation, plan design, analysis, and administration, ensuring that CEP designees achieve the required high level of expertise in all of the relevant areas of equity compensation.
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