Congratulations to John Bagdonas – new GEO Fellow of Global Equity

Content Team April 10, 2024 mins read

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Congratulations to John Bagdonas – new GEO Fellow of Global Equity

Global Shares, a J.P. Morgan company, is delighted to announce that our colleague John Bagdonas, Vice President for Business Development, has been appointed as a Fellow of Global Equity by the Global Equity Organization (GEO), one of the leading promoters of employee share ownership in the world today.

This prestigious appointment is reserved for leaders in the industry who have shown a long-standing commitment to promoting employee share ownership and can also point to a track record of excellence in pursuit of that goal.

John’s 35 years plus of experience in financial services has seen him demonstrate consistent high achievement in aiming to create more awareness about and helping to expand the reach of employee share ownership across the business world, in multiple industries.John began his career Morgan Guaranty Trust (part of J.P. Morgan) in 1986, before moving into share plan administration in the mid-1990s. He has worked with Global Shares since 2011, and previously held positions at Computershare, Equiserve, First Chicago Trust Co., and Morgan Shareholder Services Trust Co. As well as that, he has served as an Advisory Board Member for the Certified Equity Professional Institute, as well as a Member of the Board of Directors of GEO, and is co-host of the Global Shares equity compensation podcast, Own Up.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be selected by GEO as a Fellow of Global Equity. It really feels like the capstone of my career, and I am so proud to be recognized in this way by one of the leading organizations in the equity compensation community. I look forward to connecting with friends and colleague as a GEO Fellow and utilizing this platform to continue to ‘pay it forward’ and serve the wider GEO community through sharing my expertise and perspectives with the next generation of share plan professionals.”

John Bagdonas, Vice President, Business Development

“I want to offer a huge congratulations to John on his receiving this honor. Becoming a GEO Fellow of Global Equity represents a massive achievement. John is a pillar of the equity compensation world, and I am delighted to see his hard work and dedication to supporting participants, equity professionals, and the community as a whole recognized in this way.”

Hugh Curran, Head of Sales, North America

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