Director, North America Total Rewards
Jason Russell leads the North America Total Rewards team overseeing the Compensation, Benefits, and Wellness functions for the North American region (US & Canada) at SAP. In this role, he is responsible for developing the health and benefits strategy for the US and Canada and for overseeing the delivery of the fixed and variable pay programs for the region.
Prior to coming to SAP, Jason spent over 8 years at Amtrak where he worked in various manager and director level roles leading major transformational efforts in the Finance, Compensation, and Benefits areas. Some of his accomplishments include successfully rolling out variable pay plans and a pay-for-performance philosophy, introducing Consumer Directed Health (CDH) plans, and implementing a market-based salary structure. Prior to his time there, Jason worked for 3 years as a Market Planning Manager at Checkpoint Systems and for 3 years as an business analyst at ESC Inc.
Jason holds a BA degree from Temple University, a MS Degree from Drexel University in Technical & Science Communication, and an MBA in Finance from LaSalle University. He also holds a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation from World at Work.