John Tropeano

(914) 434-0953

John Tropeano is a Consultant with Grahall, LLC.  He has over 45 years of experience in corporate compensation and benefits with a focus on the design, communication, integration and measurement of all elements of a total rewards portfolio for senior executives, independent directors and broad-based employee groups. 

With a primary focus on total rewards strategy and processes he utilizes a strategic methodology covering the steps from philosophy development through program design, integration, communication, delivery, measurement of effectiveness and continuous improvement. By employing a value chain perspective, he ensures the inputs of all key stakeholders are reflected in the resulting value proposition. 

Prior to joining the firm, he was Vice President of Total Rewards for Bunge Limited, a $50 Billion Global Agribusiness and Food Company from 2005 – 2020 where his primary responsibilities included total rewards strategy, advice and counsel to senior management and as management’s representative to the board compensation committee, the full board, shareholders and proxy advisors.

He also served as Vice President of Total Rewards for Unilever United States, Director Compensation and Benefits for Bestfoods Europe, Mideast and Africa and Director Compensation and Benefits for Kraft General Foods and Bestfoods Baking and held a number of management positions for Kraft and General Foods in Compensation, Human Resources Information Systems, HR Analytics and Total Quality Management.

He received a Master of Business Administration degree in Management Science from Iona University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).