Thank you to NACD Heartland Sponsor Husch Blackwell LLP for providing the venue for this event.
Join NACD Heartland and Pearl Meyer for an engaging program focused on current compensation trends and compensation best practices for board governance.
By attending this peer exchange, you will come away with insights from Pearl Meyer experts as well as learn from your fellow directors in an intimate setting. Be prepared to discuss:
2020 challenges and opportunities for compensation committees.
Insight on contemporary strategies to drive long-term goals and value creation.
Outcome-based and financial measures expected by shareholders, including total shareholder return.
The speakers for this event are Pearl Meyer's Jannice Koors, Senior Managing Director and Western Region President and Rob James, principal and compensation expert in executive compensation and finance.
About Pearl Meyer
Pearl Meyer is the leading advisor to boards and senior management on the alignment of executive compensation with business and leadership strategy, making pay programs a powerful catalyst for value creation and competitive advantage.
Please note: this is an NACD members only event for seated directors. Parking is available in the Husch Blackwell reserved spots or in the library parking garage.
Rob is a principal with Pearl Meyer with over 10 years of experience in executive compensation and finance. He serves as a trusted advisor to boards and senior management at public and private firms across North America. Rob’s main practice areas include competitive pay assessment, short- and long-term incentive plan design, board of director compensation, and compensation issues at companies in transition, including those undergoing M&A and pre-IPO businesses.
Prior to joining Pearl Meyer, Rob was a co-founding partner at Echelon Compensation Partners, an independent consulting firm specializing in executive and broad-based compensation at privately held and publicly traded companies, and a director at Farient Advisors in Los Angeles. He is a Certified Executive Compensation Professional, a distinction awarded by WorldatWork for excellence in the field, and a Certified Equity Professional, which is the only internationally recognized equity compensation designation focusing on taxation, accounting, securities laws, and administration of equity-based incentive programs.
Rob holds a BSc. with Honors degree in International Management with American Business Studies from the University of Manchester, UK.
Senior Managing Director & Western Region President, Pearl Meyer
Ms. Koors is a senior managing director with Pearl Meyer and president of the firm’s Western region. She has 30 years of experience in executive compensation and governance, and has consulted to companies of all sizes and industries. She advises company boards and management teams on all aspects of strategic human capital decision-making. As an advisor, she helps companies deconstruct their long-term value creation objectives into tailored HR strategies that go beyond simple competitive parity – designing programs that consider a company’s specific business strategy, management talent and corporate culture.
A noted expert in the field, Ms. Koors has been quoted in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times. She has appeared on CNN’s MoneyLine, NBC Nightly News, and has spoken at numerous seminars on executive and director compensation issues. Ms. Koors is an NACD Governance Fellow, and serves as faculty for the NACD’s Director Professionalism and Master Class programs. She is also responsible for Pearl Meyer’s annual Director Compensation Study, published in conjunction with the NACD. In 2019, she was named for the twelfth time to the D100 list of the most influential people in corporate governance.
Ms. Koors received her BA from Wellesley College, and is a member of the Wellesley College Business Leadership Council. She is on the Board of Directors for The Big Shoulders Fund in Chicago, and the Advisory Board for the Berger Institute of Claremont McKenna College.