Senior Managing Director and Western Region President, Pearl Meyer
Speaker: Visionary Awards Celebration
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.