NEW YORK--()--Independent executive compensation consultancy Pearl Meyer & Partners announced today that Hal Wallach has joined the firm’s Chicago Office as a Managing Director, and will be located in St. Louis.
“We’re pleased to welcome Hal to our expanding practice, where his extensive experience advising companies undergoing changes in ownership structure and in pay and governance issues will be particularly critical in the current economic and regulatory environment”
Mr. Wallach brings to the firm more than 25 years of experience in advising global public and private companies on executive compensation strategy and design, talent and succession management, non-employee director compensation design and corporate governance issues. He has also worked extensively with companies experiencing mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and bankruptcy. He has worked in a range of industries including chemical, consumer goods, defense, energy, retail, telecommunications and transportation.
"We’re pleased to welcome Hal to our expanding practice, where his extensive experience advising companies undergoing changes in ownership structure and in pay and governance issues will be particularly critical in the current economic and regulatory environment,” said David N. Swinford, President and CEO of Pearl Meyer & Partners.
Prior to joining PM&P, Mr. Wallach was a partner and senior client manager with Mercer in St. Louis. In addition to his consulting experience, he served as Senior Vice President - Human Resources for a global specialty chemicals company with responsibility for the global HR function.
Mr. Wallach has served as an adjunct professor at Washington University in St. Louis, where he taught an MBA-level class on executive compensation. He holds a B.S. from the University of Nebraska and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
About Pearl Meyer & Partners
For more than 20 years, Pearl Meyer & Partners (www.pearlmeyer.com) has served as a trusted independent advisor to Boards and their senior management in the areas of compensation governance, strategy and program design. The firm provides comprehensive solutions to complex compensation challenges for multinational companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to not-for-profits as well as emerging high-growth companies. These organizations rely on Pearl Meyer & Partners to develop global programs that align rewards with long-term business goals to create value for all stakeholders: shareholders, executives, and employees. Pearl Meyer & Partners maintains U.S. offices in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose, as well as an office in London.