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Carol Bowie

Carol Bowie

Teneo Governance
Senior Advisor
Washington, DC, USA

Carol Bowie is a Senior Advisor in the Governance unit of Teneo Holdings, a global advisory firm that provides strategic counsel to major companies across their full range of key objectives and issues.

Prior to joining Teneo in March, 2017, Carol had retired from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) where she was an Executive Director and head of the Americas Research group that provides proxy-based research, analysis, and shareholder voting recommendations for thousands of public companies in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Preceding that role, Carol led Compensation Research Development at ISS for several years, and before that headed the ISS Governance Institute team that produced research and insight around key issues in corporate governance and coordinated ISS’ U.S. benchmark policy development.  Until its acquisition by ISS in 2005, Carol was Director of Governance Research at the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) in Washington, DC, an advisory service providing objective guidance on governance and proxy voting issues to institutional investors worldwide.

Before joining IRRC in 2001, Carol was Director of Publications & Research for Executive Compensation Advisory Services and long-time managing editor of the Executive Compensation Reports newsletter, analyzing trends and developments in executive pay at public companies.  She has been a frequent speaker on executive compensation and other governance issues, and has published articles in journals such as Mergers & Acquisitions and Directorship Magazine. Carol also has provided information and commentary on these issues to the business and general press and has appeared on numerous business-related television and radio programs. She received a Women's 100 Lifetime Achievement in Governance Award in 2016 and was named to the National Association of Corporate Directors' list of 100 top board room influencers several times.


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