Our leadership team brings extensive experience
in corporate governance & financial services.

Leadership Team

Gary Retelny | President & CEO

Gary Retelny is President and CEO of Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS). He is responsible for overall leadership of the business spanning 30 cities in 15 countries and covering seven discrete business lines: Governance Workflow, Responsible Investment, Corporate Solutions, Asset Management Intelligence, Transaction Cost Analysis, Fund Services, and ISS Media. Read more.

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Nancy Adler | Head of Global Communications & Marketing

Nancy Adler is the Head of Global Communications and Marketing. She leads the global team responsible for corporate branding, communications and product marketing. Read more.

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Mark Brockway | Head of ISS Corporate Solutions Inc. (ICS)

Mark Brockway is the Head of ICS, a subsidiary of ISS that provides corporate governance and executive compensation benchmarking and analytical tools and advisory services to corporate issuers and professional services firms. Read more.

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Alexis Daur | Head of Global Human Resources

Alexis Daur is ISS’ Head of Global Human Resources with responsibility for leading the team dedicated to ensuring and supporting an inclusive and diverse culture of engaged and high performing professionals around the world. Read more.

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Steven Friedman | General Counsel

Steven Friedman is ISS’ General Counsel with responsibility for all legal matters, including corporate contracting, intellectual property, human resources, litigation, and regulatory compliance across the 15 countries in which ISS operates.  Read more.

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Jamie Gracey | Head of Global Voting and Data Operations

Jamie Gracey is the Head of Global Voting and Data Operations working out of our Norman, OK office. He is responsible for the operations of ISS’ proxy voting service, global ballot distribution operations and the data collection groups. Read more.

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Robert Haßler | Head of ESG Ratings and Corporate Responsibility

Robert Haßler is Head of ESG Ratings and Corporate Responsibility and a member of ISS´ Leadership Team. He joined the company when Munich-based oekom research, a leading sustainability rating agency of which he was co-founder and CEO, became part of ISS in March 2018. Read more.

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Allen Heery | Chief Financial Officer

Allen Heery is the Chief Financial Officer of ISS. Prior to joining ISS in 2014, Allen served as Chief Financial Officer of MSCI as well as having responsibility for running administrative functions from 1998 to 2006. Read more.

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Lorraine Kelly | Head of Governance Solutions

Lorraine Kelly is ISS’ Head of Governance Solutions. She is responsible for overall strategy for ISS’ core proxy voting and research business lines including ISS’ Global Proxy Distribution service and Securities Class Action Services LLC, a subsidiary of Institutional Shareholder Services. Read more.

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Marija Kramer | Head of ISS ESG

Marija Kramer is Head of ISS’ ESG business unit, overseeing the unit’s core Data & Analytics, Research, and Index offerings. She leads a team of more than 400 professionals assisting clients…  Read more.

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Bob Lemmond | Chief Revenue Officer

Bob Lemmond is Chief Revenue Officer at Institutional Shareholder Services where he leads the global sales organization with responsibility for ISS’ overall revenue across its Governance Research & Voting, ESG, and Market Intelligence business units. Read more.

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Georgina Marshall | Global Head of Research

Georgina is Global Head of Research at ISS. She leads the ISS research teams based across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific that provide institutional investors with informed research and voting recommendations, and supporting many investors in their voting, engagement and other stewardship activities. As well as tracking and reporting on over 40,000 public company shareholder meetings globally each year, the team also produce studies and other papers on a wide variety of topics related to corporate governance, voting, ESG, and responsible ownership. Read more.


Matt Newman | Head of Global Institutional Sales

Matt Newman is the Head of Global Institutional Sales. He oversees the global sales team and sets overall sales strategy for ISS’ Analytics, Proxy, Responsible Investment, and Securities Class Action Services business lines. Previously, Matt served as Head of East Coast and Canadian sales and has more than 20 years of client service experience… Read more.

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Kevin O’Leary | Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer

Kevin O’Leary is ISS’s Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. In these roles, he is responsible for ISS’s Infrastructure, Data Centers, Corporate Technology and Information Security programs. He works closely with the business and application development teams to build applications that that are highly scalable and secure. Read more.

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Richard Reynics | Head of Global Sales Operations & Intelligence

Rich Reynics is the Head of Global Sales Operations & Intelligence. Since joining ISS in 2007, Rich has served in multiple client-facing roles, most recently as the Head of Global Account Management… Read more.

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Thomas Stockdale | Head of Data Strategy and Application Development

Thomas Stockdale is Head of Data Strategy and Application Development for ISS. Tom is responsible for Application Development, working closely with the Information Technology and Product Management teams to refine and expand our current product roadmap plans and develop a comprehensive technology strategy for ISS products and platforms.  Read more.

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