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 leads ISS’ business spanning 18 offices in 13 countries while setting the organization’s strategic direction. Gary is responsible for expanding the company’s current range of governance and responsible investment solutions as well as identifying and acquiring new offerings and business lines for investment professional clients across global capital markets.  Read more.

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Stephen Harvey | Chief Operating Officer

Stephen Harvey is Chief Operating Officer of ISS. He is responsible for leading the firm’s client coverage organizations, operations, product management, marketing and supporting business groups. Steve joined RiskMetrics Group where he spent 7 years leading and building the sales, marketing, and account management organizations. 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, responsible for leading the team dedicated to ensuring and supporting an inclusive and diverse culture of engaged and high performing people around the world. Alexis leads the company’s efforts to develop human resources programs and policies which support ISS’ strategic business goals and tactical plans. Read more.

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Steven Friedman | General Counsel

Steven Friedman is ISS’ General Counsel. Steven oversees all legal matters, including corporate contracting, intellectual property, human resources, litigation and regulatory compliance. 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.


Ulrika Hasselgren | Global Head of Responsible Investment Strategy & ESG Integration

Ulrika Hasselgren is Managing Director and Global Head of Responsible Investment Strategy & ESG Integration. Prior to joining ISS, Hasselgren was chief executive officer and co-founder of Stockholm-based Ethix SRI Advisors, which was acquired by ISS in September 2015. 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 Global Institutional Sales

Lorraine Kelly is the Head of Global Institutional Sales.  She joined the ISS sales team in 2003 to develop and implement key client sales programs that focused on global growth and client satisfaction.  Her role evolved as the business grew and she maintained many direct client relationships while leading and mentoring a team of sales professionals.  Read more.

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Marija Kramer | Head of Global Product Management

Marija Kramer is the Head of Global Product Management. She is responsible for new product development and strategic alliances in all regions of the world where ISS products are delivered to clients. She also manages ISS’ technology initiatives related to new product introductions and product enhancements. Read more.

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Georgina Marshall | Head of Global Research

Appointed in 2015, Georgina Marshall is Head of Global Research. In this role, she leads the ISS global research teams that report on more than 39,000 meetings in over 115 markets around the world each year, providing institutional investors with informed research and voting recommendations, and producing studies and white papers on issues and topics related to corporate governance and responsible ownership.  Read more.

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Richard Reynics | Head of Global Research Operations & Custom Research

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


John Roe | Head of ISS Analytics

John Roe is Head of ISS Analytics, a business line of Institutional Shareholder Services focused on developing data and analytics products used by financial market participants, globally. 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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