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NEW YORK—August 4, 2017—Executive compensation consultancy Pearl Meyer announced today that the firm has acquired Main Data Group, a leading provider of executive compensation and corporate governance data.

“Main Data broadens our portfolio of client offerings through its robust technology and innovative data solutions,” said David Swinford, president and CEO, Pearl Meyer. “This expands our ability to provide clients with high-value custom analysis and insight to support the design of effective executive compensation programs that deliver competitive advantage and long-term value for their organizations.”

“We are excited to be joining Pearl Meyer,” said Craig Main, CEO and founder of Main Data Group. “The strength of their brand and depth of resources will support our ability to grow and extend our market reach.”

Main Data Group will operate as a separate business unit within Pearl Meyer and will continue to provide its existing clients with total rewards and corporate governance information through its cost-effective cloud-based software platform.


About Main Data Group

Main Data Group is a provider of high-resolution executive compensation benchmarking and corporate governance analytics. Its mission is to empower executive compensation professionals with comprehensive total rewards and corporate governance information in an affordable, easy-to-use online service.

About Pearl Meyer

Pearl Meyer is the leading advisor to boards and senior management helping organizations build, develop, and reward great leadership teams that drive long-term success. Our strategy-driven compensation and leadership consulting services act as powerful catalysts for value creation and competitive advantage by addressing the critical links between people and outcomes. Our clients stand at the forefront of their industries and range from emerging high-growth, not-for-profit, and private organizations to the Fortune 500.

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