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May 09, 2016

Pearl Meyer Adds Executive Compensation Expert David E. Seitz to its Consulting Team

Mr. Seitz has nearly 30 years’ experience in the field; he will be based in Dallas and affiliated with the firm's Houston office

NEW YORK—May 9, 2016—Industry-leading executive compensation consultancy Pearl Meyer today announced that David E. Seitz has joined the firm as a managing director. He will be based in Dallas and affiliated with the company’s Houston office. Mr. Seitz has nearly 30 years’ experience in the field and has consulted with more than 800 companies on executive compensation over the course of his career.

“David brings solid expertise in partnering with clients to develop total compensation strategies, including annual and long-term incentive plans focused on value creation,” said David Swinford, president and CEO of Pearl Meyer. “This is a growing need for our clients and he is a great addition to our firm.”

Mr. Seitz also has experience in executive retirement, financial performance metrics, and change-in-control arrangements and has worked on executive compensation issues for many business restructurings including Initial Public Offerings (IPO’s), spin-offs, mergers, and financial turn-arounds.

He has consulted across industries, with concentration in financial services, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and energy. He has an extensive background working with multinational companies, particularly in the United Kingdom and Latin America. 

“Pearl Meyer is known for its in-depth understanding of business strategy and for shaping new, innovative thinking about executive compensation,” said Seitz. “It’s an exciting time to be joining the firm and I’m looking forward to the challenge.”

David Seitz can be reached at or 214-543-7678. Connect with David on LinkedIn.

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