Rose Marie Orens

Rose Marie Orens Senior Partner

Areas of Expertise

  • Banking & Finance
  • Governance and Risk

Rose Marie Orens is a senior founding partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP). With over 25 years of experience, she has consulted on a wide range of executive and director compensation issues. She focuses on tying executive compensation to business strategy and enhancing the alignment between executive pay and enterprise performance.

Rose Marie specializes in working with compensation committees and management in financial services firms. She has designed executive compensation programs, including annual and long term incentive plans, and consulted on corporate governance, risk assessment of incentive plans and the regulatory landscape that financial service firms face today. Rose Marie received a BA magna cum laude from Boston University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Present Responsibilities

Rose Marie Orens is a senior founding partner of Compensation Advisory Partners LLC (CAP). She has consulted with boards, chief executive officerss and management on a wide range of executive and director compensation issues for over twenty-five years. She focuses on tying executive compensation to business strategy and enhancing the alignment between executive pay and enterprise performance. She has extensive experience in working with compensation committees and management across industries, including a specialization in financial services.

Experience

Rose Marie has designed executive compensation strategies and accompanying annual and long term incentive programs for a diverse mix of companies and segments of financial service firms. Her expertise in financial services includes deep experience navigating the evolving regulatory environment, as well as consulting on governance and risk-related issues. She has worked closely with multiple institutions to implement business strategy and identify longer term market trends that impact executive compensation programs.

Prior to founding CAP, Rose Marie was a Worldwide Partner in Mercer’s Human Capital business and the Market Business Leader for the New York market. Prior to Mercer, she was a partner in KPMG’s Performance and Compensation consulting practice.

Awards

Rose Marie received the 1993 YWCA Academy of Women Achievers Award. She is a two-time honoree of the NACD Directorship 100, an honor awarded to individuals influential in corporate governance, and the boardroom.

Publications and Speeches

Rose Marie has been frequently quoted in The New York Times, The Financial Times, The American Banker, Bloomberg News, Reuters, and other publications. A frequent speaker on executive compensation issues, she has recently presented at the NACD Leading Minds, Equilar Summit, NASPP National Conference, the Bloomberg Forum and the National Associate of Corporate Secretaries.

Education

Rose Marie received a BA magna cum laude from Boston University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.