Myra R. Drucker – Advisory Board Member

Advisory Board Member

Myra R. Drucker is a frequent speaker and advisor on board governance issues.  She is an independent director of Grantham, May, Van Otterloo & Co (GMO), a privately held global investment management firm, and also serves as board chair of TrustedPeer Inc., an online business consulting and knowledge management network in the start-up phase.

Ms. Drucker is a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the organization that oversees the Financial and Governmental Accounting Standards Boards (FASB and GASB). She serves as chair of the investment committee of the Kresge Foundation, and an advisory member of the Boeing Company Employee Benefits Investment Committee.

Ms. Drucker was formerly managing director of General Motors Asset Management (GMAM) and Chief Investment Officer of General Motors Trust Bank, where she headed GMAM’s outsourced chief investment officer business. Before that, she was Chief Investment Officer of Xerox Corporation, and led pension investments for International Paper Company. Ms. Drucker’s previous years in the investment field include investment consulting and pioneering work in the use of quantitatively-based strategies to actively manage equity portfolios for pension and endowment funds.

She is past Chair of the New York Stock Exchange Pension Managers Advisory Committee, past Chair of the Board of Commonfund and past Vice Chair and current Honorary Trustee of the Board of Sarah Lawrence College.

Ms. Drucker has served as a trustee of the Putnam Mutual Funds, a director of Interactive Data Corporation (until the company’s sale to private equity investors), a director of New York Stock Exchange LLC (a subsidiary of NYSE Euronext), and a member of the advisory board of RCM Capital Management. She has served on the Investor’s Practices Committee of the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, the NYSE Corporate Accountability and Listing Standards Committee, and the joint NYSE/NASD IPO Advisory Committee. She is past chair of the Committee on Investment of Employee Benefit Assets, an industry group of corporate pension investment executives overseeing $1 trillion in plan assets.  She has served on the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal, the Rockefeller Foundation Finance Committee, the board of the ERISA Industry Committee, the World Bank Pension Advisory Committee, the U.S. Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Equity Products Advisory Committee.

Ms. Drucker is a recipient of the Institutional Investor Magazine Investor Lifetime Achievement Award.  She was ranked as one of the best pension officers in America by Institutional Investor Magazine and Pensions and Investments, and cited by Money Magazine as one of the “Fifty Smartest Women in the Money Business.”

Ms. Drucker has a BA in literature and psychology from Sarah Lawrence College.