Ann Yerger is one of the top experts in the field of corporate governance, a long career spanning 30 years. Getting in on the ground floor at IRRC – the “Investor Responsibility Research Center” – she ultimately became the Deputy Director of its corporate governance service.
Then, Ann spent two decades at the powerful Council of Institutional Investors (known as CII) – the last 10 years of which she served as the Executive Director. This was during an era of explosive growth for the corporate governance industry.
More recently, Ann ran EY’s Center for Board Matters before leaving at the end of February to join the board of Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, a unique company that uses its dividends to help fund the Milton Hershey School.