Korn Ferry
Cory Morrow

Cory Morrow

Senior Client Partner


Cory Morrow is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the firm’s Dallas office.

On a recent project, Mr. Morrow worked with the compensation committee and senior management of a multinational organization to review and redesign executive compensation programs to ensure they support the company’s short- and long-term business.

His other work includes long-term incentive re-design, severance and retention programs, CEO employment agreements, IPO support, compensation philosophy development, proxy reporting, guidance on SEC regulations, and director compensation analysis.

Mr. Morrow works the executive pay and governance practice, he partners with boards and senior leadership teams to develop programs that align performance and rewards with business strategy.

Mr. Morrow has worked for over twenty years as an advisor to both compensation committees and management on a wide range of issues in the field of executive compensation, including executive pay strategy, short and long-term incentive plan design, proxy disclosure, succession planning, transactions, and corporate governance for both public and private entities.

In addition to his retail experience, Mr. Morrow has consulted with clients in a variety of industries, including consumer products, energy, technology, manufacturing, and healthcare.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Hay Group, Mr. Morrow was a consultant at Mercer Human Resource Consulting. He has also held positions at Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.

Mr. Morrow received an master’s of business administration in finance and organizational behavior from SMU’s Cox School of Business and a bachelor’s degree (magna cum laude) in Spanish literature from Pomona College. He is also a Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP).