James E. Kim
135 Main Street, Suite 1750
San Francisco, CA 94105
T 415.659.0202

<< BACK Mr. Kim is a Managing Director of Frederic W. Cook & Co., Inc., a consulting firm specializing in executive compensation and corporate governance matters. Since 1973, the firm has advised over 2,500 clients. Currently, it is the leading independent adviser to Board Compensation Committees of companies across major indices such as the Dow Jones Industrials, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100.

He joined the firm in 1998 and has over 13 years of industry experience. He opened the firm's San Francisco office in 2005. During his tenure, he has advised over 100 companies across a wide range of industries. He is also a frequent speaker at national conferences, including those sponsored by the American Bar Association, the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The University of Chicago and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.