NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl Meyer President and CEO David Swinford and Managing Director and Chicago Office Head Jannice Koors were named to the 10th Annual National Association of Corporate Directors' (NACD) Directorship 100 in a ceremony on November 30th in New York. Swinford has been named each year since the award's inception and 2017 marks the ninth year in a row that Koors has received this honor. The NACD describes the award as "the gold standard" and a recognition of "the most influential people in the boardroom community, including directors, corporate governance experts, regulators, and advisors." The 100 individuals chosen demonstrate knowledge, leadership, and excellence in corporate governance. Criteria for nomination and selection to the Directorship 100 is extensive and falls into four categories: integrity, mature confidence, informed judgement, and high performance standards. Both Swinford and Koors have regularly served as faculty for the NACD's Director Professionalism and Master Class programs, and are frequent contributors to the organization's Directorship magazine. Pearl Meyer is one of NACD's longest-tenured Strategic Content Partners collaborating with NACD on a broad number of research, thought leadership, and educational initiatives on key issues impacting the boardroom. The firm chairs the Board Committee Forum for Compensation at NACD's annual Global Board Leaders' Summit, produces NACD's annual Compensation Committee Series of webinars, and researches and produces the annual NACD Director Compensation Report.