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  • Christine Oberholzer Skizas
  • Partner | Chicago
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Christine Oberholzer Skizas, a Partner with Pay Governance, has been consulting with clients across industries to strategize and develop executive compensation philosophies for senior executives for more than fourteen years. Her areas of expertise include compensation strategy, short- and long-term incentive design, including traditional and alternative delivery vehicles, and transaction-related engagements. She advises Compensation Committees and management teams in designing and maintaining thoughtful pay programs.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Pay Governance as a Partner, Christine served as the Group Leader of Towers Watson's Executive Compensation practice, managing the Chicago team of consultants while also serving as an advisor to Compensation Committees of public and private companies.

Prior to joining Towers Perrin, Christine managed the compensation consulting practice of a boutique national real estate advisory firm. Christine's professional career began in Arthur Andersen's Business Consulting division as a member of the Financial Services Industry practice, assisting some of the largest financial institutions in the country with the assessment, design and implementation of various operational strategies ranging from consumer lending to customer care.


Christine received a B.B.A degree in Finance and Business Economics with a concentration in International Business from The University of Notre Dame.