PWP recruits Mou as MD and compensation head

Perella Weinberg Partners has hired Karen Mou as a managing director and head of compensation. Previously, Mou worked at Two Sigma Investments, where she most recently served as a business manager for the equities modeling business.


New York, April 16, 2019 – Perella Weinberg Partners (“PWP”) today announced the appointment of Karen Mou as a Managing Director and Head of Compensation. Ms. Mou joined PWP in March 2019 and is based in New York, where she oversees the firm’s compensation strategies and practices.

“We are excited to welcome an executive of Karen’s caliber to the firm,” said Kyle Sugarman, Partner and Head of Human Resources at PWP. “With her extensive experience developing and implementing compensation strategies in support of business growth, she will be instrumental in steering our practices as we continue to cultivate and expand our global talent base.”

“I am delighted to join such a well-respected independent advisory firm,” said Karen Mou. “I look forward to working with the accomplished team here providing strategic compensation guidance to PWP at this pivotal time in the firm’s evolution.”

Ms. Mou has more than 15 years of experience, and joins PWP from Two Sigma Investments, where she most recently served as a business manager for the Equities Modeling business. Previously, Ms. Mou led Two Sigma’s Compensation and Talent Analytics function for more than seven years. Prior to Two Sigma, Ms. Mou was a Director at UBS, responsible for performance, analytics and rewards for the Investment Banking Division. She previously held similar roles at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. Ms. Mou began her career in management consulting as an analyst in the Financial Services Practice at PA Consulting Group, a global innovation and transformation consultancy. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, magna cum laude, from Princeton University.

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