Kory Sorenson

Independent Director

Boards & Committees

Biography

Ms Kory Sorenson, a British citizen born in the United States, has made her career in finance, with a focus on capital and risk management. She holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance and the International Capital Markets from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Paris Dauphine and a Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in Political Science and Econometrics from the American University in Washington, D.C. In 2013, she completed the Harvard Business School’s executive education programme, “Making Corporate Boards More Effective”.

Ms Kory Sorenson held the position of Managing Director, Head of Insurance Capital Markets at Barclays Capital in London, where her team conducted innovative transactions in capital management, mergers and acquisitions, as well as equity transactions, hybrid capital and risk management for major insurance companies. She previously led the team in charge of the financial markets, specialising in insurance, at Credit Suisse and the team in charge of debt markets for financial institutions in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands at Lehman Brothers. She began her career in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and in finance at Total.

Ms Kory Sorenson is a member of Women Corporate Directors (Paris chapter).

Ms Kory Sorenson has been a Director of Pernod Ricard since 2015.