Recap of Panel Discussion on Shareholder Engagement: Governance Experts Share Perspectives

    View Authors May 2016

    On April 7, 2016, the firm hosted a roundtable discussion, “Strategies and Best Practices for Shareholder Engagement,” during our 2016 Roundtable for General Counsel in the Chemical and Performance Materials Industries, a two-day executive briefing held in Washington DC. The discussion was well timed, taking place in the midst of proxy season when shareholder engagement activities are in the spotlight. The panel addressed various perspectives of shareholder engagement through the eyes of industry experts including: 

    • Glenn Booraem, Principal and Fund Treasurer for Vanguard (Vanguard)
    • John Roe, Managing Director and Head of Advisory and Client Services, ISS Corporate Solutions (ISS)
    • Amy Borrus, Deputy Director, Council of Institutional Investors (CII)
    • Matthew Juneau, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, Albemarle Corporation (Albemarle)

    The panel discussion was moderated by Abby Brown, partner in the Global Corporate Practice of the Washington DC office.