(FOR NOMINATING/GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS, BOARD CHAIRS AND LEAD DIRECTORS)
This is an exclusive opportunity for public company Nom/Gov Committee members, Board chairs and Lead Directors to share in candid conversation with Glenn Booraem, Principal & Investment Stewardship Officer, Vanguard and Zach Oleksiuk, Managing Director, Evercore, specializing in shareholder engagement, corporate governance, ESG, advising companies on how to deal with activists, and investor relations. It is now more important than ever for directors to understand what governance issues a large institutional shareholder will be focused on in the upcoming proxy season and the kinds of governance issues activist shareholders might be looking at when evaluating your company. Attendees are encouraged to raise issues from their own experiences.
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Glenn Booraem is the Investment Stewardship Officer and a principal at Vanguard. Glenn joined Vanguard in 1989, and has led its investment stewardship efforts since 2001. He has also served as the controller and treasurer for each of the Vanguard funds. In addition to engaging with the Vanguard funds’ portfolio companies and serving as a frequent speaker on corporate governance matters, Glenn also represents Vanguard and its investors through a number of industry initiatives, including the Investor Stewardship Group (ISG) and the Investor Advisory Group for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Glenn has been named to the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Directorship 100 list each year since 2010, as one of the most influential people in corporate governance. He is a graduate of Temple University and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Zach Oleksiuk is a Managing Director in Evercore's corporate advisory business, specializing in shareholder engagement, corporate governance, ESG, and investor relations.
Prior to joining Evercore in 2017, Mr. Oleksiuk was Head of the Americas for BlackRock Investment Stewardship. Mr. Oleksiuk has over 16 years' experience in corporate governance, including with BlackRock in various roles since 2006. Mr. Oleksiuk is an active thought leader in the corporate governance community and is a frequent speaker to audiences of corporate directors and executives, investors, regulators, students, and other market participants. At BlackRock, Mr. Oleksiuk led a team responsible for engagement with companies on corporate governance, activist situations, and environmental and social matters, as well as developing and executing proxy voting policies. He also led BlackRock's participation as a founding signatory to the Investor Stewardship Group and the Framework for U.S. Stewardship and Governance. Prior to BlackRock, Mr. Oleksiuk spent five years with Institutional Shareholder Services in various roles.
Mr. Oleksiuk served on the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Standing Advisory Group from 2015-2017 and chaired the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) Corporate Governance Advisory Council in 2016-2017. He is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), where he previously chaired the Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Oleksiuk earned an MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and a BA from the Pennsylvania State University.