NEW YORK--()--American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST), a leading provider of share registry and related services, announced that it will participate in several upcoming industry events, with key executives scheduled to speak on popular corporate governance and regulatory issues.
“It is becoming increasingly essential that a board takes a streamlined and disciplined approach to corporate governance.”
John Siemann, Executive Vice President of AST Phoenix Advisors, is presenting at the 2013 West Coast Boardroom Summit conference. A widely acknowledged thought leader on corporate governance, he will speak about the 2013 proxy landscape and the highly publicized governance issues board members can expect to see in the upcoming proxy season. The presentation is intended to give guidance to public company directors and outline specific goals and objectives on how to make the most of their annual meeting.
As a tenured expert in the industry, Siemann has over 25 years of experience within the proxy and corporate governance sector. AST Phoenix Advisors’ personal approach in helping companies conduct successful solicitations has set the industry standard in strategic proxy solicitation. Siemann has been involved in more than 1,000 solicitations throughout his career.
“As leaders in our industry, AST has made the commitment to be on the forefront in educating companies and working closely with their directors to navigate the governance landscape,” noted Mark C. Healy, President and Chief Executive Officer at AST. “It is becoming increasingly essential that a board takes a streamlined and disciplined approach to corporate governance.”
In addition to Siemann, AST Phoenix Advisors’ Senior Vice President Rachel Posner is an upcoming guest presenter on a panel discussing the initial public offering (IPO) market at the Alternative Financial Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. Posner, a regular on popular panel discussions, will speak to the regulatory process and raising capital in this environment as well as the significance of strategic investor relations.
Posner is well-versed on IPOs through her consulting experience and helping private companies go public. With her prior experience as general counsel, she provides a unique legal perspective into the IPO process from a regulatory and investor standpoint and what is really involved as companies go public.
“The combination of Rachel and John’s expertise provides our clients and corporate issuers attending these venues a unique opportunity to see the talent they possess first hand,” commented Robert M. Carney Sr., Chief Operating Officer of AST.
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST) and its affiliates in the Link Group network are leading providers of registry services and technology to financial market participants in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, India, South Africa and the United Kingdom. AST and its partner, Canadian Stock Transfer Company Inc. (CST), form the North American division of the Link Group. Together AST and CST provide comprehensive stock transfer and employee plan services to more than 8,000 public issues and over 5.5 million shareholders. The division serves clients located throughout North America and in over 22 foreign countries, ranging in size from initial public offerings to Fortune 100 companies.
About AST Phoenix Advisors
AST Phoenix Advisors is a leading provider of proxy solicitation and corporate governance advisory services, offering fully integrated proxy solicitation, governance, investor relations and information agent services to leading companies in North America.