Charles A. KoonsManaging Director - Activism & Contested Situations
Charlie is Managing Director of the Activism & Contested Situations Advisory Group at Morrow Sodali. Charlie has over 20 years of experience as a trusted advisor in proxy contests and M&A to both corporate issuers as well as shareholders, most recently as Managing Director of MacKenzie Partners. Some of the most notable situations in which he has served are Newell Brands/Starboard, Whole Foods/Amazon, Williams Companies/Energy Transfer, Westlake/Axiall, Trian/DuPont, Forest Labs/Icahn, Hess/Elliott, Canadian Pacific/Pershing Square, Third Point/Yahoo!, Target/Pershing Square, AOL/Starboard, and Shamrock/Disney.
Charlie holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt University.
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