15 Mar 2018

Morrow Sodali appoints Cynthia Alers as Director and Head of UK

Morrow Sodali

Cynthia Alers has joined Morrow Sodali as Director and Head of UK. Mrs. Alers’ appointment further consolidates the wealth of experience of Morrow Sodali’s UK team which covers all services - ranging from corporate governance to fixed income advisory, to investor relationship management, and M&A and contested situations - thus allowing the firm to increasingly focus on offering insightful advice, high-quality service and customized solutions to its clients’ governance and ownership challenges.

Her responsibilities will include strategic advice to Morrow Sodali’s clients engaged in corporate actions and to liaise with financial advisors, legal counsel, and other advisors involved in a variety of UK and cross-border transactions.

“Cynthia brings to Morrow Sodali a wide range of experience in corporate and banking roles and will further develop and enhance our consultancy services in investor engagement, corporate governance, proxy solicitation strategy, AGM services and fixed income. She brings a deep knowledge of investor relations and capital markets and will help us consolidate our UK business,” commented Alvise Recchi, CEO of Morrow Sodali.

Cynthia Alers said: “I am very excited to be joining Morrow Sodali as Head of the UK market. Investor engagement, stewardship and corporate governance are increasingly driving investor behaviours and corporate valuations. I look forward to working with our global office to develop the UK consultancy services for both advisers and corporates.”

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ESG Governance Remuneration Shareholder Activism Shareholder Communication Shareholder Engagement UK