09 December, 2015 | (01 hr)
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Join The Conference Board Governance Center, Cleary Gottlieb and Vanguard for an important discussion about the increasing pressures on companies for short-term performance rather than creating long-term, sustainable value for shareholders and stakeholders. Activism, quarterly earnings, executive compensation design and changes in the capital markets that favor trading over investment all play a part. Our panel will discuss how short-termism is jeopardizing the future prosperity of business and what actions can be taken by boards, management, investors and policy makers to rebalance business toward a longer term view.
Who Should Attend: Senior business and investor executives from the legal, audit, risk, and governance functions.
Glenn Booraem is the head of Investment Stewardship and a principal at Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management firms. Vanguard manages more than US$4 trillion on behalf of its 20 million clients worldwide.
Glenn joined Vanguard in 1989, and has le...Full Bio
Neil Whoriskey is a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, currently based in the New York office. His practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions. He is the Co-Chair of the Corporate Governance group.
Mr. Whoriskey's matters include representation of:
Donna Dabney, former Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center, is currently a Senior Advisor to the Governance Center.
Prior to joining The Conference Board, Donna was Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Corporate Governance Counsel of Alcoa Inc. and she part...Full Bio