Morrow Sodali, the leading global consultancy providing comprehensive governance and shareholder services to corporate clients around the world, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Oh as Managing Director, Corporate Governance, US. In this role, Daniel will join the firm’s Corporate Governance Consulting Group to advise corporate clients with respect to governance practices across the full range of environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) issues.
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Daniel Oh, Managing Director, Corporate Governance, US at Morrow Sodali (Photo: Business Wire)
Mr. Oh has more than 19 years of experience in a diverse range of roles, covering corporate governance, equity research, investor relations, investment stewardship, financial valuation, portfolio management, and business strategy. Daniel joins Morrow Sodali from Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)(TSX:ABX) where he served as Senior Vice President, Investor Engagement and Governance, leading Investor Relations and shareholder engagement on governance from 2016 through 2019. Prior to joining Barrick, he was Vice President, Investment Stewardship for BlackRock Inc., where he was responsible for managing corporate governance and ESG issues of more than 1,300 North American and European companies and advising BlackRock investment teams on corporate governance and sustainability practices. He also led BlackRock’s shareholder engagement efforts, including engaging with company management, board members, chief sustainability officers, general counsels, and corporate secretaries. Prior to joining BlackRock, Daniel held senior corporate governance roles at State Street Global Advisors and Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Earlier in his career with Bear Stearns and Citigroup, he conducted equity research for both the buy-side and the sell-side.
Ron Knox, Morrow Sodali’s CEO, US, commented, “We are extremely excited to have Daniel join our team. As our corporate issuer clients endeavor to create long term value for their shareholders, Daniel’s expertise and experience will enable us to continue to serve our clients’ expanding ESG needs at the highest level.”
Bill Ultan, Morrow Sodali’s Managing Director and Head of Corporate Governance, added, “As the ESG demands on our clients have grown tremendously in recent years, we have worked diligently to develop our governance consulting practice to ensure that we maintain the highest quality services that are founded on thoughtful, independent counsel and analysis of the full range of ESG topics. With this principle in mind, we believe an individual of Daniel’s caliber brings a depth of knowledge and insight that will enhance our strategic consulting ESG services. Moreover, his experience as an investor, advisor, and issuer will offer our clients a unique and valuable perspective that will further our collaborative efforts to manage ESG-related risks and opportunities.”
Daniel Oh added, “I am thrilled to join Morrow Sodali’s Corporate Governance Consulting Group and excited to add value to an extremely strong team in assisting issuers facing various challenges of shareholder engagement and ESG-related practices including public disclsoure for their shareholders and stakeholders. As investors’ interest in ESG issues rapidly increases, I look forward to assisting boards and management teams in developing their ESG practices and organizational structures to manage investor and market expectations by providing both investor’s and issuer’s perspectives.”
About Morrow Sodali
Morrow Sodali is a leading provider of strategic advice and shareholder services to corporate clients around the world. The firm provides corporate boards and executives with strategic advice and services relating to corporate governance, shareholder and bondholder communication and engagement, capital markets intelligence, proxy solicitation, shareholder activism and mergers and acquisitions.
From headquarters in New York and London, and offices and partners in major capital markets, Morrow Sodali serves more than 700 corporate clients in 40 countries, including many of the world’s largest multinational corporations. In addition to listed and private companies, its clients include mutual funds, ETFs, stock exchanges and membership associations.
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