SAN FRANCISCO (January 13, 2016) – Glass Lewis today announced the appointment of Dr. Bonnie Hill to its Research Advisory Council, which comprises experts on corporate governance, accounting, law, financial transparency and regulatory matters and guides the development of Glass Lewis’ proxy voting policies and guidelines.
Dr. Hill has had a wide-ranging career in business, government, education and philanthropy. Her experience in corporate governance includes serving as a director at 11 corporations, among them Yum! Brands, Inc., The Home Depot and AK Steel Holding Corp. Dr. Hill is currently on the boards of the California Water Service Group, Rand Corporation, Jenessee Center, Los Angeles Urban League (emeritus board) and Goodwill Industries of Southern California (advisory). She formerly served on the board of FINRA and was a member of the PCAOB Investor Advisory Group.
“I’m very pleased to announce this remarkable addition to our Research Advisory Council,” said Robert McCormick, Chief Policy Officer of Glass Lewis. “Bonnie’s insights on governance and business, based on her extensive experience on large-company boards, will complement the skills and experience of the other Council members.”
The Council’s mission is to inform Glass Lewis and its clients on emerging trends and issues of importance to institutional investors. The Council works with Glass Lewis to define core principles and best practices that help institutional investors worldwide exercise their ownership rights.
Besides Dr. Hill, other members of the Council include: Charles A Bowsher, Kevin Cameron, Jesse Fried, Stéphanie Lachance and David Nierenberg.
For more information on the Research Advisory Council and its members, please see the Leadership page of the Glass Lewis website.
About Glass Lewis
Glass Lewis is the leading independent provider of global governance services, helping institutional investors understand and connect with the companies they invest in. We are a trusted ally of more than 1,200 investors globally who use our high-quality, unbiased Proxy Paper research, industry-leading Viewpoint proxy vote management solution, and innovative Meetyl direct-engagement platform to help drive value across all their governance activities. Glass Lewis empowers institutional investors that collectively manage more than $25 trillion to make sound voting decisions at more than 20,000 meetings a year in 100 countries by uncovering and assessing governance, business, legal, political and accounting risks. Founded in 2003, Glass Lewis has more than 360 employees worldwide across offices from headquarters in San Francisco to New York, Washington D.C., Sydney, Australia, Limerick, Ireland, and Karlsruhe, Germany. More information available at www.glasslewis.com.