NIRI San Diego Presents Shareholder Activisim and Social/Networking Event on
Panel Discussion Will Explore Strategies for Responding to Investor Activism
SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2014
SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The San Diego Chapter of the
National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) will host a panel discussion on
strategies for responding to shareholder activism.
The discussion will be held on Tuesday, March 25, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and will
be immediately followed by a social networking hour. (See details below).
oMark Foletta, Board member of Ambit BioSciences, AMN Healthcare & Regulus
Therapeutics; & former Senior VP, Finance & CFO of Amylin Pharmaceuticals
during the Carl Icahn era.
oMark Harnett, President of Proxy Solicitation & Corporate Governance -
oDaniel Kerstein, Managing Director & Head - Barclays Strategic Finance
oAndrew Siegel, Partner - Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher, Strategic
Communications & Shareholder Activism Advisor
The discussion will tackle proven strategies, guidelines and best practices
for IROs to respond when activist shareholders come calling. The conversation
will look at behind-the-scenes agitation to full blown proxy contests.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Program: 5-6:30 p.m.; Networking/Social immediately following program
WHERE: Foley & Lardner
3579 Valley Center Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92130
COST: Member - $45.00 (Day of event: $50)
Non-member - $60.00 (USD)
Please RSVP by Friday, March 21, on the NIRI San Diego web site at
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers
and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among
corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial
community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations
association in the world with more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600
publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization. The
NIRI San Diego chapter is one of over 30 chapters worldwide. Information about
upcoming programs for the San Diego Chapter can be found on the chapter's
website at www.nirisandiego.org.
About Investor Relations and NIRI
Investor relations is a strategic management responsibility that integrates
finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to enable the
most effective two-way communication between a company, the financial
community, and other constituencies, which ultimately contributes to a
company's securities achieving fair valuation. NIRI is dedicated to advancing
the practice of investor relations and the professional competency and stature
of its members.
For additional information, please contact any of the NIRI San Diego Chapter
President: Gwen Rosenberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
VP - Secretary: Karen Fisher, email@example.com
VP - Treasurer: Derik Keeble, firstname.lastname@example.org
VP - Communications: Jane Booth, Jane.Booth@prnewswire.com
VP- Communications: Pete De Spain, email@example.com
VP - Membership: John Stoepler, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director at Large: Amy Conrad, email@example.com
Director at Large: Debra Hart, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director at Large: Paul Goodson, email@example.com
Director at Large: Robert Uhl, Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: John Stoepler, Mentus, 858-455-5500, ext 220, email@example.com
SOURCE NIRI San Diego- National Investor Relations Institute
Contact: Gwen Rosenberg, chapter president, 858-646-8369
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