Global management team

  • Cas Sydorowitz

    Global Head of Georgeson

    Cas Sydorowitz

    Cas has more than 25 years’ experience in international investor relations and shareholder identification and has been with Georgeson since 1998. As responsible for Georgeson’s Global activism and M&A practice, he has been involved in the highest profile M&A and activist situations. Cas has a longstanding knowledge of Global proxy voting mechanics and key governance matters affecting issuers and shareholders globally. Having worked for several activists and against many more he has in-depth experience in how activists run their campaigns and the different stakeholders they look to influence in sensitive activist campaigns. Prior to joining Georgeson he had five years’ experience in international investor relations and shareholder identification. While honing his skills in the US, Cas has been in the UK since 2002.
  • Domenic Brancati

    Global Chief Operating Officer

    Domenic Brancati

    Domenic began working for Georgeson in the UK in 2000, and has since played major roles in some of the largest M&A transactions and proxy fights in UK, Europe, Asia and Australasia. Domenic is a trusted advisor to the firm’s clients on all matters relating to stakeholder engagement. He currently has responsibility for all Georgeson across UK/Europe and parts of Asia. Domenic had also spent time in Australia running the local Georgeson business.
  • Ryan Wade

    Chief Strategy Officer

    Ryan Wade

    Ryan Wade joined Georgeson in 2002 and has over 22 years’ experience in financial services, strategic consulting and investor communications. Ryan brings a global perspective to all business initiatives having worked in Sydney, London, Hong Kong and New York where he is now based. Ryan’s extensive knowledge and skills gained over this time are focussed on innovatively improving the insight and consulting advice to Georgeson’s global client base particularly on Environmental, Social and Governance matters. Ryan was formerly Managing Director Georgeson Australia & New Zealand for more than 10 years where he managed engagement strategies for high profile transactions including the NAB / Clydesdale Bank demerger, AXA’s merger with AMP, St George Bank’s merger with Westpac, Coles’ merger with Wesfarmers, Suncorp’s merger with Promina, Foster’s bid for Southcorp and APA’s bid for Qantas. As a senior Computershare Executive, Ryan has led and participated in a number of regional and global initiatives including business strategy reviews, new market analysis, M&A opportunities, major government tenders and joint venture partnerships. Ryan earned an MBA from University of New South Wales (AGSM) and a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University, Sydney Australia.
  • Laks Meyyappan

    CEO, Global Ownership Intelligence

    Laks Meyyappan

    Laks joined Georgeson in 2003. He has over 26 years industry experience and owns a Masters degree in Global Finance. He has been the deputy CEO of Japan Shareholder Services from 2005 to 2015, a joint venture between Computershare and Mitsubishi United Financial Group. He started his career as Junior Account Executive in 1990 at Morrow & Co. followed by Chase Mellon Shareholder Services, Corporate Investor Communications and Computershare. Currently Laks is the CEO of Australasia responsible for all Georgeson services across the region overseeing a global staff located across Australia and Asia.

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For any other European countries, please see the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom

  • Anthony Kluk

    Anthony Kluk

    Head of Market - UK & Nordics

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  • Cas Sydorowitz

    Cas Sydorowitz

    Global Head of Georgeson

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  • Domenic Brancati

    Domenic Brancati

    Global Chief Operating Officer

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  • Mark Harwood

    Mark Harwood

    Head of M&A - UK & Europe

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  • Kiran Vasantham

    Kiran Vasantham

    Head of Investor Engagement UK/Europe

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  • Daniele Vitale

    Daniele Vitale

    Head of Governance UK & Europe

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  • Arun Kelshiker CFA, CAIA

    Arun Kelshiker CFA, CAIA

    Head of Environmental and Social, UK/Europe

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  • Nicolò DallAntonia

    Nicolò DallAntonia

    Corporate Governance Analyst

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  • Bruno Rapoport

    Business development

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Asia

  • Bryan Ko

    Bryan Ko

    Head of Asia

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  • Savoy Lee

    Savoy Lee

    Director, Head of Corporate Advisory

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  • Laks Meyyappan

    Laks Meyyappan

    CEO, Global Ownership Intelligence

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Australia

  • Andrew Thain

    Andrew Thain

    Head of Australia and Managing Director

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  • Jamie Cameron

    Jamie Cameron

    General Manager

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  • Allyson Porter

    Allyson Porter

    Corporate Governance Manager Australia

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  • Ben Horne

    Ben Horne

    Account Director

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  • Catherine Napper

    Catherine Napper

    Account Director

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  • Jason Hayes

    Jason Hayes

    Account Director

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  • Sam Horner

    Sam Horner

    Account Director

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  • Philip Xuan

    Philip Xuan

    Account Director

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  • Michael Davis

    Michael Davis

    Institutional Investor Relations Manager

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  • Mariana Marabini

    Mariana Marabini

    Corporate Governance Associate

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Canada

France

  • Matthieu Simon Blavier

    Matthieu Simon Blavier

    Head of Market France

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  • Christine Genin

    Christine Genin

    Senior Account Manager

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Germany

  • Matthias Nau

    Matthias Nau

    Head of Market DACH

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Italy

  • Lorenzo Casale

    Lorenzo Casale

    Head of Market Italy

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  • Francesco Surace

    Francesco Surace

    Head of Corporate Governance Italy

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  • Alberto D’Aroma

    Alberto D’Aroma

    Senior Account Manager

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  • Lidia De Gasperis

    Head of Intelligence & ID

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  • Roberta Armentano

    Roberta Armentano

    Head of Retail Relationships

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  • Andrea Mastrostefano

    Andrea Mastrostefano

    Account Manager

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LATAM & Emerging markets

  • Stefano Marini

    Stefano Marini

    CEO of Latin America and Emerging Markets and Senior Advisor Southern Europe

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Netherlands

  • Ivana Cvjetkovic

    Ivana Cvjetkovic

    Head of Market Benelux

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  • Kirsten Van Rooijen

    Kirsten Van Rooijen

    Head of Continental Europe

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Nordics

  • Anthony Kluk

    Anthony Kluk

    Head of Market - UK & Nordics

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Spain

  • Carlos Sáez Gallego

    Carlos Sáez Gallego

    Country Head Spain

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  • Claudia Maria Morante Belgrano

    Claudia Maria Morante Belgrano

    Head of Corporate Governance for Spain

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  • Giulia Angela Matteo Sézille

    Giulia Angela Matteo Sézille

    Head of Execution for Spain

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United States

  • William Jackson

    William Jackson

    President and CEO, Georgeson LLC

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  • William P. Fiske

    William P. Fiske

    Head of M&A and Contested Situations – U.S.

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  • Ryan Wade

    Ryan Wade

    Chief Strategy Officer

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  • Cynthia Nisley

    Cynthia Nisley

    President, Georgeson Securities Corporation and Georgeson Unclaimed Property Services

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  • Khaled Aboulaiha

    Khaled Aboulaiha

    Managing Director, Georgeson LLC

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  • Donald W. Cassidy

    Donald W. Cassidy

    Executive Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Strategy, Georgeson LLC

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  • Rajeev Kumar

    Rajeev Kumar

    Senior Managing Director, Georgeson LLC

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  • Brigid Rosati

    Brigid Rosati

    Managing Director, Business Development and Corporate Strategy, Georgeson LLC

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  • Christopher G. Dowd

    Christopher G. Dowd

    Senior Managing Director, Georgeson LLC

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  • Edward Greene

    Edward Greene

    Managing Director, Georgeson LLC

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  • Christopher M. Hayden

    Christopher M. Hayden

    Chief Operating Officer - US, Georgeson LLC

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  • Karen Lewis

    Karen Lewis

    Vice President of Operations, Georgeson LLC

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  • David Martínez

    David Martínez

    Vice President, Strategic Operations, Georgeson LLC

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  • Kilian Moote

    Kilian Moote

    Managing Director, ESG Advisory

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  • Lee Anne Hagel

    Lee Anne Hagel

    Director, ESG Advisory

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  • Sean P. O'Hara

    Sean P. O'Hara

    Managing Director, Corporate Proxy, Georgeson LLC

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  • Hannah Orowitz

    Hannah Orowitz

    Senior Managing Director, Head of ESG – US

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  • Brian Permenter

    Brian Permenter

    Senior Vice President, Georgeson LLC

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  • Dana Terry

    Dana Terry

    Unclaimed Property Reporting Director, Georgeson LLC

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  • Talon Torressen

    Talon Torressen

    Director of Research, Georgeson LLC

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  • Pamela Wentz

    Pamela Wentz

    National Practice Leader, Unclaimed Property Consulting, Georgeson LLC

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