SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CamberView Partners, LLC, the leading source of independent, investor-led advice for public companies on shareholder activism and engagement, announced that Eric Sumberg has joined the firm as a Principal – Corporate Communications to lead external communications for the company. Mr. Sumberg brings to his new role at CamberView more than a decade of experience in journalism, government, and political and issue campaigns.
"Eric will be instrumental in helping CamberView effectively tell its story in the marketplace," said Abe Friedman, CEO of CamberView. "Over the past few years, we have seen the impact of the communications work Eric has done on behalf of New York State's and New York City's pension funds. This experience provides him with a sophisticated understanding of the interplay among public companies, investors and asset owners that is core to our business."
Prior to joining CamberView, Mr. Sumberg served as press secretary and then communications director for New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. For three years, he managed short and long-term communications strategies for the office, including corporate governance campaigns and outreach for the $171 billion New York City Pension Funds.
Previously, he worked for three years for New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, handling media strategy for the $184 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund among other high-level responsibilities. Before that, Mr. Sumberg was the Communications Director for State Comptroller DiNapoli's 2010 election campaign, served as Communications Director for New York State Senator Thomas K. Duane and worked as a senior associate for the Glover Park Group in New York City. Mr. Sumberg began his career as a newspaper photographer and writer at several newspapers in the Midwest.
He holds a Master of Studies in Modern History from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University with a concentration in political science.
"I am very excited to join the CamberView team to help grow the firm's reach and enhance its public-facing profile," said Mr. Sumberg. "This is an important and dynamic time in corporate governance and CamberView is leading the way in shaping how public companies interact and build relationships with their investors."
About CamberView Partners, LLC
CamberView Partners is the leading source of independent, investor-led advice for management and boards of public companies on how to succeed with investors. CamberView helps clients interact with investors from a position of strength and stay ahead of potential issues. When faced with a challenge, CamberView develops the playbook clients use to win contested situations and difficult shareholder votes. CamberView designs specific engagement strategies tailored to each investor and proxy advisor; crafts proxy materials that build shareholder support; develops messaging that resonates with critical decision-makers; instructs companies on how to avoid common mistakes; and coordinates among clients' advisors to deliver success.
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