SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CamberView Partners, LLC, the leading source of independent, investor-led advice for public companies, announced today that Kenneth A. Bertsch has joined the firm as a Partner. Mr. Bertsch brings more than three decades of expertise leading corporate governance efforts at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Moody's Investors Service, and TIAA-CREF to his new role. He joins CamberView from the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, where he has served as President and CEO since 2010.
"Ken is one of the country's leading voices on corporate governance and has a strong track record of advising on complex shareholder matters," said Abe Friedman, Managing Partner. "He has his finger on the pulse of today's most pressing governance issues."
As President and CEO of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Mr. Bertsch led the Society's 21 national chapters with 3,100 members in their dedication to implementing sound corporate governance practices and promoting positive interaction with shareholders. He previously served as Executive Director of Corporate Governance at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Head of the Corporate Governance Team at Moody's Investors Service, and Director of Corporate Governance at TIAA-CREF. Mr. Bertsch holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.A. from Williams College.
"CamberView is leading the way in offering truly independent advice to companies as they face difficult situations with their investors," said Mr. Bertsch. "I am excited to bring the skills and relationships I have developed over 30 years to CamberView and to our clients. There is no other advisory firm in the market that has assembled such a seasoned group of professionals with both corporate governance expertise and deep knowledge of the investor community."
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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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