STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrow & Co., LLC, a proxy advisory and solicitation firm, was ranked #1 amongst its industry peers in a satisfaction and loyalty survey of over 1,000 public companies conducted by Group Five, Inc., a consulting and corporate services research company. In Group Five's inaugural study of proxy advisory and solicitation firms, Morrow garnered the highest rating of 98% according to corporate issuers. The survey results placed Morrow atop the rankings of over a dozen Morrow competitors.
Joe Morrow, founder and CEO, said, "The Group Five results are extremely gratifying, especially as we begin our 39th season as a full-service proxy solicitation firm. Our policy is to hire college graduates and train them as professionals and develop a culture dedicated to providing superior service to our clients, the lifeblood of our organization. Our top 25 professionals have been servicing our clients for 20 years or more -- a special thank you to all our clients who made this possible."
Founded in 1972, Morrow & Co. is the largest private, independent proxy firm in the country. In addition to proxy advisory and solicitation, Morrow provides corporate governance and executive compensation consulting, debt and equity information agent services, strategic shareholder surveillance, and international solicitation and surveillance expertise.
Ron Knox, a Morrow Senior Managing Director, stated, "Our business has evolved to year-round consulting, and as validated by this survey, our clients value our ability to provide insight with respect to a number of current issues. We remain dedicated to advising our clients on a variety of strategic issues, including our corporate governance consulting program, which has become of particular importance in the current environment."
Tom Ball, a Morrow Senior Managing Director, added, "At Morrow, we have always focused on providing unparalleled services to corporate issuers, and believe that what distinguishes us from our peers is our deep bench of highly experienced professionals, a culture that promotes strong performance, and the drive to exceed objectives for each of our clients."
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About Morrow & Co.
Morrow & Co., LLC is a world leader in security-holder services and the advisor of choice for more than 750 publicly traded companies worldwide, mutual funds, and well-known activists looking to reach and influence shareholders.
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