NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Corporate Governance, the leading issuer-focused corporate governance professional association, announced today that Granville Martin, Esq. will join as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Martin comes to the Society with twenty years of public and private sector advocacy and engagement experience, having served most recently as Managing Director, Sustainable Finance at JP Morgan Chase.
"As the new administration takes the helm in Washington, the addition of Granville to my leadership team couldn't come at a better time. With his wealth of experience in the financial sector, the Society is excited about the work he will do on behalf of our members' policy agenda at the national level," said Darla Stuckey, Society President and CEO.
Mr. Martin added, "I'm thrilled to be joining the Society at an incredibly important moment in corporate governance and securities regulation. Under Darla's leadership, the Society is well positioned to make a positive impact by advocating our members' policy agenda. I look forward to working with the members and the entire Society team."
Prior to his eleven years at JP Morgan Chase, Mr. Martin held the position of Senior Vice President of the Financial Services Forum and served as Assistant Counsel to the Governor in the Office of the Governor of New York George E. Pataki. He received his B.A. from Boston University and his J.D. from the University of San Francisco.
About the Society for Corporate Governance Founded in 1946, the Society for Corporate Governance is a professional association of over 3,300 governance professionals who serve 1,800 public, private and not for profit companies of most every size and industry. Its members support the work of corporate boards and executive management regarding corporate governance and disclosure, compliance with corporate and securities laws and regulations, and stock exchange listing requirements.