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The IRO’s Role in Proxy Engagement and Messaging

Proxies continue to evolve from SEC-focused disclosure documents to investor-focused communications pieces. IROs play a significant role in crafting this voluntary, contextual proxy content.

Ron Schneider, director of corporate governance services at Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), looks at the important and accelerating trend to include additional “voluntary” information in proxies, such as business context and strategy, as well as the rationale behind board, governance, compensation and other actions requiring shareholder-voting support.

In this white paper, you’ll learn more about:

  • The types of information proxy voters are clamoring for.
  • The growing influence of indexed or “IR-immune” investors.
  • How IRO involvement in proxy messaging can benefit your company.