Gerard J. Mucha, Chief Administrative Officer – US, Morrow Sodali
My role at Morrow Sodali:
I am the Chief Administrative Officer – US of Morrow Sodali, the leading global consulting firm specializing in shareholder services, activism and contested situations, corporate governance, strategic stock surveillance and proxy solicitation. I have 35 continuous years of industry experience with the firm, who serves more than 700 corporate clients in 40 countries, including many of the world’s largest multinational corporations. In addition to listed and private companies, our clients include mutual funds, stock exchanges, membership associations and activist investors. My responsibilities include oversight of Morrow Sodali’s Proxy Solicitation Group, as well as special project work including bankruptcies, corporate control events, including Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations (SPACs) and strategic consulting. The firm provides corporate clients and shareholders with strategic advice and services relating to a broad range of activities, including: mergers and acquisitions, contested director campaigns, shareholder activist initiatives, shareholder meetings and multinational cross-border equity and debt transactions.
My involvement with the SSA:
I have been a proud member of the SSA for 20 years and have served as a panelist and moderator at numerous SSA conferences. During this time, I have had the privilege to get to know and work with many of the brightest people in our industry. These connections have proven to be invaluable to me both personally and professionally. I can honestly say that some of the people I have met through the SSA have become my closest friends. This is a true testament to the people in the securities industry and the overall membership of our organization. Always a friendly smile and a willing hand best describes the SSA.
A little bit about me:
I graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in General Business Administration. I’ve been married to my wife, Patti, for 34 years and have one daughter. We live in Fairfield, CT.