"Conduct of the Annual Meeting"

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

2:00 - 2:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]


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This year, holding an annual meeting of shareholders has more risks than ever before. Investors are becoming increasingly vocal at meetings and asking tougher questions - meetings have become real shareholder events as more shareholder proposals gain majority support and "vote no" campaigns grow. Finally, there are many thorny issues regarding how to count votes.

Join our experts:

- Randy Clark, VP - Human Resources Services, Sempra Energy
- Carl Hagberg, Independent Inspector of Elections and Editor of The Shareholder Service Optimizer
- Angela Hilt, VP - Corporate Secretary & Associate General Counsel, The Clorox Company
- Jeff Taylor, Associate General Counsel, Pepco Holdings
- Carol Ward, VP & Corporate Secretary, Mondelez International

Among other topics, this program will cover:
- How to handle common and troublesome tabulation issues
- How to handle meeting attendees that act inappropriately
- How to deal with the press
- What types of special logistics should you consider before the meeting
- How to prepare your officers and directors for tough questions raised during the meeting


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