Trian CEO Nelson Peltz & SEC Commissioner Mark Uyeda to Speak at Leading Investor Group Spring Conference March 4-6, Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. February 13, 2024 — Members of the media are invited to attend the spring conference of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), March 4-6 in Washington, D.C. at the Salamander Hotel. View the full conference agenda here.
CII represents pension funds and other long-term institutional investors and is a leading voice for effective corporate governance, strong shareholder rights and sensible financial regulation. The more than 500 attendees will include investment and corporate governance professionals. Session topics will range from the upcoming proxy fight at Disney to the changing landscape for climate finance to diversity, equity and inclusion after the Supreme Court decision ending affirmative action in college admissions.
All CII sessions and member-hosted meetings on Monday, March 4, and Tuesday, March 5, are open to the press. Members of the media may also cover the Wednesday, March 6, opening fireside chat with ValueAct Capital Co-CEO & CIO Mason Morfit about his firm’s support for Disney. The rest of the program on March 6 is closed to press and is off-the-record.
Press must register to attend the in-person conference. Click here and make sure “Press” is selected under Member/Registration Type to register.
Speakers at CII conference sessions on Monday, March 4
Claudia Allen, Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center
Carolyn Frantz, Senior Counsel, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Kellie Huennekens, ESG Stewardship Manager, Capital Group
Jennifer Kraft, EVP & General Counsel, Foot Locker
Aeisha Mastagni, portfolio manager, California State Teachers Retirement System
Nichelle Maynard-Elliott, Independent Director, Element Solutions, Lucid Group, Xerox Holdings
Nelson Peltz, CEO & Founding Partner, Trian Management
Jay Rasulo, Lead Independent Director, iHeartMedia; Former Executive, Disney
Rama Variankaval, Managing Director, Global Head of Corporate Advisory & Sustainable Solutions Group, J.P. Morgan
Speakers at CII conference sessions on Tuesday, March 5
Joe Aguilar, CIO, Office of the Illinois State Treasurer
Rodolfo Araujo, Principal/Partner, EY Parthenon
Dan Bienvenue, Interim CIO, California Public Employees’ Retirement System
Siobhan Cleary, Deputy Head of ESG, Baillie Gifford
Andrew Collins, Director of ESG Investing, San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System
Glenn Davis, Deputy Director, Council of Institutional Investors
Matt DiGuiseppe, Managing Director, Governance Insights Center, PwC
Emily Claire Mackey Faubel, Associate and ESG Engagement Analyst, Rockefeller Asset Management
Katie Green, Deputy CIO, Vermont Pension Investment Commission
Hershel Harper, CIO, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Diana Henriques, Author, Taming the Street
Michael LaBella, Managing Director, Head of Sustainability, Jennison Associates
Hope Mehlman, EVP, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Secretary, Discover Financial Services
Jim Miller, Partner, Portfolio Manager & Co-head of U.S. Direct Lending, Ares Management
Andrew Palmer, CIO, Maryland State Retirement & Pension System
Frank Partnoy, Adrian A. Kragen Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law
John Roe, Managing Director and Head of Investment Stewardship, BlackRock
Ben Schuman, Investments Chief of Staff, Employees Retirement System of Texas
Mark Uyeda, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Miriam Vogel, Chair, National AI Advisory Committee; President & CEO, EqualAI
Andrew Watt, Managing Director, S&P Global Ratings
Speakers at opening CII conference session on Wednesday, March 6
Ken Bertsch, Former Executive Director, Council of Institutional Investors
Mason Morfit, Co-CEO & CIO, ValueAct Capital


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