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John Wilcox

John Wilcox

Chairman

John C. Wilcox is Chairman of Sodali Ltd, a global consultancy providing companies and boards with services relating to corporate governance, shareholder relations, corporate actions and the capital markets.

From 2005 to 2008 he served as Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Governance at TIAA-CREF, one of the world’s largest private pension systems. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF he was chairman of Georgeson & Company, the U.S. proxy and investor relations firm. During his career he has specialized in corporate governance, capital markets regulation, director education, cross-border standard-setting and investor communication, providing expertise in both corporate and shareholder perspectives.

Mr. Wilcox is a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development, a trustee of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and co-chair of ShareOwners.Org. He is a member of various advisory boards including: NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq, The Conference Board Global Corporate Governance Center, the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Weinberg Corporate Governance Center and wallstreetlawyer.com. His other memberships include: the Aspen Institute Corporate Values Strategy Group; the International Corporate Governance Network, where he served on the Board of Governors and chairs the Committee on Cross-Border Voting Practices; the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals; the National Investor Relations Institute; the American Bar Association Committee on Corporate Laws. He is the author of treatises on proxy voting and shareholder communications and his articles have appeared in The London Financial Times, The New York Times, The New York Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Insights, Pensions & Investments, The Corporate Governance Advisor, Directors & Boards, the Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems and other publications and professional blogs. He has testified before Congress and regulatory agencies on matters relating to securities regulation and is on the faculty of a variety of director education programs.

Mr. Wilcox received a B.A. from Harvard College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, an M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an LL.M degree from New York University Graduate School of Law. He is a member of the American and New York Bar Associations.