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David Martin joins CamberView Partners as Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CamberView Partners, LLC, the leading source of independent, investor-led advice for public companies on shareholder activism and engagement, announced that David Martin has joined the firm as a Principal. Mr. Martin brings to his new role at CamberView almost 10 years of combined experience in corporate governance and executive compensation advice. He spent several years as a member of the corporate governance and proxy voting team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

“David’s career as an institutional investor and his work advising public companies on governance best practices and executive compensation brings continued depth to CamberView’s work helping public companies succeed with their investors” said Abe Friedman, Managing Partner. “David has a track record of building trust and dialogue between investors and public companies which is core to the CamberView mission.”

Prior to joining CamberView, Mr. Martin advised clients on annual and long term incentive plan design, compensation disclosure, and shareholder engagement while at Willis Towers Watson. Previously, Mr. Martin served as Vice President of Business Development and Research at the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, where he was responsible for creating and maintaining governance content for members, contributing to the Society’s weekly newsletter, and managing new business opportunities. Before joining the Society, Mr. Martin spent nearly seven years at Morgan Stanley, including as a member of Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s Corporate Governance team, where he focused on proxy voting and portfolio company engagement. Mr. Martin holds an M.B.A., with a concentration in accounting and finance, from New York University Stern School of Business. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in History.

“I am thrilled to be joining CamberView during this exciting time in corporate governance,” said Mr. Martin. “CamberView has been the leader in helping public companies get it right with their investors and I am delighted to be joining the team.”

About CamberView Partners, LLC
CamberView Partners is the leading source of independent, investor-led advice for management and boards of public companies on how to succeed with investors. CamberView helps clients interact with investors from a position of strength and stay ahead of potential issues. When faced with a challenge, CamberView develops the playbook clients use to win contested situations and difficult shareholder votes. CamberView designs specific engagement strategies tailored to each investor and proxy advisor; crafts proxy materials that build shareholder support; develops messaging that resonates with critical decision-makers; instructs companies on how to avoid common mistakes; and coordinates among clients’ advisors to deliver success.

Chad Spitler