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AST Phoenix Advisors’ Senior Vice President to Speak at Upcoming Industry Event

AST Phoenix Advisors, a premier provider of proxy solicitation and corporate governance advisory services, announced that Senior Vice President David Bobker will speak at an upcoming Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals (Society) event.

Bobker will present with a panel of speakers at the Society’s Northern California Chapter meeting being held jointly with global law firm Gibson Dunn. The topic of the presentation is titled “Challenges in 2014: What You and Your Board of Directors Should Expect.” The panel will discuss important regulatory changes affecting public companies as well as communication strategies for public companies to use when engaging their boards, among other topics.

“Demonstrating AST’s thought leadership within the marketplace is important to us,” noted Mark C. Healy, President and Chief Executive Officer at AST. “We value opportunities to share our collective expertise with industry partners, and by engaging our customers and peers through these educational forums, we are solidifying our commitment to our business.”

Bobker is a respected expert in the industry with almost 20 years of experience in the proxy and corporate governance sector. He has organized and led dozens of high-profile routine and non-routine solicitations in the past few years, in addition to various corporate actions and proxy fights. The year-round, consultative approach he provides clients through AST Phoenix Advisors helps companies conduct successful solicitations and has set an industry standard in strategic corporate governance consulting.

About AST Phoenix Advisors

AST Phoenix Advisors is a leading provider of proxy solicitation and corporate governance advisory services, offering fully integrated proxy solicitation, governance, investor relations and information agent services to leading companies in the U.S. and Canada.

About AST

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST) and its affiliates in the Link Group network are leading providers of registry services and technology to financial market participants in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, India, South Africa and the United Kingdom. AST and its affiliate, CST Trust Company (CST), form the North American division of the Link Group. Together AST and CST provide comprehensive stock transfer and employee plan services to more than 8,000 public issues and over 5.5 million shareholders. The division serves clients located throughout North America and in over 22 foreign countries, ranging in size from initial public offerings to Fortune 100 companies.

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