Jim Cramer Gathers Leading CEOs And Activists For 3rd Annual Corporate Governance Conference

NEW YORK, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  The Deal, a business unit of TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST), today announced keynote speakers and details of its 3 rd Annual Corporate Governance Conference, where senior executives, influential board members, activist investors and institutional investors will gather to examine the latest developments in shareholder activisim.

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Speakers and panelists will explore the challenges companies are facing as investors and shareholders are expecting more from company boards. Hosted and moderated by Jim Cramer, Founder of TheStreet, Inc. and Host of CNBC's "Mad Money with Jim Cramer", the conference will be held on June 7, 2018 at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York City.

The full-day program includes high-profile keynotes, one-on-one interviews and panel discussions with today's most prominent corporate executives and activists including:
  • Founder of Elliott Management, Paul Singer
  • Founding Partner & CEO of Trian Fund Management, L.P., Nelson Peltz
  • Chief Executive Officer of Qualcomm Incorporated, Steve Mollenkopf
  • Chairman and CEO of Macys, Inc., Jeff Gennette
  • Former CEO of Panera Bread, Ron Shaich
  • Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division of U.S. Department of Justice, Makan Delrahim
  • Global Head of BlackRock's Investment Stewardship Team, Michelle Edkins
  • Managing Director and Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship at State Street Global Advisors, Rakhi Kumar
  • Director at Office Depot, Inc., Darden Restaurants, Inc. and Big Lots!, Inc., Cynthia Jamison
  • President and Chief Executive Officer of ConAgra Brands, Sean Connolly
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Worldwide, Stephen Holmes
  • President & CEO at Institutional Shareholder Services, Gary Retelny
  • Host of "Fast Money Halftime Report" at CNBC, Scott Wapner
  • Partner at Paul Weiss, Scott A. Barshay
  • Leader of Governance Insights Center at PwC, Paula Loop
  • Chairman & CEO at Teneo Holdings, Declan Kelly
  • Partner at Joele Frank, Sarah Teslik
  • Chairman of Innisfree M&A Incorporated, Arthur Crozier

"In the past two years, we developed a code of conduct for corporate leaders on how to respond when an activist calls, and we've analyzed the most pro-long-term shareholder strategies with the experts who understand the process," said Jim Cramer, host and moderator of the conference. "This year, we will examine how the agenda is changing and explore how some of the largest index funds and traditional long-only investors are becoming more involved and influential in the boardroom. We're going to dive deeper into all of the things that today's corporate leaders must be doing to drive long term value for their shareholders." 

For more information about The Deal's 3 rd Annual Corporate Governance conference, please visit www.thedeal.com/corpgovevent. And follow the social conversation via @TheDealNewsroom and #CorpGov.

Supporters of the Corporate Governance conference include Paul Weiss, PwC, Teneo, Joele Frank and Innisfree. For information on how your organization can particpate, please contact Jonathan McReynolds at at 212.321.5259 ( jmcreynolds@thedeal.com).

The conference will be covered by The Deal and is open to outside media. Direct any press inquiries to Nicole Harris at 212-321-5567 ( nharris@thedeal.com).

About The DealThe Deal ( www.thedeal.com) provides actionable, intraday coverage of mergers, acquisitions and all other changes in corporate control to institutional investors, private equity, hedge funds and the firms that serve them. The Deal is a business unit of TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST, www.t.st), a leading financial news and information provider. Other business units include TheStreet ( www.thestreet.com), an unbiased source of business news and market analysis for investors; BoardEx ( www.boardex.com), a relationship mapping service of corporate directors and officers; and RateWatch ( www.rate-watch.com), which supplies rate and fee data from banks and credit unions across the U.S.

Contact: Nicole Harris at 212-321-5567 nharris at thedeal.com

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