August 24, 2021 Bruce Kistler Joins Okapi Partners as Managing Director

Governance Expert to Advise Corporate and Investor Clients on ESG and Compensation Matters

NEW YORK, August 23, 2021 – Okapi Partners LLC, a proxy solicitation and investor response firm that advises corporations, institutional investors, private equity firms and investment management companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Kistler as a Managing Director in the firm’s Corporate Governance Team. Mr. Kistler is the latest senior advisor to join Okapi Partners as demand for investor-centric ESG advisory services continues to grow. In addition to providing support on proxy matters, he also provides advice and guidance to clients during their annual shareholder engagement efforts.

Mr. Kistler joins Okapi Partners after nine years with Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) Corporate Solutions. As an associate director for ISS, he led a team working with public company clients across several industries with a focus in real estate and insurance. Mr. Kistler and his team provided support on the design and disclosure of a broad range of corporate governance matters such as executive compensation, equity plans, and other traditional corporate governance practices.

“Both our corporate and investor clients continue to seek our strategic advice that will help them and their advisors navigate the ever-changing corporate governance landscape,” said Bruce H. Goldfarb, President and CEO of Okapi Partners. “Bruce Kistler’s experience and on-the-ground knowledge of compensation-related matters and a range of ESG issues will be invaluable to our clients. We are pleased to have him join our growing team.” 

Mr. Kistler holds a B.A in Economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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