Laurel Hill Enhances Governance and Executive Compensation Advisory Expertise and Deepens Operational Strength

  • Strengthens and enhances governance and executive compensation advisory expertise
  • Augments bench strength and experience of operations team
  • Newest additions build on Laurel Hill's strong momentum as Canada's leading Shareholder Communications and Advisory Firm  

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The Laurel Hill Advisory Group is pleased to announce two key additions to its growing Canadian team, Peter Papolis as Senior Manager, Governance Advisory and Foday Kanu as Director of Operations. 

Peter Papolis has seven years of experience in capital markets in progressively complex roles. Prior to joining Laurel Hill, Peter was a Senior Research Associate at Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. specializing in executive compensation and equity plan assessments at major TSX-listed companies. Previously, Peter worked at North American Palladium, Ltd. as Law Clerk, Corporate Affairs. Prior to that, Peter was a Securities Specialist Law Clerk at Patient Care Automation Services, Inc. and also worked at Computershare.

"The addition of Peter to Laurel Hill is something we are very excited about," said Laurel Hill's President, David Salmon. "Peter brings governance and executive compensation expertise that will add tremendous value to our clients as we continue to strengthen and grow our business."

"This is a great time to be joining Laurel Hill as the firm has strong momentum in the shareholder communications industry and I am looking forward to what the future holds," noted Mr. Papolis.

Foday Kanu has held senior roles over the last 17 years working in proxy solicitation, transfer agency and communications firms including Computershare and The Globe and Mail. In his most recent role, Foday managed client engagements relating to annual general meetings, proxy contests, mergers and acquisition transactions, and debt restructuring transactions. 

"We are very happy to have Foday join our operations team," stated Mr. Salmon. "His knowledge and experience enhances our ability to continue to provide the best service in the industry to our clients."

"With my background in shareholder services, joining Laurel Hill is a great way for me to contribute to the firm's continued success in the marketplace," added Mr. Kanu.